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March 1, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) released the following statement today in recognition of Women’s History Month
February 18, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) and U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) today introduced the bicameral U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021, President Biden’s bold, inclusive, and humane framework for the future of the United States immigration system. Reps. Zoe Lofgren (CA-19), Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Nydia Velázquez (NY-07), Judy Chu (CA-27), Yvette Clarke (NY-09), Karen Bass (CA-37), and Raul Ruiz (CA-36), and Sens. Alex Padilla (D-CA), Ben Ray Luján (D-NM), Cory Booker (D-NJ), Mazie Hirono (D-HI) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) joined as chief cosponsors.
February 9, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez has joined Congresswoman Lucy McBath (GA-06) in introducing H.R.942 , the Pandemic Health Care Improvement Act, which would expand Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Marketplace premium tax benefits to individuals receiving unemployment insurance benefits (UI).
February 8, 2021 Press Release
Today, Representatives Linda T. Sánchez (D-CA) and Tony Cárdenas (D-CA) introduced the Stronger Medicaid Response to the COVID–19 Pandemic Act. This legislation would allow Medicaid programs to pay for prevention and treatment, hospitalization, vaccinations, and other related services for uninsured individuals with COVID-19.
February 4, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-38) released the following statement today in recognition of Black History Month:

February 3, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez today introduced The Facilitating Virtual Visitation for Nursing Home Residents Act, a bill that would require skilled nursing facilities to provide a means for residents to conduct virtual visits with loved ones during the pandemic.

February 2, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Representative Linda T. Sánchez (D-CA) today issued the following statement on President Biden’s Executive Actions on immigration:  

February 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez today introduced H.R. 614, Put School Counselors Where They Are Needed Act, to put more counselors in high schools with 60 percent or higher dropout rates. She also filed H.J.


In The News

July 20, 2017 In The News

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.

April 20, 2017 In The News

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.

March 6, 2017 In The News

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.

August 2, 2016 In The News

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.

March 30, 2016 In The News


March 24, 2016 In The News

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.

March 7, 2016 In The News

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.


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January 3, 2015 Photo Gallery
The U.S. House of Representatives' Flickr photo gallery.


January 3, 2015 Video
A Video of the Lincoln Memorial.