U.S. Representative Ed Royce

39th District of California
 
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  • Royce Questions the FHA's Readiness to Weather a Market Downturn
    Posted in Press Releases on February 11, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services, Homeowner Assistance

    Today, U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Calif.) questioned Mr. Edward Golding, Acting Commissioner of the Federal Housing Authority (FHA), on whether the FHA is able to withstand a downturn in the housing market at a Housing and Insurance Subcommittee Hearing entitled "The Future of Housing in America: Examining the Health of the Federal Housing Administration.” "The GSEs, under the direction of the FHFA, have engaged in innovative methods of offloading risk to shield the American taxpayers curre... Read more

  • Rep. Royce Presses Chair Yellen on Negative Interest Rate Implementation
    Posted in Press Releases on February 10, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services

    Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Calif.) questioned Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on the possible implementation of negative interest rates in the United States at a House Financial Services Committee hearing entitled “Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy.” After lengthy questioning by Rep. Royce, Chair Yellen concluded that negative interest rate policy is something that should be examined by the Federal Reserve. “In the spirit of prudent planning, in light... Read more

  • Chairman Royce Explores Global Coordination to Halt Money Laundering for Financing Terrorism
    Posted in Press Releases on February 4, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Financial Services

    U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Calif.), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, questioned witnesses on preventing money laundering from financing global terrorism at a Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing hearing entitled “Trading with the Enemy: Trade-Based Money Laundering is the Growth Industry in Terror Finance." “I guess the real surprise here is just how much money we’re talking about in terms of revenues to these governments in the Western hemisphere, across the develo... Read more

  • Royce Announces Congressional App Challenge CA-39 Exhibit Speakers
    Posted in Press Releases on February 3, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Today, U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) announced the speakers for this year's Congressional App Challenge Exhibit and Awards Ceremony which will feature mobile applications created by high school 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 look forward to seeing what th... Read more

  • Rep. Royce Pushes for Freeing Up Much-Needed Capital
    Posted in Press Releases on February 3, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services

    Today, U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Calif.) delivered remarks on the floor of the House of Representatives in favor of H.R. 2354, the Streamlining Excessive and Costly Regulations Review Act, included within Title V of H.R. 1675, the Capital Markets Improvement Act: "The reason this legislation is on the floor is because of the anemic economic growth that the United States is facing. We've got less than two percent economic growth. If we're going to get the economic engine running again, we'v... Read more

  • Royce Announces Congressional App Challenge CA-39 Exhibit and Awards Ceremony
    Posted in Press Releases on January 25, 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, which will feature mobile applications created by high school 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 look forward to seeing what the tal... Read more

  • California House Republican Delegation Statement on Drought Relief Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on January 15, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton), Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield), and the other members of the California House Republican delegation released the following joint statement on the current status of California drought relief legislation in Congress: “Over one month ago, the entire California House Republican delegation stood behind solutions to capture El Niño rain and snow for our constituents. That same day, Senator Feinstein promised that within a week she would produ... Read more

  • Reps. Royce and Pocan Launch Bipartisan Congressional Cooperative Business Caucus
    Posted in Press Releases on January 13, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services, Africa

    U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Calif.) and U.S. Representative Mark Pocan (D-Wisc.) have announced the founding of the Congressional Cooperative Business Caucus, a bipartisan initiative to promote the cooperative business model as a method of commerce that both stimulates local economies and empowers its members. "Cooperatives not only provide valuable goods and services to consumers around the world, they also offer their members a piece of their success,” said Rep. Royce. “As a longtime advoc... Read more

  • Miss America Nina Davuluri to Keynote Royce's 8th Annual Women's Conference
    Posted in Press Releases on January 13, 2016 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) announced that former Miss America Nina Davuluri will deliver the keynote address at his 8th Annual Women's Conference. The event, held in conjunction with the California State University, Fullerton's (CSUF) Philanthropic Foundation, will take place at CSUF's Titan Student Union Center (800 N. State College Boulevard, Fullerton, CA 92831) on Saturday, March 26, 2016. "Nina not only won the Miss America scholarship contest, she ... Read more

  • Rep. Royce to Attend FINRA Investor Education Forum
    Posted in Press Releases on January 12, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services

    U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) will attend "What Every Investor Needs to Know," a free workshop hosted by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) in Brea next month. The informational session will cover material that will assist attendees in making informed and prudent decisions regarding their retirement savings. "As a senior member of the House Financial Services Committee, I am acutely aware of the widespread need for greater retirement security and the tools that get ... Read more