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Congressman Ted Lieu

Representing the 33rd District of California

Women, Children, and Families

 

Representative Lieu speaks out against attacks on women's health care at the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee's hearing on Planned Parenthood on September 29, 2015. 
 

Click here to learn more about Representative Lieu's strong support for Planned Parenthood and reproductive rights.

 

 

More on Women, Children, and Families

September 3, 2017 In The News

Representative Ted Lieu (D-CA) has reintroduced an amendment to cut funds from the Drug Enforcement Agency’s (DEA) cannabis eradication program through their Salaries and Expenses Account. In 2016, the budget for the eradication program was $18 million and the amendment would cut that in half. The funds would be redirected to domestic abuse prevention and juvenile justice programs.

July 18, 2017 In The News

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The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) is a proposed amendment to the Constitution that was first introduced into Congress in 1923. It would establish equality between men and women.

And in 2017, almost 100 years later, it still hasn't become law. This means that according to US law, women do not have equal rights.

June 28, 2017 In The News

Today Democratic Congressman Ted Lieu of California wrote to the NSA in an appeal for the agency to do anything in its power to stop the spread of the global ransomware (or potentially just disguised as ransomware) attack that began yester

June 20, 2017 Press Release

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WASHINGTON - Today, on World Refugee Day, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R I Florida) introduced a House Resolution reaffirming the United States’ commitment to the protection of refugees and displaced persons.  Rep. Lieu introduced a similar bill in the 114th Congress.

May 27, 2017 In The News

LOS ANGELES >> The drill at Los Angeles National Cemetery was simple: approach a grave, recite the name of its veteran, plant a U.S. flag firmly before the stone, taking care that it stands straight and true. Pause. And salute.

The exercise was repeated 88,887 times on Saturday by thousands of Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts from across Los Angeles. Their mission: to honor American warriors for Memorial Day

March 22, 2017 Press Release

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MEDIA ADVISORY:
REP. TED W. LIEU ON HBO’S REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER
THIS FRIDAY, MARCH 24th 10PM ET | PT

March 17, 2017 Press Release

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WashingtonToday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement on President Trump’s budget blueprint for Fiscal Year 2018.

“I have now reviewed Donald Trump’s first budget.  It is a ridiculous budget from a ridiculous President.  His crazy budget proposal is a disaster and it’s dangerous.” 

March 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued a statement upon introduction of the No Money Bail Act of 2017, a bail reform bill that seeks to eliminate the use of money bail.  No one should be held in jail solely because of the inability to pay bail.  More than 2.3 million people are incarcerated in America, of which 450,000 individuals have never been convicted of a crime and are often detained because they cannot afford to pay bail.  Mr.

January 13, 2017 Press Release

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WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement in response to House Republicans taking the first step in their attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act:

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