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May 7, 2021 Press Release
Reps. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) and Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today re-introduced the Coronavirus Frontline Workers Fair Pay Act, legislation to establish a hazard pay program for health care professionals and other essential workers on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic.
May 7, 2021 Press Release
“President Biden and the Department of Homeland Security under Secretary Mayorkas inherited a dismantled and gutted immigration system. And although there is no way to fix four years of damage in four months, this Administration has worked around the clock to process children safely, humanely, and in line with our immigration laws.
April 28, 2021 Press Release
“Tomorrow marks the 100th day since President Joseph Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn into office. On that day in January – in the midst of a global pandemic and in the wake of an attack on our nation’s Capitol – the new Administration and both chambers of Congress were dealt a difficult task: restore faith in our institutions, hope in our ability to overcome this pandemic, and belief that together we can Build Back Better. There is still so much work to do, but we have made significant strides to accomplish these tasks in just 100 days.
April 22, 2021 Press Release
Congresswomen Linda T. Sánchez (D-CA) and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) today re-introduced the Fairness in Nursing Home Arbitration Act to protect elderly Americans in nursing homes. This legislation would prohibit long-term care facilities from requiring or soliciting residents to enter into pre-dispute, mandatory, binding arbitration agreements.
April 21, 2021 Press Release
At the hearing, working moms from across the country shared their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic – including working from home and caring for their children and other family members while navigating pandemic restrictions. Ms. Braga, a mother of 2, spoke about working from home while caring not only for her children but for her mother as well. Congresswoman Sánchez asked her about the struggles she faced over the last year:
April 21, 2021 Press Release
“Leaders of the CHC had a very productive meeting today with President Biden and Vice President Harris. From robust immigration reform, to vaccine equity, to rebuilding an economy that actually works for all American families, one thing is clear: the CHC and the White House are committed to ensuring the American Dream is a reality for all communities.
March 30, 2021 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) was on site in Montebello at the Mexican American Opportunity Foundation (MAOF) headquarters for a Rite Aid COVID-19 vaccine clinic. Over the last month, Rite Aid has been organizing vaccine clinics in vulnerable and underserved California communities. In effort to get more residents in her district vaccinated, Congresswoman Sánchez worked to connect MAOF with Rite Aid for the vaccination clinic.
March 26, 2021 Press Release
“The violence and hatred against the Asian-American community in California and across the country is deeply saddening and entirely unacceptable,” said Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez. “We’ve seen an alarming increase in xenophobic attacks since the pandemic began, ranging from verbal harassment and physical assaults to last week’s deadly shooting in Atlanta that left six women of Asian descent dead.”
March 23, 2021 Press Release
“Those who risk their lives in uniform for our nation deserve nothing less than a hero’s welcome when they return,” said Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez. “Unfortunately, far too many who served in Vietnam never received that welcome, and instead were met with hostility fueled by public debate about the war. This resolution honors the heroes who served in Vietnam the way they should have always been honored. I have introduced this resolution every Congress since I was elected and I am proud to do so again alongside colleagues on both side of the aisle.”
March 22, 2021 Press Release

Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez (D-CA) is pleased to welcome Ricky Le aboard to serve as her Chief of Staff. Ricky Le brings two decades of political and Capitol Hill experience to the Congresswoman’s office.


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.