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Congresswoman Linda Sanchez

Representing the 38th District of CA

Press Releases

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.

February 13, 2007 Press Release
Washington - In testimony today before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law, several experts on government regulation questioned the motives behind - and warned of the potential negative effects of - a recent Bush Administration decision that could weaken government protections against abusive corporate behavior.

February 12, 2007 Press Release
Washington - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez today congratulated the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People on nearly a century of work protecting and upholding the civil rights of all Americans.

February 9, 2007 Press Release
Washington - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez, Chairwoman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law (CAL), today announced her intention to begin hearings on the Bush Administration’s recent firing of seven U.S. Attorneys.

The CAL Subcommittee’s jurisdiction includes oversight of certain federal agencies, including the Office of the U.S. Attorneys.
February 1, 2007 Press Release
Washington - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez today encouraged people in Southern California to participate in “National Wear Red Day” on Friday, February 2nd. The nationwide campaign, which encourages men and women to wear red clothing, is designed to raise awareness of the importance of women’s cardiovascular health.

January 25, 2007 Press Release
Washington - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez this week rose to the position of Chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law for the 110th Congress.

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