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Congressman Ted Lieu

Representing the 33rd District of California

Veterans

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May 29, 2017 Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE               

Los Angeles - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in observance of Memorial Day.

May 27, 2017 In The News

Continuing the effort to honor Filipinos’ efforts during World War II, members of Congress have introduced new legislation to expand immigration for families of Filipino veterans.

The Filipino Veterans Family Reunification Act — introduced by Senator Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) and Representative Colleen Hanabusa (D-Hawaii) — sets out to speed up the visa process for children of Filipino WWII veterans.

May 27, 2017 In The News

LOS ANGELES >> The drill at Los Angeles National Cemetery was simple: approach a grave, recite the name of its veteran, plant a U.S. flag firmly before the stone, taking care that it stands straight and true. Pause. And salute.

The exercise was repeated 88,887 times on Saturday by thousands of Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts from across Los Angeles. Their mission: to honor American warriors for Memorial Day

May 11, 2017 In The News

A bill to honor Chinese-American veterans who served in World War II with a Congressional Gold Medal was introduced in both chambers of Congress last week.

Chinese American units of the U.S. Army Air Forces train during World War II in this photo from the family of Joe Lee. Chinese American WWII Veterans Recognition Project

March 22, 2017 Press Release

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MEDIA ADVISORY:
REP. TED W. LIEU ON HBO’S REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER
THIS FRIDAY, MARCH 24th 10PM ET | PT

February 23, 2017 Press Release

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Washington Yesterday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) held a meeting of the Elected Officials Council on Veterans, a regional council he created of non-partisan leaders from local, state and federal governments who are dedicated to improving service delivery for Veterans at the West Los Angeles VA Medical Center. This meeting focused on the progress that has been made to develop permanent-supportive housing and wraparound services to house and serve homeless veterans in Southern California. 

January 13, 2017 Press Release

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WashingtonToday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement on his appointment to the House Foreign Affairs Committee in the 115th Congress.

“I am truly honored by the opportunity to serve on the House Foreign Affairs Committee.  I look forward to working with Ranking Member Engel, Chairman Royce and the other Members of this prestigious committee.”

January 5, 2017 Press Release

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WashingtonToday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after VA Secretary Robert A. McDonald announced a concentrated 30-day effort by VA staff and partners to house as many homeless Veterans in their communities as possible.

January 4, 2017 In The News

UCLA Chancellor Gene Block, at left, U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald and UCLA psychiatrist Patricia Lester discuss ongoing revitalization efforts at the West L.A. VA campus.

UCLA Chancellor Gene Block today announced actions that are underway toward fulfilling UCLA’s 10-year, $16.5 million commitment to the Department of Veterans Affairs for new programs and supportive services to benefit our nation’s veterans. That commitment includes $300,000 annually in fair-market rent for the continued use of Jackie Robinson Stadium.

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