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March 27, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DCRep. 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.

March 20, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DCRep. 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.

March 13, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DCThe 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.

March 13, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DCRep. 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.

March 4, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DCU.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.

February 6, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DCU.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.

February 4, 2020 Press Release

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:

February 3, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DCTomorrow, 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.

January 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DCU.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.

January 22, 2020 Press Release

Norwalk, CAU.S. Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) issued the following statement regarding Delta Airlines Flight 89’s jet fuel dump during an emergency landing procedure on Tuesday, January 14, 2020.


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.