Press Releases

August 10, 2021 Press Release
“Social isolation and loneliness impacted our seniors long before this pandemic led to limited gatherings and visits with friends and loved ones,” said Congresswoman Linda Sánchez. “Not everyone has the social support they need, and isolation can lead to poor physical and mental health. This bill would ensure community organizations have the tools and resources to meet the needs of all seniors, especially those most at risk of experiencing social isolation or loneliness.”
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August 5, 2021 Press Release
My thoughts today are with AFL-CIO President Trumka's family, especially his wife, Barbara, and all those who knew and loved him. He was a giant in the fight for workers’ rights, a loving husband, father, and grandfather.
August 4, 2021 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez (D-CA), a member of the Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee, and Representative Mark Pocan (D-WI) introduced the Strengthening Social Security Act.
July 30, 2021 Press Release
On Thursday, Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez (D-CA), members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), and Chairs of the House and Senate Judiciary Committees met with President Joseph Biden in the Oval Office to discuss immigration reform and next steps to providing an earned pathway to citizenship for immigrants who live and work in the United States.
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July 29, 2021 Press Release
“Homeowners play a critical role in supplying our electric grid with the renewable energy we need to eliminate carbon emissions from our economy and combat climate change,” said Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez. “As we prepare to make major investments in renewable energy, we must ensure that homeowners who want to reduce their carbon footprint have access to the same resources as corporations. This legislation would provide the same long-term value of the residential solar energy credit as the corporate solar investment tax credit under current law.”
July 29, 2021 Press Release
Included in House Appropriations Committee’s Fiscal Year 2022 Funding Bill
Today, the House of Representatives passed the Seven-Bill Minibus Fiscal Year 2022 funding bill, and Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez announced that she secured funding for seven additional community projects in the spending package.
July 29, 2021 Press Release
“Losing a spouse is devastating. And for those who depend on Social Security, the added financial distress of losing significant income can make an already difficult time even more troubling,” said Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez. “The POWR Act will create an alternative benefit, ensuring widows and widowers can keep paying their bills. I am proud to reintroduce this legislation to give some security and peace of mind to those who have lost a loved one.”
July 27, 2021 Press Release
Included in House Appropriations Committee’s Fiscal Year 2022 Energy and Water Funding Bill
Today, Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez announced that she secured inclusion of $2.5 million for the City of Pico Rivera’s PFAS Groundwater Treatment Project in the 2022 Subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies bill.
July 16, 2021 Press Release
Included in House Appropriations Committee’s Fiscal Year 2022 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Bill
Today, Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez announced that she secured inclusion of $450,000 for the City of Whittier’s Central Library Remodel and Improvement Project in the 2022 Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies bill.
July 16, 2021 Press Release
On Thursday, Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez (D-CA) delivered a check in the amount of $3,131,809 to the Los Nietos Unified School District to highlight the funding the school district received through the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER III).

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