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February 19, 2015 Press Release

LOS ANGELES – Congressman Ted W. Lieu (CA-33) has issued the following statement in light of the explosion at the Torrance Exxon Mobil Refinery:

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February 13, 2015 Press Release

Dear Friend,

It is an honor and a privilege to serve as the new Member of Congress representing California’s 33rd Congressional District.  I am following in the great legacy of Henry Waxman and look forward to serving you as he did.

February 12, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles) issued the following statement regarding the continued closure of the Long Beach and Los Angeles ports by the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA).

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February 11, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu hosted a meeting between Democratic members and the Board of Trustees of Agudath Israel of America.  Issues discussed were preserving social services, combatting global Anti-Semitism, support for Israel, Iran sanctions, and increased funding for education.

February 11, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Ted Lieu (CA-33) has issued the following statement in response to the Administration’s new AUMF proposal:

February 8, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Ted Lieu (D-Torrance) issued the following statement today regarding PMA's decision to suspend all vessel work from 5:00 p.m. February 6 to 8:00 a.m. February 9.

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February 2, 2015 Press Release

Washington – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-CA) issued the below statement following the release of President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2016 Budget:

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January 28, 2015 Press Release

Los Angeles, CA – Today, Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert A. McDonald visited the West Los Angeles VA Medical Center to announce that a groundbreaking settlement has been reached by the parties in the pending appeal in Valentini v.

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January 26, 2015 Press Release

Los Angeles, CA – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-CA) released a letter he wrote to the House Committees on Veterans Affairs and the Budget requesting an increase in both the number of federal HUD-VASH vouchers and the amount of each voucher. 

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January 23, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-CA) announced his appointment to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform for the 114th Congress. As the primary investigative body for the House of Representatives, the Committee has the authority to scrutinize any matter within the jurisdiction of standing House committees.

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In The News

July 14, 2015 In The News

Controversial three-year lease deals for tenants at Santa Monica Airport drew hundreds of airport opponents the last time they went before the City Council, and now they are back on the agenda for Tuesday's meeting.

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July 13, 2015 In The News

The agency at the center of the likely largest-ever government data breach announced Thursday that more than 22 million people have had their personal information stolen.

July 13, 2015 In The News

When the number of Americans hit by the Office of Personnel Management’ data breaches reached 22 million, Katherine Archuleta finally gave her growing chorus of critics what they wanted on Friday: She let it be someone else’s problem.

But Archuleta’s resignation as OPM director accomplished little, both her detractors and supporters agree, beyond quieting the calls for her ouster.

July 13, 2015 In The News

The embattled director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has resigned, bowing to mounting pressure from Capitol Hill for her to step aside over a devastating government hack.


July 13, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON— Katherine Archuleta, the embattled Office of Personnel Management director, resigned Friday as the backlash grew over her office’s handling of the extensive hacking of millions of federal employee records that included security-clearance details dating back 15 years.

July 13, 2015 In The News

Reps. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) and Steve Russell (R-Okla.) plan to introduce a bill to transfer stewardship of federal security clearance records from the Office of Personnel Management to another agency.

July 13, 2015 In The News

Lawmakers look to strip OPM after hack. It might be a little too late for this, but there’s the making of a bipartisian movement in Congress to strip the Office of Personnel Management of its control over security clearances. “OPM was never designed to deal with national security,” Rep.

July 13, 2015 In The News

MORE QUESTIONS ARISE ABOUT OPM HACK: Now that former OPM Director Katherine Archuleta has resigned, lawmakers and executive branch officials are starting to grapple with the long-term consequences of the theft of personal information for more than 21 million people from OPM networks.

July 13, 2015 In The News

Lawmakers are debating whether to strip the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) of its control over security clearances after hackers made off with nearly 20 million background check forms housed at the agency.

July 13, 2015 In The News

Reps. Ted Lieu (above) and Steve Russell plan to introduce legislation that would take oversight of the security clearance system away from OPM.

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