Press Releases

May 18, 2021 Press Release
The California Congresswoman re-introduces legislation to provide a $5,000 tax credit to those caring for a loved one
U.S. Representative Linda Sánchez (D-CA) today re-introduced in the House bipartisan, bicameral legislation that supports family caregivers across the country.
May 14, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez today met with Felishia Eubanks, a mother of three from Whittier, California, to discuss the challenges working families in Southern California have faced during the pandemic and what they need from their representatives in Washington to help with the costs of raising a family today.
May 12, 2021 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (D-CA) announced $93 million in emergency funding for colleges, universities, and students in California’s 38th Congressional District under the American Rescue Plan.
May 7, 2021 Press Release
Reps. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) and Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today re-introduced the Coronavirus Frontline Workers Fair Pay Act, legislation to establish a hazard pay program for health care professionals and other essential workers on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic.
May 7, 2021 Press Release
“President Biden and the Department of Homeland Security under Secretary Mayorkas inherited a dismantled and gutted immigration system. And although there is no way to fix four years of damage in four months, this Administration has worked around the clock to process children safely, humanely, and in line with our immigration laws.
April 28, 2021 Press Release
“Tomorrow marks the 100th day since President Joseph Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn into office. On that day in January – in the midst of a global pandemic and in the wake of an attack on our nation’s Capitol – the new Administration and both chambers of Congress were dealt a difficult task: restore faith in our institutions, hope in our ability to overcome this pandemic, and belief that together we can Build Back Better. There is still so much work to do, but we have made significant strides to accomplish these tasks in just 100 days.
April 22, 2021 Press Release
Send letter to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services urging immediate action to curtail the use of pre-dispute, binding arbitration agreements in long term care facilities
Congresswomen Linda T. Sánchez (D-CA) and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) today re-introduced the Fairness in Nursing Home Arbitration Act to protect elderly Americans in nursing homes. This legislation would prohibit long-term care facilities from requiring or soliciting residents to enter into pre-dispute, mandatory, binding arbitration agreements.
April 21, 2021 Press Release
Pens letter to President Biden and Vice President Harris with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus
At the hearing, working moms from across the country shared their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic – including working from home and caring for their children and other family members while navigating pandemic restrictions. Ms. Braga, a mother of 2, spoke about working from home while caring not only for her children but for her mother as well. Congresswoman Sánchez asked her about the struggles she faced over the last year:
April 21, 2021 Press Release
“Leaders of the CHC had a very productive meeting today with President Biden and Vice President Harris. From robust immigration reform, to vaccine equity, to rebuilding an economy that actually works for all American families, one thing is clear: the CHC and the White House are committed to ensuring the American Dream is a reality for all communities.
March 30, 2021 Press Release
660 vaccine appointments made in one day
Today, Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) was on site in Montebello at the Mexican American Opportunity Foundation (MAOF) headquarters for a Rite Aid COVID-19 vaccine clinic. Over the last month, Rite Aid has been organizing vaccine clinics in vulnerable and underserved California communities. In effort to get more residents in her district vaccinated, Congresswoman Sánchez worked to connect MAOF with Rite Aid for the vaccination clinic.