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  • The lies are getting out of hand. This tax bill is great for California
    Posted in Columns and Opinions on January 21, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Relief

    Orange County Register The Lies are Getting Out of Hand. This Tax Bill is Great for California By: Representatives Ed Royce, Kevin McCarthy, Mimi Walters, and Tom McClintock Originally published - January 20, 2018 Reading the news and watching television, one gets the impression that our Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is stealing from the poor to feed the rich, all while pushing old, sick grandma off a cliff. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi — fearing the new year is the beginning of the end times — e... Read more

  • From my family to yours... Happy Thanksgiving!
    Posted in Columns and Opinions on November 23, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans' Affairs

    From my family to yours, I’d like to wish everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving. We have so much to be thankful for, and this year I’d like to share one person in particular that deserves our gratitude. Earlier this month, I was extremely proud to attend the ceremony held 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). Military families throughout Orange County are very familiar with Bridget and the incre... Read more

  • Local Business Spotlight: Lee Salas - Owner Operator - Massage Envy, Diamond Bar, California
    Posted in Columns and Opinions on October 18, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Relief, Small Business, Jobs and the Economy

    Many of the challenges that we face as a nation can be solved with a strong economy and a thriving job market. When local businesses and entrepreneurs succeed, it positively impacts our entire community. As a new tax reform plan was unveiled last month, I will be continuing a new feature called “Local Business Spotlight.” Every business has a story to tell and I think they deserve to be heard. *** I’d like you to meet Lee Salas (second from the right in the picture above), owner and operator of... Read more

  • Local Business Spotlight: Nitin Patel - General Manager - Midas Automotive Service Experts Diamond Bar, California
    Posted in Columns and Opinions on September 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Relief, Jobs and the Economy

    Many of the challenges that we face as a nation can be solved with a strong economy and a thriving job market. When local businesses and entrepreneurs succeed, it positively impacts our entire community. As a new tax reform plan is unveiled today, I will be starting a new feature called “Local Business Spotlight.” Every business has a story to tell and I think they deserve to be heard. *** To start off, I’d like you to meet Nitin Patel, General Manager of Midas Auto Service Store in Diamond Bar... Read more

  • A supreme leader's ransom
    Posted in Columns and Opinions on August 7, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Terrorism

    A supreme leader's ransom In January, a jet touched down in the Iranian capital of Tehran. Its mission was to pick up four American hostages. The Obama administration paid a heavy price for their freedom, releasing or closing cases against 21 Iranians convicted or accused of serious crimes from sanctions evasion to purchasing equipment for Iran’s illegal weapons programs. Unfortunately, the true cost to the United States is becoming clearer. We now know that a second aircraft landed in Tehran th... Read more

  • An all-of-the-above approach to drought
    Posted in Columns and Opinions on July 26, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    An all-of-the-above approach to drought California continues to endure its worst drought in more than 1,200 years. A growing number of communities have been impacted by the severe drought conditions, and mandatory water usage reductions are doing little to alleviate their effects. While we can’t make it rain, we can do more to utilize readily available water. Local desalination projects have continuously undergone permitting battles with government agencies. After six years of back and forth wit... Read more

  • Rep. Royce Votes for STEM Education Act of 2015
    Posted in Columns and Opinions on February 25, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) released the following statement on passage of the STEM Education Act of 2015 (H.R. 1020) through the U.S. House of Representatives after voting for the bill: "By classifying computer science as a STEM field, we will empower educators to help foster the next generation of computer programmers. These important jobs are responsible for much of the innovative technology and economic activity around us today. By 2020, there will be an estimated 1.4 million ... Read more

  • Rep. Royce Lends Support to Los Angeles Olympics Bid
    Posted in Columns and Opinions on November 17, 2014 | Preview rr

    U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, recently wrote the United States Olympic Committee in support of the Committee's potential selection of Los Angeles as the American bid city for the 2024 Summer Olympics. "America needs to put its best foot forward as it chases the 2024 Olympics. Los Angeles has the infrastructure and facilities necessary to host a successful Olympics that will also be an economic boon for Southern California," said Rep.... Read more

  • Ed Royce: Common sense reforms for the California water crisis for the Orange County Register
    Posted in Columns and Opinions on February 10, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Across the state, Californians are experiencing the effects of one of the worst droughts in recent memory. Residents are being asked to conserve water and communities are facing unprecedented shortages. Read more

  • Falling behind on education by Ed Royce for the Orange County Register
    Posted in Columns and Opinions on October 30, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Recent reports have revealed American students are increasingly falling behind in proficiency in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, or STEM – the areas of study in which our nation must excel in order to remain a leader. Read more

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