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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.
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.
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.
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.
WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after being presented with the Small Business Council of America's Congressional Award. The Small Business Council of America presents Congressional Awards to a bipartisan selection of Senators and Representatives in recognition of their efforts, expertise and advocacy on small business issues.
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.
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.