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Congresswoman Linda Sanchez

Representing the 38th District of CA

Press Releases

July 17, 2008 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39) today announced the promotion and hiring of new staff for her offices in Washington and in California.

July 15, 2008 Press Release
Washington, DC -- The Judiciary Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law (CAL) favorably reported three arbitration reform bills to the full Judiciary Committee today. Previous CAL Subcommittee hearings have exposed problems with mandatory pre-dispute binding arbitration clauses.

July 15, 2008 Press Release
Washington, DC -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (D-CA) joined with New Jersey Congressmen Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) and Frank Pallone (D-NJ) at a press conference today to announce the introduction of the Accountability in Deferred Prosecutions Act of 2008. The bill creates guidelines and oversight for deferred prosecution agreements.
July 10, 2008 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez, chairwoman of the Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law (CAL), issued the following statement today at the subcommittee’s hearing on the politicization of the Department of Justice and allegations of selective prosecution.

July 1, 2008 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Congresswomen Linda Sánchez (D-Lakewood) and California Democratic Congressional Delegation Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-San Jose) called on the University of California’s new president to support a resolution to the labor dispute affecting over 20,000 UC service workers. Sánchez and Lofgren were joined by 27 other members of the California Democratic Congressional Delegation.

June 26, 2008 Press Release

Washington, DC -- The Judiciary Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law (CAL), chaired by Congresswoman Linda Sánchez, today voted 5-2 on a voice vote to authorize full committee Chairman John Conyers Jr. (D-MI) to issue a subpoena to Attorney General Michael Mukasey for documents in his possession.

June 24, 2008 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez, Chairwoman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law (CAL), issued the following opening statement today at the CAL Subcommittee hearing on H.R. 5267, the “Business Activity Tax Simplification Act of 2008.”

June 24, 2008 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (D-Lakewood) gave the following speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives today, celebrating Monday's 36th anniversary of Title IX. The landmark legislation paved the way for greater women’s equality by banning discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs that receive federal funding.

June 19, 2008 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez, Chairwoman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law (CAL), issued the following opening statement today at the CAL Subcommittee and Subcommittee on Courts, Internet and Intellectual Property joint legislative hearing on H.R. 4854, the “False Claims Act Correction Act of 2007.”

June 10, 2008 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez, Chairwoman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law (CAL), issued the following opening statement today at the CAL Subcommittee legislative hearing on H.R. 6126, the “Fairness in Nursing Home Arbitration Act of 2008.”

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