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March 24, 2015 Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 24, 2015
CONTACT: Jack d’Annibale | 202-330-1613

March 23, 2015 Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Jack d’Annibale | 202-330-1613

March 19, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | CA-33) made the following statement in the wake of a report in USA Today, which raises questions about the role that automated endoscope reprocessors, or AER’s, might play in the spread of superbug bacteria by contaminated medical scopes.  This latest report comes in the wake of a series of deadly medical scope-related superbug outbreaks in several hospitals across the nation.

March 17, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles) made the following statement after Republican Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price released House Republicans’ budget plan for the fiscal year 2016.

March 11, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | CA-33) made the following statement in response to the UCLA Undergraduate Students Association Council unanimously passing a resolution condemning all forms of anti-Semitism.

March 6, 2015 Press Release

DISTRICT SCHEDULE – MARCH 7-14, 2015

 

Saturday, March 7, 2015

11:30 a.m. – Congressman Lieu attends the Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, California.

5:30 p.m. – Congressman Lieu attends the Fourteenth Annual Carmen and Louis Warschaw Distinguished Lecture. Speakers are former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) and her husband, U.S. Navy Captain and astronaut Mark Kelly. 

 

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Air Force Reserve Duty

 

March 6, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | CA-33) and Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D | CA-43) sent a letter to the Chairman Rafael Moure-Eraso of the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) requesting that the agency investigate the root causes of the February 18, 2015 explosion at the ExxonMobil refinery in Torrance, CA and make recommendations to increase refinery process and public safety.

March 6, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | CA-33) and Congressman Peter Roskam (R | IL-6) joined with eight additional House colleagues in sending a letter to Commissioner Margaret Hamburg of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking further information and ideas from the FDA on how best to prevent fatal outbreaks of antibiotic resistant bacteria, or superbugs. 

In their letter, the lawmakers wrote:

March 6, 2015 In The News

The auditorium at Torrance City Hall was nearly full Thursday night as several state senators heard testimony related to a Feb. 18 explosion at a nearby oil refinery.

A local resident described her husband entering their house, three miles from Exxon Mobil Corp.’s plant in Torrance, covered in white ash after the blast. A representative of the fire department said the ash fell like snow as far as Redondo Beach.

March 5, 2015 In The News

After local and state officials praised new U.S. Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) on Sunday afternoon, the stage was set for the congressman to have his official district swearing-in — but then the fire alarm went off at UCLA’s Royce Hall.\

Upon having the packed crowd seated again, Lieu joked that he was told the audience had made record time leaving and re-entering the building in 12 minutes, and he had no problem waiting for a moment he is still relishing — the confluence of his American dream. After he was sworn-in by Judge Jacqueline Nguyen, Lieu reflected on his journey.

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