U.S. Representative Ed Royce

39th District of California
 
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  • Actress and Activist Maggie Q to Keynote Royce's 9th Annual Women's Conference
    Posted in Press Releases on February 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) announced that actress and activist Maggie Q will deliver the keynote address at his 9th Annual Women's Conference. The event will take place at California State University, Fullerton's Titan Student Union Center (800 N. State College Boulevard, Fullerton, CA 92831) on Saturday, April 8, 2017. "Maggie and I share a passion on the important causes of advancing women's rights and international conservation. I look forward to her sharing the insight... Read more

  • Reps. Royce, Sinema, and Sewell Push for Credit Score Competition
    Posted in Press Releases on February 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services, Homeowner Assistance

    Today, U.S. Representatives Ed Royce (R-CA), Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), and Terri Sewell (D-AL) introduced H.R. 898, the Credit Score Competition Act. The bill enables Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to consider alternative credit scoring models when making mortgage purchasing decisions. “Alternative credit score consideration by the GSEs is a win-win: it opens up the market in a responsible manner for those qualified to buy a home and eliminates the government-backed monopoly in credit scoring. That's w... Read more

  • Royce Statement on UC Berkeley Funding and Riots
    Posted in Press Releases on February 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) released the following statement on last night's riots at the University of California, Berkeley and the President's reaction to the events: “Cal students on work-study or scholarships shouldn’t be punished for the actions of a select few, and I’ll push back against any move to do so. UC Berkeley was right to embrace a free exchange of ideas. Those who destroyed campus property or committed acts of violence should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of ... Read more

  • Chairman Royce Statement on Chao DOT Confirmation
    Posted in Press Releases on January 31, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Calif.), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement regarding the confirmation of Elaine Chao as the 18th United States Secretary of Transportation: “Secretary Chao's confirmation by a 93-6 vote is a testament to her leadership ability, prior service to our country, and vision for rebuilding America's transportation network. I count Elaine as a close friend and look forward to working with her to meet Southern California's in... Read more

  • Chairman Royce Celebrates the Lunar New Year
    Posted in Press Releases on January 30, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Asia and the Pacific

    U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, celebrated the Lunar New Year this past weekend throughout Southern California. He attended the following events: - Irvine Chinese School/SCCCA Lunar New Year Event (Irvine, CA) - Sunny Hills High School Lunar New Year Event (Fullerton, CA) - Hsi Lai Temple Lunar New Year Event (Hacienda Heights, CA) - Korean American Federation of Orange County's 2017 New Year Music Night (Anaheim, CA) - Orange County S... Read more

  • Reps. Royce and Pocan Launch Bipartisan Congressional Cooperative Business Caucus
    Posted in Press Releases on January 30, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Small Business

    U.S. Representatives Ed Royce (R-Calif.) and Mark Pocan (D-Wisc.) have founded the Congressional Cooperative Business Caucus, a bipartisan initiative to promote the cooperative business model as a method of commerce that they will co-chair during the 115th Congress. "Cooperative businesses provide valuable goods and services, build wealth in local communities, and offer their members a piece of their success,” said Rep. Royce. “As a longtime advocate of cooperative businesses, from California’s ... Read more

  • Royce Statement on Recent Immigration Executive Order
    Posted in Press Releases on January 30, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Terrorism

    U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement regarding the Administration's recent immigration-related executive order: “I support measures to better guard against threats from terror hotspots and strengthen our vetting process, but I have serious concerns with the implementation of this executive order. It is now clear that proper coordination and communication with appropriate agencies and law enforcement did not ... Read more

  • Royce Assigned to Subcommittees on Financial Institutions, Consumer Credit, GSEs, and Insurance
    Posted in Press Releases on January 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services

    U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Calif.) released the following statement after being assigned to the Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee and the Housing and Insurance Subcommittee by House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) for the 115th Congress: "Despite being almost a decade removed from the financial crisis, we still grapple with the same moral hazard that wreaked havoc on our economy. As a member of the Housing and Insurance Subcommittee, I'll... Read more

  • Chairman Royce Recognizes the Lunar New Year
    Posted in Press Releases on January 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Asia and the Pacific

    U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement after introduction of a resolution he cosponsored calling for Congressional recognition of the Lunar New Year: "The Lunar New Year brings friends and family together for good food, festivities, and blessings for the new year. Asian Americans make up a vibrant part of the American story; it's only right that the United States Congress recognizes the millions of people cele... Read more

  • Royce: Covered Agreement Levels the Insurance Playing Field
    Posted in Press Releases on January 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services

    U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Calif.), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and a senior member of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement in reaction to the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) and Treasury Department finalizing terms of a U.S.-E.U. covered agreement: "After the implementation of Solvency II which disadvantaged U.S. companies, this historic agreement gives American reinsurers the opportunity to compete on a level ... Read more