February 2020

February 13, 2020

WASHINGTON – Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the Department of Transportation transmitted to Congress the Full Funding Grant Agreement (FFGA) for the Westside Purple Line Extension Section 3 Project. Following a 30-day Congressional Review Period, Los Angeles County Metro will receive nearly $1.3 billion in funding for the project.

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February 6, 2020

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the House passed the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act, a bold proposal to strengthen workers’ power to join a union and hold wealthy corporations accountable for violating workers’ rights.

February 6, 2020

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Rep. Ted Lieu (CA-33), a Vice Chair of the Equality Caucus, and Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18), Co-Chair of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, welcomed Dan Reynolds, the lead vocalist for Imagine Dragons, Tyler Glenn of Neon Trees, and Carmen Carrera of RuPaul’s Drag Race to the United States Capitol to share concerns impacting LGBTQ youth, including the need for a federal ban on taxpayer-funded conversion “therapy.”

February 4, 2020

WASHINGTONToday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) announced that Gary Hall Jr., former Olympic swimmer and outspoken patient advocate, will join him at the State of the Union in Washington, DC on February 4, 2020. After being diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes, Hall went on to become an Olympic champion, winning a career total of ten Olympic medals. Although he represented America on the global stage, he still struggled to afford health insurance and insulin payments.

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