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July 14, 2016 Press Release

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WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D I Los Angeles County) issued the following statement regarding the short term Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization bill.

July 13, 2016 In The News

A 22-year-old New York man whose “swatting” calls to police victimized at least 20 celebrities and elected officials, including South Bay Rep. Ted Lieu, has received a two-year federal prison term, authorities said.

Mir Islam, who pleaded guilty in July to three federal charges relating to swatting and doxing that occurred over a seven-month period in 2013, was sentenced Monday to 24 months in prison.

July 13, 2016 In The News

The man who put Rep. Ted Lieu through what the congressman called “one of the most traumatic half hours of my life” by phoning in a fake tip to police that the then-state senator had shot his wife has been sentenced to two years in prison.

July 12, 2016 Press Release

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July 6, 2016 Press Release

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WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement regarding ACLU of California’s report on deportation of Veterans. The statement was delivered by a representative at today’s ACLU press conference announcing their report.

Congressman Lieu’s Full Statement
ACLU of California Report

Discharged, Then Discarded
July 6, 2016

June 29, 2016 Press Release

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TOMORROW:
MEDIA ADVISORY: REP. LIEU TO HOLD CONVERSATION WITH COMMUNITY LEADERS CALLING FOR ACTION ON GUN SAFETY LEGISLATION

June 22, 2016 Press Release

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Washington - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in light of a sit-in by Democrats on the House Floor today to demand a vote on legislation to address gun violence in America.

June 22, 2016 Press Release

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BILL SPONSORED BY REP. TED W. LIEU AUTHORIZING VITAL VETERAN CONSTRUCTION PASSES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AS PART OF LEGISLATIVE PACKAGE
THE HOUSE VOTE AUTHORIZES WEST LOS ANGELES VA MEDICAL CENTER SEISMIC RETROFITS

June 21, 2016 In The News

President Barack Obama announced Monday that UCLA will house a new manufacturing research center to increase manufacturing efficiency in the U.S.

The UCLA center will be part of a national network of manufacturing institutes under the Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute, with locations in Texas, New York, Washington and North Carolina, according to a White House press release.

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