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April 8, 2021 Press Release

LOS ANGELES – Today, California Aerospace Caucus Co-Chairs Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Congressman Ken Calvert (R-CA) announced that the U.S. Space Force will establish Space Systems Command at the Los Angeles Air Force Base. The Secretary of the Air Force announced that LA AFB will now be home to the headquarters of Space Systems Command, which will be tasked with overseeing all efforts to develop, acquire, launch, and sustain military space systems. SSC is one of three major commands under the U.S. Space Force.

April 8, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles) and Congresswoman Lucy McBath (D-Georgia) introduced the Stop Hate Crimes Act, legislation that changes the federal hate crimes law. Hate crimes are often difficult to prosecute because courts have interpreted the federal statute to require that prosecutors show the victim’s race, religion, gender, sexual orientation or other protected characteristic was the sole reason for the crime. The Stop Hate Crimes Act provides a solution to this onerous standard.

March 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after Xavier Becerra was confirmed by the Senate as the Biden-Harris Administration’s next Health and Human Services Secretary.

March 17, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the House passed two critical items of legislation to advance and protect the rights of women. The Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2021 would revive and expand protections for survivors of sexual assault and violence, particularly those in marginalized communities. H.J.

March 17, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the Senate confirmed Katherine Tai as United States Trade Representative. Previously, Tai served as the chief lawyer on trade for the powerful House Ways and Means Committee. Before that, she served as Chief Counsel for China Trade Enforcement at USTR.

March 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) voted in favor of H.R. 1319, the American Rescue Plan Act. This vital legislation will provide urgently-needed resources to defeat the virus, put vaccines in people’s arms, money into families’ pockets, children safely back into classrooms and people back to work.  President Biden will now sign this legislation into law.

March 4, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the House passed H.R.1the For The People Act, an anti-corruption package aimed at restoring integrity to government by making it easier to vote and ensuring government serves the public interest. 

March 2, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – House Democratic Policy and Communications Cochair Ted Lieu (CA-33) and Representatives John Garamendi (CA-03), Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01) and Jared Huffman (CA-02) supported the American Resc

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,

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.

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