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  • 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

  • Support Grows for Rep. Royce’s Bipartisan Shark Fin Sales Ban at Subcommittee Hearing
    Posted in Press Releases on April 17, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Animal Welfare

    Rep. Royce delivers testimony before members of the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Power, and Oceans. WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) submitted testimony during a House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Power, and Oceans legislative hearing in support of his bill, the Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act (H.R. 1456). This bipartisan legislation has gained 237 cosponsors and would make the possession, sale, and purchase of shark fins illegal acts i... Read more

  • Rep. Royce Introduces Bill Increasing Taxpayer Protections from Future Bailouts
    Posted in Press Releases on March 22, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services, Jobs and the Economy

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) released the following statement after joining Representatives Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO), and Dennis Ross (R-FL) in introducing H.R. 5381, the Government Risk and Taxpayer Exposure Reduction (GRATER) Act which reduces the risk of bailing out federal government programs by encouraging prudent risk management by agency and department heads: “Too often, American taxpayers are on the hook for government failures. However, recent examples... Read more

  • Reps. Royce, Waters, Stivers, Beatty Spearhead Bipartisan Effort to Streamline Homelessness Prevention Resources
    Posted in Press Releases on March 22, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Representatives Ed Royce (R-CA), Maxine Waters (D-CA), Steve Stivers (R-OH), and Joyce Beatty (D-OH) released the following statements after introducing H.R. 5393, the Working Together to End Homelessness Act of 2018, bipartisan legislation to repeal the sunset date for the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH): “Ending homelessness is a national priority that both sides of the aisle support,” said Rep. Royce (R-CA). “However, history has shown us that i... Read more

  • House Takes Action to Crack Down on Internet Sex Trafficking
    Posted in Press Releases on February 27, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Human Rights, Human Trafficking

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representative Ed Royce (CA-39) released the following statement after the House passed legislation he cosponsored, H.R. 1865, the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act which strengthens criminal penalties for websites that facilitate sex trafficking: “In order to stay one step ahead of sex traffickers, local, state, and federal law enforcement need to have the tools and resources necessary to stop this form of modern day slavery before it happens... Read more

  • Rep. Royce Invites Southern California Jobs Creator as Guest to State of the Union
    Posted in Press Releases on January 30, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    WASHINGTON, D.C.– Today, Representative Ed Royce (CA-39) announced his guest to be seated in the House gallery during the President’s first State of the Union address. “I’m honored to have a local Southern California jobs creator join me as my guest for this year’s State of the Union,” said Rep. Royce.James Lin is the CEO of Unified Network Information Services LLC., headquartered in Walnut, CA. James grew a small trucking company into a high-tech, global supply chain corporation. UNIS also manu... Read more

  • Rep. Royce: “Non-Stop, International Flights From Ontario, CA Are Engine for Job Growth and Opportunity”
    Posted in Press Releases on January 23, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representative Ed Royce (CA-39) released the following statement after China Airlines confirmed the first dates for newly added international flights from Ontario International Airport (ONT) to Taipei (TPE), Taiwan: “Today, we celebrate an important milestone in the decades-long effort to bring daily, nonstop international flights to Ontario, California. As Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee, I fought to make this possible given the important role that Southern C... Read more

  • Statement from Rep. Ed Royce
    Posted in Press Releases on January 8, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representative Ed Royce (CA-39) released the following statement: "It’s truly an honor to represent the people of California’s 39th Congressional District. Every day, it’s my mission to fight for freedom, opportunity and a limited government. In recent years, we’ve made a real difference. From Sacramento to Washington, we’ve enacted critical reforms to combat the modern day slavery of human trafficking. We’ve achieved commonsense tax and regulatory reforms to help small... Read more

  • Rep. Royce Op-Ed in the OC Register: After taking Backpage money, Nancy Pelosi needs to make things right
    Posted in Press Releases on December 29, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Crime and Victims' Rights, Human Trafficking

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, penned the following op-ed for the Orange County Register calling on House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to return campaign donations from a former owner of Backpage.com —a website which knowingly facilitated prostitution and sex trafficking of children: Orange County Register After taking Backpage money, Nancy Pelosi needs to make things right By: House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed R... Read more

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