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Congresswoman Linda Sanchez

Representing the 38th District of CA

Press Releases

March 6, 2007 Press Release
Washington - In testimony before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law (CAL), six former United States Attorneys contradicted Bush Administration explanations for their terminations. Several testified about the partisan political pressures placed on them before their firings and stated that they were terminated to make way for Bush political loyalists.
March 5, 2007 Press Release
Washington - House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers and Judiciary Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law Chairwoman Linda Sánchez issued the following statements in response to the apparent resignation of Michael A. Battle as Director of the Executive Office for United States Attorneys:


March 5, 2007 Press Release
Washington - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez, Chairwoman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law (CAL), announced this morning that her subcommittee will seek to issue subpoenas to two additional former U.S. Attorneys who were fired by the Bush Administration.

March 1, 2007 Press Release
Washington - House Judiciary Committee John Conyers today issued subpoenas against certain former U.S. Attorneys who were recently fired by the Bush Administration. The subpoenas were authorized by the Judiciary Subcommittee on Administrative Law (CAL), chaired by Congresswoman Linda Sánchez.

March 1, 2007 Press Release
Washington - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez issued the following statement today after the House of Representatives passed the Employee Free Choice Act (HR 800) by a vote of 241-185.


February 28, 2007 Press Release
Washington - Chairwoman Linda Sánchez today announced that the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law (CAL) will meet on Thursday, March 1, to vote on issuing subpoenas for certain former U.S. Attorneys who were recently fired by the Bush Administration.

February 20, 2007 Press Release
Long Beach - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez joined a distinguished group of local leaders and educators today at the culmination ceremony for the Gang Alternatives Program (GAP) at McKinley Elementary School in Long Beach.

GAP is a non-profit organization that provides weekly, classroom lessons to elementary students on the dangers of, and alternatives to, gang involvement.
February 16, 2007 Press Release
Washington - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez today voted in favor of H.Con.Res 63, a resolution stating Congressional support for American troops serving abroad and opposing the recent plan by President George W. Bush to send more than 20,000 additional combat troops to Iraq. The resolution passed by a final vote of 246 - 182, with the support of 17 Republicans.

February 15, 2007 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, U.S. Representatives Rahm Emanuel (D-IL), Howard Berman (D-CA), John Conyers, Chairman, Judiciary Committee (D-MI) and Linda Sánchez, Chairman, Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law (D-CA) sent the following letter to U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales to request more details regarding the dismissal of U.S. Attorney Carol Lam.

February 14, 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 the State Video Tax Fairness Act of 2007.

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