Washington, DC – Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) released the following statement on her vote for the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the third relief package in response to the coronavirus pandemic. This legislation now heads to the President’s desk for his signature.
Washington, DC – Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) led a bipartisan group of 45 members in urging Agriculture Secretary Sonny Purdue to ensure that WIC-eligible products remain accessible in supermarkets throughout the country during the coronavirus pandemic.
Washington, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which included legislation Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) authored along with Reps. Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) and Joaquin Castro (TX-20) to provide free Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing for uninsured patients.
Washington, DC – Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) along with 37 more Members of Congress urged Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham to consider alternative options for ensuring a complete and accurate census count, highlighting the increased risk of an undercount during the coronavirus outbreak.
Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) today released the following statement on House passage of an $8.3 billion emergency supplemental appropriations bill to address the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38), co-founder of the Labor and Working Families Caucus, released the following statement on House passage of the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act. This meaningful legislation strengthens workers’ ability to join a union and holds employers accountable for violating workers’ rights.
Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) released the statement below following President Donald J. Trump’s State of the Union address:
Washington, DC – Tomorrow, U.S. Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) will attend the State of the Union address with Humberto Solorio, a high school counselor from Whittier, California.
Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) today released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Comprehensive CREDIT Act of 2020, which included her legislation, the Fair Credit Reporting for Servicemembers Act.
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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.