October 2020

October 30, 2020

LOS ANGELES - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) introduced the Prevent Homelessness Act, legislation to combat the nation’s growing homelessness crisis. Specifically, the bill authorizes $500 million in grants annually to establish a Housing Stabilization Fund to cover expenses such as rent, utilities, legal services, and other short-term payments calculated to increase housing stability. The homeless crisis in Los Angeles has continued to worsen over the past several years. The 2020 Greater L.A.

October 27, 2020

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Congressman Jody Hice (R-GA), along with Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA), introduced bipartisan legislation to increase transparency and accountability within the federal government.

October 22, 2020

LOS ANGELES – Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Co-Chair Ted Lieu (CA-33) joined Representatives T.J. Cox (CA-21), Gil Cisneros (CA-39) and Mike Levin (CA-49) today to highlight everything the Representatives have delivered for California during their first term in Congress. The Members have reached across the aisle to get more than 150 bipartisan bills signed into law.

October 21, 2020

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) released the following statement after a bipartisan group of civil society organizations and individuals sent a letter to House leadership and the House Committee on Rules urging them to include the provisions of Rep. Lieu’s Congressional Inherent Contempt Resolution in the rules package for the 117th Congress. The resolution, introduced by Rep.

October 16, 2020

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Congresswoman Kathleen Rice (D-NY) urged Department of Justice Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz to open an investigation into whether U.S. Marshals task force officers had legitimate grounds to kill Michael Reinoehl, a suspect sought in connection of the death of a pro-Trump protester. The letter is in response to a New York Times investigation and statements from President Trump that prompted questions about whether law enforcement officers made any legitimate attempt to arrest Mr.

October 15, 2020

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D – Los Angeles County) and Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) introduced the Protect Peaceful Protests Act to address federal law enforcement overreach and uphold Americans’ First Amendment right to peacefully protest. The bill amends current law to prohibit the Attorney General from designating Drug Enforcement Administration officers to enforce non-drug related laws. It also restricts the ability of the U.S.

October 7, 2020

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D – Los Angeles County) issued the following statement announcing a nearly $1.4 million grant awarded to the Los Angeles Area Aerospace Ventures Accelerator Enhancement Project through the Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) 2020 Build to Scale (B2S) Venture Challenge.