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May 15, 2020 Press Release
Bill passed by House includes several of Sánchez’s provisions

Washington, DC—Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) said today she was proud to vote for the Heroes Act, which provides support for families and essential workers, with funds for testing and tracing measures, key support for frontline workers, and strengthened assistance for the American people.

May 8, 2020 Press Release
Tax credit would help with housing, meals, child care & more

Washington, DC—Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38), member of the Ways and Means Committee, today introduced the Providing Essentials for Frontline Workers Act, legislation that would ease the financial burden of frontline essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 5, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC—Reps. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) and Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today introduced the Coronavirus Frontline Workers Fair Pay Act, legislation to establish a hazard pay program for high-risk health care professionals and other essential workers on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic.

April 24, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Reps. Linda Sánchez (CA-38) and Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) introduced the Stronger Medicaid Response to the COVID–19 Pandemic Act.

April 23, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC—Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) issued this statement following her vote for an interim emergency relief package:

April 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC—Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38)—along with Reps. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32), Katie Porter (CA-45), Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr.

April 8, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DCReps. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) and Danny K.

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
Asks Ag Dept to expand WIC-approved items

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.