U.S. Representative Ed Royce

39th District of California
 
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  • Chairman Royce Defends the Memory of "Comfort Women"
    Posted in Press Releases on March 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Asia and the Pacific

    U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, delivered the following statement via a staff member at the Glendale Peace Memorial today in response to the Japanese's government's continuing efforts to remove the statue tribute to "comfort women": "It is an honor to address this important issue to which we have all been committed for so long. And I want to thank the city of Glendale for its efforts to protect this important monument. As Chairman of t... Read more

  • Royce Statement on Joint Session of Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on February 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement ahead of this evening’s joint session of Congress: “Tonight’s joint session of Congress marks an important moment for our country. All of us must come together to meet the challenges facing America head on. After eight years of failed foreign policies, we face more threats than ever before. At the same time, I hear every day from Southern Californians who are still trying... Read more

  • Royce Highlights Benefits of Covered Agreement
    Posted in Press Releases on February 16, 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, highlighted the benefits of enacting a U.S.-EU covered agreement during a Housing and Insurance Subcommittee hearing entitled “Assessing the U.S.-EU Covered Agreement.” “In my committees, there is a practical limitation, I usually only have three or four witnesses. But in this particular case, if we’re going to have a full conversation about this... Read more

  • Royce Questions Chair Yellen on Financial System Safety and Soundness
    Posted in Press Releases on February 15, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services

    Today, U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) questioned Chair of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors Janet Yellen on bolstering the safety and soundness of the U.S. financial system through the CHOICE Act and housing finance reform during a House Financial Services Committee hearing entitled "Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy." “We know on the one hand, that overleveraged institutions are vulnerable to market shocks. We remember the consequences. If you look back at the overleveragin... Read more

  • 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