Press Releases

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

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03.18.10

Rep. Schiff Continues Fight to Reduce DNA Kit Backlog During Committee Hearings with the Attorney General and FBI Director

Washington, D.C. - Rep. Schiff this week pressed forward with his efforts to reduce the nation's DNA kit backlog during hearings with Attorney General Holder and FBI Director Mueller. At Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations Subcommittee hearings this week, Rep. Schiff questioned these top Administration officials about their departments' efforts to help reduce DNA kit backlogs. In response, both men made strong commitments to eradicating the backlogs and each provided progress update… Continue Reading


03.11.10

House Impeaches U.S. District Judge G. Thomas Porteous, Jr.

Washington, D.C. - Today on the House Floor, House Judiciary Committee Task Force on Judicial Impeachment Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) and Ranking Member Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), presented the case for impeachment of Judge G. Thomas Porteous, Jr., of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana to the full House. After the presentation, the House unanimously approved four impeachment articles relating to Judge Porteous. Following the impeachment vote, Reps. Schiff and Goo… Continue Reading


02.26.10

House Judiciary Committee Task Force on Judicial Impeachment Recommends Impeachment of Judge G. Thomas Porteous, Jr.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010Contact: Sean Oblack (202) 225-4176 House Judiciary Committee Task Force on Judicial Impeachment Recommends Impeachment of Judge G. Thomas Porteous, Jr. Washington, D.C. - Today, the House Judiciary Committee Task Force on Judicial Impeachment, Chaired by Congressman Adam Schiff (D-CA) and Ranking Member Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), concluded its inquiry of Judge G. Thomas Porteous, Jr., of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana by recommending a… Continue Reading


02.25.10

In Support of the Intelligence Authorization Bill

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02.19.10

Schiff to Host Panel Discussion with Experts

Washington, DC - On Sunday, February 28, 2010, Congressman Adam Schiff will host a panel discussion about the crisis in Haiti and efforts underway to rebuild the country. The panel will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 pm in the Altadena Public Library's Community Room and will include experts involved in the recovery efforts and an overview from Rep. Schiff on aid being provided by the American government. "Haiti is still very much in crisis and the potential loss of life is every bit as great over th… Continue Reading


02.16.10

President Signs Into Law Schiff Legislation to "Fingerprint" Nuclear Material

Washington, DC - Today, President Obama signed into law Rep. Adam Schiff's Nuclear Forensics and Attribution Act (H.R. 730). The legislation will strengthen efforts in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to develop techniques for "fingerprinting" nuclear material, and will also encourage the President to negotiate international agreements to govern international nuclear forensics activities. "If we can determine the source of nuclear material, we can better attack smuggling networks and p… Continue Reading


02.12.10

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01.20.10

On Passage of the Nuclear Forensics and Attribution Act

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12.19.09

Celebrating Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Authority's Ten Years of Service

Madam Speaker, I rise today to congratulate the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority as it celebrates ten years of service and commitment to the community. Since the Construction Authority was established by the California State Legislature to design and construct the Pasadena Metro Gold Line, it has completed 13.7 miles of light rail, which averages 24,000 daily weekday boardings.One decade ago, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, faced with seriou… Continue Reading


12.15.09

House Passes Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 Contact: Sean Oblack (202) 225-4176 House Passes Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act Measure requires expanded examination of freedom of the press worldwide WASHINGTON, DC- Today, the House passed the Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act, a bill authored by Congressmen Adam Schiff (D-CA) and Mike Pence (R-IN) Co-Chairs of the Congressional Caucus for Freedom of the Press. The legislation expands the examination of press freedom worldwide in the… Continue Reading


12.15.09

Supporting the Iran Refined Petroleum Sanctions Act

I thank the gentleman. I will be very brief.Mr. Speaker, I wanted to add to the comments that my colleagues have made in their segue to the bill that follows the Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act, which is the Iran Refined Petroleum Sanctions Act.I am a strong supporter of this legislation. I commend my colleagues, Chairman Berman and Ranking Member Ros-Lehtinen, for their leadership on this issue.One of the most serious threats facing our country is the prospect of a nuclear-armed Iran. Thi… Continue Reading


12.10.09

Rep. Schiff Secures Federal Funds to Assist Local Law Enforcement Efforts and Bolster Regional DNA Forensic Technology

Thursday, December 10, 2009 Contact: Sean Oblack (202) 225-4176 Rep. Schiff Secures Federal Funds to Assist Local Law Enforcement Efforts and Bolster Regional DNA Forensic Technology WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the House passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act (H.R. 3288), a bill that sets funding levels for a major portion of the federal budget for fiscal year 2010. Rep. Schiff, a member of the House Appropriations Committee, helped secure important federal funding in the b… Continue Reading

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