Press Releases

January 12, 2021

Rep. Mike Levin Statement on 25th Amendment and Impeachment Votes

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Representative Mike Levin (D-CA) issued a statement on his upcoming votes to hold President Donald Trump accountable for violating his oath of office by inciting an insurrection against the United States government. Today, he will support a resolution calling for Vice President Mike Pence and the Cabinet to invoke the 25th Amendment. If Vice President Pence does not confirm within 24 hours that he will invoke the 25th Amendment immediately, Rep. Levin will support an … Continue Reading


January 07, 2021

ICYMI: Rep. Levin Op-Ed on Coup Attempt by Domestic Terrorists

Washington, D.C. - In case you missed it, U.S. Representative Mike Levin (D-CA) wrote an op-ed for the San Diego Union-Tribune as he sheltered in the Capitol complex yesterday. He entered a similar statement into the Congressional Record as Congress certified the Electoral College results last night. Since publishing this op-ed, Rep. Levin has called for President Trump to be removed from office as soon as possible, for Vice President Pence and the Cabinet to invoke the 25th Amendment, or for … Continue Reading


January 06, 2021

Rep. Mike Levin Releases Progress Report for 116th Congress

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Representative Mike Levin (D-CA) released a progress report highlighting the constituent service and legislative accomplishments he achieved on behalf of the 49th District during the 116th Congress. Also, President Trump signed landmark legislation yesterday that Rep. Levin led to strengthen benefits and services for servicemembers, veterans, and their families. The Johnny Isakson and David P. Roe, M.D. Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020 … Continue Reading


January 03, 2021

Rep. Mike Levin Statement on Swearing-In of 117th Congress

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Representative Mike Levin (CA-49) released the following statement on being sworn-in to serve California's 49th Congressional District in the 117th Congress: "Serving North County San Diego and South Orange County in Congress is the honor of a lifetime, and I deeply appreciate the faith my constituents have placed in me to continue this important work on their behalf," said Rep. Levin. "As I have said since my first days in office, my name may be on the door, … Continue Reading


December 25, 2020

Congressman Mike Levin Delivers Weekly Democratic Address

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Mike Levin of California, Chair of the House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity, delivered the Weekly Democratic Address. In this week's address, the Congressman discussed House Democrats' landmark legislative work to ensure our troops, veterans and their loved ones have the health and financial security they deserve, especially during this difficult holiday season. Video and audio of the Weekly Democratic Address can be downloaded here. … Continue Reading


December 22, 2020

Rep. Mike Levin Statement on Appointment of CA Secretary of State Alex Padilla to United States Senate

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Representative Mike Levin (D-CA) issued the following statement on the appointment of California Secretary of State Alex Padilla to fill Vice President-elect Kamala Harris's seat in the U.S. Senate. "I am very excited to join Californians in celebrating Governor Gavin Newsom's historic appointment of Secretary of State Alex Padilla to serve in the U.S. Senate. I have known Secretary Padilla for many years, and I've seen him fiercely defend our voting rights and protect … Continue Reading


December 21, 2020

Rep. Mike Levin Votes for COVID-19 Relief and Government Funding Legislation

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Representative Mike Levin (D-CA) voted for bipartisan government funding legislation that includes nearly $900 billion in COVID-19 relief. The legislation includes $600 stimulus checks, a $300 per week increase in unemployment, $325 billion for small businesses, $32 billion for vaccine procurement and distribution, $82 billion for schools, and much more. The government funding legislation includes $105 million for construction projects at Camp Pendleton; $17.6 … Continue Reading


December 16, 2020

Congress Sends Rep. Levin’s Major Veterans Legislation to President’s Desk

Washington, D.C. - Today, legislation introduced by Rep. Mike Levin (D-CA) to strengthen and expand services for veterans passed the House of Representatives and will now go to the President for his signature. The Johnny Isakson and David P. Roe, M.D. Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020 (H.R. 7105) includes many provisions Rep. Levin led to allow the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide more services for homeless veterans, improve the HUD-VA Supportive Housing … Continue Reading


December 14, 2020

Rep. Mike Levin to Discuss Urgent Need for COVID-19 Relief During Virtual Town Hall

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Representative Mike Levin (D-CA) will lead a virtual town hall on Wednesday where he will discuss the urgent need for Congress to pass additional COVID-19 relief legislation. Rep. Levin will also share the latest public health information and answer constituents’ questions with his guest, University of California San Diego (UCSD) professor and infectious disease epidemiologist Dr. Richard Garfein. Last week, Rep. Levin published an op-ed calling on both Democrats and … Continue Reading


December 14, 2020

Rep. Mike Levin Honors Local Carlsbad Teen For His Constituent of the Month

San Juan Capistrano, CA - Today, U.S. Representative Mike Levin (D-CA) announced Nolan Mejia, local Carlsbad teen and founder of Grocery Grab, is the December Constituent of the Month. In order to help senior citizens and at-risk groups avoid unnecessary exposure to COVID-19, Nolan created the Grocery Grab program to deliver goods and groceries to participants without ever having to leave their homes. See below for Rep. Levin’s statement recognizing Nolan Mejia in the Congressional … Continue Reading


December 12, 2020

Representative Mike Levin Statement On the Fifth Anniversary of the Paris Climate Agreement

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Representative Mike Levin (D-CA) released the following statement marking the fifth anniversary of the historic Paris Climate Agreement: “On the fifth anniversary of the Paris Climate Agreement, this accord stands as a powerful contract between nearly 200 nations to collectively combat the existential threat of climate change. Despite the Trump Administration’s reckless effort to pull the United States out of this historic agreement, the American people and our … Continue Reading


December 08, 2020

Rep. Mike Levin Secures $152.5 Million in Authorizations for Camp Pendleton Construction Projects in Bipartisan NDAA

Washington, D.C. - Today, the House passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2021, including authorizations Rep. Mike Levin (D-CA) successfully secured totaling $152.5 million for construction projects at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. The NDAA also includes provisions Rep. Levin supported to increase pay for troops and expand housing, health care, and legal benefits for veterans. For Camp Pendleton, the bipartisan NDAA includes authorizations of $25.2 million … Continue Reading


December 08, 2020

Rep. Mike Levin Highlights Key CA-49 Priorities in Water Resources Development Act

Washington, D.C. - Today, the House passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2020 with key priorities for the 49th District. The bill authorizes the development of locally-led projects in partnership with the US Army Corps of Engineers, and includes authorizations for the San Luis Rey River Flood Protection Project in Oceanside and the Del Mar bluffs shoreline project. It also includes language directing the Army Corps to expedite the long-delayed Oceanside Special Shoreline Study. … Continue Reading


December 03, 2020

Rep. Mike Levin Calls for Bipartisan Compromise on COVID-19 Relief Legislation

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Representative Mike Levin (D-CA) spoke on the House floor to address the urgent need for bipartisan compromise on a COVID-19 relief bill. Rep. Levin has repeatedly called for bipartisan relief legislation to ensure that state and local governments can continue providing essential services, to keep small businesses afloat, to support health care professionals and frontline workers, and to help unemployed, housing insecure, and hungry individuals. Click here to … Continue Reading


November 16, 2020

Rep. Mike Levin to Lead Virtual Town Hall on COVID-19

San Juan Capistrano, CA - U.S. Representative Mike Levin (D-CA) will lead a virtual town hall on Wednesday to answer constituents’ questions and provide updates on the COVID-19 pandemic. Rep. Levin will be joined by Dr. Andrea LaCroix, Distinguished Professor and Chief of Epidemiology in the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health at UC San Diego. Dr. LaCroix is also the Director of the Women’s Health Center of Excellence at UC San Diego. WHAT: Virtual Town Hall on COVID-19 WHEN: … Continue Reading


November 12, 2020

Rep. Mike Levin Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Solar Jobs Through the Investment Tax Credit

San Juan Capistrano, CA - Today, U.S. Representative Mike Levin (D-CA) introduced the Solar Jobs Preservation Act with Rep. Dave Schweikert (R-AZ) to protect jobs in the solar industry by strengthening the solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC). Since the ITC was created in 2006, it has helped create hundreds of thousands of jobs and generate billions of dollars in investment. However, the tax credit ?has become more difficult to use ?due to the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and it is … Continue Reading


November 11, 2020

Rep. Mike Levin Honors Oceanside VFW Post and DAV Chapter Chaplain William E. Walker Senior

San Juan Capistrano, CA - Today, U.S. Representative Mike Levin (D-CA) announced that in celebration of Veterans Day, North County resident Chaplain William E. Walker Senior is the November Constituent of the Month. Chaplain Walker has dedicated his life after service to supporting veterans and their families, currently serving as Post Chaplain of Oceanside Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Memorial Post 10577 and Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Tri-Cities Chapter 95. See below for Rep. … Continue Reading


November 11, 2020

Rep. Mike Levin Convenes Advisory Panel of Veterans to Propose Naming Local VA Facility After Woman Veteran

San Juan Capistrano, CA - Today, U.S. Representative Mike Levin (D-CA) announced the formation of a panel of servicemembers, veterans, and other community leaders who will work together on recommendations to name a local Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) facility after a woman veteran. The “VA Facility Dedication Advisory Panel” will compile a report on notable women veterans with ties to the region who are worthy of this honor. Currently, neither the San Diego VA Medical Center nor the … Continue Reading


November 02, 2020

Rep. Mike Levin Announces $39 Million Federal Grant for UCSD Renewable Energy Research

San Juan Capistrano, CA - Today, U.S. Representative Mike Levin (D-CA) announced that the University of California San Diego (UC San Diego) will receive a $39 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to improve the integration of renewable energy sources into the power grid. UC San Diego will build a first-of-its-kind testbed called DERConnect that will allow universities, utilities, industry leaders, and other entities to better understand how to integrate renewable energy … Continue Reading


October 26, 2020

Rep. Mike Levin Statement on Senate Confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court

San Juan Capistrano, CA - U.S. Representative Mike Levin (D-CA) issued the following statement on the confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Supreme Court: “This is a dark day for the Senate, the Supreme Court, and our democracy. Instead of allowing the American people to decide who should nominate the next Supreme Court Justice, Senate Republicans broke institutional rules and the precedent they set four years ago to rush through a confirmation process just eight days … Continue Reading

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