U.S. Representative Ed Royce

39th District of California
 
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  • Royce Statement on the Passing of Former CSUF President Dr. Milton Gordon
    Posted in Press Releases on April 19, 2017 | Preview rr

    "I will always remember Milt, first and foremost, as a very good friend. Our prayers are with Marge, their sons Patrick, Michael and Vincent, and the entire CSUF community.” Read more

  • Royce Calls on President Trump to Reaffirm Taiwan Relations Act and the Six Assurances
    Posted in Press Releases on April 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Asia and the Pacific

    Washington, D.C. – Ahead of President Trump’s meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping, U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) – along with 150 of his colleagues – sent a letter to President Trump that emphasizes the mutual interests between the U.S. and Taiwan and urges the president to reaffirm the Taiwan Relations Act and the Six Assurances as the cornerstone of U.S.-Taiwan bilateral relations. Text of the letter is below, and a signed copy is available here. Dear Mr. President: We write... Read more

  • Rep. Royce Announces Opening of CA-39 Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Releases on March 30, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) announced that his office is now accepting submissions from California’s 39th Congressional District for the 2017 Congressional Art Competition. The Congressional Art Competition is an annual contest organized to give the nation’s high school students an opportunity to showcase their artistic talents. All high school students within California's 39th Congressional District are encouraged to submit their favorite piece of origin... Read more

  • Congressman Royce Applauds Decision to Let Comfort Women Statue Stand
    Posted in Press Releases on March 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Asia and the Pacific

    Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the below statement after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a suit seeking the removal of the comfort women statue in Glendale’s Central Park: “I applaud the Supreme Court's decision to let the Glendale Peace Memorial stand. By remembering the past, including the women who suffered immensely, we help ensure these atrocities are never committed again. Now that the highest c... Read more

  • Royce Statement on the American Health Care Act
    Posted in Press Releases on March 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Washington, D.C. - U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) released the following statement on the American Health Care Act: “Southern Californians are struggling with rising health care costs, and today’s events leave this fact unchanged. I want to thank those – on all sides of this debate – who’ve reached out to share their stories. Rest assured, I will continue to work in a bipartisan and constructive manner on solutions to increase access to quality, affordable health care." ### Read more

  • Bipartisan Repeatedly Flooded Properties Insurance Reform Introduced
    Posted in Press Releases on March 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services

    Today, U.S. Representatives Ed Royce (R-Calif.) and Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) introduced H.R. 1558, the Repeatedly Flooded Communities Preparation Act. The bill aims to limit the financial resources expended by the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) on claims for properties flooded multiple times: “A tiny number of properties that are flooded and rebuilt over-and-over again are responsible for a massive chunk of the indebted NFIP's spending. Any serious effort by Congress to reform the Progr... Read more

  • Royce Pushes for Better Flood Risk Mitigation and Transparency
    Posted in Press Releases on March 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services

    Today, U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Calif.) questioned expert witnesses about his proposal to help local communities mitigate flood risk and ways to increase transparency in flood insurance coverage for homeowners during a Housing and Insurance Subcommittee hearing entitled “Flood Insurance Reform: A Community Perspective." “Mr. Hecht, you testified that, ‘Of course, no private market provider will choose to write FEMA’s severe repetitive loss properties.’ And really that’s no surprise, becau... Read more

  • Royce Statement on 2017 Women's Conference
    Posted in Press Releases on March 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) released the following statement on the postponement of his 2017 Women's Conference: "I meet with constituents of all political leanings, host tele-town halls while I'm in Washington to gather constituent feedback, and am home as much as possible. My office ensures that every constituent who writes, emails, calls, or visits me receives a response from me. “I've hosted a nonpartisan Women's Conference every year since 2009 that features speakers and reso... Read more

  • Royce Highlights Need for More Mitigation and Transparency in National Flood Insurance Program
    Posted in Press Releases on March 9, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services

    Today, U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Calif.) questioned a witness from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) about the need for greater flood risk mitigation and transparency during a Housing and Insurance Subcommittee hearing entitled “Flood Insurance Reform: FEMA’s Perspective.” “My question is sort of a follow up on the Chairman’s question concerning repetitive loss properties. I actually have bipartisan legislation with Mr. Blumenauer from Oregon on this. One of the things we seek... Read more

  • Chairman Royce Introduces Shark Fin Sales Ban
    Posted in Press Releases on March 9, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs

    Today, U.S. Representatives Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan (I-MP) introduced the Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act (H.R. 1456) to make the possession, sale, and purchase of shark fins illegal acts in the United States. “The United States can set an example for the rest of the world by shutting down its market for shark fins, which are often harvested by leaving these animals to die a slow and painful death at the bottom of the o... Read more