U.S. Representative Ed Royce

39th District of California
 
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  • MENG AND ROYCE SEEK TO CREATE POSTAGE STAMP IN HONOR OF THE APPROXIMATELY 12,000 CHINESE RAILROAD WORKERS WHO HELPED CONSTRUCT AMERICA’S FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD
    Posted in Press Releases on May 11, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Asia and the Pacific

    Today, during Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) and U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) reintroduced a resolution that urges the United States Postal Service to issue a commemorative postage stamp in honor of the Chinese railroad workers who helped build America’s first Transcontinental Railroad from 1865 to 1869. This week marks the 148th anniversary of the railroad’s completion. Approximately 12,000 Chinese immigrant laborers worked under extremely dangerous a... Read more

  • Reps. Royce, Lieu Recognize Chinese American Veterans
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) and Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) introduced today the Chinese American World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act (H.R. 2358). The bipartisan legislation recognizes the dedicated service of Chinese American veterans of World War II and collectively awards them the Congressional Gold Medal. Chairman Royce: “The United States remains forever indebted to the bravery, valor, and dedication that the Chinese American veterans of World ... Read more

  • Royce Statement on the American Health Care Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Royce Statement on the American Health Care Act Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) released the following statement after the House passed the American Health Care Act, H.R. 1628: “Under current law, Southern Californians are paying more and more for fewer choices. Too many families are struggling with premiums that are out of control. And things are only getting worse. "That’s why I voted today to move the reform process forward. This bill, while far from perfect, is ... Read more

  • Chairman Royce Receives Highest Korean Honor
    Posted in Press Releases on May 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Asia and the Pacific

    Washington, D.C. – House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) today received The Order of Diplomatic Service Merit, Gwanghwa Medal, 1st Class, for his significant contributions to strengthening relations between the Republic of Korea and the United States. The medal is the highest honor a foreign dignitary can receive from the Republic of Korea. On receiving the award, Chairman Royce said: “I am honored to receive one of Korea’s highest distinctions. I have long championed closer ... Read more

  • Reps. Royce, Maloney, Love and Keating Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Combat Human Trafficking
    Posted in Press Releases on April 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Crime and Victims' Rights, Human Rights

    Reps. Royce, Maloney, Love and Keating Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Combat Human Trafficking Washington, D.C. – House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) and Reps. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), Mia Love (R-UT), and Bill Keating (D-MA) have introduced the End Banking for Human Traffickers Act (H.R. 2219) to help law enforcement and the financial industry better detect money laundering related to human trafficking. Chairman Royce: “Human trafficking has devastated the lives of tens of mil... Read more

  • 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