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Congressman Ted Lieu

Representing the 33rd District of California

May 2016

May 31, 2016

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ICYMI: REP. TED LIEU’S MSNBC OP-ED WITH JUDITH ROWLAND OF GLOBAL CITIZEN:
"SYRIAN REFUGEE CRISIS CREATES HUGE GAP IN EDUCATION FOR KIDS” 

May 26, 2016

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WashingtonToday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after House Republicans voted to defeat the Energy and Water Bill bearing an amendment to uphold President Obama's historic executive order banning anti-LGBT discrimination by federal contractors:

May 25, 2016

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WASHINGTON - Today, Representative Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement following the failed ExxonMobil shareholder vote on climate resolutions.

May 24, 2016

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Washington - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in light of the House Appropriations Committee markup of the Commerce, Justice, and Science (CJS) Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2017.

May 23, 2016

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Ted Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) announced that twelve arts organizations from Los Angeles and Santa Monica received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts totaling $280,000. The grants will be used to fund a variety of arts exhibitions, performances and broadcasts that benefit the community.

Awardees include:

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May 20, 2016

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – California Democrats, led by U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (CA-19), issued the following statement after House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy forced Republican Members on Thursday to change their votes to reverse adoption of a measure to prevent federal contractors from discriminating against LGBT individuals:

May 19, 2016

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Washington - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in response to the Republican-led House Rules Committee ruling an important cybersecurity amendment (Number 136) out of order during debate of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

May 19, 2016

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Washington - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after voting against anti-LGBT measures in the National Defense Authorization Act and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act. 

May 19, 2016

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Washington - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in response to House passage of his amendment (Number 328) to the National Defense Authorization Act: To express a sense of Congress that it is the policy of the United States to support a denuclearized Korean peninsula.

May 17, 2016

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WASHINGTON - Today, in honor of International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) joined the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus in bringing attention to the discrimination suffered by the LGBT community throughout the world.
 

May 12, 2016

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Washington - Yesterday, at a hearing of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) questioned Postmaster General Megan Brennan about multiple issues with mail delivery and mail theft experienced by his constituents in California’s 33rd District.

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May 11, 2016

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Washington, DC - Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) sent a letter to the Executive Director of the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) regarding their study on the use of the highly-toxic substance known as modified hydrofluoric acid (MHF) in California refineries and the safety and feasibility of alternative catalysts.

The full text of the letter can be found here.

May 5, 2016

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Washington - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the Los Angeles Times revealed that three people likely died in a hospital in Pasadena, CA from a superbug outbreak due to tainted medical scopes.

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May 4, 2016

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ICYMI: BGR.COM EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH REP. TED LIEU ON ENCRYPTION

Online at Boy Genius Report (BGR.COM), Rep. Lieu discusses why privacy and encryption matters. 

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