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Congressman Ted Lieu

Representing the 33rd District of California

Local Issues

Congressman Lieu meets with teachers and students from Palos Verdes Peninsula High School.

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October 6, 2016 In The News

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Watchdog and activist groups are outraged by a Fox News Channel segment in which an interviewer asked people in New York’s Chinatown if he was supposed to bow to greet them, if they were selling stolen goods and if they could “take care of North Korea for us.”

Several organizations condemned humorist Jesse Watters’ piece on “The O’Reilly Factor,” calling it racist and demeaning to Asian-Americans.

October 6, 2016 In The News

Los Angeles (AP) -- Watchdog and activist groups are outraged by a Fox News Channel segment in which an interviewer asked people in New York's Chinatown if he was supposed to bow to greet them, if they were selling stolen goods and if they could "take care of North Korea for us."

Several organizations condemned humorist Jesse Watters' piece on "The O'Reilly Factor," calling it racist and demeaning to Asian-Americans.

October 5, 2016 Press Release

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Washington - Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement regarding Massachusetts Senator Ed Markey’s release of a report on the existence of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in schools.

October 4, 2016 Press Release

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“Across the United States, it comes down to this: People of means are able to pay their way out of jail, while the poor remain behind bars awaiting their day in court.
Justice in America should not be bought and paid for. Our unjust money bail system must be reformed.” 
Congressman Ted Lieu | CA-33

September 30, 2016 Press Release

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Washington - Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) and 27 Members of California’s congressional delegation have sent a letter to University of California President Janet Napolitano regarding the University’s contract negotiations with postdoctoral scholars. The letter expresses strong support for benefits, including fair pay and protections against abusive conduct, for postdoctoral scholars.

September 30, 2016 In The News

A measure authorizing leases at the West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs building that will lead to permanent supportive housing to homeless veterans was signed into law by President Barack Obama Thursday.

The law authored by Reps. Ted Lieu, D-Torrance, and Jeff Miller, R- Florida, would give the VA secretary the ability to enter into leases that allow housing and supportive services at the building.

A plan announced earlier this year calls for 1,200 units to be made available to homeless veterans at the facility.

September 23, 2016 Press Release

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WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in celebration of Vin Scully Day.

September 21, 2016 Press Release

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