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February 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the Department of Transportation transmitted to Congress the Full Funding Grant Agreement (FFGA) for the Westside Purple Line Extension Section 3 Project.

February 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the House passed the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act, a bold proposal to strengthen workers’ power to join a union and hold wealthy corporations accountable for violating workers’ rights.

February 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTONToday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) announced that Gary Hall Jr., former Olympic swimmer and outspoken patient advocate, will join him at the State of the Union in Washington, DC on February 4, 2020.

January 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the house passed the Never Again Education Act, a bipartisan bill meant to strengthen Holocaust education efforts in the United States.

January 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) sent a letter to Defense Secretary Mark Esper calling for a regular public disclosure of the number of animals the Defense Department uses in its research. Presently, the American public does not have a full accounting of all species used in animal research at the DoD.

January 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) spoke on the House floor in support of the House’s concurrent resolution to stop the President's use of armed forces in Iran without Congressional authorization. The resolution passed on a bipartisan basis. In his remarks, Rep.


In The News

October 7, 2019 In The News

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) dedicated a new columbarium Oct. 5 that will double the capacity of Los Angeles National Cemetery in California.

October 2, 2019 In The News

Amid allegations that President Trump abused his power by pressuring Ukraine to investigate one of his political rivals, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) opened a formal impeachment inquiry.

September 24, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON – California lawmakers had varying reactions to Speaker Nancy Pelosi's announcement that the House would be moving forward with an official impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump.

September 19, 2019 In The News

The State Department said Thursday that it was withdrawing $100 million in aid to Afghanistan and withholding another $60 million because of government corruption, a week before an election in which President Ashraf Ghani hopes to win a second term in office.

September 15, 2019 In The News

As the communications blockade and curfew imposed in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) enters its second month, members of the US Congress on Saturday hit out at New Delhi for its “unacceptable restrictions.”

September 12, 2019 In The News

Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) congratulated comedian Bowen Yang after Yang was named the first Asian American cast member in “Saturday Night Live's” history.

September 4, 2019 In The News

A new policy is rescinding the citizenship rights of children of service members in certain situations — this bill aims to fight it. 

Last week, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a new policy that would mean not all children born to American service members outside of the U.S. automatically earn citizenship.

August 15, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON (AP) — An immigrant from Taiwan who is a now a Democratic California congressman has emerged as one of the most confrontational voices against President Donald Trump and his immigration policies.

August 13, 2019 In The News

House Democrats urged President Donald Trump to stop deporting Iraq nationals on Tuesday after a deported Michigan man died last week of a diabetic crisis.