Press Releases

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

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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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