Press Releases

06.13.08

Representatives Schiff and Berman Urge FAA to Approve Mandatory Nighttime Curfew at Bob Hope Airport

Friday, June 13, 2008 Contact: Sean Oblack (202) 225-4176 Representatives Schiff and Berman Urge FAA to Approve Mandatory Nighttime Curfew at Bob Hope Airport Washington, DC - Recently, Reps. Adam Schiff and Howard Berman have written to Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority President Carl Povilaitis in support of the proposed mandatory nighttime curfew at the Bob Hope Airport. Schiff and Berman wrote in the letter that the curfew, "would provide meaningful nighttime… Continue Reading


06.12.08

Schiff Helps Secure Funds for Important Jet Propulsion Laboratory Programs

Thursday, June 12, 2008 Contact: Sean Oblack (202) 225-4176 Schiff Helps Secure Funds for Important Jet Propulsion Laboratory ProgramsWashington, DC - Today, Rep. Adam Schiff announced that the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies passed a bill that included funding for three important programs managed by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena. Rep. Schiff, a member of the subcommittee, helped secure funding for the … Continue Reading


06.11.08

House Judiciary Committee Adopts Schiff Amendments to Improve DNA Tools for Law Enforcement and Investigators and Eliminate DNA Backlogs

Wednesday, June 11, 2008 Contact: Sean Oblack (202) 225-4176 House Judiciary Committee Adopts Schiff Amendments to Improve DNA Tools for Law Enforcement and Investigators and Eliminate DNA BacklogsWashington, DC - Today, the House Judiciary Committee approved four amendments authored by Rep. Schiff which would improve DNA tools to help catch rapists, murderers and other violent criminals and help reduce the backlog of DNA samples waiting to be screened by federal and state … Continue Reading


06.06.08

Bill Passes to Improve Transportation Throughout San Gabriel Valley

Friday, June 06, 2008 Contact: Sean Oblack (202) 225-4176 Bill Passes to Improve Transportation Throughout San Gabriel Valley President Signs Bill into Law Benefiting the Gold Line Foothill ExtensionWashington, DC - The President signed legislation into law today, SAFETEA-LU Technical Corrections Act of 2008 (H.R. 1195), that will help address Southern California's continuing population growth and the resulting congestion on its roads and highways. The bill includes langua… Continue Reading


06.03.08

House Approves Bill to Name San Gabriel Post Office for Chi Mui

Tuesday, June 03, 2008 Contact: Sean Oblack (202) 225-4176 House Approves Bill to Name San Gabriel Post Office for Chi MuiWASHINGTON, DC - Today, the House passed legislation (H.R. 5477) sponsored by Rep. Adam Schiff to pay tribute to former Mayor of the City of San Gabriel, Chi Mui, by naming the San Gabriel Post Office after him. Mayor Mui spent a lifetime bettering his community as a volunteer and public servant. Mayor Mui passed away on April 27, 2006 after a courageo… Continue Reading


06.03.08

House Passes Chi Mui Post Office Building

CONGRESSMAN ADAM B. SCHIFFOF CALIFORNIAIN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVESTuesday, June 03, 2008Mr. SCHIFF. I thank the gentleman from Illinois for yielding, and I want to thank him, Mr. Waxman and the staff on the committee for working with me on this legislation.I'm proud to stand here today to honor a well-respected and dedicated leader from the San Gabriel Valley. Mr. Chi Mui was a beloved member of the Asian American community in Southern California, and the mayor of the city of San Gabrie… Continue Reading


05.29.08

Schiff Spends Memorial Day Recess Visiting Troops in Afghanistan

Thursday, May 29, 2008 Contact: Sean Oblack (202) 225-4176 Schiff Spends Memorial Day Recess Visiting Troops in AfghanistanCongressional Delegation led by Schiff meets with soldiers and high level officials to discuss the war in Afghanistan and Afghan parliamentary reformsWASHINGTON, DC - During the Congressional Memorial Day Recess, Representative Adam Schiff celebrated Memorial Day by visiting troops on his third trip to Afghanistan. Rep. Schiff enjoyed sharing breakfast … Continue Reading


05.22.08

Schiff Amendments to Increase Nuclear Security Pass House

Thursday, May 22, 2008 Contact: Sean Oblack (202) 225-4176 Schiff Amendments to Increase Nuclear Security Pass House Washington, D.C. - Continuing his effort to increase nuclear security around the world, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) offered two amendments to the Defense Authorization bill today, and were both passed by the House. The first amendment, authored by Rep. Schiff, would require the Secretary of Defense to study methods to reduce the likelihood of an accidental nucle… Continue Reading


05.21.08

Schiff Announces Appointments to U.S. Service Academies

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 Contact: Sean Oblack (202) 225-4176 Schiff Announces Appointments to U.S. Service Academies WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Adam Schiff announced that four students from the 29th Congressional District have received appointments to U.S. service academies for the class of 2012. Four of the five United States service academies require a Congressional nomination in order to receive an appointment. Below is a list of the four students who Rep. Schiff nomi… Continue Reading


05.20.08

Homeland Security Committee Approves Schiff's Legislation to "Fingerprint" Nuclear Material

Tuesday, May 20, 2008 Contact: Sean Oblack (202) 225-4176 Homeland Security Committee Approves Schiff's Legislation to "Fingerprint" Nuclear Material Legislation will improve technology to track down nuclear traffickers and identify sources of nuclear materialWashington, DC - Recognizing that one of the greatest threats to our security today is the detonation of a nuclear weapon or the use of a radiological device, the House Homeland Security Committee today passed Rep. Ada… Continue Reading


05.15.08

Schiff Introduces Bill Urging End to Turkish Blockade of Armenia

Thursday, May 15, 2008 Contact: Sean Oblack (202) 225-4176 Schiff Introduces Bill Urging End to Turkish Blockade of Armenia WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Adam Schiff (D-CA) introduced a bill urging the President and Secretary of State to call upon Turkey to immediately lift its ongoing blockade of Armenia. The "End the Turkish Blockade of Armenia Act" requires a report from the Secretary of State within 30 days of final passage that will outline steps taken by the U.… Continue Reading


05.15.08

International Anti-Piracy Caucus Unveils "2008 International Piracy Watch List"

Thursday, May 15, 2008 Contact: Sean Oblack (202) 225-4176 International Anti-Piracy Caucus Unveils "2008 International Piracy Watch List" Washington, D.C.: At a press conference today the Congressional International Anti-Piracy Caucus, which is chaired by Senators Joe Biden (D-DE) and Gordon Smith (R-OR), and Congressmen Adam Schiff (D-CA) and Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), unveiled the "2008 International Piracy Watch List." In an effort to combat international copyright piracy b… Continue Reading


05.14.08

Schiff, Chabot, Emanuel, Murphy Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Fight Identity Theft and Cyber Crime

Wednesday, May 14, 2008 Contact: Sean Oblack (202) 225-4176 Schiff, Chabot, Emanuel, Murphy Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Fight Identity Theft and Cyber CrimeWashington, D.C. - Today, Reps. Adam Schiff (D-CA) and Steve Chabot (R-OH) introduced the Identity Theft Enforcement and Restitution Act, which would take strong steps to combat cyber crime and protect data security. The measure would provide federal prosecutors with important new tools to help combat identity t… Continue Reading


05.08.08

President Signs Schiff's Rim of the Valley Measure into Law

Thursday, May 08, 2008 Contact: Sean Oblack (202) 225-4176 President Signs Schiff's Rim of the Valley Measure into LawBill directs Interior Department to study expansion of Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation AreaWashington, D.C. - Today, President George W. Bush signed Rep. Adam Schiff's (D-CA) Rim of the Valley Corridor Study legislation into law, culminating a seven year long effort. The measure directs the Secretary of the Interior to study the feasibili… Continue Reading


05.06.08

Schiff Introduces Bill to Ensure our National Security Strategy Can Meet the Challenges of the 21st Century

Tuesday, May 06, 2008 Contact: Sean Oblack (202) 225-4176 Schiff Introduces Bill to Ensure our National Security Strategy Can Meet the Challenges of the 21st CenturyMeasure would establish a bipartisan commission to assess and develop a new national security strategyWASHINGTON, DC - As the catastrophic events of 9/11 showed us more than six years ago, the threats facing the United States have changed from those we faced during the four decades of the Cold War. To ensure tha… Continue Reading


05.01.08

Transportation Bill Passes With Language Helpful to Gold Line Extension

Thursday, May 01, 2008 Contact: Sean Oblack (202) 225-4176 Transportation Bill Passes With Language Helpful to Gold Line ExtensionGold Line Provision Requested by Rep. Schiff and Dreier Urges Strong Federal Matching FundsWashington D.C. - Today the House passed important legislation, H.R. 1195, that included language requested by Congressmen Adam Schiff (D-CA) and David Dreier (R-CA) that urges strong federal funding of phase two of the Gold Line. Since the first phase of … Continue Reading


05.01.08

Schiff, Fortenberry Launch Congressional Nuclear Security Caucus

Thursday, May 01, 2008 Contact: Sean Oblack (202) 225-4176 Schiff, Fortenberry Launch Congressional Nuclear Security Caucus Former Rep. Tim Roemer and Graham Allison featured at inaugural eventWASHINGTON, DC - Recognizing that a potential nuclear event is one of the greatest threats to our national security, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) and Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) established the bipartisan Congressional Caucus on Nuclear Security today. Drawing from leading congressional, exec… Continue Reading


04.29.08

Schiff's Rim of the Valley Measure Headed to President's Desk

Tuesday, April 29, 2008 Contact: Sean Oblack (202) 225-4176 Schiff's Rim of the Valley Measure Headed to President's Desk Washington, D.C. - Today, the House sent Rep. Adam Schiff's (D-CA) Rim of the Valley Corridor Study legislation to the President to be signed into law, culminating a seven year long effort. The measure directs the Secretary of the Interior to study the feasibility of expanding the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area to include the mountains … Continue Reading


04.28.08

Crescenta Valley High School Student Wins Congressional Arts Competition

Monday, April 28, 2008 Contact: Sean Oblack (202) 225-4176 Crescenta Valley High School Student Wins Congressional Arts CompetitionWASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Adam Schiff (D-CA) announced that Joanna Lee, a student at Crescenta Valley High School and a resident of La Crescenta, has won the 2008 29th Congressional District Arts Competition. Ms. Lee's piece titled "Whole Milk," will be included in the nationwide Congressional Arts Competition: An Artistic Discovery in … Continue Reading


04.24.08

Rep. Schiff's Daughter Gets Down to Work on Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

Thursday, April 24, 2008 Contact: Sean Oblack (202) 225-4176 Rep. Schiff's Daughter Gets Down to Work on Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Alexa Schiff, daughter of Congressman Adam Schiff, accompanied her father to work on Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. Alexa pitched in a helping hand around the office answering the phones and sorting mail. Alexa is nine years old and is in the fourth grade. "It was great getting to spend the day wi… Continue Reading

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