Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) released the following statement on the U.S. House of Representatives passage of a bipartisan resolution to officially recognize the Armenian Genocide of 1915.
Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation introduced by Rep. Linda Sánchez (CA-38) to rename a post office in Whittier, California after Vietnam Veteran Jose Ramos. Before he passed away, Rep. Sánchez worked with Mr. Ramos as they advocated for a national ‘Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day.’ Her remarks before the House are below.
Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38), Chairwoman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Immigration Task Force, led 80 Members of Congress in urging Attorney General William Barr to withdraw a petition to decertify the National Association of Immigration Judges (NAIJ), the labor union of federal immigration judges.
Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Linda T. Sánchez (D-CA) today announced that Marsha (Catron) Espinosa will serve as her new Chief of Staff and Melissa Kiedrowicz as Deputy Chief of Staff. Espinosa replaces Lea Sulkala who served since 2014 and is transitioning to the private sector.
Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) today released the following statement on reports of President Trump threatening to withhold U.S. military aid from Ukraine unless the Ukrainian President initiated an investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, Hunter.
Washington, DC – Reps. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) and Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) today released a resolution honoring the life and service of Petty Officer Raul Guerra, a U.S. Navy journalist and native of Montebello, California.
Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38), today released the following statement on the decision by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to roll back the existing ban on binding arbitration agreements that prevent residents of nursing homes from suing over the conditions of facilities.
Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) today released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s ruling in U.S. Department of Commerce v. New York, putting a hold on the Trump administration’s plan to include a citizenship question in the 2020 census.
Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Linda Sánchez (D-CA), along with Reps. Mike Kelly (R-PA) and Kurt Schrader (D-OR), today introduced the Community-Based Independence for Seniors Act to create a new Community-Based Institutional Special Needs Plan (CBI-SNP) demonstration program.
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For hour after hour Wednesday, members of the House Appropriations Committee sat around tables inside a cramped room on Capitol Hill and dutifully processed amendments to bills that would spend a combined $200 billion to keep federal agencies open next year — a day after they learned those bills may never see the House floor intact.
House Democrats are putting the onus on Republicans to prevent a government shutdown.
It’s unlikely a bipartisan deal could be reached in time to meet the April 28 funding deadline, and unless an agreement is in place Democrats should vote-against a short-term stopgap measure, Democratic leaders said Thursday.
California Democrats have talked for months about resisting President Trump, and many of their constituents have demanded it, loudly. With more details about the president’s policies expected to come out in the next few weeks, the state’s congressional Democrats will get their chance to try to turn that talk into action. At least they hope.
Rep. Linda T. Sánchez is the leader of the largest Hispanic coalition in Congress, and she has ambitions to soon rise even higher in House Democratic leadership.
The California Democrat is running for vice-chair of the House Democratic Conference, a position being vacated by Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.) at the end of the year.
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House Democrats are raring to confront the National Football League over its handling of concussions, but they may find it as tough as passing against the Denver Broncos defense.
A bipartisan pair of House members has offered legislation that would provide a tax credit for those who care for aging and disabled relatives.
The legislation is sponsored by Reps. Tom Reed (R-N.Y.) and Linda Sanchez (D-Calif.) and is supported by groups including the AARP and the American Heart Association, according to a news release issued Monday.