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Congressman Ted Lieu

Representing the 33rd District of California

March 2016

March 31, 2016

REPRESENTATIVES TED LIEU & MARK DESAULNIER ASK CalPERS TO DIVEST FROM EXXONMOBIL
Request is latest step in effort to bring accountability to ExxonMobil
in light of growing concerns about the company’s deception on climate science

March 30, 2016

PRESS CONFERENCE:
REP. TED LIEU TO ANNOUNCE
SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS NATIONAL RECREATION AREA BOUNDARY ADJUSTMENT STUDY ACT


WHO
U.S. Congressman Ted W. Lieu, Councilmember Mike Bonin and Councilmember Joe Buscaino.

WHAT
Mr. Lieu, supported by local electeds and advocates, formally announces his new legislation
to study an expansion of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.

WHERE
The Ballona Freshwater Marsh

March 29, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Washington - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement given the announcement by Vice President Al Gore and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman of a coalition of 20 states dedicated to holding oil companies accountable for their fraud on climate science.

March 28, 2016

Congressman Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued a statement following the Department of Justice’s decision to withdraw its lawsuit against Apple to compel the technology company to create new firmware to undermine the iPhone’s built-in digital security. On February 23, Congressman Lieu sent a letter to FBI Director James Comey requesting that the FBI withdraw the lawsuit.

March 28, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) sent a letter to NSA Director Admiral Michael S. Rogers regarding reports that NSA data may soon be used for domestic policing.

The full text of the letter can be found here.

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March 22, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Washington - Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) released the following statement in the wake of today’s terror attacks in Brussels, Belgium:

March 18, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Washington - In an exclusive piece for the award-winning SALON.COM, journalist Ben Norton covers Congressman Ted W. Lieu's latest action in light of civilian deaths in Yemen - the result of airstrikes orchestrated by a Saudi Arabian-led coalition.  Mr. Norton's piece focuses on a letter Congressman Lieu has sent to Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Defense Ash Carter asking for more information about coalition military operations and the targeting of civilians in Yemen.

March 17, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Washington - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement following the party-line passage (22 Republican Yea Votes, 14 Democratic Nay Votes) of the Republican budget resolution by the House Budget Committee.

March 17, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Washington - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement regarding the rejection of his House Budget Committee amendment to invest $3 billion in one time mandatory spending to fully fund the startup of President Obama’s Information Technology Modernization Fund. 

March 15, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Washington - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement regarding the discovery of hate graffiti on the campus of Palisades Charter High School.

Issues:
March 15, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) announced that he will introduce an amendment to the House Budget Resolution to help cities, counties and states get the lead out of America’s drinking water. 

March 14, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONGRESSMAN TED LIEU STATEMENT ON HOUSE VOTE TO SUPPORT TAIWAN STANDING IN INTERPOL

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County)  issued the following statement after the House passage of S. 2426, a bill to direct the President to develop a strategy to obtain observer status for Taiwan in the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL).

March 10, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON, DC Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) released the following statement today on the recent violence in Israel and the death of American student and combat veteran Taylor Force:

Issues:
March 9, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ICYMI: REP. TED LIEU & DAVID DINIELLI OP-ED ON SO-CALLED “CONVERSION THERAPY”

March 7, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT:
Jack d’Annibale | jack.dannibale@mail.house.gov | 202-225-3976        

ADVISORY:

CONGRESSMAN TED LIEU TO DELIVER KEYNOTE REMARKS

AT SOCAL PERSIAN AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION DINNER/PERSIAN NEW YEAR CELEBRATION
 

Issues:
March 2, 2016

WASHINGTON – On Thursday, March 3, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) will join the Wilson Center’s National Conversation panel on encryption, “Will They or Won’t They? Understanding the Encryption Debate.”