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Congressman Ted Lieu

Representing the 33rd District of California

July 2015

Congress’ Summer Fling With Marijuana

How Congress turned on the DEA and embraced weed.

By JAMES HIGDON

July 30, 2015

Politico Magazine Illustration/iStock.

It’s not easy being the DEA these days. After an unprecedented losing streak on Capitol Hill, the once-untouchable Drug Enforcement Administration suffered last week what might be considered the ultimate indignity: A Senate panel, for the first time, voted in favor of legal, recreational marijuana.

CONGRESSMAN LIEU STATEMENT ON DARK ACT

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles) issued the following statement on the passage of H.R. 1599, the so-called “Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act,” otherwise known as the “Deny Americans the Right to Know” or “DARK” Act. This misguided legislation makes labeling genetically modified organisms (GMOs) voluntary and preempts states from regulating labeling for foods containing GMOs.

Lieu, Pelosi advocate for infrastructure investments

Lieu, Pelosi advocate for infrastructure investments

By Gregory Cornfield, 7/22/2015

Federal funding used to rebuild and repair system

With the California Incline reconstruction site in Santa Monica as a backdrop, Congressman Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) hosted a press conference on July 17 with House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, Santa Monica Mayor Kevin McKeown, Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, 3rd District, and other county leaders to highlight the need for infrastructure investment.

CONGRESSMAN LIEU STATEMENT ON PASSAGE OF QUARTERLY FINANCIAL REPORT REAUTHORIZATION ACT

Los Angeles - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles) issued a statement after the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform unanimously passed the Quarterly Financial Report Reauthorization Act (H.R. 3116).   This legislation was introduced by Congressman Lieu and reauthorizes the Department of Commerce’s Quarterly Financial Report (QFR) program – a principal economic indicator set to expire on September 30 – for 15 years.

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