November 2018

REP LIEU AND SEN FEINSTEIN URGE DOJ TO RETURN RECOVERED FUNDS TO VA

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) sent letters to Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker and Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie requesting that the Department of Justice direct money recovered from the recently prosecuted cases involving Westside Services LLC back to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Rep. Lieu and Sen.

REP. LIEU ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE 2018 CONGRESSIONAL APP CHALLENGE FOR CALIFORNIA’S 33RD DISTRICT

LOS ANGELES - Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) hosted his congressional district’s third-annual Congressional App Challenge and first-annual reception for the Challenge at Santa Monica College. Twenty-six students from twenty high schools participated. The winners, Angie and Ben Tait of Redondo Union High School submitted an app entitled “Redondo Union High School Maps”.

REP LIEU ELECTED TO HOUSE LEADERSHIP AS A DPCC CO-CHAIR

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted. W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after his Democratic colleagues elected him to House Leadership as a Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Co-Chair. As DPCC Co-Chair, Rep. Lieu will help guide messaging strategy for the House Democratic Caucus. Rep. Lieu received the highest amount of votes for DPCC Co-Chair and is the only Asian American Member and only veteran in House Democratic Leadership.

REPS LIEU, LAMALFA, BROWNLEY AND SHERMAN CALL FOR WILDFIRE ASSISTANCE APPROPRIATIONS

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu, Congressman Doug LaMalfa, Congresswoman Julia Brownley and Congressman Brad Sherman urged leadership on the House Appropriations Committee to authorize federal funding to assist constituents impacted by the devastating Camp, Hill and Woolsey fires in California.

In the letter, the Members write:

“On behalf of our constituents who have been devastated by the California wildfires, we write to urge you to work with us to provide federal funding to assist the impacted communities with recovery.

REPS LIEU, CICILLINE, SANCHEZ, ESHOO AND GALLEGO INTRODUCE BILL TO CURB GOVERNMENT CORRUPTION

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu, Congressman David Cicilline, Congresswoman Linda Sanchez, Congresswoman Anna Eshoo and Congressman Ruben Gallego announced they are introducing the Restoring the Public Trust Act. The bill package incorporates a number of pieces of legislation aimed at strengthening ethical standards in the federal government to prevent government corruption and ensure accountability for the American public.

Upon introduction, the Members said:

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