Washington, DC—U.S. Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez (D-CA) issued this statement on the passing of civil rights icon, Congressman John Lewis (D-GA):
“We lost a giant, John Lewis. He was more than a colleague to me and so many others—he was a mentor and a moral guide. We thank him for standing up, raising hell, and paving the way for so many.
“We don't need to ask how we can honor his legacy. We already know. Rest in power, my friend."
Washington, DC—U.S. Representatives Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38), Harley Rouda (CA-48), and Katie Porter (CA-45) led a group of Orange County lawmakers in requesting a briefing from the Board of Education over its decision to reopen schools this fall. In a letter to the Board, the Members expressed safety concerns and sought additional clarification over its recommendations.
Washington, DC—U.S. Representatives Linda T. Sánchez (D-CA), David B. McKinley, P.E (R-WV), and Donald Norcross (D-NJ) led a group of 128 lawmakers by introducing a resolution to designate July 10, 2020, as Journeyman Lineman Recognition Day.
The full text of the resolution is available here.