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August 20, 2015 Press Release


August 12, 2015 Press Release

Los Angeles - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles) issued a statement following a visit by Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James to Los Angeles Air Force Base (LA AFB). LA AFB is located in California’s 33rd Congressional District and is where Congressman Lieu performs his Air Force Reserve duty.

July 31, 2015 Blog Post

Today, Representative Lieu and Representative Karen Bass (D-CA) sent a letter to FAA Administrator Michael Huerta regarding the Santa Monica Airport. 

July 27, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles) issued the following statement on the passage of H.R. 1599, the so-called “Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act,” otherwise known as the “Deny Americans the Right to Know” or “DARK” Act. This misguided legislation makes labeling genetically modified organisms (GMOs) voluntary and preempts states from regulating labeling for foods containing GMOs.

July 23, 2015 Press Release

CONTACT: Jack d’Annibale | jack.dannibale@mail.house.gov | 202-225-3976

July 17, 2015 Press Release

Pelosi and Lieu were joined by local Los Angeles County leaders to discuss ways to grow the economy,

create jobs through vital expanded transportation & infrastructure funding


July 17, 2015 In The News

-- A Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) hearing last week in Washington D.C. on the fate of Santa Monica Airport left the attending City officials feeling frustrated with the agency, but satisfied they have a strong ally in Congressman Ted Lieu.

Mayor Kevin McKeown, who attended the hearing with other City officials and local anti-airport activists, said at the City Council meeting on Tuesday that the FAA remained in “listening-mode only” during the one-hour hearing in Washington.

July 14, 2015 In The News

Controversial three-year lease deals for tenants at Santa Monica Airport drew hundreds of airport opponents the last time they went before the City Council, and now they are back on the agenda for Tuesday's meeting.

An email last week from attorney Jonathan Stein, who represents Sunset Park Anti-Airport (SPAA) and worked to defeat the failed pro-airport Measure D last year, enclosed a copy of a mailer Stein said was sent to more than 9,450 registered voters in Santa Monica urging them to turn out for the Council's meeting Tuesday.

July 14, 2015 Press Release

CONTACT: Jack d’Annibale | jack.dannibale@mail.house.gov | 202-225-3976


July 13, 2015 In The News

A long-awaited meeting to discuss Santa Monica Airport was held Wednesday in Washington, D.C. between the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and local elected officials and residents.

Congressman Ted Lieu (33rd District) and Congresswoman Karen Bass (37th District) hosted the meeting between their constituents and senior FAA officials.

This meeting followed an invitation to meet, which was made at the March 24 Santa Monica City Council meeting.