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March 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after being named co-Chair of the House Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Antisemitism. The Task Force, which includes Representatives Ted Deutch (D-FL), Chris Smith (R-NJ), Marc Veasey (D-TX), Kay Granger (R-TX), Grace Meng (D-NY), Randy Weber (R-TX), and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), will work with the Biden Administration, foreign leaders, civil society organizations and other Members of Congress to root out antisemitism and memorialize the Holocaust.

March 1, 2021 In The News

Reps. Ted Lieu (D-CA) and Grace Meng (D-NY) have been named co-chairs of the House Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Antisemitism for the 117th Congress.

Meng and Lieu replace former Reps. Eliot Engel (D-NY) — who lost his primary challenge last year — and Nita Lowey (D-NY), who retired at the end of the last Congress after 16 terms.

February 26, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) released the following statement after his legislation, the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area Boundary Adjustment Study Act passed the House as a part of the Protecting America’s Wilderness and Public Lands Act.
February 25, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the House passed the Equality Act. This legislation extends anti-discrimination protections in employment, education, access to credit, jury service, federal funding, housing and public accommodations. Rep. Lieu is a cosponsor of the Equality Act. 

February 9, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) led a letter with 15 Members of the California delegation to President Biden expressing support for the state’s request for additional federal aid to help fight the COVID-19 surge in California.

In the letter, the Members write:

Dear President Biden,

February 5, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in honor of Black History Month.

January 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Representative Ted Lieu and Senator Dianne Feinstein (both D-Calif.) today introduced the 

January 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after President Joeseph R. Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn into office.

January 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after his bill, the SAVE Act (Supporting At-risk Veterans in an Emergency Act), was signed into law as part of H.R.7105, the Johnny Isakson and David P. Roe, M.D. Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020. Rep.

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