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Congresswoman Linda Sanchez

Representing the 38th District of CA

Press Releases

December 6, 2007 Press Release
Washington, DC -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez issued the following statement on the House of Representatives’ passage of comprehensive energy legislation, H.R. 6, by a vote of 235 to 181. With gas prices in California climbing from an average of $1.44 in 2001 to $3.25 today, California should benefit from the New Direction Congress’ landmark energy legislation.
December 6, 2007 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. 3396, The Sales Tax Fairness and Simplification Act of 2007, granting consent of congress to the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement.
November 30, 2007 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC -- On the eve of World AIDS Day, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez participated in the City of Los Angeles’ HIV Testing Initiative today. The initiative aims to increase HIV testing levels and access to care throughout Los Angeles.

November 14, 2007 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (D-Lakewood) welcomed today’s passage of the Head Start for School Readiness Act, by a vote of 381-36, which renews and extends the Head Start program. Rep. Linda Sánchez served on the conference committee that shaped the final version of this legislation.
November 14, 2007 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC -- The House of Representatives passed H. Res. 812 today by a vote of 421-0. The resolution, authored by Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (D-Lakewood), expresses the sympathy and support of the House of Representatives and the people of the United States for the victims of the devastating flooding in southern Mexico. Rep.
November 13, 2007 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC -- The House of Representatives today passed legislation authored by Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (D-Lakewood) which will help protect millions of children online. H.R. 4134, the Internet Crime Prevention Education Program Act, authorizes funding to continue the successful i-Safe program, which has provided online safety education for over 3 million children in all 50 states.
November 7, 2007 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (D-Lakewood) gave the following speech on the floor of the House of Representatives today in opposition to H. R. 3688, the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act.

“I rise in strong opposition to H. R. 3688, which would implement the U.S.-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement.

November 7, 2007 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 Judiciary Committee mark up of H.R. 3609, the “Emergency Home Ownership and Mortgage Equity Protection Act of 2007.”

November 7, 2007 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (D-Lakewood) was appointed by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi late last night to serve on the conference committee that will reconcile the House and Senate versions of H.R. 1429, the Head Start for School Readiness Act -- legislation to renew the Head Start program.

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