October 2018

October 19, 2018

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressmen Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Jim McGovern (D-MA) introduced the Arms Sale Oversight Act, which would align House procedures for reviewing major arms sales with existing Senate procedures under the Arms Export Control Act. The bill makes it possible for any House member to force debate on the House floor in the event that the House Foreign Affairs Committee (HFAC) does not debate a contested arms sale.

Upon introduction, Mr. Lieu said:

October 18, 2018

LOS ANGELES – Today, Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) released the findings from a new report generated by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Democratic Staff that shows the consequences of the Trump Administration’s threats to Californians with pre-existing health conditions.

October 11, 2018

LOS ANGELES -  Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles) issued the following statement after President Trump signed into law the Music Modernization Act (MMA), which Rep. Lieu helped introduce in the House.

October 10, 2018

LOS ANGELES - Rep. Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in response to the Harvard Admissions lawsuit.

“I support affirmative action.  I also support the use of race in college admissions.  Diversity enhances the college experience for all students and diversity is a strength of our nation.  I agree with the Supreme Court’s ruling that race may be used as a factor in admissions decisions and urge the trial court to uphold the use of race as a factor in admissions at Harvard."

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October 3, 2018

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate 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.