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June 4, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Yesterday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles)’s amendment to H.R.

June 1, 2015 Blog Post

Today, Congressman Lieu and Chairman Will Hurd of the Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Information Technology sent a letter to FBI Director James Comey. Both Lieu and Hurd hold computer science degrees.

May 29, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON - On Wednesday, June 3rd, Congressman Ted W. Lieu will host  a presentation of the acclaimed TV show Fortitude by Participant Media (creators of Oscar-winner An Inconvenient Truth) with an in-depth conversation between climate change leaders to follow.

May 28, 2015 Press Release

LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles) issued the following statement regarding the latest developments in the petroleum spill affecting the Southern California Coast.  The cause of the spill is currently undetermined.

May 19, 2015 Press Release

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May 18, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – On Tuesday, May 19, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles) will introduce the first federal ban on so-called “conversion therapy”.

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June 13, 2016 In The News

Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in light of yesterday’s tragedy at UCLA.

June 13, 2016 In The News

Eleven Filipino guest workers now have visas to work in the U.S. The workers, as one says, are "survivors" of human trafficking.

Earlier, they won a 15-million dollar judgment again L'Amande French Bakery. Their attorney says the Torrance and Beverly Hills bakeries are now closed.

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June 13, 2016 In The News

According to a report recently released by the Pasadena Public Health Department, nearly a dozen people may have died due to a superbug infection at Huntington Hospital contracted by improperly sterilized medical instruments.  

All told, 16 people were infected with bacteria.

June 13, 2016 In The News

FILIPINO workers, who prevailed in a yearlong legal battle against the owners of a French bakery in Southern California, now have temporary authorization to live and work in the US.

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June 13, 2016 In The News

After a year-long legal battle resulting in a $15.2 million default judgment last month, the 11 victims of human trafficking  who sued the owners of L’Amande French Bakery were also recently granted T visas, also known as T Nonimmigrant Status. T visas provide victims of human trafficking temporary legal status and work authorization and allow them to bring their families to the U.S.

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June 10, 2016 In The News

Nineteen Democratic members of California’s congressional delegation are encouraging their attorney general to continue her investigation into ExxonMobil Corp.’s climate science. 

June 7, 2016 In The News

The largest public pension fund in Washington, D.C. has successfully purged its $6.4 billion fund of all direct holdings in fossil fuels, city council members and climate activists announced Monday.

June 7, 2016 In The News

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.

June 6, 2016 In The News

"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.

June 6, 2016 In The News

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.

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