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WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the House passed the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act (H.R. 3884), or MORE Act. If signed into law, the MORE Act would remove cannabis from federal drug schedules under the Controlled Substances Act and enable states to create their own regulatory framework for cannabis. Additionally, the measure would facilitate the expungement of federal marijuana convictions and incentivize states to make similar changes.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) released the following statement after the President signed into law the Empowering Olympic, Paralympic, and Amateur Athletes Act, a bill Rep. Lieu introduced along with Reps. Susan Brooks (R-IN), John Curtis (R-UT), and Diana DeGette (D-CO) to protect athletes from sexual, emotional, and physical abuse. The bill, which is a companion to Sens. Jerry Moran and Richard Blumenthal's Senate legislation, strengthens legal liability and accountability mechanisms for the U.S.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) released the following statement after a bipartisan group of civil society organizations and individuals sent a letter to House leadership and the House Committee on Rules urging them to include the provisions of Rep. Lieu’s Congressional Inherent Contempt Resolution in the rules package for the 117th Congress. The resolution, introduced by Rep.
WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after a whistleblower reported that multiple women detained by ICE in Georgia were given hysterectomies without their explicit consent. Rep. Lieu sent a letter with Reps. Jayapal, Chu, Nadler, Lofgren and others to the Department of Homeland Security’s Inspector General calling for an investigation.
WASHINGTON - Today, Representatives Ted W.
WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County), along with Reps. Susan Brooks (R-IN), John Curtis (R-UT) and Diana DeGette (D-CO) announced the introduction of the bipartisan Empowering Olympic, Paralympic and Amateur Athletes Act to help protect athletes from sexual abuse. The bill, a companion to Sens.
WASHINGTON - Today, the House passed by a voice vote an amendment introduced by Representatives Ted Lieu (D-Los Angeles County), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), Deb Haaland (D-NM), and Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) that would cut off funding for the federal government’s ongoing interference in Portland and other U.S. cities. The amendment to H.R.