November 2019

REP LIEU'S BILL TO STUDY EXPANDING SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS NATIONAL RECREATION AREA PASSES HOUSE

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu announced the passage of his bill, the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area Boundary Adjustment Study Act. This bill will commission the National Park Service to conduct a three-year Special Resource Study to determine whether to add much of the Santa Monica Bay watershed to the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area (SMMNRA) or to create a new national recreation area.

REP LIEU HONORS WINNERS OF ANNUAL CONGRESSIONAL APP CHALLENGE

LOS ANGELES - On Saturday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) hosted his congressional district’s fourth-annual Congressional App Challenge and second-annual reception for the Challenge at Santa Monica College. Twenty-four students from thirteen high schools submitted seventeen apps for this year’s competition. The winner. Julian Quevedo of Redondo Union High School, submitted an app entitled “dot-buddy.” “dot-buddy” is a tool for students in marching band.

REPS LIEU AND RICE CALL FOR INVESTIGATION INTO POSSIBLE PAY TO PLAY BETWEEN RNC AND TRUMP NOMINEE

WASHINGTON  - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Congresswoman Kathleen Rice (D-NY) called on the FBI to investigate a possible pay-to-play scheme between the Republican National Committee and President Trump’s nominee for ambassador to the Bahamas. Both Reps. Lieu and Rice are former prosecutors. 

In the letter, the Members wrote:

Dear Director Wray,

Lawmakers urge FBI to investigate possible pay-to-play scheme uncovered by CBS News

Representatives Ted Lieu and Kathleen Rice sent a joint letter on Monday to FBI Director Christopher Wray, urging him to open an investigation into a possible pay-for-play scheme involving the Republican National Committee and President Donald Trump's nominee for ambassador to the Bahamas. The letter comes after CBS News reported Monday on the potential scheme.

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