October 3, 2007 Press Release
Washington -- President George W. Bush vetoed a children’s healthcare measure today (Wednesday) that would have provided insurance coverage for 1.8 million children in California and 10 million children across the nation. The President, who earlier this week turned away children pulling red Radio Flyer wagons full of petitions asking him to sign the bill, then left the capital.
WASHINGTON, DC -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez, Chairwoman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law (CAL), issued the following statement today at a press conference with Rep. Brad Miller introducing H. R. 3609, “The Emergency Home Ownership and Mortgage Equity Protection Act of 2007.”
September 25, 2007 Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez, Chairwoman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law (CAL), made the following statement today as part of the CAL Subcommittee’s oversight hearing titled “Straightening Out the Mortgage Mess: How Can We Protect Home Ownership and Provide Relief to Consumers in Financial Distress?”
WASHINGTON, DC -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez, Chairwoman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law (CAL), issued the following statement today, welcoming the introduction of the “Protecting Employees and Retirees in Business Bankruptcies Act of 2007." Chairwoman Sánchez was unable to participate in the press conference announcing the new legislation due to a concur
September 18, 2007 Press Release
Washington -- On Tuesday, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez introduced the third piece of her five-part Safe Kids Initiative the Internet Safety Education Act, which provides federal support to programs that combat online bullies and predators.
September 5, 2007 Press Release
Washington, DC -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez, a Member of the House Committee on Education and Labor, issued the following statement at the opening of Wednesday’s legislative hearing on H.R. 2015, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), in the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions.
July 26, 2007 Press Release
Washington, DC - Marking the second anniversary of congressional passage of the Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA), U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Reps. Linda Sánchez (D-CA) and Hilda L. Solis (D-CA) today slammed the Bush administration's broken trade policy.
July 25, 2007 Press Release
Washington - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez announced today that she has secured initial support for $3 million in federal funding for California State University Long Beach’s Center for the Commercial Deployment of Transportation Technologies, a cutting-edge maritime and logistics research institution.
July 23, 2007 Press Release
Washington - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez today introduced legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives that would equip schools with the resources they need to prevent school bullying and harassment. The Safe Schools Improvement Act would give students a safe learning environment and reduce the nation’s growing drop-out rate.
July 9, 2007 Press Release
Congresswoman Linda Sánchez, Chairwoman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law, released the following statement today in response to the White House's announcement that it will neither comply with Congressional subpoenas into the investigation of the mass firing of U.S. Attorneys nor explain its assertion of executive privilege.