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November 19, 2021 Press Release

LOS ANGELES - On Tuesday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) virtually hosted his congressional district’s sixth-annual Congressional App Challenge and fourth-annual reception for the Challenge. Twenty-three students from fifteen high schools submitted eleven apps for this year’s competition.

November 19, 2021 In The News

Malibu’s representative in Washington, Congressman Ted Lieu (D-CA), has been making headlines this past week. He told host Dean Obeidallah on SiriusXM that the entire House Republican caucus is “sick” for failing to censure Rep. Paul Gosar over his violent parody video that depicts him killing New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and threatening President Joe Biden.

November 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) voted along with his Democratic colleagues to pass the Build Back Better Act, a once-in-a generation bill to lower the everyday costs that burden working families – from health care to child care and more. The bill is fully paid for by making big corporations and the wealthiest pay their fair share.

November 18, 2021 In The News

U.S. Rep. Ted Lieu on Nov. 10 introduced legislation to increase civil and criminal penalties for oil spills along with Reps. Julia Brownley, Alan Lowenthal, Mike Levin and Katie Porter (all D-Calif.)

The Increasing Penalties for Offshore Polluters Act would remove caps for civil penalties on offshore drilling violations and double all fines and potential prison time for criminal penalties.

November 17, 2021 In The News

On Monday, November 15, President Biden signed into law the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, H.R. 3684, after it had passed both the U.S. Senate and House with bipartisan support.

November 13, 2021 In The News

As millions of Americans prepare to travel during the holiday season, several Democratic lawmakers are pushing for President Joe Biden to require passengers on domestic flights to either provide proof of vaccination or produce a negative COVID-19 test to prevent a "devastating winter surge" in cases.

November 11, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) honors those who have served and sacrificed as members of our nation’s Armed Forces. Last weekend, Congressman Lieu marked Veterans Day with his annual “Conversations with Veterans” community gathering and listened to the stories of veterans from California’s 33rd District. Congressman Lieu invited non-veteran members of the community to attend the event to foster understanding and connection among veterans and those for whom they served.

November 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) introduced legislation to increase civil and criminal penalties for oil spills. The Increasing Penalties for Offshore Polluters Act, which was introduced with Reps.

November 6, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the House passed the Senate’s bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, and began the process of voting on the Build Back Better Act. The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act will now go to the President’s desk to be signed into law.

November 3, 2021 Press Release

LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement on the efforts to provide homeless veterans at the Brentwood encampment outside of the West Los Angeles VA with housing options. On Monday, the West LA VA and community partners were able to help veterans staying at the encampment find alternative housing options and clear the encampment.

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