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June 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 2476, Securing American Nonprofit Organizations Against Terrorism Act of 2019. This bill authorizes the Department of Homeland Security’s Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) and increases its funding from $60 million to $75 million. In 2016 and 2018, Congressman Lieu sent letters of support for the program, which helps nonprofit institutions like synagogues, churches and mosques improve their security protections.

June 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the House passed the Senate-approved Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Act, which is expected to be signed into law. The funding will support communities impacted by natural disasters including those in CA-33 that were devastated by the Woolsey Fire last fall.

June 3, 2019 Press Release

LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) announced that applications for the 33rd Congressional District’s Youth Advisory Council (YAC) are open and will be accepted through July 19. Students will have a chance to meet with a diverse group of peers from their community to discuss issues of importance and consider ways of getting involved locally. The YAC will work directly with staff in Rep. Lieu’s office to collaborate on key issues for young people in California’s 33rd district.

May 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - This week, Congressman Ted W. Lieu spoke on the U.S. House Floor in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the founding of the University of California, Los Angeles on May 23, 1919. 

Rep. Lieu's Remarks As Prepared:

MADAM Speaker, today I rise to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the University of California, Los Angeles.

UCLA’s excellence is clear.

May 15, 2019 Press Release

LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu announced that his Los Angeles district office has moved. Constituents are welcome to visit our new district office at the following address:

1645 Corinth Ave., Suite 101

Los Angeles, CA 90025

May 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the House passed a $19.1 billion disaster relief bill on Friday. The funding will support communities impacted by natural disasters including those in CA-33 who were devastated by the Woolsey Fire last fall. The bill passed the House with a strong bipartisan majority: 257-150.

April 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County), Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-Illinois) and Congressman Charlie Crist (D-Florida) announced the reintroduction of a resolution of key principles for investing in our country’s infrastructure. In an op-ed in The Hill, the Members explain why any infrastructure investment must benefit all Americans, and create jobs instead of corporate handouts. The Resolution is supported by 90 Members of Congress.

April 29, 2019 Opinion: Op-Eds

The Hill

At what feels like one of the most divisive times in modern politics, the key to building bridges and finding consensus may be actual bridges. Or repairing them, at least.

April 17, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — A pair of California lawmakers are concerned that the Defense Department’s focus on the newly established Space Development Agency could erode the progress of its legacy space technology procurement arm, the Space and Missile Systems Center.

April 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) led a letter with 26 Members calling on the Department of Justice to end its support of lawsuits aiming to strike down the protections of the Affordable Care Act. If successful, the Republican-led lawsuits would jeopardize the healthcare of millions, especially those with pre-existing conditions.

In the letter, the Members write:

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