April 2018

April 27, 2018

WASHINGTON--Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the FAA Reauthorization Bill, which includes provisions to reduce noise pollution and an amendment authored by Mr. Lieu. This amendment will require the National Research Council to write a report assessing the existence of non-leaded fuels that can be used by piston-powered planes.

April 27, 2018

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressmen Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Don Beyer (D-VA) released the Environmental Protection Agency Inspector General’s letter confirming that the IG is reviewing Administrator Scott Pruitt’s conduct in office. The letter was a response to calls by Mr. Lieu and Mr.

April 27, 2018

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority was awarded $2.4 billion to expand Los Angeles’ transportation system, including lengthening the Metro Green Line. In April, Rep. Lieu sent a letter to Governor Edmund Brown, Jr.

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April 27, 2018

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met yesterday to work towards denuclearization and an official end to the Korean War. 

April 25, 2018

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Congressman Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) sent a letter to the White House Communications Agency (WHCA), U.S. Secret Service and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) urging their office heads to clarify steps the White House is taking to ensure the President’s communications are protected.

April 24, 2018

WASHINGTON- Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County), along wth Reps. Michael McCaul (R-TX), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (D-FL) and Ted Deutch (D-FL), led a bipartisan letter with 46 members requesting information from Acting Secretary of State John Sullivan on the Trump Administration’s efforts to secure the release of American citizens and permanent U.S. residents held hostage by Iran’s government. Today, there are more than six American citizens and permanent U.S. residents held by the Iranian regime as an attempt to have leverage over the United States.  

April 17, 2018

WASHINGTON–Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County), Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Tax Policy Subcommittee Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD), and Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) introduced the Special Counsel Transparency Act, a bill that would preserve the important work of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation in the event that President Trump fires him.

Upon introduction, Mr. Lieu said:

April 11, 2018

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) delivered the following remarks during the Judiciary Committee Markup of the Music Modernization Act. In December, Rep. Lieu joined colleagues in introducing H.R. 4706, the Music Modernization Act, which updates the music licensing system for the first time in almost two decades.

In his remarks, Mr. Lieu said:

April 5, 2018

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the EPA issued a revised memo on Administrator Scott Pruitt's condominium lease. Earlier this week, Reps.

April 3, 2018

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressmen Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Don Beyer (D-VA) urged Inspector General of the Environmental Protection Agency Arthur Elkins, Jr. to investigate allegations that Administrator Scott Pruitt received a condo lease for below market rate from lobbyists with interests before the EPA. In the letter, Rep. Lieu and Rep.

April 2, 2018

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt announced plans to roll back 2012 fuel efficiency and air pollution standards for automobiles.