Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Ed Royce (R-CA) and Gwen Moore (D-WI), introduced H.R. 3556, the Taxpayer Protections and Market Access for Mortgage Finance Act, legislation requiring the GSEs to increase credit risk transfers (CRT) with the private sector.
“Increasing private sector involvement in the secondary housing market is the first step in preventing another bailout paid for by American taxpayers,” said Rep. Royce. “Congress should direct Fannie and Freddie to increase the amount and the types of credit risk transfer transactions to the maximum level that is economically and commercially viable. This action will stabilize the housing market for decades to come and lays a foundation for future GSE reforms.”
“One of the best ways we can help all American families achieve the dream of homeownership is by ensuring their access to housing finance funding. This bipartisan bill makes such a dream reality by providing guidelines for increased credit risk transfer transactions to make financing home ownership more accessible.” said Rep. Moore.
H.R. 3556 directs the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Director to establish guidelines requiring Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the GSEs) to engage in significant, increasing, and varied credit risk transfer (CRT) with an emphasis on front-end transactions when mortgages are originated. The GSEs would be required to set and publish guarantee fees, including loan level price adjustments (LLPAs), to reflect the reduced credit risk resulting from new CRT transactions.
Both authors of the legislation are senior members of the House Financial Services Committee. Full text of the bill can be viewed HERE.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) questioned U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on the state of the international financial system and the progress of Government Sponsored Enterprise (GSE) reforms during a House Financial Services Committee Hearing.
“I would like to thank you for your commitment to leveling the trade and regulatory playing field for U.S. job creators. On this front, I was pleased to see the U.S.-E.U. covered agreement on insurance and reinsurance move across the finish line. This will mean billions of dollars in savings for U.S. firms which can be reinvested in our economy and passed on to consumers. I also appreciate your commitment to raising the equity caps for U.S. financial services in China. I was hoping you could update us on your most recent conversations and how the Chinese side reacts when we push them on the caps. Do you think we could get a win on this front?” said Rep. Royce.
“I’m going to withhold how they react, but what I will say is that this is a yes, no answer. We expect them to be increased. We've told them to do that. I don’t care how they react, what I care about is when they tell us there is no cap. So I am not interested in them going from 49 to 52 percent, I want no cap,” replied Secretary Mnuchin.
“On to the topic of housing finance reform, you have made it clear that ‘perpetual conservatorship’ is unsustainable and that you would prefer we deal with Fannie and Freddie through legislation. As we work towards reform in this Committee and in the Senate, we cannot lose sight of the benefits afforded to the GSEs by previous Congresses. These are benefits no other company has. They are benefits that helped created the duopoly and a broken system of private gains and public loses. Among them: tax exempt status from state and local jurisdictions; the ability to issue special SEC exempted ‘To Be Announced’ (or TBA) securities; the ability for the Fed to purchase GSE securities through their monetary policy operations; a perpetual line of credit directly to Treasury, beyond the 2008 bailout authority; and above all else, the implicit government guarantee that comes with the charter, which gave them the ability to borrow at below market rates and ignited the duopoly….Secretary Mnuchin, as you understand it, can you eliminate any of these benefits without legislation? Would you agree that reconstituting Fannie and Freddie as private companies with these Congressionally-mandated benefits should be avoided at all costs?” asked Rep. Royce.
“I do, and let me first say that I look forward to working with you on this. Like I’ve said, we need a solution that creates liquidity for the housing market and doesn’t put taxpayers at risk. If there are any guarantees from the government going forward, it should be explicit and paid for and done so in a way that doesn’t put taxpayers at risk. We are determined to find a solution because this is a huge part of the economy and leaving them in conservatorship for the next four years makes no sense,” answered Secretary Mnuchin.
Rep. Royce went on to press Secretary Mnuchin asking, “Do you agree or not that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac should not, under any circumstances, be re-privatized as privately owned, implicitly government backed institutions?”
Secretary Mnuchin responded saying, “I agree that there shouldn’t be implicit. If there is something it should be explicit and paid for. Otherwise, it should be very clear: there is no implicit government backing.”
Watch Rep. Royce’s full line of questioning HERE.Read More
Washington D.C. - U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) has announced that the 2017 Congressional App Challenge for students in California's 39th Congressional District will open for submissions starting today, July 26 through November 1, 2017.
The competition is designed to engage students’ creativity and encourage their participation in STEM education fields. It allows students to compete by creating and exhibiting their software application, or “app,” for mobile, tablet or computer devices on a platform of their choice.
“If we want California to remain the innovation capital of the world, we need to encourage and support young people who are interested in science, technology, engineering, and math. The Congressional App Challenge is a unique opportunity for students to have fun developing skills that they will use for the rest of their lives. I strongly encourage students throughout the community to accept the challenge and participate in this year's competition,” said Representative Royce.
Last year's Congressional App Challenge first place winners from the 39th district were: Christopher Jhaveri, Christopher Leung, Jason Kwan, and Santiago Torres of the La Puente Valley Regional Occupational Program at Los Altos High School. The winning students created Election Connection, a mobile application designed to educate voters on candidates' political positions.
Election Connection was displayed in the United States Capitol alongside winning submissions from around the nation. Click on the video below to watch the creators of Election Connection discuss their winning App.
The 2017 Congressional App Challenge submission period will run from July 26 – November 1, culminating in an exhibition and judging event during December. The competition winners will be selected by a panel of local judges and recognized by Rep. Royce and community leaders.
Students, teachers, and administrators interested in entering the competition can do so by clicking HERE, or contacting Stephanie Hu from Rep. Royce's office at (626) 964-5123 or Stephanie.Hu@mail.house.gov. Additional information can be found HERE.
Ready to Compete in the 21st Century Global Economy
By: Representative Ed Royce
July 21, 2017
The 21st century global economy is transforming the way we live our lives. Nowhere is this more evident than in Southern California where we are fortunate to lead the nation in sectors such as advanced logistics, high-tech innovation, and financial services. Our very own Silicon Beach is leaving an indelible mark by producing successful startups such as Snap, Dollar Shave Club, and StartEngine.
Ensuring that the southland is ready to compete in the new global economy is one of the most important duties that I have as Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee. That is why I support commonsense, pro-growth policies that encourage entrepreneurship and innovation while welcoming investment.
East San Gabriel Valley is home to many competitive entrepreneurs and businesses in Southern California. This is where James Lin grew a small trucking company started by his father into a high-tech, global supply chain corporation. Headquartered in Walnut, Unified Network Information Services operates in the City of Industry delivering end-to-end logistics solutions for the largest retailers in the world. UNIS also manufactures electronics and is growing jobs in California; the company employs more than 1,100 full-time employees.
DSG Business, Tax, and Wealth Planning is another success story worth highlighting. Tony Yu is a second generation owner who grew a family financial services company into a thriving successful business. DSG recently celebrated its 30th anniversary and supports 10 employees. The company is known for offering 21st century solutions such as cybersecurity insurance.
Being ready to compete also means that we need to educate our children for the jobs of tomorrow. Bixel Exchange – also known as Los Angeles’ Center for Innovation and Technology – is partnering with the industry to place community college graduates with degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics into high-tech jobs. Similarly, I sponsor an annual coding contest that encourages children in elementary and middle schools to develop apps to help solve public policy challenges. In this manner, I hope to do my part to stir the imagination and unleash creativity which are the main ingredients of the knowledge economy.
|Rep. Royce attending the 2017 RobotNation Competition hosted by the Fullerton School District. This annual competition pits student-made robots against each other in a test of digital programming and mechanical engineering skills.|
Southern California is home to some of the most innovative and dynamic businesses in the world. Many of these amazing companies are located in our own neighborhoods. Helping the southland thrive in the 21st century global economy is one of the most important duties that I have. So, let’s work together to strengthen our competitiveness and build a brighter, more prosperous future.
Ed Royce is Representative of California’s 39th Congressional District and Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee.
WASHINGTON D.C. - U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Calif.), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and a senior member of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement praising the decision by the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) and U.S. Treasury Department agreeing to sign the U.S.-E.U. covered agreement:
“After nearly 18 months of discussions, collaboration and negotiations among relevant stakeholders, I’m pleased to see the U.S.-E.U. covered agreement near the finish line. This agreement with the EU will level the regulatory playing field for U.S.-based insurers and reinsurers resulting in billions of dollars in savings which can be reinvested in the U.S. economy and passed on to consumers.”
Last September, Representative Royce questioned Federal Insurance Office (FIO) Director Michael McRaith about the importance of a U.S.-E.U. covered agreement to protect American insurance firms and consumers during a Housing and Insurance Subcommittee hearing entitled “The Impact of the U.S.-E.U. Dialogues on U.S. Insurance Markets.”
Chairman Royce also sent a letter to the Treasury Department and USTR urging them to begin the negotiations with the E.U. that led to the agreement.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Calif.) released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 23, the Gaining Responsibility on Water (GROW) Act, bipartisan legislation that he cosponsored aimed at modernizing water policies in California and throughout the entire Western United States:
“California continues to be a dominant force in American agriculture. Californian farmers produce more than 400 commodities that represent over a third of the country’s vegetables and two-thirds of the country’s fruits and nuts. This is an incredibly important industry, not only to Californians, but to every American family that puts food on their dinner table at night.
“For numerous years, California has been experiencing a drought of epic proportions. As a result, thousands of jobs disappeared, hundreds of thousands of acres of farm land had to be left idle, and billions of dollars were lost. And while we’ve been blessed with normal levels of rainfall across much of the State this year, one year’s worth of rain does not represent a permanent fix to California’s water needs. Proactive solutions are necessary to build on the reforms enacted at the end of last year in the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act.
“The GROW Act does just that. This commonsense bill provides additional relief to California families, farmers, and communities by restoring water deliveries and requires regulators to actually comply with the Bay-Delta Accord. H.R. 23 will also clear the path forward for much needed water storage projects that have been unnecessarily impeded by bureaucratic red tape. These reforms will help in the short term, but, perhaps more importantly, will ensure the entire Western United States is more prepared during future droughts.”### Read More
Chairman Royce joined Speaker of the House Paul Ryan to meet with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Thursday in the U.S. Capitol Building.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — This week, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) joined members of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, U.S.-Korea Business Council, and Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry to welcome South Korean President Moon to the United States. Text of Chairman Royce’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, follows:
“Good evening Your Excellency, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen:
“On behalf of the House of Representatives, it is my distinct honor and pleasure to welcome President Moon Jae-in to the United States of America.
“As Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee, I have long said that there are few relationships more consequential or economically important than the strategic alliance between the U.S. and South Korea. Ours is a bond that has grown over the past 65 years, and today, we celebrate a close friendship that is borne on the shoulders of the hardworking people of our two nations. Korea has blossomed so much that economic prosperity is now synonymous with the Korean nation.
“When it comes to our economic relationship, the KORUS Free Trade Agreement is contributing significantly to job creation in the United States. There is no better example of this than in the congressional district that I am honored to represent.
“CJ Foods, which is a subsidiary of Korea’s CJ Group, makes delicious dumplings at an advanced facility in Fullerton, California. These “mandu” are some of the best, and I know, because I’ve eaten many over the years!
“The story of CJ in Fullerton is the story of KORUS.
“CJ began operations in Fullerton a few months after KORUS was implemented with 70 employees operating one line of production. Three years later, the company has grown organically to over 270 employees operating three production lines, 24-hours per day!
“Of course, CJ’s success is attributed to outstanding products; however, it was the framework agreement of KORUS that allowed CJ to setup shop in Fullerton and hire Americans. The economic impact of CJ on the U.S. economy cannot be denied. CJ sources vegetables from Southern California and protein from the Midwest. CJ products meet stringent standards established by well-known retailers such as Costco and Whole Foods. In turn, many of its dumplings are now exported all over the world to customers in Latin America, Australia, and even Asia.
“In the 21st century global economy, economic prosperity, competitiveness, and jobs are inextricably linked. As one of the first supporters of KORUS FTA, I am proud of the positive impact that our economic alliance is having on the people of Southern California, and I know that stories like these abound in local communities all over the United States.
“President Moon Jae-in has a distinguished history of public service on behalf of the Korean nation; he is well-known for championing democracy and human rights. In 1976, then-soldier Moon participated in Operation Paul Bunyan in response to North Korea’s brutality. Elected earlier this year, President Moon is no stranger to executive leadership and international affairs, having served previously in the Roh Administration.
“Mister President, as you embark on this important visit, please know that we stand side by side with you and the Korean people for a safer and more prosperous tomorrow.
“Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome President Moon.”Read More
Click on the picture above to watch Thursday's press conference announcing that H.R. 19 had gained 227 bipartisan cosponsors.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Congressman Ed Royce (R-CA) today announced that their bill to create a Smithsonian museum dedicated to American women’s history on the National Mall is now supported by a majority of the House of Representatives. With 227 co-sponsors, the representatives gave President Trump a joint letter at last week’s White House Picnic asking for a meeting and his support of the first U.S. museum dedicated to telling the comprehensive history of American women, their accomplishments, and contributions to our nation. The Representatives also sent letters to the Committees on House Administration, Natural Resources, and Transportation and Infrastructure to request hearings on the bill.
Reps. Maloney and Royce were joined today by bill co-sponsors Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); Rep. Mia Love (R-UT); Rep. Lois Frankel (D-FL), co-chair of the Congressional Women’s Caucus; and Rep. Brenda Lawrence, co-vice chair of the Congressional Women’s Caucus.
“Just three months after Rep. Royce and I introduced H.R. 19, the Smithsonian Women’s History Museum Act, a majority of the House of Representatives has now cosponsored our bill,” said Rep. Maloney. “That’s what I call momentum and I believe the enthusiasm for this effort is only growing. Now is the time to get this done, which is why Mr. Royce and I have requested that the President lend his support to our efforts. A new Smithsonian museum dedicated to women’s history will inspire young women and men for years to come and demonstrate to the world our country’s commitment to equality. How can we expect to empower women if we do not recognize them? That is a mission we can all support.”
“The National Mall in Washington D.C. is a special place because it tells our uniquely American story. But that story is incomplete without paying tribute to the countless examples of courageous women who helped build America and sacrificed to ensure that it remains the land of the free,” said Rep. Royce. “I’m proud to have joined Rep. Maloney in sponsoring the legislation that ensures future generations will always know their story.”
“Women have played a vital role in shaping our nation, many without the deserved recognition,” said Rep. Frankel. “A women's museum will enlighten and inspire visitors of all walks of life.”
“I'm proud to have led a bipartisan team of women who collectively created a workable plan for a museum designed to be the gateway for connecting and enhancing the full spectrum of American women's history and I’m proud that this plan inspired H.R.19,” said Jane Abraham, chair of the American Museum of Women's History Congressional Commission. “Now is the time for Congress to pass this legislation to establish the museum. I applaud Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney and Congressman Ed Royce and their 227 cosponsors for putting forward H.R. 19. This bipartisan leadership is an extension of the Commission's bipartisan work.”
HR 19 Summary
H.R. 19 is based on the work of the bipartisan American Museum of Women's History Congressional Commission, which was created in 2014 to study the need for such a museum through legislation introduced by Reps. Maloney and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN-7) in the House and former Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) and Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) in the Senate. The bipartisan commission submitted its report to Congress in November 2016 with a unanimous recommendation that a comprehensive women’s history museum should be established on or near the National Mall as part of the Smithsonian Institution.
The bipartisan commission’s report found:
|WASHINGTON, D.C. — Yesterday, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) delivered remarks on the House floor ahead of the Republic of Korea’s President Moon Jae-in’s visit to the United States. Below are the video and transcript of Chairman Royce’s remarks.|
“Mr. Speaker, I rise to welcome President Moon of South Korea to the United States of America as he makes his inaugural visit here later this week.
“President Moon’s trip comes at a critical time – a critical time for America’s strategic relationship with South Korea. And I look forward to welcoming him to Capitol Hill.
“The friendship between our two nations, which was forged during the Korean War, has withheld the test of time. It has withstood so many challenges. The people of South Korea have persevered in the face of incredible adversity. They’ve succeeded in building a modern, prosperous nation. And today, we stand together in defense of democracy, and freedom, and prosperity. And the strength of our friendship is now more important than ever as we face growing challenges in the Asia-Pacific region.
“As the President begins his visit, let’s recognize the contributions of Korean Americans to the relationship between our two countries. The close bond that Korean Americans have for South Korea, the country of their heritage, creates a strong sense of community that extends across the Pacific Ocean. This is the keystone in the bridge of our alliance.
“Mr. Speaker, I welcome President Moon, and I look forward to our meeting.”Read More
Free Grant Seminar For Nonprofit Organizations
Hosted by the Office of Representative Ed Royce (CA-39)
in conjunction with CSUF’s Gianneschi Nonprofit Summer School
Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: California State University, Fullerton Mihaylo College of Business and Economics, SGMH 1406
2550 Nutwood Ave. Fullerton, CA 92831
Parking and Directions here.
R.S.V.P. required here.
Programs for Nonprofit Organizations
Grant Assistance from Representative Ed Royce
U.S. Representative Ed Royce (CA-39) invites you to attend the:
Congressional App Challenge STEM Competition
2016 Exhibit and Awards Ceremony
Date: Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Time: 7 PM PST
Location: Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
Address: 18001 Yorba Linda Blvd., Yorba Linda, CA 92886
- Discover the winners of the 2016 STEM Competition
- View innovative mobile apps created by CA-39's brightest minds
Featured speakers include:
Marc Fischer, CEO and Co-Founder of Dogtown Media
LTC Dennis Sugrue, L.A. Deputy Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Tom Ward, CTO of MEDL Mobile
Competition judges include:
Nanxi Liu, CEO and co-founder of Enplug, Inc.
Simon Evans, professional civil engineer and certified floodplain manager
Dr. Keun-Hang Susan Yang, Ph.D, Director of International Science Programs and Professor of Computational Biology/Neuroscience and Bioscience at Chapman University
Laurie Smith, Program Manager at Science@OC
Chi Ni, Founder of Straight A, Inc.
RSVP to Stephanie Hu at Stephanie.Hu@mail.house.gov or (626) 964-5123. More event details can be found here.
Webinar participants will learn how MIT App Inventor can help you design, build, and submit an Android app just in time for the April 30th STEM Competition deadline!Students entering the competition must submit their app’s source code online during the Competition Submission Period between 12 PM Eastern Standard Time on FEBRUARY 1ST, 2014, and 11:59 PM Eastern Daylight Time on APRIL 30TH, 2014, as well as provide a YouTube or VIMEO video demo explaining their app and what they learned through this competition process. Learn more about Rep. Royce's 2014 STEM Competition here or by following #2014RoyceSTEM on Facebook and Twitter. You can also download the Rep. Royce STEM Competition mobile app, available for free in the iTunes store (Android version coming soon).
On Monday, November 4th, Rep. Ed Royce, Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, will hold the Committee’s first field hearing to examine international human trafficking and to assess efforts to combat trafficking at the international, Federal, State and local levels. The hearing, entitled “Regional Perspectives in the Global Fight Against Human Trafficking,” will begin at 10:00 a.m. PT will be held in the Titan Student Union building on the campus of California State University, Fullerton.
Note: Earlier this year, Chairman Royce launched a Human Trafficking Congressional Advisory Committee (HTCAC), which is comprised of victims’ rights groups, local and federal law enforcement agencies, and community advocates. HTCAC meets on a monthly basis to address human trafficking concerns, as well as offer policy recommendations. In May, Chairman Royce convened a Committee hearing to examine local and private sector initiatives to combat international human trafficking.
Hearing: “Regional Perspectives in the Global Fight Against Human Trafficking”
California State University, Fullerton
Titan Student Union
800 N. State College Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 92834
For a campus map and parking information click HERE.
Monday, November 4, 2013
10:00 a.m. PT
The Honorable Luis CdeBaca
Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
U.S. Department of State
The Honorable Tony Rackauckas
Office of the Orange County District Attorney
Ms. Kay Buck
Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking
*Witnesses may be added.
***Important planning note for press covering hearing:
The hearing will be webcast at www.foreignaffairs.house.gov.
Members of the media must RSVP by Friday, November 1 at 12 p.m. to Audra McGeorge at firstname.lastname@example.org to receive credentials to cover the hearing from the press viewing area.
Following the hearing, there will be a media availability to discuss human trafficking.Read More
The event will feature Keynote speaker Rebekah Bell whose opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal on how she graduated from college debt-free offered important advice to students on avoiding crushing student loan debt. Additionally, the seminar will provide information about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) program as well as other federal and private student loans, grants, and other financing options.
A member of Rep. Ed Royce's staff will be available for mobile office hours on Thursday, October 3rd in the Red Tailed Hawk Room in the City Clerk’s Office at Chino Hills City Hall (14000 City Center Dr.). Mobile office hours provide an opportunity for constituents to meet with Rep. Royce and his staff members for assistance with a variety of services and issues. Office hours on Thursday, October 3rd will be held from 9:00am - 4:00pm. Please call (909) 420-0010 with any questions.Read More
2185 Rayburn HOB
Washington, DC 20515
U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R) is serving his eleventh term in Congress representing Southern California’s 39th District, based in Orange, Los Angeles, and San Bernardino Counties. He and his wife, Marie, are longtime residents of Fullerton, CA.
Royce’s priorities in Congress are: addressing our national debt, protecting our homeland, eliminating pork-barrel spending, fighting crime and supporting victims of crime, strengthening education for all students, spurring job creation and strengthening Social Security and Medicare.
Royce has a strong history of public service. In 1982, he was elected to the California State Senate where he began his fight for victims’ rights. He authored the nation’s first anti-stalker law and versions of his bill have been adopted in all 50 states. He was also the legislative author and campaign co-chairman of California’s Proposition 115, the Crime Victims/Speedy Trial Initiative, approved by the voters in 1990. In Congress, Royce continues his fight for victims’ rights. He wrote and passed the Interstate Stalking Punishment and Prevention Act in 1996. This law makes it a federal crime to pursue a victim across state lines and enables law enforcement to intervene before violence occurs. Royce was active in passing AMBER Alert legislation in 2003, and legislation in 2004 to enhance rights for victims of crime. He currently is a member of the Victim’s Rights Caucus.
For the 113th Congress, Royce was selected to be Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. Royce has served on the Committee since entering Congress in 1993. Immediately prior to becoming Chairman of the Committee, Royce served as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade and a member of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific.
As a senior member of the House Financial Services Committee, Royce sits on two Subcommittees: Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises, and Insurance and Housing. Royce has served on the conference committees for some of the most significant legislation in the financial services arena. For more than a decade Royce has called for a stronger federal regulator to limit Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s excessive risk taking at the expense of taxpayers. In 2003, he was the first member of Congress to write legislation calling for a single regulator under the Treasury Department for the three housing government sponsored enterprises: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the twelve Federal Home Loan Banks.
Royce has consistently earned honors and awards from the National Taxpayers Union, Citizens Against Government Waste, National Federation of Independent Businesses, Watchdogs of the Treasury, Americans for Tax Reform, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, United Seniors Association, 60 Plus, American Share Holders Association, Citizens for a Sound Economy and the Small Business Survival Committee.
A California native, Royce is a graduate of California State University, Fullerton, School of Business Administration. Prior to entering public service, his professional background includes experience as a small business owner, a controller, a capital projects manager, and a corporate tax manager for a Southern California company. Royce and his wife, Marie, have been married for 28 years.
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