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April 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON  - On Saturday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) hosted his congressional district’s fifth-annual reception for the Congressional Art Competition at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. Students from 19 different high schools submitted 172 pieces of art for this year’s competition. These submissions included 66 photographs, 36 paintings, 33 drawings, 27 mixed-media pieces, and 10 other pieces that included computer- generated art. The winner, April Luce of Redondo Union High School, submitted a piece called Cass. 

April 2, 2019 In The News

Congressman Ted Lieu (D-CA) wants to authorize $750 million annually in federally funded grants over the next five years for local governments to combat homelessness. He introduced the Fighting Homelessness Through Services and Housing Act on Friday.

April 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Kamala Harris today introduced legislation that would allow the West Los Angeles National Guard Armory to operate as a year-round homeless shelter. The armory is currently used as a temporary shelter only during the winter months.

In a letter to the Senate and House Armed Services Committees, the members requested that the legislation be included in the next National Defense Authorization Act.

March 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – TodayCongressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), both Members of the Congressional Animal Protection Caucus, reintroduced the bipartisan Driftnet Modernization and Bycatch Reduction Act, which would phase out the use of large mesh drift gillnets off the coast of California and set a path toward more sustainable fishing in the region. 

Upon introduction, Rep. Lieu said:

March 29, 2019 Press Release

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.

March 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Ted Lieu (D-Los Angeles County), Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Congressman Steve Stivers (R-OH) today introduced the "Fighting Homelessness Through Services and Housing Act", a bill to increase federal resources to battle homelessness. Specifically, the bill authorizes $750 million in grants annually for the next five years for local governments to combat homelessness.

March 27, 2019 Opinion: Op-Eds

Brentwood Residents Association Newsletter

When it comes to our future, there is no greater threat than climate change. I believe that strong federal action is necessary to protect the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the world our children will inherit. Having a clean environment should not be a partisan issue. 

March 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after H.R. 1 passed the House of Representatives. H.R. 1 is bold, transformative legislation to put the power back in the hands of the people and restore the people’s faith that government works for the public interest, not the special interests. It is an historic package of democracy and anti-corruption reforms that will ensure that the American people come first in our democracy.

February 20, 2019 In The News

Democrat Congressman Ted Lieu received an award for his efforts to improve higher education at an event on campus Tuesday.

Lieu, who represents California’s 33rd Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, received The Dr. Winston Doby Impact Award for his support of students in higher education and his efforts to secure better funding and address factors that hinder access to education.

February 17, 2019 Press Release

LOS ANGELES – On Saturday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D - Los Angeles County) hosted the Fourth Annual Multi-District Service Academy Day at the Los Angeles Air Force Base in El Segundo. Attendees heard speakers from the United States Air Force Academy, United States Military Academy, United States Naval Academy, United States Coast Guard Academy and the United States Merchant Marine Academy.