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October 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Congressman Jody Hice (R-GA), along with Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA), introduced bipartisan legislation to increase transparency and accountability within the federal government.

October 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) released the following statement after a bipartisan group of civil society organizations and individuals sent a letter to House leadership and the House Committee on Rules urging them to include the provisions of Rep. Lieu’s Congressional Inherent Contempt Resolution in the rules package for the 117th Congress. The resolution, introduced by Rep.

October 16, 2020 In The News

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Two U.S. lawmakers are calling for a Department of Justice investigation into the killing of a murder suspect from Portland after President Donald Trump said officers did not want to arrest the suspect.

September 21, 2020 Press Release
LOS ANGELES -Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) announced a new report detailing the dire costs of a Census undercount in California's 33rd Congressional District.
September 10, 2020 In The News

Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) is accusing President Trump of committing "reckless homicide" after it was revealed that Trump publicly downplayed the coronavirus threat while privately acknowledging its seriousness to journalist 

September 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTONRepresentatives Ted Lieu (CA-33), Barbara Lee (CA-13), Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) and Harley Rouda (CA-48) hosted a press call for regional reporters today demanding the Senate act to support local schools and provide the resources they need to keep students safe and protect against potentially devastating cuts to state education budgets. The House passed funding to support local schools amid the COVID-19 pandemic more than 100 days ago.

August 31, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Representatives Ted W.

August 22, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the House passed the Delivering for America Act, which requires the Postal Service to return to prior operations levels. The bill prohibits recent changes to the Postal Service that impede prompt, reliable, and efficient service. The prohibitions would remain in effect for the duration of the coronavirus public health emergency or January 1, 2021, whichever is later.  
August 21, 2020 Press Release

Postmaster’s Temporary Pause Doesn’t Undo Damage Already Done for Americans Depending on Postal Service to Deliver Ballots, Medicines and More

LOS ANGELES  – Representatives Ted Lieu (D-Los Angeles County), Jerry McNerney (CA-09), Scott Peters (CA-52), Mark Takano (CA-41), and Pete Aguilar (CA-31) are supporting legislation the House plans to pass Saturday to save the Postal Service from sabotage.

August 21, 2020 Press Release

LOS ANGELES - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County), along with 26 Members of Congress from California, called for an investigation into allegations that the federal government improperly denied or delayed aid to California wildfire victims. The letter follows allegations from a former Department of Homeland Security official that President Trump ordered FEMA to deny assistance to Californians because of the political demographics of the state.