Mike (Mike) Levin (D-USH49)
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Capitol: 202.225.3906
FAX: 202.225.3303
District: 760.599.5000
Representative
Room 1030 LHOB- Longworth House Office Building 15 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20515-0549

Residence: San Juan Capistrano, CA
Elected: 2018    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Chrissy   DOB: 10/20/1978
Committee Assignments
ChairmanHouse Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
Co-ChairSpent Nuclear Fuel Solutions Caucus
Vice ChairHouse Committee on Veterans' Affairs
FC MemberPersonalized Medicine Caucus
FC MemberMilitary Transition Assistance Pathway (MTAP)
FC MemberVeterans Education Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
Co-ChairHaiti Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Health
FC MemberCalifornia Aerospace Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Solar Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Work for Warriors Caucus
MemberHouse Select Committee on the Climate Crisis
MemberWomen Veterans Task Force
FC MemberCollege Affordability Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Natural Resources
FC MemberHouse Oceans Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Cut Flower Caucus
FC MemberPublic Broadcasting Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Hispanic Caucus
FC MemberCalifornia Democratic Congressional Delegation
FC MemberCongressional HIV/AIDS Caucus
FC MemberCongressional #FutureForum Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus to End the Youth Vaping Epidemic
FC MemberBipartisan Addiction and Mental Health Task Force
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Travel and Tourism Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Armenian Issues
FC MemberSustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC)
FC MemberCongressional Rare Disease Caucus
FC MemberHouse Small Brewers Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Arts Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Progressive Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Animal Protection Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Diabetes Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBTQ+) Equality Caucus
Counties Representing
Orange / San Diego

Bio

Currently serving his second term in the House of Representatives, Levin sits on the House Committee on Natural Resources, the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, and the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, where he serves as Vice Chair of the Committee and Chair of the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.

Levin was raised in South Orange County and attended local elementary and junior high schools. He spent his high school years at Loyola High in Los Angeles, and went on to study at Stanford University, where he served as the student body president. Upon graduation from Stanford, Levin served as a Coro Fellow and then attended Duke University School of Law.

Prior to being elected to Congress in 2018, Levin fought for climate action while working as an environmental attorney. He also served on the board of the Center for Sustainable Energy, and co-founded Sustain OC, helping accelerate the transition toward more sustainable power generation and transportation alternatives.

As a member of Congress, some of Levin's top priorities are combating climate change, protecting our natural resources, and capitalizing on the economic benefits of a sustainable energy future. He has led legislation to transition America to zero emission vehicles, ban new offshore drilling leases along the coast of Southern California, responsibly develop renewable energy on public lands, and much more.

Another priority for Rep. Levin is increasing oversight and accountability at the decommissioning San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS), and moving the spent nuclear fuel out of the region as quickly and safely as possible. Levin stood up a local task force upon arriving to Congress to formulate policy recommendations to address the hazardous waste. He is the founder and Co-Chair of the Spent Nuclear Fuel Solutions Caucus, a bipartisan group to drive progress on the safe storage, transportation, and disposal of nuclear fuel across the country. He has also led legislation to prioritize the removal of spent nuclear fuel from environmentally sensitive sites like San Onofre, mandate resident inspectors at decommissioning nuclear power plants during sensitive activities, and fund a research and development program at the Department of Energy to find innovative solutions to spent nuclear fuel management.

Rep. Levin is also a leader on legislation to support veterans. As the grandson of a World War II veteran and the representative of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Levin is an advocate for the servicemembers and veterans who have sacrificed for our freedom. He has spoken out about the importance of protecting the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) from privatization efforts, improving veterans' health care and services, and expanding job opportunities for those who have served.

Levin is proud to lead the House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity. Since he became Chair, his subcommittee has become one of the most productive in Congress, with more than 50 bills to serve veterans passing into law. Levin sponsored one of the most consequential pieces of legislation signed into law for veterans in recent years, the Johnny Isakson and David P. Roe, M.D. Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020, which strengthened and expanded a wide range of veterans' benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Levin has also championed efforts to expand access to affordable health care, lower the cost of higher education, preserve Social Security and Medicare, prevent gun violence, enact comprehensive immigration reform, and protect a woman's right to choose. He is a member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and, as the grandson of immigrants from Mexico, a member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus.

Levin holds town halls regularly to keep his constituents informed and answer their questions, and he has also made those town halls available as part of his podcast, Listening with Levin.

Levin lives in San Juan Capistrano with his wife, Chrissy, and their two children, ages 9 and 7.