Press Releases

April 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45) today joined House Democrats in condemning the Trump Administration’s legal campaign to eliminate all of the healthcare protections provided by the Affordable Care Act, including protections for Americans with pre-existing conditions.

March 29, 2019 Press Release
Financial Services Committee approved Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act with Porter Amendment

WASHINGTON – The House Financial Services Committee, on which Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45) serves, this week approved legislation backed by Porter which would protect financial institutions serving state-legal marijuana businesses, including those in California.

March 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45) issued the following statement after the announcement that Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan would be resigning effective immediately:

March 28, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman’s Family Savings for Kids and Seniors Act would allow families to set aside more pre-tax income for dependent care

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45) today introduced legislation to address the skyrocketing cost of childcare.

March 8, 2019 Press Release
As House Democrats push electoral reform, Congresswoman’s Help America Run Act would allow campaign funds to go towards childcare

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45) has introduced legislation that would explicitly allow campaign funds to pay for childcare expenses, making it easier for working parents to run for elected office. She also pushed for the inclusion of similar language in H.R.

February 28, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman’s proposal requires report on effect of firearm possession on victims of domestic violence

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45) introduced her first legislative amendment today, which would require a report to Congress on the effect of firearm possession on victims of domestic violence. The amendment was adopted on a bipartisan basis, without objection, by the House of Representatives.

February 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45) today the below statement regarding her support of the Medicare for All Act of 2019:

February 25, 2019 Press Release
Bipartisan request comes from 27 members of Congress ahead of summit in Hanoi, calls on President to assist American citizen detained in Vietnam

WASHINGTON – Ahead of President Trump’s summit with Kim Jong Un in Hanoi this week, Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45), Congressman Brad Sherman (CA-30), and Congressman Ted S. Yoho (FL-3) called on President Trump to take additional action to secure the release of Michael Nguyen, an American citizen from Orange County detained in Vietnam.

February 17, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman sounds alarm on $9 million in missing taxpayer-funded student aid, failure to protect students

IRVINE, CA – Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45) today issued the following statement in response to ongoing reports that Argosy University students have yet to receive financial aid funds expected in early January. Argosy’s parent organization, Dream Center Education Holdings, runs numerous former for-profit universities, including Western State College of Law in Irvine.

February 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives voted to fund the government and avoid another government shutdown:

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