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August 14, 2015 Press Release

Los Angeles - On the 80th anniversary of Social Security, Congressman Ted Lieu issued the following statement:

August 13, 2015 Press Release

Los Angeles - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles) issued the following statement in the wake of the latest U.S. airstrikes in Syria.

August 12, 2015 Press Release

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.

August 10, 2015 Press Release

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.

August 10, 2015 Press Release

Los Angeles - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D - Los Angeles), released the following statement on Super Typhoon Soudelor:

August 6, 2015 Press Release

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.

August 3, 2015 Press Release

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.

July 31, 2015 Blog Post

Today, Representative Lieu and Representative Karen Bass (D-CA) sent a letter to FAA Administrator Michael Huerta regarding the Santa Monica Airport. 



In The News

August 15, 2016 In The News

Members of Congress are pushing to block the sale of $1.15 billion worth of military equipment to Saudi Arabia as reports of civilian casualties continue to emerge from Yemen following strikes by the Saudi Arabia-led coalition.

August 15, 2016 In The News

A House Democrat is urging the Obama administration to stop assisting Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen following reports that its forces bombed a school.  

August 12, 2016 In The News

The Drug Enforcement Administration on Thursday rejected a petition to loosen federal restrictions on the use of marijuana. In making the move, however, the DEA did allow for more facilities to grow marijuana for use in medical research.

August 11, 2016 In The News

Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont led a chorus of critics after the Drug Enforcement Administration declined to allow the use of marijuana for medical purposes — the latest example of fast-changing politics in the war on drugs.

August 11, 2016 In The News

A California congressman wants answers as to why a federal funding source for local Jewish institutions to beef up security has mostly dried up.

Last fiscal year, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) issued about $1.9 million in security grants to 27 California nonprofit organizations — all but one of them Jewish — as part of its Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP).

August 5, 2016 In The News

In November, the American people will elect not just a President who signs and vetoes legislation, but the Commander in Chief of our Armed Forces.  This distinction is critical because the checks and balances in the Constitution largely go away when the President acts as a military commander.  That was an acceptable trade-off when weapons of war were muskets and cannons.  Today, the President i

July 28, 2016 In The News

PHILADELPHIA — Stephanie Murphy's family escaped Vietnam on a boat, eventually making it to the United States with aid from an American Navy ship.

July 27, 2016 In The News

U.S. Congressman Walter Jones, North Carolina’s 3rd District representative, has crossed the aisle to file a complaint before the Federal Election Commission seeking to end super PAC – political action committee – spending in US elections.

July 27, 2016 In The News

A U.S. lawmaker is renewing his push for Congress to toughen requirements on medical-device warnings, calling Olympus Corp.’s 2013 decision against issuing a broad alert to U.S. hospitals about scope-related superbug outbreaks “despicable.”

July 25, 2016 In The News

Auto-ISAC, the automotive industry’s threat information sharing group industry, released its best practices for cybersecurity in automobiles. 

The guidelines address a number of security issues that have frequently been brought up by researchers, including vulnerability disclosure and supply chain management.