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June 25, 2015 In The News

Elected office and military service have always been closely linked in American politics. But increasingly, when issues like sending troops to Syria or making deals with Iran come to the floor in Congress, they’re decided by a majority of members who have never served themselves.

May 19, 2015 In The News

Today, Congressman Lieu discussed the Therapeutic Fraud Prevention Act, the first federal bill to stop conversion therapy, on KNX 1070 News Radio in Los Angeles. Click here to listen to the interview. 

May 18, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON — On Tuesday morning, Democratic Rep. Ted Lieu of California will introduce a federal bill to ban commercial efforts to change people’s sexual orientation or gender identity — often called conversion therapy.

March 6, 2015 In The News

The auditorium at Torrance City Hall was nearly full Thursday night as several state senators heard testimony related to a Feb. 18 explosion at a nearby oil refinery.

March 6, 2015 In The News

Well before the recent superbug outbreaks at UCLA and Cedars-Sinai hospitals, federal health officials had labeled deadly CRE bacteria an urgent threat.

Yet there are still no national reporting requirements for the antibiotic-resistant superbug, and only 20 states have imposed any rules. California is not among them.

March 5, 2015 In The News

Do Californians have the right to “instruct” their elected representatives through the ballot?

March 5, 2015 In The News

By the time 18-year-old Aaron Young wound up at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles last October, he’d been wrestling for months with excruciating stomach pain and vomiting that repeatedly sent him to the emergency room.

March 5, 2015 In The News

After local and state officials praised new U.S. Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) on Sunday afternoon, the stage was set for the congressman to have his official district swearing-in — but then the fire alarm went off at UCLA’s Royce Hall.\

March 4, 2015 In The News

Saying a study of the Rim of the Valley Corridor's future is months overdue and stuck in "bureaucratic limbo," three local members of Congress are urging the National Park Service to release the report.