January 2017

UCLA moves forward with $16.5 million package of major new programs and services for veterans

UCLA Chancellor Gene Block, at left, U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald and UCLA psychiatrist Patricia Lester discuss ongoing revitalization efforts at the West L.A. VA campus.

UCLA Chancellor Gene Block today announced actions that are underway toward fulfilling UCLA’s 10-year, $16.5 million commitment to the Department of Veterans Affairs for new programs and supportive services to benefit our nation’s veterans. That commitment includes $300,000 annually in fair-market rent for the continued use of Jackie Robinson Stadium.

REP. LIEU STATEMENT ON HOUSE GOP REVERSAL ON GUTTING INDEPENDENT HOUSE ETHICS COMMITTEE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WashingtonToday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after House Republicans reversed plans to eviscerate the independent Office of Congressional Ethics.

“While House Republicans have backed down from their disgraceful plan to gut the independent House Ethics Committee, all Americans should steel themselves for this kind of failed leadership from Speaker Ryan and company in 2017.”

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