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Congressman Ted Lieu

Representing the 33rd District of California

September 2016

September 30, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Washington - Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) and 27 Members of California’s congressional delegation have sent a letter to University of California President Janet Napolitano regarding the University’s contract negotiations with postdoctoral scholars. The letter expresses strong support for benefits, including fair pay and protections against abusive conduct, for postdoctoral scholars.

September 29, 2016

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September 28, 2016

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Washington - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) joined Congresswomen Grace Meng (D-NY) in introducing the Ban Poisonous Additives Act of 2016. This legislation would ban the use of Bisphenol -A (BPA) in food containers and require a warning label on any food container containing BPA during the phase out. The legislation would also prohibit replacing BPA with another carcinogenic, toxic or endocrine disrupting chemical such as Bisphenol -F (BPF) or Bisphenol -S (BPS). 

September 23, 2016

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WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in celebration of Vin Scully Day.

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September 22, 2016

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) released the following statement in response to the United States Department of Transportation’s release of its Federal Automated Vehicles Policy.  Congressman Lieu co-introduced the Security and Privacy in Your Car Act of 2015  with Congressman Joe Wilson (R | SC) in November, 2015. 

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September 19, 2016

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Washington - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in light of the United States Senate’s passage of the West Los Angeles Leasing Act of 2016 - H.R. 5936. This legislation originated in the House of Representatives and was authored by Congressman Lieu. Senator Dianne Feinstein authored the Senate version of this legislation in September, 2015.

September 15, 2016

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WashingtonCongressman Ted W. Lieu’s (D | Los Angeles County) interview with Chelsea Handler for her new show “Chelsea” is streaming now on Netflix.  In the interview, Mr. Lieu explores his immigrant journey to serve in the U.S. Air Force and in Congress, reflects on passing three bills in one year on Capitol Hill and examines how CA-33 constituents – such as Ms. Handler – can advocate for the issues that matter most to them.

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September 15, 2016

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Online at The Hill, Mr. Lieu and Mr. Gallego, Members of Congress and Veterans of the U.S. Military, explain why climate change is a serious threat to America’s national security.

September 14, 2016

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ICYMI: CONGRESSMAN LIEU PENS OP-ED ON WHY  “CONGRESS SHOULD ASK WHAT EXXON KNEW ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE”

Online today at The Sacramento Bee, Mr. Lieu explains why Congress has an obligation to look out for Americans who are facing the toll of climate change. 

September 9, 2016

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Washington - Yesterday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) was presented with the 2016 Freshman MVP Award for this year’s House Democrats’ Member Online All-Star Competition, the annual Member social media contest hosted by House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer.

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September 2, 2016

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WASHINGTON - Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement today in honor of Labor Day, which will be celebrated on Monday, September 5.

September 2, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Washington - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement regarding the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

“Last year, I voted against Trade Promotion Authority because I did not believe a trade agreement with questionable environmental and labor provisions should be fast tracked for ratification. As I review the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership today, my concerns have only worsened.

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