Los Angeles - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles) issued a statement following a visit by Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James to Los Angeles Air Force Base (LA AFB). LA AFB is located in California’s 33rd Congressional District and is where Congressman Lieu performs his Air Force Reserve duty.
Los Angeles - Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles) issued the following statement regarding the July 22 letter from Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Inspector General (IG) Patrick McFarland to OPM Acting Director Beth Cobert stating that the Office of the Chief Information Officer has “hindered and interfered with” his office’s oversight.
Los Angeles - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D - Los Angeles), released the following statement on Super Typhoon Soudelor:
For Immediate Release: August 6, 2015 | Contact: Marc Cevasco, 202-225-3976
Washington—Senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer and Representative Ted Lieu (all D-Calif.) today called on the House and Senate Veterans Affairs Committees to facilitate housing for homeless and disadvantaged veterans at the West Los Angeles VA campus.
Los Angeles - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles) issued the following statement of support for President Obama’s Clean Power Plan (CPP). The CPP would place the first ever limits on carbon pollution from our nation’s power sector; the reductions from the CPP are also critical to meeting the U.S.
Today, Representative Lieu and Representative Karen Bass (D-CA) sent a letter to FAA Administrator Michael Huerta regarding the Santa Monica Airport.
“I celebrate the anniversary honoring some of the most important programs America has ever created – Medicare and Medicaid. With their landmark passage in 1965, our country firmly took the position that the most vulnerable in our society should not live in poverty because of a lack of health insurance.
Los Angeles - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles) issued the following statement regarding his participation in an upcoming congressional delegation trip to Israel.
Los Angeles - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles) issued the following statement in opposition to the REINS Act (H.R.
Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles) issued the following statement on the passage of H.R. 1599, the so-called “Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act,” otherwise known as the “Deny Americans the Right to Know” or “DARK” Act.
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The bipartisan campaign to block American arms sales to Saudi Arabia is growing, both within and outside the government.
Rep. Ted Lieu, D-California, introduced a new bill on Tuesday morning that would block a $1.15 billion U.S. weapons deal with the Saudi regime.
South Bay area politicians and activists on Monday called for a ban on an acid used at the Torrance refinery, speaking just hours after residents were presented with an unplanned flareup at the facility.
Hydrofluoric acid is used in the refining of petroleum to create gasoline, but it can pose a danger to the public when not handled properly.
Last week, a bipartisan quarter of senators — Rand Paul, Chris Murphy, Al Franken, and Mike Lee — introduced a joint resolution to block the $1.15 billion sale of Abrams tanks and other major defense articles to Saudi Arabia in light of concerns about the kingdom’s actions in Yemen.
Santa Monica has been named one of seven winners of the 2016 RWJF Culture of Health Prize awarded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
The Republican-led House Science Committee on Wednesday held an "unusual" hearing, alleged to have been "orchestrated on behalf of ExxonMobil" and criticized as an abuse of congressional power.
• Legal experts say House within its authority to subpoena Exxon probe documents
• Democrats call the subpoenas inappropriate and out of committee's jurisdiction
Rep. Lamar Smith argued on Wednesday that not only does his House Science committee have the authority to subpoena two state attorneys general investigating ExxonMobil, but a constitutional obligation to ensure that science isn't being undermined by such investigations.
The purpose of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology has never been less clear than it was on Wednesday, when it held a hearing to deliberate over whether the committee has the authority to subpoena environmental groups and state attorneys general over an ongoing investigation into alleged fraud by Exxon.
Who can subpoena who? That’s the issue a House committee and attorneys debated today when it comes to potential climate change-related fraud.
We were recently struck by a splashy new Exxon ad campaign designed to show off a surprising side of the oil and gas giant. The ads, which debuted during the Olympics, feature the smiling faces of Exxon scientists and engineers hard at work on algae-based biofuels, energy efficiency, and other tools to fight climate change.