U.S. Representative Ed Royce

39th District of California
 
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  • House Passes Pro-Growth Tax Reform Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on November 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Relief

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, legislation that will lead to new job-growth, more take-home pay, and a stronger American economy: “It’s been 31 years since we last reformed our tax code. The current tax system is broken, burdensome, and continues to hurt job creation. In order to compete in a 21st century economy, California families and small businesses need tax relief—not more ... Read more

  • Royce Legislation Included in House-Passed 21st Century Flood Reform Act
    Posted in Press Releases on November 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services, Homeowner Assistance

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House passed H.R. 2874, the 21st Century Flood Reform Act, which incorporates a number of reforms authored by Rep. Royce including language aimed at decreasing the number of repeatedly flooded properties and a provision mandating better disclosures to consumers about flood risk before the sale of a house. Rep. Royce gave the following remarks (as prepared for delivery) in favor of the bill’s passage: “I rise in strong support of the 21st Century Flood Reform Act. I... Read more

  • Reps. Royce and Gonzalez Kickstart Bipartisan Effort to Crack Down on Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing
    Posted in Press Releases on November 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services, Terrorism

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Ed Royce (R-CA) and Vicente Gonzalez (D-TX) introduced H.R. 4373, the bipartisan Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Modernization Act or the AML and CTF Modernization Act which strengthens the United States anti-money laundering (AML) and counter-terrorism financing (CTF) system. “Financial criminals and terrorists have evolved in the decades since our anti-money laundering regime was built but our regulatory structure hasn’t kept... Read more

  • Yorba Linda Resident Sworn in as Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army
    Posted in Press Releases on November 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Rep. Royce (pictured far right) attended the ceremony for Bridget Blehm (pictured center right) as she was sworn into be a Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army. WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) attended a ceremony at the Pentagon for Yorba Linda resident Bridget Blehm as she was sworn in to serve as Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army (CASA). After the ceremony, Rep. Royce released the following statement: “Military families throughout Orange County are very... Read more

  • Rep. Royce Discusses Solutions for a Better Housing Finance System
    Posted in Press Releases on November 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services, Homeowner Assistance

    Click on the video above to watch Rep. Royce's remarks during Thursday's Housing and Insurance Subcommittee Hearing Entitled “Sustainable Housing Finance: Private Sector Perspectives on Housing Finance Reform – Part II.” WASHINGTON, D.C. — This week, Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) participated in a Housing and Insurance Subcommittee Hearing Entitled “Sustainable Housing Finance: Private Sector Perspectives on Housing Finance Reform – Part II.” During the hearing, Rep. Royce advocated for two of... Read more

  • The Office of Rep. Royce to Host Wildfire Assistance Seminar for Local Residents
    Posted in Press Releases on November 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    The office of U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) is hosting a wildfire assistance seminar for local residents living in the 39th Congressional District. This past year, Southern Californians have experienced some of the worst wildfires in recent history. In response, Rep. Royce has brought together organizations including FEMA, the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services, and the Small Business Administration to provide critical resources for homeowners and small businesses who want... Read more

  • House Passes Bipartisan Legislation to Prevent California Wildfires Before They Occur
    Posted in Press Releases on November 1, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 2936, the Resilient Federal Forests Act, bipartisan legislation aimed at streamlining resources for federal agencies to proactively prevent wildfires before they occur: “Californians can no longer afford to suffer the consequences of short-sighted and reactive forest management policies. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection reports that wildfires have burned... Read more

  • Rep. Royce Statement on Protest at Brea Office
    Posted in Press Releases on October 26, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) released the following statement in response to a protest held outside his Brea office: “I condemn in the strongest possible terms any and all violence. There is no room for physical confrontation or actions that put lives at risk. My staff and I remain committed to meeting with all constituents who wish to voice their opinions in a civil and respectful manner.” ### Read more

  • Rep. Royce Honors Filipino Veterans of World War II at Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony
    Posted in Press Releases on October 25, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans' Affairs

    Rep. Ed Royce met with Filipino veterans of World War II during Wednesday's Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony including Celestino Almeda pictured above. WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) joined House and Senate leadership at the U.S. Capitol to present a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of Filipino veterans of World War II for their service and sacrifice during the war. Rep. Royce had the pleasure of hosting two Southern California families who attended today’s ceremony ... Read more

  • Rep. Royce Cheers Bipartisan Reauthorization of Fast-Track Travel Program for California Businesses
    Posted in Press Releases on October 23, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Economy and Jobs

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) released the following statement after the House passed S. 504, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards Act, legislation to permanently reauthorize the U.S. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Business Travel Card Program: “In order to keep California’s businesses competitive, it is critical to provide resources that improve access to growing markets. The APEC Business Travel Card program allows California business... Read more