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January 26, 2017 Press Release

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WashingtonToday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement regarding former U.S. Congressman Xavier Becerra’s confirmation as California’s new Attorney General.

January 18, 2017 Press Release

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WashingtonToday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement regarding a proposed ban of highly dangerous hydrofluoric acid by the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD).

January 14, 2017 Press Release

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WashingtonToday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement on his decision to not attend Donald Trump’s Inauguration on January 20, 2017.

January 9, 2017 Press Release

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) sent a letter to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta urging him to withdraw a recent cease and desist order regarding Santa Monica Airport. FAA issued the order after the City of Santa Monica began taking steps to establish its own fixed-base operator service.

January 5, 2017 Press Release

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WashingtonToday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the controversial “Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny” or REINS Act.  The REINS Act is a radical proposal, which requires Congress to approve every major executive regulation.  Under this bill, several important environmental, public health, and consumer safety laws would be threatened.  Congressman Lieu voted against the legislation.

January 5, 2017 Press Release

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WashingtonToday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after VA Secretary Robert A. McDonald announced a concentrated 30-day effort by VA staff and partners to house as many homeless Veterans in their communities as possible.

January 3, 2017 Press Release

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WashingtonToday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after House Republicans reversed plans to eviscerate the independent Office of Congressional Ethics.

“While House Republicans have backed down from their disgraceful plan to gut the independent House Ethics Committee, all Americans should steel themselves for this kind of failed leadership from Speaker Ryan and company in 2017.”

December 31, 2016 Press Release

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Washington – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) shared the following information, recapping the legislative accomplishments during his freshman term. During the 114th Congress, language from seven pieces of legislation sponsored by Congressman Lieu was signed into law.

December 28, 2016 In The News

Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Los Angeles), a member of the House Committee on the Budget and the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, has issued a series of statements condemning President-elect Donald Trump’s appointees:

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