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WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) applauded House passage of his bill, H.R. 711, the West Los Angeles VA Campus Improvement Act of 2021. This legislation will help the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) address veteran homelessness in the Los Angeles area. In addition, it helps VA use already available funding streams for certain homeless veteran programs, thus reducing the need for taxpayer funds.
LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Ted Lieu (D-CA-33) issued the following statement announcing that he is seeking a Gold Star Family Member for a full time, year-long paid fellowship in his Los Angeles District Office.
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WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the White House announced all U.S. forces will be withdrawn from Afghanistan by September 11, 2021 – exactly 20 years after the 9/11 terrorists attacks.
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.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after his bill, the SAVE Act (Supporting At-risk Veterans in an Emergency Act), was signed into law as part of H.R.7105, the Johnny Isakson and David P. Roe, M.D. Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020. Rep.
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi hosted a virtual Congressional Gold Medal ceremony Wednesday at the White House in honor of the nearly 20,000 Chinese American WWII Veterans . This was a long overdue recognition for so many Chinese Americans WWII veterans and their families.
Hundreds of celebrants watched the ceremony streamed on Youtube with Pelosi making the opening remarks, followed by the National Anthem, Color Guards and a prayer. There were old photos of the veterans in uniform that scrolled across the screen-the faces of brave Americans.
WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu issued the following statement after Congress held a virtual ceremony to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the Chinese American veterans of World War II. The ceremony recognized the contributions made by more than 18,000 Chinese American World War II veterans. Congressman Lieu, along with Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Mazie Hirono (D-HI) and Congressmen Ed Royce (R-CA) led the passage of the Chinese American World War II Veterans Congressional Gold Medal Act, which ensured these heroes could be honored.