Chairman Royce Statement on 2014 International Religious Freedom Report

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Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued this statement following the State Department’s release of the 2014 International Religious Freedom Report:   “Religious liberty remains under siege around the world. Millions of believers face extremists who terrorize those with differing beliefs, or authoritarian governments who […]
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Chairman Royce Applauds House Passage of Legislation to Reform U.S. International Broadcasting

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, applauded House passage of bipartisan reform legislation to improve the missions, objectives, and effectiveness of U.S. international broadcasters, such as the Voice of America (VOA), Radio Free Europe-Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), Radio Free Asia (RFA), and the Middle East Broadcasting Network […]
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Chairman Royce Statement on Letter to President Obama Urging Support for Legislation to Reform U.S. International Broadcasting

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Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following statement on the recently publicized letter to President Obama from a broad coalition of former members of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), journalists, and former BBG employees.  In the letter, they ask the President to […]
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Chairman Royce to Convene Hearing to Examine Extension in Iran Nuclear Negotiations – Tomorrow 2 p.m.

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#NoNuclearIran Washington, D.C. – Tomorrow, U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, will convene a hearing to examine the Obama Administration’s announcement of a four-month extension in the nuclear negotiations between Iran and world powers.  At the hearing, State Department and Treasury Department officials, including the top U.S. negotiator for […]
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House Passes Haiti Oversight Legislation, Heads to President’s Desk

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Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, applauded the House of Representatives unanimous passage of S. 1104, Assessing Progress in Haiti Act of 2014.  The legislation provides greater oversight of U.S. taxpayer funding for post-earthquake reconstruction and sustainable development in Haiti, and provides greater transparency in […]
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Look Ahead — Week of July 28 – August 1

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Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, announced the following upcoming Committee events: Tuesday, July 29 Joint Subcommittee Hearing: The Shootdown of Malaysian Flight 17 and the Escalating Crisis in Ukraine 10:15 a.m. on Tuesday, July 29 in 2172 Rayburn House Office Building Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and […]
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Chairman Royce Statement on U.S. Government Confirmation of Russia Firing into Ukraine

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Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued this statement following U.S. Government confirmation of Russia’s firing artillery into Ukraine:  “The confirmed firing of Russian artillery on Ukrainian military targets from inside Russian territory is an ominous escalation of the conflict.  These actions discredit all previous […]
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Chairman Royce Statement on Netherlands Security Proposal for MH17 Site and Investigators

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Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee issued the following statement on the Netherlands’ proposal for an international protection force to secure the MH17 crash site and investigators.  On Tuesday, Chairman Royce and Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY), the Committee’s Ranking Member, called on the Obama Administration […]
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