U.S. Representative Ed Royce

39th District of California
 
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  • 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

  • Rep. Royce Speaks Out In Support of California's Community Banks and Credit Unions
    Posted in Press Releases on June 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — This week, U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Calif.) spoke on the House floor in support of H.R. 10, the Financial CHOICE Act which will provide much needed relief to California's community financial institutions in a responsible and proactive way. Copied below are his remarks. “I would like to make the point, I’m from the state of California and that has long been the innovation capital for new ideas in America and for high-tech. A place where a person with an idea, hard-work ... Read more

  • Movement to Establish a National Women's History Museum is Gaining Steam
    Posted in Press Releases on June 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC — The movement to establish a new Smithsonian museum dedicated to American women’s history is gaining steam. The bill to create a women’s history museum (HR 19), sponsored by Reps. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Ed Royce (R-CA), just passed the 150 cosponsor mark and the Smithsonian Institute is now raising funds for an American Women’s History Initiative. Under the new initiative the Smithsonian will hire new curators, survey its collection and begin to “amplify the voices of women f... Read more

  • 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