WASHINGTON—U.S. Representative Linda T. Sánchez (D-CA) today issued the following statement on the Southern District of New York’s decision in State of New York, et al., vs. Donald J.
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.
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.
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.
Washington, DC—Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38), Member of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures, issued the following statement on the Supreme Court’s two rulings regarding the ability of a state criminal court and Congress to enforce subpoenas of the President’s financial records.
Washington, DC—Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38), member of the House Ways and Means Committee, voted to pass the Moving Forward Act.
Washington, DC—Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38), member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement on House passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act.
Washington, DC—Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38), Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus’s Immigration Taskforce, issued the following statement on the Supreme Court’s ruling that the Trump administration’s decision to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program is unlawful.
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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.