Press Releases

June 30, 2009 Press Release

Local High School Artist's Piece on Display in Nation’s Capitol

Washington, DC - South Gate resident Xochitl Castillo, who attends South Gate High School, is this year’s winner of Congresswoman Linda Sánchez’ Annual 39th Congressional District High School Arts Competition. Castillo’s piece is called “Storyland.”

June 26, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC - Rep. Linda Sánchez today voted for the American Clean Energy and Security Act to revitalize our economy by creating millions of new jobs, increase our national security by reducing our dependence on foreign oil, and preserve our planet by reducing the pollution that causes global warming.
June 25, 2009 Press Release
Bill gives seniors, people with disabilities, and families option to choose adult day care under Medicare

Washington, DC - Today, Rep. Linda Sánchez (D-CA) introduced the Medicare Adult Day Care Services Act which would allow seniors, people with disabilities, and their families by including adult day care as a covered service in Medicare.

June 24, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC - Rep. Linda Sánchez announced internship opportunities in her district office in Cerritos, CA and encouraged students to apply. Deadline for the Fall Session Internship is Friday, August 14, 2009.

June 19, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC - Today, Rep. Linda Sánchez (D-CA) introduced the Cure and Understanding through Research for Alzheimer’s (La CURA) Act of 2009 to increase funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to conduct adequate Alzheimer’s research, outreach, and education.

June 18, 2009 Press Release
Governor’s proposed cuts would affect 1.3 million low-income seniors and people with disabilities

June 17, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC - Reps. Linda Sánchez and Mike Honda fought for and won support for an amendment that would increase funding for the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP). The amendment was part of the fiscal year 2010 Commerce-Justice-Science Spending Bill which passed the House of Representatives Tuesday night.

June 9, 2009 Press Release
Ways and Means Committee outlines effort to reduce costs, protect current coverage, and preserve choice to ensure affordable, quality care for all

June 8, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC - Rep. Linda Sánchez spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives today in honor of U.S. Army First Sgt. Blue C. Rowe, of Whittier, CA, who was killed in action in Afghanistan. To view Rep. Sánchez’ speech click here .

Statement for the Record - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39)
June 5, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC - Rep. Linda Sánchez helped secure funding today for the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) after tireless efforts to urge members of the Commerce, Justice, Science (CJS) Appropriations Subcommittee to provide increased funding in the fiscal year 2010 CJS Appropriations bill, so that more low-income families and individuals can access legal assistance.

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