May 2018

REP LIEU PRAISES HFAC SUPPORT OF MEASURES TO IMPROVE STATE DEPARTMENT’S CYBER DEFENSES

WASHINGTONToday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the House Foreign Affairs Committee (HFAC) passed the Hack Your State Department Bill, which he authored with Rep. Ted Yoho (R-FL), and the Global Engagement Center Authorities Act of 2018, which he coauthored with Rep. Brad Schneider (D-IL).

REPS LIEU AND SCHNEIDER INTRODUCE BILL TO HELP COUNTER FOREIGN DISINFORMATION CAMPAIGNS

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representatives Ted Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Brad Schneider (IL-10)announced the introduction of new legislation to strengthen the Global Engagement Center (GEC) within the Department of State, the office tasked with countering foreign disinformation and propaganda campaigns.

REPS LIEU AND JACKSON LEE INTRODUCE BILL TO BAN TROPHY HUNTING IN US

WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), along with Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-CA) introduced the Prohibiting Threatened and Endangered Creature Trophies (ProTECT) Act. This legislation would amend the Endangered Species Act (ESA) to prohibit the taking of any endangered or threatened species in the United States as a trophy and the importation of any such trophy into the United States.

REP LIEU ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF CONGRESSIONAL ART COMPETITION FOR CALIFORNIA’S 33RD DISTRICT

LOS ANGELES - On Saturday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) hosted his congressional district’s fourth-annual reception for the Congressional Art Competition at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. Students from 20 high schools submitted 223 pieces of art for this year’s competition. Entries included 43 paintings, 89 photographs, 39 drawings, 25 mixed-media submissions, and 27 other media including digital, collage, etc.

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