Press Releases

03.29.11

Joan Fauvre Named a "Woman of the Year" in the 29th Congressional District

Washington, D.C.- Yesterday, at a reception in Pasadena, Representative Adam Schiff honored Joan Fauvreof Pasadena for her commitment and service to our community by naming her a "Woman of the Year.""Joan's impact in Pasadena has been exemplary, and she has set a tremendous example of what it means to give back to the community," Rep. Schiff said. "She has increasingly volunteered her time and talent, making unparalleled commitments to our children and their education."Joan grew up in Louisiana … Continue Reading


03.29.11

Dr. Susan C. Parks Named a "Woman of the Year" in the 29th Congressional District

Washington, D.C.- Yesterday, at a reception in Pasadena, Representative Adam Schiff (CA-29) honored Dr. Susan C. Parksfor her commitment and service to our community by naming her a "Woman of the Year.""Susan Parks has demonstrated what a tremendous impact a single person can have on her community," Rep. Schiff said. "As a lifelong educator and current Superintendent of the San Gabriel Unified School District, she has assisted in educating thousands of students in the 29th Congressional District… Continue Reading


03.29.11

Anita Martin Named a "Woman of the Year" in the 29th Congressional District

Washington, D.C.- Yesterday, at a reception in Pasadena, Representative Adam Schiff (CA-29) honored Anita Martin of Altadena for her commitment and service to our community by naming her a "Woman of the Year.""For many years, Anita has spent an extraordinary amount of time and energy helping our nation's veterans," Rep. Schiff said. "In addition to Anita's contributions to veterans, Anita has volunteered extensively in Altadena, helping to enhance educational opportunities for our children, supp… Continue Reading


03.29.11

Nanette Fish Named a "Woman of the Year" in the 29th Congressional District

Washington, D.C.- Yesterday, at a reception in Pasadena, Representative Adam Schiff (CA-29) honored Nanette Fish of Temple City for her commitment and service to our community by naming her a "Woman of the Year.""Nanette is being honored as a Woman of the Year for her dedication to our schools, as well as the countless hours she has spent raising money for local charities and non-profit organizations," Rep. Schiff said. "Her passion for volunteerism is evident in the countless organizations to w… Continue Reading


03.29.11

Maro Kechichian Named a "Woman of the Year" in the 29th Congressional District

Washington, D.C.- Yesterday, at a reception in Pasadena, Representative Adam Schiff (CA-29) honored Maro Kechichian of Burbank for her commitment and service to our community by naming her a "Woman of the Year.""Maro's tireless efforts have benefited all of our community and beyond," Rep. Schiff said. "She is a dedicated participant in all her endeavors, bringing a dynamic energy to all of the activities in which she participates."Maro was born and raised in Lebanon, where she received her earl… Continue Reading


03.29.11

Dr. Ana Maria Grace Named a "Woman of the Year" in the 29th Congressional District

Washington, D.C.- Yesterday, at a reception in Pasadena, Representative Adam Schiff (CA-29) honored Dr. Ana Maria Grace of South Pasadena for her commitment and service to our community by naming her a "Woman of the Year.""As a physician, Dr. Grace has dedicated her career to helping individuals and patients in need, in addition to assisting them in attaining a better understanding of various medical conditions," Rep. Schiff said. "Dr. Grace's steadfast dedication and unparalleled service make h… Continue Reading


03.29.11

Maureen Walsh Named a "Woman of the Year" in the 29th Congressional District

Washington, D.C.- Yesterday, at a reception in Pasadena, Representative Adam Schiff (CA-29) honored Maureen Walsh of Glendale for her commitment and service to our community by naming her a "Woman of the Year.""In addition to developing a successful career in marketing and press relations, Maureen has always found time in her life to volunteer," Rep. Schiff said. "From boosting literacy to bringing joy into the lives of medical patients, her dedication to enhancing the lives of others is exempl… Continue Reading


03.29.11

Emily Mayorga Named a "Woman of the Year" in the 29th Congressional District

Washington, D.C.- Yesterday, at a reception in Pasadena, Representative Adam Schiff (CA-29) honored Emily Mayorga of Alhambra for her commitment and service to our community by naming her a "Woman of the Year.""Along with being a successful career woman, Emily has always been a superb and selfless volunteer," Rep. Schiff said. "Her lifelong pursuit and dedication to helping others has truly had a positive impact on our community, and for that we are very fortunate."As a teenager, Emily voluntee… Continue Reading


03.20.11

Schiff Applauds International Community's Decision to Stand with the People of Libya in Their Moment of Opportunity and Need

Washington, DC - Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) released the following statement on the situation in Libya:"This weekend, the US, along with the UK, Canada, France and Italy, joined the UN-backed operation to protect Libyan civilians from the appallingly brutal attacks by Col. Qaddafi's forces. The military action, which was initiated by France and followed shortly by US and UK forces, comes after passage of a UN resolution, which was supported by the Arab League, to impose a no-fly zone in Libyan … Continue Reading


03.09.11

Katie's Law Legislation Introduced in the House of Representatives

Washington, DC - Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) and Rep. Dave Reichert (R-WA) introduced the Katie Sepich Enhanced DNA Collection Act to make "Katie's Law" the national standard. The legislation will encourage states to maximize the potential of forensic DNA to solve and prevent violent crimes by collecting a DNA sample upon arrest at the same time as fingerprints -- for certain felony crimes.This bipartisan bill is named after Katie Sepich from Carlsbad, New Mexico, who was 22 years old when sh… Continue Reading


03.03.11

Schiff Tapped to Serve as Ranking Member on House Intelligence Subcommittee

Washington, D.C.- As we near the 10-year anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and are keeping a close eye on countries across the Arab world undergoing significant changes in their quest for democracy, the House Intelligence Committee continues to be engaged in work critical to our nation's security.In January, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) was tapped to continue serving on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and today he was named Ranking Member of the Subcom… Continue Reading


03.02.11

Schiff Supports $39 billion in Spending Cuts to Reduce Deficit

Washington, DC -Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) released the following statement on the votes he cast over the last month in an effort to address our budget deficit and debt:"The nation's looming deficit and debt pose a serious threat to our economic future, and we will need to make difficult choices to put our fiscal house in order."Over the last month, I voted for measures that would reduce the deficit by up to $39 billion over the next 10 years."It is critical that the cuts we make are smart and targ… Continue Reading


03.02.11

Glendale, Monterey Park Fire Departments Awarded AFG Grants

Washington, DC -Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) announced that the City of Glendale and the City of Monterey Park have been awarded $1,142,400 and $92,370 respectively under the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG). The funds are administered by the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency along with the U.S. Fire Administration."Keeping our first responders on the job and well-equipped is critical to protecting our communities," Rep. Schiff said. "This… Continue Reading


02.28.11

Schiff, Sherman and Berman Introduce Legislation to Allow Bob Hope, Van Nuys Airports to Adopt Curfews

Washington, DC -Today, Reps. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Brad Sherman (D-CA) and Howard Berman (D-CA) introduced the Valley-Wide Noise Relief Act to allow Bob Hope and Van Nuys Airports to adopt curfews."Both airports have had noise restrictions, including partial and voluntary curfews, in effect for more than a generation, but neither airport fits precisely within any of the narrow exemptions in the 1990 law," Rep. Schiff said. "Exempting these two airports from the ANCA would reduce aviation-related n… Continue Reading


02.23.11

Schiff Appalled by Escalation of Lethal Force, Stands with Libyan People

Washington, DC - Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) released the following statement after Libya's Moammar Qaddafi exhibited his willingness to attack his own people:"The escalation of lethal force by the Libyan government this week -- including air strikes on peaceful protesters -- is beyond appalling. Qaddafi's willingness to attack his own people shows how little regard he has for his countrymen, and how desperately he will cling to power. If he continues such actions, the United Nations Sec… Continue Reading


02.16.11

Schiff Introduces Legislation to Extend, Expand Use of Build America Bonds Program

Washington, DC- Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) introduced the Build America Bonds Extension Act of 2011, to extend until the end of 2012 the popular program that has helped finance critical transportation and infrastructure projects across the country. Build America Bonds are taxable municipal bonds that as originally established provided a 35 percent tax credit on the interest rate established between the buyer and the issuer of the bond. The Build America Bonds program was created in the 111th… Continue Reading


02.16.11

Schiff Alarmed, Saddened by Attack on CBS Chief Foreign Correspondent Lara Logan

Washington, DC - Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) released the following statement about the attack on CBS Chief Foreign Correspondent Lara Logan, who was sexually assaulted and beaten in Cairo on Friday, while covering rallies marking the resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak:"I am deeply alarmed and saddened by the news that CBS chief foreign correspondent Lara Logan, who was covering the reaction to Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's resignation in Tahrir Square on Friday, Feb. 11, wa… Continue Reading


02.15.11

Schiff Condemns Use of Force against Iranian Protesters

Washington, DC - Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) released the following statement after reports that Iranian police are using force to contain the most significant street protests the nation has seem since the end of the 2009 uprising there:"The tragic use of force against Iranian protesters displays the stark hypocrisy of that nation's clerical regime. Even as the regime supposedly applauds the right of the Egyptian people to peacefully protest and to determine their own fate, Iran's dic… Continue Reading


02.14.11

Schiff Seeks Dedication of Altadena Post Office to First Lieutenant Oliver Goodall

Washington, DC -Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) introduced legislation to designate the U.S. Postal Service office located at 2271 Lake Avenue in Altadena as the "First Lieutenant Oliver Goodall Post Office," in honor of the more than 50 years of service that Oliver Goodall provided to the community and country as a Tuskegee Airman, public information officer and postal worker."Oliver Goodall was a steadfast champion of our community and a great patriot, and always exhibited perseverance in the f… Continue Reading


02.11.11

Schiff Introduces Resolution Expressing Solidarity with the People of Egypt As they Begin their Democratic Transition

Washington, DC - Today, after President Mubarak stepped down, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) introduced a House Resolution expressing solidarity with the people of Egypt as they begin their democratic transition. Rep. Schiff released the following statement, and the resolution is attached:"It is impossible to watch the images coming from Egypt of huge numbers of ordinary Egyptians - young and old, secular and religious, men and women, rich and poor - and not be deeply moved by their struggle to bring … Continue Reading

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