Press Releases

04.23.10

2009


04.23.10

2008


04.22.10

Rep. Schiff Urges President Obama to Properly Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide

Washington, DC - Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) sent a letter to President Obama urging him to properly characterize the murder of 1.5 million Armenian men, women and children as "genocide" in his statement marking the April 24 anniversary of the start of the genocide. On Saturday, it will have been 95 years since the systematic and deliberate annihilation campaign was launched by the government of the Ottoman Empire against its Armenian population. While the Armenian Genocide has been recogni… Continue Reading


04.22.10

The Fight Against Malaria

CONGRESSMAN ADAM B. SCHIFFOF CALIFORNIAIN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVESMadam Speaker, I rise today to remind my colleagues that April 25th is World Malaria Day. On this day, global health advocates around the world will be raising awareness about malaria, and the fight against this deadly disease.Malaria is an acute and often fatal disease transmitted to humans by mosquitoes. The World Health Organization estimates that annually, there are approximately 250 million cases of malaria and nearly 1 m… Continue Reading


04.21.10

Rep. Schiff Votes to Strengthen Veterans' Health Services

Washington, DC - Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) voted to ensure that veterans and their families receive the care and support they need and deserve after putting themselves in harm's way for our safety. The Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act will reform and improve veterans' health services by supporting wounded veterans, their families and caregivers, expanding care for female veterans, improving mental health services, and increasing access to health care for veterans in rura… Continue Reading


04.21.10

On Equal Pay Day, Rep. Schiff Says More Needs to be Done to Close the Wage Gap between Women and Men

Washington, DC - Yesterday, as the nation observed Equal Pay Day, which marks how many additional days into the year a woman must work, on average, to earn as much as a man earned during the previous year, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) said more needs to be done to close the wage gap that still exists between women and men."Forty-seven years have passed since President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act into law in 1963," Rep. Schiff said. "Yet in many cases, the wage gap persists between women … Continue Reading


04.21.10

Congressman Schiff's Web Site Wins Gold Mouse Award

Washington, D.C. - Today, the Web site of Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) was recognized by the Congressional Management Foundation (CMF) for having one of the best Web sites in Congress. CMF analyzed all 620 Congressional Web sites, including those of all Senate and House Members, committees (both majority and minority Web sites), and official leadership Web sites. Schiff's site, http://schiff.dchou01.house.gov, was one of only 135 Web sites commended by CMF in its 111th Congress Gold Mouse Project.… Continue Reading


04.21.10

Supporting Care for Disabled Veterans

CONGRESSMAN ADAM B. SCHIFFOF CALIFORNIAIN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVESMr. Speaker, I rise in strong support of the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act. Day in and day out our soldiers, sailors, airmen, marines and the Coast Guard put their lives on the line to protect our own.Our men and women in uniform are the bravest among us, making unparalleled sacrifices to protect our precious liberties and freedoms, and we must do everything in our power to support them. This legislation … Continue Reading


04.15.10

Rep. Adam Schiff Receives Perfect Score on Voting Record for Legislation Affecting Women and Girls

p align="center"> Thursday, April 15, 2010Contact: Sean Oblack (202) 225-4176 Rep. Adam Schiff Receives Perfect Score on Voting Record for Legislation Affecting Women and GirlsWashington, DC - Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) received a 100 percent score from the American Association of University Women (AAUW) for critical votes he cast in the 111th Congress on issues affecting women and girls. The AAUW is a charitable membership organization, with a nationwide network of nearly 100,000 members, i… Continue Reading


04.12.10

Alhambra High School Student Wins 2010 Congressional Arts Competition

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Adam Schiff (D-CA) announced that Hetty Diep, a 12th grade student at Alhambra High School, won the 2010 29th Congressional District Arts Competition. Hetty's piece "Shadows," will be included in the nationwide Congressional Arts Competition: An Artistic Discovery in Washington, D.C. Her artwork will hang in the U.S. Capitol for one year, along with that of other winners from across the nation. Jonathan Shin, an 11th grade student at Flintridge Preparatory Schoo… Continue Reading


03.30.10

Carole Rodenbucher Named a "Woman of the Year" in the 29th Congressional District

Washington, D.C. - On Saturday at a reception in Pasadena, Representative Adam Schiff honored Carole Rodenbucher for her commitment and service to Temple City by naming her a "Woman of the Year." "Few people take the chance to give back to their community to the extent that Carole has," said Schiff. "Carole has helped develop our next generation of bright and giving Americans, and we are fortunate to have her leadership in our community."In 1985, when her son Ryan was at Young People's Village… Continue Reading


03.30.10

Shirley Hwong Named a "Woman of the Year" in the 29th Congressional District

Tuesday, March 30, 2010Contact: Sean Oblack (202) 225-4176 Shirley Hwong Named a "Woman of the Year" in the 29th Congressional District Washington, D.C. - On Saturday at a reception in Pasadena, Representative Adam Schiff honored Shirley Hwong for her commitment and service to Monterey Park by naming her a "Woman of the Year." "Shirley has made a tremendous difference in improving education for our kids," said Schiff. "Her dedication to our schools and the countless hours she has spent raising … Continue Reading


03.30.10

Yvette Herrera Named a "Woman of the Year" in the 29th Congressional District

Washington, D.C. - On Saturday at a reception in Pasadena, Representative Adam Schiff honored Yvette Herrera for her commitment and service to the community of Burbank by naming her a "Woman of the Year." "Yvette's dedication to the community and the Big Sister Program are exactly the kind of efforts we need in these troubled times," said Schiff. "As a volunteer with Big Brothers myself, I know how much her hard work strengthens the community and provides new opportunities for young women."In 1… Continue Reading


03.30.10

Nova Hindoyan Named a "Woman of the Year" in the 29th Congressional District

Tuesday, March 30, 2010Contact: Sean Oblack (202) 225-4176 Nova Hindoyan Named a "Woman of the Year" in the 29th Congressional District Washington, D.C. - On Saturday at a reception in Pasadena, Representative Adam Schiff honored Nova Hindoyan for her commitment and service to Pasadena by naming her a "Woman of the Year." "Nova has been a tremendous contributor to the community here in Pasadena," Schiff said. "Her passion for music and commitment to serve her fellow immigrants is indicative of … Continue Reading


03.30.10

Kay Rosser Named a "Woman of the Year" in the 29th Congressional District

Tuesday, March 30, 2010Contact: Sean Oblack (202) 225-4176 Kay Rosser Named a "Woman of the Year" in the 29th Congressional District Washington, D.C. - On Saturday at a reception in Pasadena, Representative Adam Schiff honored Kay Rosser for her commitment and service to South Pasadena by naming her a "Woman of the Year." "South Pasadena is fortunate to have so many superb cultural arts programs and organizations, and that is due, in large part, to the efforts of Kay," said Schiff. "Kay sets a … Continue Reading


03.30.10

Juanita West Tillman Named a "Woman of the Year" in the 29th Congressional District

Tuesday, March 30, 2010Contact: Maureen Shanahan (202) 225-4176 Washington, D.C. - On Saturday at a reception in Pasadena, Representative Adam Schiff honored Juanita West Tillman for her commitment and service to Altadena by naming her a "Woman of the Year." "For more than 25 years, Juanita has worked tirelessly on behalf of students providing our children a brighter future," explained Schiff. "Her expansive efforts in educating and mentoring children demonstrate the potential just one dedicate… Continue Reading


03.30.10

Dr. Gay Toltl Kinman Named a "Woman of the Year" in the 29th Congressional District

Tuesday, March 30, 2010Contact: Sean Oblack (202) 225-4176 Dr. Gay Toltl Kinman Named a "Woman of the Year" in the 29th Congressional District Washington, D.C. - On Saturday at a reception in Pasadena, Representative Adam Schiff honored Dr. Gay Toltl Kinman for her commitment and service to Alhambra by naming her a "Woman of the Year." "Volunteering her time and talent in ever increasing abundance, Gay's work continues to benefit the entire Alhambra community," said Schiff. "She shows great ca… Continue Reading


03.30.10

Catherine Keen Named a "Woman of the Year" in the 29th Congressional District

Tuesday, March 30, 2010Contact: Sean Oblack (202) 225-4176 Catherine Keen Named a "Woman of the Year" in the 29th Congressional District Washington, D.C. - On Saturday at a reception in Pasadena, Representative Adam Schiff honored Catherine "Cathy" Keen for her commitment and service to Glendale by naming her a "Woman of the Year." "The children of Glendale could not ask for a more effective and enthusiastic advocate than Cathy," Schiff said. "Her involvement in education and philanthropy on be… Continue Reading


03.25.10

Rep. Schiff Applauds MTA Agreement that Clears the Way for Construction to Begin on Gold Line Foothill Extension

Washington D.C. - Congressman Adam Schiff applauded the Los Angeles Metro Transportation Authority (Metro) on approving two agreements today that will allow construction to begin on Phase 2A of the Gold Line Foothill Extension from Pasadena to Azusa in June. The two agreements, the Master Cooperative Agreement (MCA) and the Fund Transfer Agreement (FTA), allocate hundreds of millions of Measure R dollars for Phase 2A of the extension and set a timeline for it to be completed. The project will c… Continue Reading


03.21.10

Voting On Historic Health Care Reform Legislation

CONGRESSMAN ADAM B. SCHIFFOF CALIFORNIAIN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVESNormal0falsefalsefalseEN-USX-NONEX-NONEMicrosoftInternetExplorer4/* Style Definitions */table.MsoNormalTable{mso-style-name:"Table Normal";mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0;mso-tstyle-colband-size:0;mso-style-noshow:yes;mso-style-priority:99;mso-style-qformat:yes;mso-style-parent:"";mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt;mso-para-margin-top:0in;mso-para-margin-right:0in;mso-para-margin-bottom:10.0pt;mso-para-margin-left:0in;line-height:1… Continue Reading

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