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July 30, 2008 Press Release
Washington, D.C. -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez, in today’s House Judiciary Committee, voted in support of a resolution and report which would urge the House of Representatives to cite former White House Deputy Chief of Staff Karl Rove for contempt of Congress for his refusal to honor a Congressional subpoena requesting his testimony.

July 30, 2008 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC -- Members of the House Trade Working Group today reacted to a report by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) that shows the growing U.S. trade deficit with China cost our economy 2.3 million jobs between 2001 and 2007, including 366,000 last year alone. A copy can be provided upon request.

July 24, 2008 Press Release
Award of $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Labor helps to fund mentoring services for women pursuing careers in the electrical field

July 24, 2008 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-Lakewood) backed the most comprehensive response yet to the American mortgage crisis. The American Housing Rescue and Foreclosure Prevention Act will help families keep their homes, aid local communities hit hard by the foreclosure crisis and strengthen the economy and financial markets.

July 23, 2008 Press Release
Washington, DC -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (D-CA) pressed Attorney General Michael Mukasey today at a House Judiciary Committee hearing with questions on the validity of Karl Rove’s decision to ignore a congressional subpoena and on the Department's lack of leadership in bringing transparency to corporate monitorships.

July 19, 2008 Press Release
Downey, CA -- More than 500 people from throughout Los Angeles County attended a foreclosure prevention and homeownership preservation workshop in Downey co-sponsored by Congresswomen Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-34) and Linda Sánchez (CA-39).
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 -- 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 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 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.

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