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Congressman Ted Lieu

Representing the 33rd District of California

February 2016

February 29, 2016

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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 26, 2016

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“Today, I voted against the so-called ‘Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreation Enhancement (SHARE) Act.’  Unfortunately, the bill passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 242 to 161, despite strong opposition from President Obama and dozens of environmental and animal welfare organizations.

February 25, 2016

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WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County)  issued the following statement regarding Apple’s Motion to Vacate.  This is the latest development in Apple’s standoff with the Department of Justice.

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February 25, 2016

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WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement regarding the court order in the case of Morgan Hill Concerned Parents Association v. California Department of Education.

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February 25, 2016

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WASHINGTON Today, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs unanimously passed two bills authored by Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles): H.R. 3484, the “Los Angeles Homeless Veterans Leasing Act of 2016” and H.R. 4334, the "Fiscal Year 2016 Department of Veterans Affairs Seismic Safety and Construction Authorization Act."

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February 24, 2016

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WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) introduced the “No Money Bail Act of 2016,” a bail reform bill that seeks to eliminate the use of money bail because no one should be held in jail solely because of the inability to pay bail.

February 23, 2016

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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 23, 2016

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CONGRESSMAN TED W. LIEU INTRODUCES THE “NO MONEY BAIL ACT OF 2016”
Representatives Bonnie Watson Coleman, Brenda Lawrence, Ruben Gallego to co-host press conference as legislation original co-sponsors

WHO
Congressman Ted Lieu (D|CA-33), Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D|NJ-12),
Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (D|MI-14), Congressman Ruben Gallego (D|AZ-7)

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February 17, 2016

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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 9, 2016

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WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County)  issued the following statement after the White House sent President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget request to Congress.  Mr. Lieu applauds the 44th President for putting forward a budget that builds the foundation for a strong American future – investing in innovation for the 21st century, advancing a world-class education system, and empowering hard-working families.

February 9, 2016

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CONGRESSMAN LIEU & “HOMELAND” EMMY-WINNING PRODUCER GIDEON RAFF OP-ED
ON LIVE ANIMAL TRAINING

Online today at USA TODAY, Mr. Lieu and Mr. Raff urge the U.S. Department of Defense
to modernize its training and use human simulators instead of maiming animals when training medics.