U.S. Representative Ed Royce

39th District of California
 
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  • 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

  • Rep. Royce Explores Economic Impacts of Lack of Short-Term Access to Capital
    Posted in Press Releases on December 9, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services, Economy and Jobs

    U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Calif.) questioned witnesses about the ramifications of recent rules and regulations on short-term access to capital during a Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises hearing entitled “The Impact of Regulations on Short-Term Financing.” “The United States is home to capital markets that are unmatched in terms of the size of our markets, the transparency, the depth, and the resiliency as we have seen. They provide the fuel that keeps the... Read more

  • Rep. Royce Recognized for Support of American Manufacturing
    Posted in Press Releases on October 12, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) received the coveted "Manufacturing Legislative Excellence Award" award from the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) for his support of legislation critical to American manufacturers. Rep. Royce's voting record in the current session of Congress has a 96% rating from NAM, one of the highest ratings of any Member of Congress from California. "Southern California's status as a leader in aerospace, aviation, and high-tech manufacturing is threatene... Read more

  • Chairman Royce Meets with the Asian American Business Community
    Posted in Press Releases on October 12, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Today, U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, convened a round table discussion with local business leaders from the Asian American community. The group spoke about federal issues of concern to small business owners including tax reform, trade agreements, access to capital, regulatory relief, and infrastructure investment. “Asian Americans make up a significant amount of the small business community, therefore I appreciate the feedback from t... Read more

  • Royce Examines the Negative Impact on Consumers of Growing Corporate Governance Red Tape
    Posted in Press Releases on September 26, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services, Economy and Jobs

    U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Calif.) recently questioned witnesses on the negative impact of rising corporate governance compliance costs on consumers during a Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises Subcommittee hearing entitled “Corporate Governance: Fostering a System that Promotes Capital Formation and Maximizes Shareholder Value.” "The U.S. has half as many publicly listed companies trading on its exchanges today as it did in 1996. That’s a pretty precipitous drop, and that ... Read more

  • Rep. Royce Awarded for Pro-Small Business Voting Record
    Posted in Press Releases on September 14, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) received the coveted "Guardian of Small Business" award from the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) for his support of legislation critical to small business owners and employees. Rep. Royce's voting record in the current session of Congress has a perfect rating from the Federation. "California's small businesses face enough red tape as it is, which is why I've made lowering the tax and regulatory burden on them a prio... Read more

  • House Passes Royce-Supported California Drought Relief Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on July 14, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Today, U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) voted in support of H.R. 5538, the Department of Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for FY 2017. The legislation includes substantial provisions for California drought relief. "Delivering relief from water shortages to California's families and farms shouldn't be about politics. I've worked to advance constructive solutions to the challenges our state faces while balancing environmental standards with the water needs o... Read more

  • Royce Questions Chair Yellen on Stock Volatility and Monetary Policy
    Posted in Press Releases on June 22, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services, Economy and Jobs

    U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Calif.), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, questioned Chair of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors Janet Yellen at the House Financial Services Committee hearing "Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy” today. “I am worried that the Federal Reserve has created a third pillar of monetary policy – that of a stable and rising stock market. I say that because then-Chairman Bernanke when he appeared here stated repeatedly that the goal of QE was... Read more

  • Fed Chair Janet Yellen 'Very Hopeful' for Economic Growth
    Posted in Ed in the News on June 22, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Fed Chair Janet Yellen 'Very Hopeful' for Economic Growth Fed Chair Janet Yellen rejected the notion that the Fed has a "third pillar" of policy to keep stock market prices afloat. On the second day of her semiannual congressional testimony Wednesday, Yellen was asked by Rep. Edward R. Royce, R-Calif., whether the U.S. central bank's monetary policy is tied to boosting Wall Street's equity values — in effect a "third pillar" to go along with the Fed's dual mandate of full employment and price st... Read more

  • On Capitol Hill, Yellen Finds Partisan Heat, Not Economic Light
    Posted in Ed in the News on June 22, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    On Capitol Hill, Yellen Finds Partisan Heat, Not Economic Light WASHINGTON — Year after year of disappointing growth in the United States. Disappearing middle-class jobs. Turmoil overseas, including the looming possibility that British voters will decide on Thursday to part ways with Europe. Urgent economic issues all. But what did some lawmakers on the House Financial Services Committee want to talk about on Wednesday when the Federal Reserve chairwoman, Janet Yellen, was called before them for... Read more