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September 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the House unanimously passed his bill, the SAVE Act (Supporting At-risk Veterans in an Emergency Act). The bill will ensure the West Los Angeles VA and other VA campuses around the country have the legal authority to provide veterans experiencing hardship access to food. 

September 21, 2020 Press Release
LOS ANGELES -Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) announced a new report detailing the dire costs of a Census undercount in California's 33rd Congressional District.
September 17, 2020 In The News

California’s fire season has left the state devastated with an estimated 1 in every 33 acres burned. California’s Democratic Representative Ted Lieu joins Yahoo Finance’s Jennifer Rogers and Sibile Marcellus to discuss the impact of the wildfires, and the intersection between race, diversity, and the United States’ volatile environment.

September 7, 2020 Press Release

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

September 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTONRepresentatives Ted Lieu (CA-33), Barbara Lee (CA-13), Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) and Harley Rouda (CA-48) hosted a press call for regional reporters today demanding the Senate act to support local schools and provide the resources they need to keep students safe and protect against potentially devastating cuts to state education budgets. The House passed funding to support local schools amid the COVID-19 pandemic more than 100 days ago.

August 22, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the House passed the Delivering for America Act, which requires the Postal Service to return to prior operations levels. The bill prohibits recent changes to the Postal Service that impede prompt, reliable, and efficient service. The prohibitions would remain in effect for the duration of the coronavirus public health emergency or January 1, 2021, whichever is later.  
 
August 21, 2020 Press Release

Postmaster’s Temporary Pause Doesn’t Undo Damage Already Done for Americans Depending on Postal Service to Deliver Ballots, Medicines and More

LOS ANGELES  – Representatives Ted Lieu (D-Los Angeles County), Jerry McNerney (CA-09), Scott Peters (CA-52), Mark Takano (CA-41), and Pete Aguilar (CA-31) are supporting legislation the House plans to pass Saturday to save the Postal Service from sabotage.

August 21, 2020 Press Release

LOS ANGELES - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County), along with 26 Members of Congress from California, called for an investigation into allegations that the federal government improperly denied or delayed aid to California wildfire victims. The letter follows allegations from a former Department of Homeland Security official that President Trump ordered FEMA to deny assistance to Californians because of the political demographics of the state.

August 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) urged the FBI to evaluate whether Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, or Members of the Board of Governors of the U.S. Postal Service, committed any crimes in light of nationwide delays and issues with the United States Post Office.

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