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February 23, 2024

Rep. Schiff Joins Democratic Women’s Caucus in Demanding Health Insurers Fully Cover Birth Control

Washington, D.C. — Yesterday, Representative Adam Schiff  (D-Calif) joined the Democratic Women’s Caucus and 150+ of his House and Senate colleagues in a letter urging health insurers to fully comply with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) contraception coverage requirement. The letter urges insurers to adopt a “therapeutic equivalence standard” which would ensure coverage without cost sharing of every FDA-approved birth control product that does not have a therapeutic equivalent. “We write to … Continue Reading

February 22, 2024

Rep. Adam Schiff, Laurence Tribe Urge Biden to Honor Navalny, Empower Ukraine by Transferring Seized Russian Assets

Washington, D.C.— Today, Representative Adam Schiff (D-Calif) and Laurence Tribe, Harvard University Carl M. Loeb University Professor Emeritus, penned a joint op-ed calling on the Biden Administration to use seized Russian assets to aid Ukraine. Since Russia launched its unprovoked assault on Ukraine, Schiff has been leading the effort to urge monetary transfers of this nature. Tribe, the American constitutional scholar, and a team of lawyers previously published a 187-page report making the … Continue Reading

February 20, 2024

Rep. Schiff Introduces Renewable Roadsides Act to Harness Solar Energy Along Federal Highways

Washington, D.C.— Today, Representative Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) introduced the Renewable Roadsides Act, which aims to start the process of transforming landscapes alongside federal highways to house increased solar energy infrastructure. The bill would direct the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Department of Energy (DOE) to study the feasibility of developing solar energy generation and storage facilities, as well as electrical transmission and distribution infrastructure, on land … Continue Reading

February 16, 2024

Rep. Schiff Brings in Over $17 Million for New Terminal at the Burbank Airport

Washington, D.C.— Representative Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) helped bring in over $17 million dollars for a new top of the line terminal for the Bob Hope Burbank (BUR) Airport. The replacement terminal, made possible by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (Bipartisan Infrastructure Law), will increase efficiency for travelers, enhance passenger safety, and cut down on emissions.“Building a new terminal at the Bob Hope Burbank Airport represents not just an upgrade in our airport … Continue Reading

February 14, 2024

Rep. Schiff Leads Letter Calling On CPUC to Consider Dangerous Implications of AT&T’s Plan to End Required Landline Services in California

Washington, D.C.— Today, Representative Adam Schiff  (D-Calif.) penned a letter to California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) President Alice Busching Reynolds regarding AT&T’s application to discontinue its Carrier of Last Resort (COLR) obligations. This decision would have devastating effects on consumer choice and public safety by phasing out essential landline services upon which many Californians rely - especially the elderly and those in rural communities.“Many elderly residents … Continue Reading

February 13, 2024

Statement: Rep. Schiff Demands Speaker Johnson Bring Emergency Supplemental Aid for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan to House Floor

Washington, D.C.— Today, Representative Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) released the following statement following the passage of emergency supplemental aid for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan, as well as humanitarian aid, in the Senate.“Today, the Senate did what Speaker Johnson should have done four months ago: pass emergency aid to support our allies.“It is shocking that in their times of greatest need, we have not been able to support Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan, as well as pass much-needed … Continue Reading

February 12, 2024

Leading Financial Oversight Groups Support Rep. Schiff's Bill to Regulate “Revolving Door” in Financial Services Industry

Washington, D.C.— Recently, Representative Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) released The Financial Regulators Revolving Door Enforcement Act, a bill to significantly enhance the integrity of financial regulation in the United States. To read more about Rep. Schiff’s Financial Regulators Revolving Door Enforcement Act, click HERE.See what leading groups are saying about Rep. Schiff’s bill:"The revolving door of employees moving from banks and private financial institutions into the role of governmental … Continue Reading

February 12, 2024

NEWS: Rep. Schiff Receives A+ on Annual End Citizens United Legislative Scorecard

Washington, D.C.— Representative Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) received an A+ on this year's End Citizens United legislative scorecard for his voting record on stopping corruption and strengthening ethics and accountability in Congress.“Our democracy suffers when the voices of the American people are drowned out by corporate special interests and the endless flow of dark money. It’s why I’ve long led efforts to reform our broken campaign finance system and overturn Citizens United. Dark, … Continue Reading

February 08, 2024

Rep. Schiff Introduces Bill to Expand Affordable Housing, Child Care Centers

Washington, D.C.— Today, Representative Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) introduced the Affordable Housing and Childcare Investment Act, legislation that would address the affordable housing and child care center shortage by investing in the HOME Investment Partnerships Program by funding it at $1.5 billion annually for the next five fiscal years, with an additional $500 million for the building and rehabilitation of child care facilities.Rep. Schiff’s bill comes in response to a reported 67 percent cut … Continue Reading

February 06, 2024

Rep. Schiff Blasts NASA Decision to Cut Over 500 Jobs at Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)

Washington, D.C.— Today, Representative Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) released the following statement in response to federal budget cuts by NASA forcing the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) to reduce its workforce by 530 employees, or 8 percent of its total staff, through layoffs.  “Today’s announcement that JPL will be forced to cut 530 jobs is a devastating blow to the talented men and women working on the Mars Sample Return mission, and to our nation's leadership in space exploration and … Continue Reading

February 06, 2024

Rep. Schiff Votes for Emergency Assistance to Israel

Washington, D.C.— Today, Representative Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) released the following statement in support of sending emergency assistance to Israel following the deadly attacks on October 7:“It has been four months since Hamas’s horrific terrorist attacks on Israel. Yet, the United States has not sent assistance to its closest ally in the Middle East. Today, I voted to do exactly that.“There is no question in my mind: the United States must continue to support Israel in its time of greatest … Continue Reading

February 06, 2024

WATCH: Rep. Schiff Calls Out Republicans’ Sham Mayorkas Impeachment

Washington, D.C.— Today, Representative Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) took to the House Floor to speak out against MAGA Republicans’ baseless and purely political impeachment of Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.Watch the full video of Schiff’s remarks HERE. Read the full transcript of his floor remarks below:Welcome, my colleagues, to another week of Impeachment unlimited.Having no legislative accomplishments to show for their 14 months in power …Republicans are voting on … Continue Reading

February 04, 2024

WATCH: Rep. Schiff Discusses Dangers of AI Impersonation Online

Washington, D.C.— On Friday, in a Judiciary Committee field hearing, Representative Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) discussed the dangers of AI impersonation online, emphasizing the negative impact on individuals in the creative industries and beyond when their likeness and voice are used deceptively. Watch the full video of Schiff’s remarks HERE.Key Excerpts:On Concerns about AI Impersonation and the Creative Industry's Reputation:I always tell my colleagues in Congress, it's good for us to spend … Continue Reading

February 02, 2024

Rep. Schiff, Democratic Women’s Caucus Urge President Biden to Protect Americans from the Criminalization of their Pregnancies and Pregnancy Outcomes

Washington, D.C.— Today, Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) White House Liaison Rep. Joyce Beatty (D-Ohio), Chair Lois Frankel (D-Fla.), and Vice Chairs Nikema Williams (D-Ga.) and Teresa Leger Fernández (D-N.M.) led Representative Schiff (D-Calif.) and over 150 House Democratic colleagues in urging the Biden-Harris Administration to protect Americans from the criminalization of their pregnancies and pregnancy outcomes, in the wake of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. “We write to … Continue Reading

February 01, 2024

Following Schiff's House Resolution, Markey, Cassidy Introduce Bipartisan Senate Resolution Seeking Information on Azerbaijan’s Human Rights Violations

Washington, D.C.— Today, following Representative Adam Schiff’s (D-Calif.)  House Resolution that was introduced in November, Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Bill Cassidy (R-La.) introduced a bipartisan resolution in the Senate to require that the Secretary of State provide a report on Azerbaijan’s human rights practices, including concerning allegations of human rights violations committed against ethnic Armenians, such as unlawful killings, torture, restrictions on freedom of … Continue Reading

February 01, 2024

Reps. Schiff, Chu & Sen. Padilla Lead Bipartisan Letter to White House Urging Reversal of Premature Budget Cuts to Mars Sample Return Program

Washington, D.C.— Today, Representative Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) led a letter with Representative Judy Chu (D-Calif.) and Sen. Alex Padilla (D-Calif,), co-signed by 41 other bipartisan Members of Congress from California, to Director Shalanda Young of the White House Office of Management and Budget, urging the reversal of devastating budget cuts to the Mars Sample Return (MSR) mission. “We write to express our opposition to the Administration’s recent unilateral decision to prematurely move … Continue Reading

January 31, 2024

Statement: Rep. Schiff Announces Support for Bipartisan Compromise to Raise Child Tax Credit and Low-Income Housing Tax Credit to Help Working Families

Washington, D.C.— Today, Representative Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) voted in support of the Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act, a bipartisan compromise that will raise the Child Tax Credit (CTC) and Low -Income Housing Tax Credit: “Tonight, I voted for the bipartisan package to increase the Child Tax Credit, expand the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit and provide relief to California families who have suffered losses from wildfires and floods.  “I have long pushed Congress to expand the … Continue Reading

January 30, 2024

Schiff, Wyden, Huffman, and DelBene Introduce Legislation to End Future Capture And Breeding Of Whales For Public Display

Washington, D.C.— Today, Representatives Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), Jared Huffman (D-Calif.), and Suzan DelBene (D-Wash.) along with Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), reintroduced the Strengthening Welfare in Marine Settings Act (SWIMS), legislation that would end the future capture and breeding of whales for public display.Studies have shown that certain cetaceans - specifically, orcas, beluga whales, pilot whales, and false killer whales - are cognitively, emotionally, and socially complex animals … Continue Reading

January 25, 2024

Rep. Schiff Introduces Bill to Regulate “Revolving Door” in Financial Services Industry

Washington, D.C.— Today, Representatives Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and Maxwell Frost (D-Fla.) introduced a bill to significantly enhance the integrity of financial regulation in the United States. The Financial Regulators Revolving Door Enforcement Act proposes to expand, standardize, and fortify post-employment restrictions for individuals transitioning between public sector roles and positions within financial services corporations.The "revolving door", the cyclical movement of personnel … Continue Reading

January 19, 2024

Rep. Schiff Leads Letter to Support Increased Pay for Head Start Staff & Expanded Mental Health Services for Families and Staff

Washington, D.C.— Today, Representative Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) led a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra in support of the Department’s efforts to address the crippling workforce challenges facing Head Start programs by increasing worker pay and benefits, as well as efforts to expand mental health services for families and employees. The letter also acknowledges that those goals will require increased funding in order to avoid cutting the amount of … Continue Reading

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