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November 20, 2020 Press Release

LOS ANGELES - On Thursday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) hosted California’s 33rd Congressional district’s fifth-annual Congressional App Challenge. This year’s reception was hosted virtually, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Sixteen students from ten high schools submitted eleven apps for this year’s competition.

November 20, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in response to an 11th Circuit Court decision to block certain laws banning LGBTQ+ conversion therapy. Rep. Lieu authored the first ban on youth conversion therapy in the nation as a California State Senator and has introduced federal bans in the 114th, 115th and 116th Congresses. 
 
November 11, 2020 Press Release
November 7, 2020 In The News

U.S. Congressman Ted Lieu—who represents California’s 33rd District, which includes Malibu—introduced a bill on Friday, Oct. 30, that would authorize $500 million worth of grants for homelessness aid. 

Called the Prevent Homelessness Act, the bill would fund a wide array of services and expenses such as rent, utilities, legal services and “other short-term payments calculated to increase housing stability,” according to a statement from the representative’s office. 

November 2, 2020 Press Release

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.

October 30, 2020 In The News

Congressman Ted W. Lieu, D-Los Angeles, Friday introduced the Prevent Homelessness Act to combat the nation’s growing homelessness crisis, his office announced.

The bill authorizes $500 million in grants annually to establish a Housing Stabilization Fund to cover expenses such as rent, utilities, legal services, and other short-term payments calculated to increase housing stability, according to a statement.

October 30, 2020 Press Release

LOS ANGELES - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) introduced the Prevent Homelessness Act, legislation to combat the nation’s growing homelessness crisis. Specifically, the bill authorizes $500 million in grants annually to establish a Housing Stabilization Fund to cover expenses such as rent, utilities, legal services, and other short-term payments calculated to increase housing stability. The homeless crisis in Los Angeles has continued to worsen over the past several years. The 2020 Greater L.A.

October 29, 2020 In The News

A House of Representatives bill introduced earlier this month by U.S. Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance) would seek to address homelessness by stopping people from becoming homeless in the first place.

October 22, 2020 Press Release

LOS ANGELES – Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Co-Chair Ted Lieu (CA-33) joined Representatives T.J. Cox (CA-21), Gil Cisneros (CA-39) and Mike Levin (CA-49) today to highlight everything the Representatives have delivered for California during their first term in Congress. The Members have reached across the aisle to get more than 150 bipartisan bills signed into law.

October 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D – Los Angeles County) issued the following statement announcing a nearly $1.4 million grant awarded to the Los Angeles Area Aerospace Ventures Accelerator Enhancement Project through the Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) 2020 Build to Scale (B2S) Venture Challenge.

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