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Congresswoman Linda Sanchez

Representing the 38th District of CA

Press Releases

January 22, 2008 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (D-Lakewood) celebrated the passage today of a congressional resolution (H.Res. 932) honoring school counselors by declaring Feb. 4-8 “National School Counseling Week.”

January 8, 2008 Press Release

CERRITOS, CA -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez presented the Whittier City Council with a $238,755 check on Tuesday evening for homework tutoring and after school programs at Dexter Middle School and the Whittier Public Library. Congresswoman Sánchez secured the federal funding in the 2008 omnibus appropriations bill, passed by Congress and signed by the president last month.

December 21, 2007 Press Release
Washington, DC - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez has joined other leaders of the Judiciary Committee, as well as the Chairmen of the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, and Oversight and Government Reform in opposition to a proposed Social Security Administration (SSA) rule change that would sharply restrict appeal rights for severely disabled individuals applying for Social Security, S
December 20, 2007 Press Release
Washington -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez announced today that she has secured final approval for $5.1 million in federal funding for projects across her Southern California district.
December 12, 2007 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (D-Lakewood) applauded the passage today of H.R. 3609, the “Emergency Home Ownership and Mortgage Protection Act,” by the House Judiciary Committee. H.R. 3609, sponsored by Reps.
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.