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December 9, 2015 Press Release

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December 8, 2015 Press Release

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WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) testified before the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health in support of his legislation, H.R. 3484 – the Los Angeles Homeless Veterans Leasing Act of 2015.

The full text of the Congressman's testimony can be found here.

December 4, 2015 Press Release

LOS ANGELES - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) shared the following information to help constituents deal with the effects of El Niño.

Large areas across California are at an increased risk for flooding from El Niño as a direct result of recent wildfires and years of drought. Large-scale wildfires can dramatically alter the landscape and ground conditions, which increase the risk of flooding within the burn and downstream areas. 

November 24, 2015 Press Release

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November 18, 2015 Press Release

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Opening Statement

Congressman Ted W. Lieu
Hearing on “Internet of Cars”

Joint Hearing of Oversight & Government Reform Subcommittee on Information Technology
and Subcommittee on Transportation and Public Assets

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Thank you Chairman Mica, Chairman Hurd, Ranking Member Duckworth and Ranking Member Kelly.

November 13, 2015 Press Release

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Los Angeles - Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) has selected the 2015 Academy Nomination Selection Committee for the 33rd Congressional District.  This committee is comprised of current military members and veterans who live in the 33rd Congressional District.  Committee members will evaluate and recommend applicants to Congressman Lieu for nominations to the five United States Service Academies.

November 4, 2015 Press Release

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WASHINGTON -  Today, Congressman Ted Lieu (D | Los Angeles County), along with 19 other members of Congress, sent a letter to the Bureau of Prisons encouraging that they expand arts education and engagement in their prisons.  The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is currently supporting, in partnership with the Federal Bureau of Prisons, programs in six federal prisons. While a worthwhile effort, these comprise only four percent of the federal prisons nationwide.

October 16, 2015 Press Release

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WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County)  issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ release of a preliminary Master Plan to revitalize the West Los Angeles VA campus.

October 16, 2015 Press Release

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WASHINGTON - Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D|CA-33), along with Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (D|CA-11), has sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch regarding allegations that Exxon/ExxonMobil intentionally hid the truth about the role of fossil fuels in influencing climate change. In their letter, Congressman Lieu and Congressman DeSaulnier request an investigation by the Department of Justice into whether or not ExxonMobil has broken any laws:

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