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March 2, 2016 In The News

February 23, 2016

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March 2, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Thursday, March 3, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) will join the Wilson Center’s National Conversation panel on encryption, “Will They or Won’t They? Understanding the Encryption Debate.”

March 2, 2016 In The News

February 23, 2016

By RIHRAN KEHEYIAN 

Armenian News Network 

WASHINGTON- - Photo-editing, collage and drawing app, PicsArt -a Yerevan-based company with more than 250 million installations, or downloads, serving a global community of 65 million - has joined a growing list of corporations and Congressional leaders in calling on the Obama Administration to help facilitate the growth of Armenia's burgeoning tech sector commerce with the United States by negotiating a bilateral Double Tax Treaty, reported the Armenian National Committee of America.

March 2, 2016 In The News

February 24, 2016

House Committee on Foreign Affairs 

Washington, D.C. -- Today, the House Foreign Affairs Committee, chaired by Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), passed four bipartisan measures. A summary of the Committee action, including adopted amendments, will be available HERE.

The Committee passed H. Res. 148 (introduced by Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL)), as amended, which calls on Iran to fulfill their promises of assistance in the case of Robert Levinson, the longest held United States hostage in our Nation’s history.

March 2, 2016 In The News

February 24, 2016 

By JACOB KORNBLUH 

Jewish Journal 

The House Foreign Affairs Committee passed on Wednesday a bipartisan resolution – among four bipartisan measures on the agenda – which recognizes the importance of the United States-Israel economic relationship and encourages new areas of cooperation.

February 29, 2016 Press Release

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Washington - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) helped introduce the National Commission on Security and Technology Challenges.  This legislation would create a digital security commission to discuss and recommend proposals on how law enforcement approach investigations without undermining constitutional privacy protections or American competitiveness.

February 23, 2016 Press Release

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WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) sent a letter to FBI Director James Comey regarding the government's Motion to Compel that would require Apple Inc. to create software it does not have in order to weaken its smartphone encryption system.

The full text of the letter can be found here.

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February 17, 2016 Press Release

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Los Angeles- Today, Congressman Ted Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement regarding the APPLE court order. Congressman Lieu is one of only four computer science majors in Congress.  Congressman Lieu is also the author of the ENCRYPT ACT of 2016.  

February 10, 2016 Press Release

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February 9, 2016 Opinion: Op-Eds

https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2016/02/09/military-medical-battlefield-training-live-tissue-training-animal-rights-column/80018116/ 

As military veterans, we both understand the critical role medics play on the battlefield. However, the education that these medics receive today is outdated, inhumane and in serious need of modernization.

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