U.S. Representative Ed Royce

39th District of California
 
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  • Rep. Royce Praises Decision by USTR, Treasury Department to Sign U.S.-E.U. Covered Agreement
    Posted in Press Releases on July 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services

    WASHINGTON D.C. - 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 praising the decision by the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) and U.S. Treasury Department agreeing to sign the U.S.-E.U. covered agreement: “After nearly 18 months of discussions, collaboration and negotiations among relevant stakeholders, I’m pleased to see the U.S.-E.U. ... Read more

  • Rep. Royce: “The GROW Act will help American families put food on the dinner table”
    Posted in Press Releases on July 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Calif.) released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 23, the Gaining Responsibility on Water (GROW) Act, bipartisan legislation that he cosponsored aimed at modernizing water policies in California and throughout the entire Western United States: “California continues to be a dominant force in American agriculture. Californian farmers produce more than 400 commodities that represent over a third of the country’s vegetable... Read more

  • In Case You Missed It: Chairman Royce Joins U.S.-Korea Business Council in Welcoming President Moon to U.S.
    Posted in Press Releases on June 29, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs

    Chairman Royce joined Speaker of the House Paul Ryan to meet with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Thursday in the U.S. Capitol Building. WASHINGTON, D.C. — This week, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) joined members of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, U.S.-Korea Business Council, and Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry to welcome South Korean President Moon to the United States. Text of Chairman Royce’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, follows: “Good evening Your ... Read more

  • Majority of the House Now Supports Reps. Maloney & Royce’s Bill to Build an American Women’s History Museum on the Mall
    Posted in Press Releases on June 29, 2017 | Preview rr

    Click on the picture above to watch Thursday's press conference announcing that H.R. 19 had gained 227 bipartisan cosponsors. WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Congressman Ed Royce (R-CA) today announced that their bill to create a Smithsonian museum dedicated to American women’s history on the National Mall is now supported by a majority of the House of Representatives. With 227 co-sponsors, the representatives gave President Trump a joint letter at last week’s White... Read more

  • Chairman Royce Welcomes President Moon of South Korea to U.S.
    Posted in Press Releases on June 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Yesterday, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) delivered remarks on the House floor ahead of the Republic of Korea’s President Moon Jae-in’s visit to the United States. Below are the video and transcript of Chairman Royce’s remarks. “Mr. Speaker, I rise to welcome President Moon of South Korea to the United States of America as he makes his inaugural visit here later this week. “President Moon’s trip comes at a critical time – a critical time for America’... Read more

  • Bipartisan Support Grows for Rep. Royce’s Repeatedly Flooded Communities Preparation Act
    Posted in Press Releases on June 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services

    Click on the video above to watch Rep. Royce's remarks during Wednesday's Financial Services Committee Markup. WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Wednesday, the House Financial Services Committee passed five bills to reform and reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) including legislation sponsored by Representative Ed Royce (R-Calif.), H.R. 1558, the Repeatedly Flooded Communities Preparation Act. Highlights of his remarks from Wednesday’s markup are copied below: “It has been said that ‘in... Read more

  • The Hill: Support Grows for Smithsonian Museum of Women’s History
    Posted in Press Releases on June 22, 2017 | Preview rr

    (Published June 21, 2017) Momentum for a museum of women’s history on the National Mall is building, with 198 lawmakers signing on to co-sponsor legislation to create it. That’s a jump from 150 co-sponsors on June 6, a surge in support that is edging closer to a House majority. “I believe that there’s no reason not to support it,” said Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.), who introduced the bill. “It helps the country, it helps women, and it’s truly bipartisan.” Maloney took a letter to the White Hou... Read more

  • Rep. Royce Statement on Shooting at GOP Baseball Practice
    Posted in Press Releases on June 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    Click on the video above to watch Rep. Royce’s remarks from this morning’s House Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing addressing the shooting in Alexandria, VA. Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) gave the following remarks at this morning’s House Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing addressing the shooting at a Republican baseball team practice in Alexandria, VA: “Before we say or do anything else today, I want to pause and extend our thoughts and prayers for the wel... Read more

  • In Case You Missed It: Rep. Royce Recognizes All America Chinese Youth Federation’s “30 Under 30” Recipients
    Posted in Press Releases on June 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Asia and the Pacific

    (Courtesy of All America Chinese Youth Federation) U.S Representative, Chairman of the House Foreign Affair Committee, Hon. Ed Royce and Los Angeles county Supervisor Hon. Kathryn Barger with all other supervisors signed on congratulation letters and certificates to “AACYF 2017 30 under 30” all recipients during Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. All America Chinese Youth Federation (AACYF) started holding 30 under 30 selection for Chinese American from this year, 30 excellent young professi... Read more

  • Rep. Royce Applauds Passage of Bipartisan Bill to Restore Accountability at the VA
    Posted in Press Releases on June 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans' Affairs, Government Waste/Pork

    Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) released the following statement after the House passed the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act by a vote of 368-55: “For too long, the endless bureaucracy and red tape at the VA have protected underperforming and negligent employees instead of supporting our veterans. Providing the highest quality care for our nation’s heroes requires commonsense accountability measures such as those... Read more