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Sen. Ted Lieu calls for urgent investigation into safety procedures at LAX

March 14, 2014

Concerns follow death of baggage worker employed by Menzies Aviation 

LOS ANGELES – In the wake of the recent death of a 51-year-old baggage employee of contractor Menzies Aviation, Sen. Ted Lieu today called for a state investigation into possibly unsafe working conditions at Los Angeles International Airport.

The latest Sepulveda Boulevard closures March 14

March 13, 2014

Guest Press Release/MTA

Building a Better Sepulveda Bl

Beginning Friday, March 14 at 10pm, and continuing until Monday, April 28 at 6am, Sepulveda Bl will be reconstructed from Montana Av to Church Ln/Ovada Pl. By completing the full-depth reconstruction, workers will build a new roadway, resulting in a longer lifetime for this stretch of Sepulveda Bl.

‘Environmental Justice’: No California lawmaker is ranked higher than Sen. Ted Lieu for environmental votes in 2013

February 14, 2014
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West L.A. County senator earns fouth ‘Watchdog’ kudos since November

SACRAMENTO – State Sen. Ted Lieu of Torrance has been given an 89-percent score by the California Environmental Justice Alliance, a rating that was not exceeded by any other lawmaker in the 120-member Legislature, for key votes cast on nine bills during the 2013 session of the Legislature.

Legislature to examine oversight of assisted-living homes in wake of investigations showing abuse

February 07, 2014

Four committees to review safety of assisted-living homes for elderly

SACRAMENTO – In response to recent media investigations revealing often inadequate oversight of workers at assisted-living homes, four key policy panels of the California Legislature on Tuesday will review state safety regulations and related issues during a day of oversight hearings.

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