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September 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the House passed the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act for FY22. The NDAA that passed the House includes a pay raise for servicemembers, significant improvements to our country’s cybersecurity, and investments in new partnerships with the private sector and academia, including HBCUs and Minority-Serving Institutions.

September 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after his six Amendments were included in the House’s National Defense Authorization Act for FY22. The House is expected to vote on the final bill tonight.

September 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) signed a bipartisan letter led by Congresswoman Susan Wild (D-PA) urging the Biden Administration to donate unused COVID-19 vaccine doses to developing countries. In the letter, the Members argue that providing vaccines to developing countries both ensures supplies are not wasted and helps the world move closer to ending the pandemic.

In the letter, the Members write:

Dear President Biden:

September 15, 2021 Press Release

LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after reports of a fatal stabbing in Brentwood.

September 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement on the inclusion of investments in undocumented essential workers in the Judiciary Committee markup of the budget reconciliation bill.

September 6, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in recognition of Labor Day.

September 2, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the Supreme Court declined to intervene to stop a Texas law that effectively bans all abortions after 6 weeks of pregnancy.

August 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Congressman Jared Huffman (CA-02) announced the launch of the Congressional California Coastal Caucus at The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito, California. The caucus will bring together members of the California House delegation to share and discuss federal policy to address matters of importance to the 840-mile California coast, including issues relating to the environment and economy.

August 3, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles) sent a letter to EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan and NOAA Administrator Richard W. Spinard requesting that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) conduct an investigation into the Hyperion Water Reclamation Plant’s massive and continuing wastewater discharge into the ocean.

July 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) urged Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas to protect Afghans who worked with U.S. media in light of the U.S. military exit from Afghanistan. Afghan reporters, journalists and fixers worked in concert with U.S. media outlets at great risk to themselves and their families in order to inform Americans. Reps. Lieu and Speier argue that the U.S.

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