Press Releases

Aug 25, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher on Tuesday said he will urge his legislative colleagues to bestow highest possible congressional honors on three Americans who wrestled an armed terrorist to a train car floor last weekend in France. He suggested President Obama also honor the trio.

The Congressional Gold Medal is considered the highest honor Congress can award.

Jul 31, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher , a Republican, on Thursday joined his Democratic colleague, Rep. Sam Farr, in demanding the Justice Department’s inspector general investigate federal agents’ illegal use of taxpayers’ money to prosecute medical marijuana practitioners in states where the practice is legal.

Jul 29, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher this week introduced legislation authorizing President Obama to detain non-diplomatic Iranian government officials until three, possibly four, Americans currently held hostage in Iran are released. The bill, HR 3259, came as the administration tried to sell its nuclear deal with the Islamic regime to Congress in several visits to Capitol Hill.

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Jul 22, 2015 Press Release

“Last week the Center for Medical Progress, an anti-abortion group, released a shocking video showing Planned Parenthood’s senior director of medical services, Deborah Nucatola, discussing the selling of organs from aborted fetuses.

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Jun 9, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher on Tuesday took to the House of Representatives floor to urge his colleagues to defeat HR-9, a bill purporting to reform patent litigation but which the California Republican believes will stifle American innovation and drastically harm small inventors.

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Jun 4, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-CA, and Rep. Keith Ellison, D-MN,  introduced the Personal Drug Importation Fairness Act of 2015 (H.R.

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Jun 4, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives Wednesday voted 242-186 to approve a provision authored by Reps. Dana Rohrabacher, R-CA, and Sam Farr, D-CA, that protects medical marijuana patients and providers from federal prosecution.

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May 21, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher on Thursday hailed passage by the House of Representatives of the SPACE Act of 2015, which would encourage commercial exploration of space.

HR2262, or the Spurring Private Aerospace Competitiveness and Entrepreneurship Act, passed by a solid vote of 284 to 133.  Republicans cast 236 of the votes favoring it with 48 Democrats also voting to approve.

Mar 4, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, praising Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech Tuesday before a joint session of Congress, said he has asked House Speaker John Boehner to invite Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to address the legislative body as well.

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Feb 27, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Dana Rohrabacher announced Friday the release of a new report from the Government Accountability Office critical of the Obama administration’s efforts to safeguard Americans from dangerous imported food, particularly from Communist China.

“This alarming failure,” said the congressman, “is all the more reason to require country-of-origin labeling.”

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