U.S. Representative Ed Royce

39th District of California
 
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  • Landmark California Drought Relief Legislation Heads to Senate
    Posted in Press Releases on December 8, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeowner Assistance

    Today, U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) voted for S. 612, the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act, legislation to alleviate water shortages in California. The landmark compromise is the result of negotiations between California House Republicans and U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and will now be considered in the U.S. Senate. "Delivering relief from water shortages to California's families and farms isn't about politics. I'm glad that both sides of the... Read more

  • Reps. Royce and Moore Lay Foundation for Future GSE Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on December 8, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services

    Today, U.S. Representatives Ed Royce (R-Calif.) and Gwen Moore (D-Wisc.), introduced H.R. 6487, the Taxpayer Protections and Market Access for Mortgage Finance Act, legislation requiring the GSEs to increase credit risk transfers (CRT) with the private sector. “Growing private sector participation in the secondary housing market reduces taxpayer exposure to future losses. Congress should encourage Fannie and Freddie to increase the amount and the types of credit risk transfer transactions to the... Read more

  • Rep. Royce Supports 21st Century Cures
    Posted in Press Releases on November 30, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) released the following statement after voting for the 21st Century Cures Act, landmark legislation to strengthen the government's search for cures to diseases like cancer, Alzheimer's, and cystic fibrosis, reform the nation's mental health care system, and bolster the fight against opioid abuse: "Today's effort is the culmination of years of feedback from doctors, nurses, scientists, and, most importantly, patients. I was glad to be a part of this victo... Read more

  • Chairman Royce Statement on Chao DOT Nomination
    Posted in Press Releases on November 29, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Calif.), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement regarding the nomination of Elaine Chao for United States Secretary of Transportation: “Elaine Chao is a friend, and I've always been impressed with her leadership ability and grasp on the challenges facing our country. She will make an excellent Transportation Secretary and I look forward to working with her to address Southern California's infrastructure needs, such as fun... Read more

  • Reps. Royce and Honda Support Sec. Norman Mineta for the Congressional Gold Medal
    Posted in Press Releases on November 15, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans' Affairs

    Today, U.S. Representatives Ed Royce (R-Calif.) and Mike Honda (D-Calif.) introduced legislation to award the Congressional Gold Medal to Norman Yoshio Mineta, a former U.S. Secretary of Transportation, U.S. Representative, and Mayor of San Jose, California. “Since the American Revolution, Congressional Gold Medals have been commissioned to show our nation’s highest expression of gratitude to those who have contributed greatly to our country. Secretary Norman Mineta’s lifetime of service is dese... Read more

  • Royce Questions Chair White on Cumulative Impact of SEC Regulations
    Posted in Press Releases on November 15, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services

    Today, U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Calif.) questioned U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Mary Jo White about the cumulative impact of Commission regulations during a House Financial Services Committee hearing entitled “Examining the SEC’s Agenda, Operations, and FY 2018 Budget Request.” “The focus of the SEC originally was, and I think should continue to be, the strength and resilience of our markets. That is critical to economic growth, to the jobs that are created thereby.... Read more

  • Rep. Royce Protects CalGuard Bonuses
    Posted in Press Releases on November 15, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans' Affairs

    Today, U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) cosponsored the VET Bonus Act (H.R. 6316), legislation to stop U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) efforts to reclaim bonuses rightfully paid to California National Guard members. “Bonus payments made in good faith to CalGuard members shouldn't be touched. These soldiers shouldn't be punished for serving their country,” said Rep. Royce. On October 22, 2016, the Los Angeles Times reported that nearly 10,000 soldiers in the California National Guard h... Read more

  • Rep. Royce Announces CA-39 Congressional App Challenge Winners
    Posted in Press Releases on November 10, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton), national Co-Chair of the Congressional App Challenge, announced the winners of his district's competition: Christopher Jhaveri, Christopher Leung, Jason Kwan, and Santiago Torres of the La Puente Valley Regional Occupational Program at Los Altos High School. The winning students created Election Connection, a mobile application designed to educate voters on candidates' political positions. Rep. Royce made his announcement during the competition's Exhib... Read more

  • Rep. Royce Announces Congressional App Challenge Exhibit and Awards Ceremony
    Posted in Press Releases on November 1, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Today, U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) announced details of this year's Congressional App Challenge Exhibit and Awards Ceremony, featuring mobile applications created by over 100 participating students from California's 39th Congressional District. A panel of independent judges will determine the winning team and Rep. Royce will announce their decision at the ceremony. Competition winners will have their work displayed in the United States Capitol. “I've had the opportunity to visit s... Read more

  • Rep. Royce Visits Fullerton Congressional App Challenge Competitors
    Posted in Press Releases on October 24, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Today, U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) visited Fullerton School District members participating in the 2016 Congressional App Challenge, including Nicolas Junior High School and Robert C. Fisler Elementary School. Rep. Royce was selected as the national Co-Chair of the Congressional App Challenge due to his leadership in promoting STEM education. “As Co-Chair of the Congressional App Challenge, I know that a workforce proficient in STEM skills is critical to the United States leading t... Read more