Today, Congressman Lieu sent a letter to Chairman Jason Chaffetz and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform requesting a hearing on the multiple sterilization failures of a medical device known as the duodenoscope.
LOS ANGELES – Congressman Ted W. Lieu (CA-33) has issued the following statement in light of the explosion at the Torrance Exxon Mobil Refinery:
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.
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).
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.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Ted Lieu (CA-33) has issued the following statement in response to the Administration’s new AUMF proposal:
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.
Washington – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-CA) issued the below statement following the release of President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2016 Budget:
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.
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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When Jeysson Minota bailed out of jail, he didn’t know within a week that he would end up on a respirator with a collapsed lung in the Intensive Care Unit at the Valley Medical Center. In jail, he didn’t know that the pain in his chest shortening his breath was actually a growing mass that was stretching his sternum, tearing wires inside of him from a previous operation.
"I'm informed that, you think that within 30 minutes the seven of you could make the internet unusable for the entire nation, is that correct?"
That question came from Sen. Fred Thompson (R-Tenn.) on May 19, 1998, while speaking with members of a Cambridge, Massachusetts hacker group known as The L0pht.
WASHINGTON — When North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) signed HB 2 into law in March, with the swish of a pen, he overturned all of the state’s local ordinances that protected lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people from being discriminated against.
In recognition of Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Calif.) hosted a screening of the award-winning television show “The Fosters,” followed by a panel discussion for an audience of over 200 foster youth, national policy experts, congressional staff and Congress members.
South Bay Rep. Ted Lieu says the U.S. Postal Service has a “systemic” issue with mail delivery problems in parts of western Los Angeles County that repeatedly requires his district staff to assist frustrated constituents.
DALLAS—Stockholders at Exxon Mobil Corp., the world's largest private-sector oil company, passed a proposal yesterday to nominate outside candidates to the board, a move that could affect the company's decisions on climate change.
Today’s Washington Brief
Law360, New York (May 24, 2016, 10:22 PM ET) -- A bipartisan pair of House lawmakers on Monday pressed their colleagues to do more to protect the security of their online communications, including by using end-to-end encryption and employing more complex passwords, saying it was "frightening" how easily hackers could gain access to their devices.
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Pasadena health officials said Wednesday that 16 patients were infected by dangerous bacteria from medical scopes at Huntington Hospital from January 2013 to August 2015, including 11 who have died.
It is not clear how many of those patients died from their infections. Health officials said that only one of the 11 death certificates listed the bacteria as the cause.