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June 13, 2024

Schiff, Meeks Urge President Biden to Make Bold Commitment to Vaccine Alliance

Washington, D.C.— Today, Representative Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and House Foreign Affairs Committee Ranking Member Gregory W. Meeks (D-N.Y.) urged President Biden to boldly fund Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, in a letter sent to President Biden. Gavi’s routine child immunization programs have vaccinated more than one billion children in 78 countries, preventing more than 17 million child deaths.“As you know, U.S. support for Gavi has for decades had strong bipartisan support. In 2014, we were … Continue Reading


June 13, 2024

WATCH: “Guilty. Guilty. Guilty, Guilty. Guilty. Guilty…”

Washington, D.C.— Today, during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, Representative Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) offered the following remarks: “I want to begin by quoting the Jury in the Manhattan Hush Money payment trial. “Guilty. Guilty. Guilty, Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. … Continue Reading


June 13, 2024

NEWS: Rep. Schiff Introduces Language Access for Workers Act to Improve Translation Services for Employees

Washington, D.C.— Today, Representative Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) introduced the Language Access for Workers Act, which would help alleviate the language barriers many workers face in the workplace that make it difficult for them to receive the critical occupational training, risk assessments, and health services they need to safely do their jobs. For farm workers and other frontline workers in the service industry who handle hazardous materials, fully understanding the risks and their rights is … Continue Reading


June 13, 2024

WATCH: Rep. Schiff Joins ABC7 Bay Area to Discuss Innovative GAIN Act, Improving Health Outcomes Through Guaranteed Income

Washington, D.C.— Representative Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) recently joined ABC7 Bay Area’s Stephanie Sierra to discuss his first-of-its-kind Guaranteed Income for Families in Need (GAIN) Act, which would provide low income families with regular cash payments and improve adverse health outcomes associated with income volatility. Watch the full video of the interview HERE.   Key Excerpts: On guaranteed income saving the government money on healthcare costs: [...] If you provide a small amount … Continue Reading


June 12, 2024

Reps. Schiff, Lieu Lead Bipartisan, Bicameral Letter to U.S. Copyright Office Expressing Concerns Over Spotify’s Actions Slashing Songwriter Royalties

Washington, D.C.— Today, Representatives Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and Ted W. Lieu (D-Calif.), along with Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) sent a letter to the U.S. Copyright Office expressing concerns over Spotify’s new bundle plans and whether they are in accordance with the Music Modernization Act, a law passed by Congress to protect publishers and songwriters.In the letter, the Members address Spotify’s recent actions to re-designate its streaming music service as a “bundle,” leading to a … Continue Reading


June 12, 2024

WATCH: Rep. Schiff Skewers House GOP's Sham Garland Contempt Resolution

Washington, D.C.— Today, Representative Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives and blasted extreme House Republicans’ sham attempt to charge Attorney General Merrick Garland with contempt of Congress.  Watch the full video of Schiff’s remarks HERE. Read the full transcript of his floor remarks below: Contempt. To hold something as beneath the dignity of consideration. Something to be scorned. An attitude towards something that is inferior, worthless. Open … Continue Reading


June 12, 2024

ICYMI: Here’s What People Are Saying About Rep. Schiff’s Innovative “Guaranteed Additional Income for Families in Need” (GAIN) Act

Washington, D.C.—  This week, Representative Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-N.J.) introduced the Guaranteed Additional Income for Families in Need (GAIN) Act, which would provide low income families with regular cash payments, providing financial security and improving adverse health outcomes associated with income volatility. Schiff’s innovative bill has received wide coverage for its forward thinking ideas on guaranteed income and cost savings on healthcare.  See some … Continue Reading


June 11, 2024

Rep. Schiff Introduces “Guaranteed Additional Income for Families in Need” (GAIN) Act to Provide Cash Payments to Low Income Families and Improve Health Outcomes

Washington, D.C.— Today, Representatives Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-New Jersey) introduced the Guaranteed Additional Income for Families in Need (GAIN) Act, which would provide low income families with regular cash payments, providing financial security and improving adverse health outcomes associated with income volatility. This new legislation would establish a targeted pilot program to provide households receiving Medicaid with a monthly guaranteed income of at … Continue Reading


June 11, 2024

Rep. Schiff Announces Over $3 Million for Children's Hospital Los Angeles Pediatric Residency Program

Washington, D.C.— Today, Representative Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services approved over $3 million in funding for the Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) to help fund the training of pediatric medical residents. The funding is the fourth of five scheduled payments this year totaling nearly $15 million dollars.“This crucial funding will support the training of the next generation of talented pediatricians to ensure that CHLA can continue … Continue Reading


June 05, 2024

Schiff, Nadler Urge DOJ to Investigate Oil and Gas Price Fixing, Demand Response on Sufficiency of Antitrust Laws

Washington, D.C.—  Today, Representative Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) joined Representative Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) and eight Democratic colleagues in sending a letter to the Department of Justice, urging the agency to immediately open an investigation into potential antitrust conspiracies among U.S. oil producers, OPEC, and OPEC+.In the letter, the members explain: “Gas prices today average $3.60 per gallon, up from last year. As Americans contend with the rising cost of living, prices at the pump … Continue Reading


June 04, 2024

WATCH: Rep. Schiff Debunks House GOP Lies During Hearing with Attorney General Garland

Washington, D.C.— Today, during a House Judiciary Committee hearing with Attorney General Merrick Garland, Representative Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) debunked House Republicans' false claims about a two-tiered justice system after former President Donald Trump was found guilty of 34 felony counts in a hush money criminal case. Rep. Schiff also called out Republicans' continued support for a convicted felon.Watch the full video of Schiff’s remarks HERE.Key Excerpts:Schiff on Chairman Jordan’s Sham … Continue Reading


June 04, 2024

Rep. Schiff Releases Statement on 35th Anniversary of Tiananmen Square Massacre, Introduces Resolution Condemning Hong Kong’s Article 23

Washington, D.C.— Today Representative Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) released the following statement to commemorate 35 years since the massacre of pro-democracy protestors at Tiananmen Square by the Chinese Communist Party. To honor the courage of those who stood up for democracy 35 years ago, Schiff also led a bipartisan resolution with Representative Gus Bilirakis (R-Fla.) which condemned the adoption of Hong Kong’s new Article 23 law that gives the government broad powers to prosecute those it … Continue Reading


June 03, 2024

NEWS: House Passes Rep. Schiff's Bill to Name Glendale Post Office After Paul Ignatius

Washington, D.C.— Today, the House passed Representative Adam Schiff’s (D-Calif.) bill to name a Glendale post office after former U.S. Navy Secretary Paul Ignatius, the son of one of the first Armenian families to settle in Glendale, California, and the highest-ranking Armenian-American in the U.S. government.Schiff’s bill, which was passed via unanimous voice vote, now heads to the U.S. Senate. If passed into law, it would name the Glendale post office at 6444 San Fernando Road in honor of … Continue Reading


May 31, 2024

Schiff, Kim, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan TOOMAJ Act to Crack Down on Iran’s Human Rights Abuses

Washington, D.C.— In case you missed it, last week, Representatives Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), Young Kim (R-Calif.), Mike Lawler (R-N.Y.), and David Trone (D-Md.) introduced the Targeting Oppressive Officers to Mitigate Abuse in the Iranian Judiciary (TOOMAJ) Act to uplift the Iranian people peacefully protesting the Iran’s human rights abuses, unjust crackdowns, and arrests and executions without due process. Toomaj Salehi is a Iranian rapper and political dissident who was sentenced to death … Continue Reading


May 31, 2024

Schiff, EPA Announce Over $91 Million in Rebates for Clean School Buses Across California

Washington, D.C.— In case you missed it, Representative Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and the Biden-Harris Administration announced the recipients of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2023 Clean School Bus Program rebate competition. The selectees include multiple schools in the Los Angeles area.The rebates, totaling $91,230,000 for California, will help selectees purchase 380 clean school buses in 47 school districts across the state. This program is a crucial step in California’s … Continue Reading


May 24, 2024

Schiff, Court Reform Now Task Force Call for Justice Alito to Recuse Himself in Trump Immunity Case, Jan. 6 Cases

Washington, D.C.— Today, Representative Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and the House Court Reform Now Task Force sent the following letter to Justice Samuel Alito demanding that he recuse himself  from any further participation in the case of Trump v. United States and other cases related to January 6 and the 2020 election. The letter comes in response to new reporting that yet another flag symbolizing support for Donald Trump was flown at Alito’s vacation home in the summer of 2023. “New reporting … Continue Reading


May 23, 2024

Rep. Schiff Introduces Bill to Expand WiFi on School Buses, Make Eligible for E-Rate Funding

Washington, D.C.— Today, Representative Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) introduced the Clarifying E-Rate Act of 2024, which would expand Wi-Fi access to school buses by making them permanently eligible for E-Rate funding, a program that provides discounts to schools and libraries for affordable telecommunications and internet access. This initiative follows a declaratory ruling from the Federal Communications Commission, confirming that Wi-Fi on school buses qualifies for E-Rate funding.“For many … Continue Reading


May 22, 2024

Rep. Schiff on House Passage of the Bipartisan Financial Innovation and Technology Act of the 21st Century

Washington, D.C.- Today, Representative Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) released the following statement on House passage of the bipartisan Financial Innovation and Technology Act of the 21st Century: “For too long, Congress has failed to establish a clear, regulatory framework for digital assets that provides the transparency and accountability needed to protect consumers, foster innovation, keep jobs in California, and strengthen our national security. In the absence of federal rules of the road, … Continue Reading


May 22, 2024

Schiff, Court Reform Now Task Force Call for Justice Alito to Recuse Himself in Trump Immunity Case

Washington, D.C.— In case you missed it, this week, Representative Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and his colleagues on the Court Reform Now Task Force called for Supreme Court justice Samuel Alito to recuse himself from the Trump immunity case. The letter comes in response to new reporting that a “Stop the Steal” symbol was visible in front of Justice Samuel Alito’s home in January 2021. Schiff also released a statement calling on both Justice Alito and Thomas to recuse themselves from any January … Continue Reading


May 22, 2024

Schiff Leads Letter Calling for Guaranteed Income Pilot Program to Improve Health Outcomes for Low Income Families

Washington, D.C.— Today, Representative Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) wrote a letter urging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to adopt a new guaranteed income pilot program to help improve health outcomes for qualifying low income individuals.Schiff’s letter emphasizes the urgent need for the federal government to better address health disparities among low income individuals which are further exacerbated by income inequality rising and costs. Schiff’s letter also highlights how … Continue Reading

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