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May 19, 2015 Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 19, 2015
CONTACT: Jack d’Annibale | 202-330-1613

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”.

May 15, 2015 Blog Post

On May 15, 2015, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi appointed Congressman Lieu to the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CEEC).

Leader Pelosi's appointment letter can be found here.

May 13, 2015 Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 13, 2015
CONTACT: Jack d’Annibale | 202-330-1613

May 8, 2015 Blog Post

Today, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) responded to Congressman Ted W. Lieu's March 4, 2015 bipartisan letter (signed by 10 other members of Congress) detailing concerns over several superbug outbreaks tied to sterilization failures of a medical device known as the duodenoscope.

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June 13, 2016 In The News

June 10, 2016 -- California voters will be able to weigh in on the controversial 2010 U.S. Supreme Court decision that banned campaign spending limits for corporations on First Amendment grounds thanks to a bill co-sponsored by Sen. Ben Allen of Santa Monica.

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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.

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