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  • Rep. Royce Applauds DOJ for Supporting Asian-American Students Suing Harvard over Discriminatory Admissions Practice
    Posted in Press Releases on September 4, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Human Rights

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — This week, Representative Ed Royce (CA-39), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement after the the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a legal brief in support of a lawsuit accusing Harvard University of limiting the number of Asian-American students it admits: “As a longtime champion of merit-based college admissions, I commend the Justice Department’s brief critical of Harvard University’s admissions practice in the lawsuit brought... Read more

  • Rep. Royce to Host 2018 Fall Military Academy Night
    Posted in Press Releases on August 1, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The office of U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) will host an informational Military Academy Night session on Wednesday September 5, 2018 for young men and women from California's 39th Congressional District interested in attending one of our nation's military academies. Each year, Rep. Royce has the privilege of nominating local high school students of the highest caliber for admission to the United States Military Academy, United States Naval Academy, United States Air For... Read more

  • Rep. Royce Calls on House to Pass Bipartisan Reforms to Avoid a Lapse of Flood Insurance Program
    Posted in Press Releases on July 25, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services, Homeowner Assistance

    Click on the video above to watch Rep. Royce's remarks from the House floor on reforming the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) this past Tuesday. WASHINGTON, D.C. — This week, Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) spoke on the House floor in support of bipartisan reforms that will extend the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) which is currently set to lapse on July 31, 2018. Below is Representative Royce’s statement as prepared for delivery: “Mr. Speaker, we stand here today doing what we h... Read more

  • Rep. Royce Questions Fed Chair Powell on Housing Finance Reform and Money Market Funds
    Posted in Press Releases on July 19, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services

    Click on the video above to watch Rep. Royce's remarks during Wednesday's Financial Services Committee Hearing with Jerome Powell, Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. WASHINGTON, D.C. — This week, Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) participated in a House Financial Services Committee Hearing Entitled “Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy.” During the hearing, Rep. Royce questioned Jerome Powell, Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, about housin... Read more

  • Reps. Royce, Blumenauer Introduce Legislative Package Extending and Enhancing National Flood Insurance Program
    Posted in Press Releases on July 18, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services, Homeowner Assistance

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — This week, Representatives Ed Royce (R-CA) and Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) introduced the NFIP Extension and Enhanced Consumer and Community Protections Act of 2018 (H.R. 6402) — a bipartisan package of eight bills from the House Financial Services Committee to reform and extend the National Flood Insurance Program through November 30, 2018. H.R. 6402 includes common sense reforms to NFIP that ensure flood protections to those who need it while improving flood mapping and mitigatio... Read more

  • Royce Voices Opposition to Unconstitutional, Anti-Competitive Insurance Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on July 9, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — With the House poised to pass the International Insurance Standards Act of 2017 (H.R. 4537) on the suspension calendar this week, U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) issued the following statement: “This bill is not only unconstitutional but anti-competitive; hampering our ability to represent U.S. interests in international fora. Supporters of this bill, including many State regulators represented by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, appear more interested ... Read more

  • Multiple Royce Wins Included in Economic Regulatory Relief Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on May 22, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services, Small Business, Jobs and the Economy

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, by a vote of 258 to 159, the House passed a bipartisan economic regulatory relief package which incorporated three provisions authored by U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-CA). The Royce provisions are aimed at increasing lending for small businesses, empowering under-banked consumers to access the mortgage market, and improving access to capital for companies looking to go public and hire more workers. Following passage of S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief,... Read more

  • Remarks: Rep. Royce Supports Rolling Back CFPB Auto Dealers Power Grab
    Posted in Press Releases on May 9, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services, Jobs and the Economy

    WASHINGTON, D.C. —U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) delivered a statement on the House floor in support of S.J.Res.57, which uses Congressional Review Act (CRA) authority to nullify the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection’s (CFPB) guidance relating to indirect auto lending. Following Rep. Royce’s remarks, the House passed S.J.Res.57 by a vote of 234-175. Video of Rep. Royce’s remarks can be found HERE. Below is Rep. Royce’s statement (as prepared for delivery): “Following the housing and ... Read more

  • Rep. Royce Celebrates 2018 Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Releases on April 30, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) hosted the 2018 Congressional Art Contest Award Ceremony at the Muckenthaler Cultural Center in Fullerton, California this past Saturday. Over 200 local high school students from California's 39th Congressional district displayed their artwork for the public, and awards were presented to two dozen students. A panel of independent, local judges determined the winning submissions. The winner of the online, public contest known as the “Fan Fav... Read more

  • Congressional Art Competition "Fan Favorite" Voting is Now OPEN!
    Posted in Press Releases on April 19, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Voting is OPEN! I need your help in deciding my "Fan Favorite" winner for the 2018 Congressional Art Competition. This nationwide competition is held each spring and I am proud that California's 39th district had so much participation. This year we had over 200 entries submitted from high school students across the district. This event gives a chance for thousands of high school students across the country to demonstrate their incredible artistic skills. All of this year's entries are posted on... Read more

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