Archive for the ‘Message’ Category

Crusader for More Transparency on Intelligence Sees Risk and Reward From Snowden Leaks

 

 
Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., a member of the House Intelligence Committee, sees the heightened concern by Americans about newly-revealed surveillance programs as a chance for progress on measures he’s long advocated. Photo by Bill Clark/ CQ Roll Call. By: Kwame Holman        

California Democrat Adam Schiff is one of Congress’ most prominent advocates for more openness from U.S. intelligence agencies about their activities. As a member of the House Intelligence Committee, he was aware of the secret National Security Agency (NSA) program that collected millions of Americans’ phone records long before it was leaked in early June by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. Read whole story

Celebrate America!

Wishing everyone a happy and safe
4th of July!

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Rep. Adam Schiff on Supreme Court decisions: ‘Love is love’

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Rep. Adam Schiff met with Burbank residents Paul Katami, far left, and his partner Jeff Zarillo, at the capitol on Tuesday.

By Jason Wells, jason.wells@latimes.com

June 26, 2013 | 8:08 a.m.     

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) called Wednesday a “huge day for the cause of equality” after the U.S. Supreme Court issued a pair of rulings essentially affirming the rights of gay couples to marry. …http://www.burbankleader.com/the818now/tn-blr-rep-adam-schiff-on-supreme-court-decisions-love-is-love-20130626,0,3565401.story

We have moved!

boxesIt is official!

The Schiff for Congress office has relocated to Burbank.

Our new address is:

Schiff for Congress
150 E. Olive Ave., Suite 208,
Burbank, CA 91502.

Phone: 818-841-2828,
Fax: 818-841-2830

You can also reach me at adamschiff28cd@gmail.com

All the best, Adam

Thank a Veteran Today!

As we celebrate Veteran’s Day and pay tribute to all the men and women who have bravely served our nation, remember to say a personal “Thank you” to the Veterans around you today.

Register to VOTE today…Online!

Today is National Voter Registration Day
Last Day to Register to Vote in California is October 22, 2012

Do you know someone who is eligible to vote and is not registered? The California Secretary of State has initiated the online voter registration portal. Now there is an easy way to register ONLINE! Got to the Secretary of State website to register or pass the link along to your unregistered friends and family.https://rtv.sos.ca.gov/elections/register-to-vote/.

Obama’s United Nations speech evokes reaction

By Brenda Gazzar
Posted:   09/25/2012 05:10:04 PM PDT
September 26, 2012 12:14 AM GMTUpdated: 09/25/2012 05:13:41 PM PDT

President Barack Obama’s United Nations speech Tuesday about the attack on U.S. citizens in Libya and angry protests that have erupted throughout the Muslim world evoked strong reactions from supporters and critics alike.

Congressman Adam Schiff, D-Pasadena, said he thought Obama’s speech was “powerful” and necessary in light of recent anti-Western protests around the world, many of which have been linked to an anti-Islam film produced in Southern California.

Schiff said Obama artfully articulated his commitment to the democratic principle of free speech, “which isn’t always understood in that part of the world.”

Schiff was pleased that Obama also stressed the legacy that Ambassador Chris Stevens, who was killed in the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi on Sept. 11, leaves in the Libyan lives he touched and in their struggle for freedom. …

Read more: http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_21630097/obamas-united-nations-speech-evokes-reaction#ixzz27bGIiGBZ

Congressman Schiff attends Memorial Day services

Photo credit: Tim Berger, Glendale News-Press

Congressman Schiff honored our service men and women this year on Monday, Memorial Day, speaking at services held in La Canada, La Crescenta, Burbank, and Glendale (above).  He offered special recognition to those Vietnam War veterans in attendance, acknowledging the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War.

Congressman Schiff celebrates Earth Day at the Fountain Community Gardens

On Sunday, April 22, Congressman Schiff celebrated Earth Day with residents and members of the Fountain Community Gardens and Hollywood Studio District Neighborhood Council. The event was the 3rd Anniversary of the Gardens and visitors came together to celebrate Earth Day by planting, cooking, and enjoying art demonstrations.

 

Statement on New Congressional District Maps

The Commission did a commendable job balancing Voting Rights Act and community of interest concerns by working in a transparent manner. Now that the Commission has concluded its work and certified the new maps, I am excited about the new 28th district, which includes the Burbank, Glendale and Pasadena areas I currently represent, along with many of the surrounding communities that I represented previously for many years in Congress and the State Senate. I have worked closely with these neighborhoods on many issues, and I would be honored to represent this district in the House of Representatives.

- Adam Schiff

Map of the new 28th Congressional District: