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.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Linda Sánchez (CA-38), Chair of the Labor and Working Families Caucus, along with Representative Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) introduced the bipartisan Apprenticeship and Jobs Training Act to strengthen and enhance training opportunities for American workers through participation in registered apprenticeships.
Montebello, CA – U.S. Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) hosted her fourth Coffee with the Congresswoman of the year at Tierra Mia Coffee in Montebello. Local leaders and members of the community were in attendance to share their thoughts on current events and ask Congresswoman Sánchez questions over coffee.
Washington, DC – U.S. Representatives Linda T. Sánchez (D-CA) and Mike Kelly (R-PA), members of the House Ways and Means Committee, today introduced the Working Families Relief Act (H.R. 2879) in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38), Vice-Chair of the LGBT Equality Caucus, issued the following statement on the U.S. House of Representative passage of H.R. 5, Equality Act. This critical legislation will ensure that LGBTQ Americans are guaranteed the full protections of federal civil rights laws.
Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Linda Sánchez (CA-38), Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Immigration Task Force, today released the following statement on President Trump’s woefully inadequate immigration proposal:
Washington, DC – U.S. Representatives Linda Sánchez (D-CA) and Tom Reed (R-NY) today introduced in the House bipartisan, bicameral legislation that supports family caregivers across the country.
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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.