November 2021

November 19, 2021

LOS ANGELES - On Tuesday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) virtually hosted his congressional district’s sixth-annual Congressional App Challenge and fourth-annual reception for the Challenge. Twenty-three students from fifteen high schools submitted eleven apps for this year’s competition.

November 19, 2021

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) voted along with his Democratic colleagues to pass the Build Back Better Act, a once-in-a generation bill to lower the everyday costs that burden working families – from health care to child care and more. The bill is fully paid for by making big corporations and the wealthiest pay their fair share.

November 16, 2021

WASHINGTON — Last week, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee and Congressman Ted Lieu asked, along with other Members of Congress, for the Republican Leader of the House, Leader McCarthy, to publicly request a House Ethics Committee Investigation of Congressman Gosar’s actions.

November 11, 2021

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) honors those who have served and sacrificed as members of our nation’s Armed Forces. Last weekend, Congressman Lieu marked Veterans Day with his annual “Conversations with Veterans” community gathering and listened to the stories of veterans from California’s 33rd District. Congressman Lieu invited non-veteran members of the community to attend the event to foster understanding and connection among veterans and those for whom they served.

November 10, 2021

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) introduced legislation to increase civil and criminal penalties for oil spills. The Increasing Penalties for Offshore Polluters Act, which was introduced with Reps.

November 6, 2021

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the House passed the Senate’s bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, and began the process of voting on the Build Back Better Act. The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act will now go to the President’s desk to be signed into law.

November 3, 2021

LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement on the efforts to provide homeless veterans at the Brentwood encampment outside of the West Los Angeles VA with housing options. On Monday, the West LA VA and community partners were able to help veterans staying at the encampment find alternative housing options and clear the encampment.

November 3, 2021

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County), Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Congresswoman Sara Jacobs (D-CA) announced the reintroduction of the Arms Sale Oversight Act, which would align House procedure for reviewing major arms sales with existing Senate procedure 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.