March 2020

Asian Americans speak out after rise in hate crimes during coronavirus: "We are all human. We are all one."

At a time when most people are staying inside fearing the same thing – coronavirus – one group is fearing for their safety in the outside world because of something else: Racism.

One group in California documenting hate crimes and discrimination targeting Asian-Americans said it had received reports of 550 instances in the week after it launched the effort. 

REP LIEU URGES VP PENCE TO ADDRESS SHORTAGES OF KEY COMPONENT OF CORONAVIRUS TEST

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) urged Vice President Mike Pence, head of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, to articulate a plan for how the federal government will address potential shortages of a vital component of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) tests. Public reports indicate that multiple clinical labs in the U.S. do not have an adequate supply of chemical reagents, which are necessary for the COVID-19 tests.

REP LIEU AND 100 LAWMAKERS CALL FOR EMERGENCY HEALTHCARE OPEN ENROLLMENT DURING CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

Washington, D.C. – Today, as the COVID-19 pandemic spreads across the United States, Rep. Lieu joined over 100 lawmakers urging Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to employ existing authority to establish a Special Enrollment Period for patients to seek ACA Marketplace coverage during the COVID-19 pandemic.

REP LIEU STATEMENT ON HOUSE PASSAGE OF THE FAMILY FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the Family First Coronavirus Response Act, which will offer support for families, first responders and members of our community to help the country address the spread of the coronavirus.

CORONAVIRUS AND VACCINE UPDATES

As your Member of Congress, one of my top priorities is to keep you informed on pressing matters. My staff and I continue to receive rapidly evolving information regarding the global coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) and I want to provide you with the relevant resources so you can stay up to date on the latest developments. 

Please note: For the safety of visitors and staff, our D.C. and District offices are physically closed at this time. However, our staff is working remotely and will be able to assist you. 

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