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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:

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. A full copy of the letter can he found here.

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October 6, 2015 Press Release

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) released the following statement in response to the California Supreme Court’s hearing of oral arguments on the ballot eligibility of California Proposition 49. Prop 49 is an advisory question asking voters whether Congress should approve, and whether the California State Legislature should ratify, a constitutional amendment overturning Citizens United (2010) and other related judicial rulings.

October 6, 2015 Press Release

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October 5, 2015 Press Release

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Washington - Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) has sent a letter to Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James expressing concern over the Air Force's use of animals in its medical training courses. These courses are abusive to the animals involved. The full text of the letter can be found here.

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October 2, 2015 Press Release

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Washington - On May 19, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles) sent a letter to the Department of Justice (DOJ) supporting a grant request by the Santa Monica Police Department for funds to support the purchase of 21 bulletproof vests.

The full text of the letter can be found here.

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October 2, 2015 Press Release

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Washington - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles) ) issued the following statement after ExxonMobil announced the sale of its Torrance refinery to PBF Energy:

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