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January 14, 2022 Press Release

LOS ANGELES - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after fliers containing antisemitic vitriol were found around elementary and middle schools in Santa Monica.

January 13, 2022 Press Release

LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg announced that the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) would be receiving a $1.24 billion grant award from funds allocated in the American Rescue Plan (ARP). This ARP transit grant program assists transit agencies around the country by enabling them to operate and employ critical transit workers as communities manage the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

January 12, 2022 Press Release

LOS ANGELES – Yesterday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) joined Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg and other elected officials to tour the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. During the tour, the group discussed the processing of goods through the ports, impacts on the supply chain and the important work being done to address infrastructure needs at our ports.

January 6, 2022 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in recognition of the one-year anniversary of the January 6th insurrection.

January 5, 2022 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles) reintroduced the Climate Solutions Act.  Congressman Lieu, co-author of California’s landmark Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006, ran for Congress to help tackle climate change.  Today, he reintroduced a bold, progressive plan to cut carbon pollution and invest in America’s green energy industry.

December 4, 2021 In The News

Congressman Ted Lieu, who represents Malibu in Washington, and Congresswoman Julia Brownley, who represents Ventura, are asking the federal government to look into potential for DDT toxicity in California’s marine life.

Lieu and Brownley led other representatives from California in writing a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra and EPA Administrator Michael Regan requesting they look into whether dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT)—which may be causing an increase in cancer in local sea lion populations—is causing cancer in humans.

December 2, 2021 In The News

U.S. Reps. Ted Lieu (D-Los Angeles) and Julia Brownley (D-Thousand Oaks), co-chairs of the California Coastal Caucus, were among a group of legislators on Nov. 29 to pen a letter requesting an investigation into whether dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane causes a spike in cancer in humans.

November 30, 2021 In The News

A series of flyers stating that “every aspect of the COVID agenda is Jewish” were found in Beverly Hills on November 28.

According to the Beverly Hills Police Department, the police found that the flyers were “enclosed in plastic bags” and “distributed to homes in several blocks in the northeast area of the City.” They are investigating the matter.

LAist linked to a tweet showing the flyer in full.

November 29, 2021 Press Release

LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after reports that anti-Semitic flyers were left at homes in Beverly Hills.

November 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, California Coastal Caucus Co-Chairs Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Congresswoman Julia Brownley (CA-26) led a letter urging Health and Human Services Secretary Becerra and EPA Administrator Regan to look into whether dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), a pollutant that may be causing a spike in cancer in sea lions, is also causing a spike in cancer in humans. The letter follows a visit Representative Lieu took to The Marine Mammal Center, where he learned of a startling increase in cancer among sea lions.

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