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Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán

Representing the 44th District of California

House Homeland Security Committee Port of Los Angeles Field Hearing on Port Security, Followed by Media Availability

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 1:00pm
425 South Palos Verdes Street
San Pedro, CA 90731
United States

For immediate release

***TIME UPDATE: HEARING NOW BEGINS AT 1 P.M. PT***

PRESS ADVISORY

House Homeland Security Committee Port of Los Angeles Field Hearing on Port Security, Followed by Media Availability

SAN PEDRO, Calif.—On Monday, Oct. 30 at 1:00 p.m., the House Committee on Homeland Security will hold a bipartisan field hearing at the Port of Los Angeles on maritime port security. The Committee will receive testimony from representatives from the Department of Homeland Security, the Port of Los Angeles, the Port of Long Beach, and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union.

Members of Congress, including representatives from the Los Angeles area will also hold a media availability after the hearing to take questions from media.

Who:
Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-San Pedro)
Rep. Alan Lowenthal (D-Long Beach)
Rep. Luis Correa (D-Santa Ana)
Rep. Norma Torres (D-Ontario)
Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), Ranking member, House Committee on Homeland Security
Other members of Congress

What: House Committee on Homeland Security field hearing on port security entitled: “Examining Physical Security and Cybersecurity at Our Nation’s Ports” (Open Press)

When: Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, 1:00 p.m.

Where:
Port of LA Harbor Administration Building
425 South Palos Verdes Street
San Pedro, CA 90731

Media availability: Media are welcome to attend the field hearing and the media availability directly after the hearing (approximately 3pm). The members listed above will be available afterward for media interviews.

Media Contacts:

Rep. Barragán: Dave Perera, 202-770-7899 | Dave.Perera@mail.house.gov
Rep. Lowenthal: Keith Higginbotham, 202-225-7924 | Keith.Higginbotham@mail.house.gov
Rep. Correa: Andrew Scibetta, 202-226-8371 | Andrew.Scibetta@mail.house.gov
Rep. Norma Torres: Dara Cohen 202-225-6161 Dara.Cohen@mail.house.gov
Rep. Thompson: Adam Comis, 202-226-2616 | Adam.Comis@mail.house.gov