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Congresswoman Linda Sanchez

Representing the 38th District of CA

Press Releases

March 7, 2006 Press Release
Washington, DC- Today, Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez (CA-39) announced her support for Democratic legislation that would increase the minimum wage to $7.25 an hour over two years. Sánchez signed a discharge petition that would bring this proposal (H.R. 2429) to the floor for a fair up-or-down vote, once a majority of the U.S. House of Representatives signs it.

March 2, 2006 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. - In an effort to help the fight against illegal drugs, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez successfully amended the bipartisan Office of National Drug Control Policy Reauthorization Act today to allow for funding drug prevention programs.

February 28, 2006 Press Release
WASHINTON - Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez welcomed the news that Mexican authorities arrested the alleged killer of Los Angeles Deputy Sheriff David March on February 23.

Deputy Sheriff March was murdered during a routine traffic stop in 2002. His presumed killer, Armando Garcia, fled to Mexico to escape prosecution.

February 22, 2006 Press Release
CERRITOS - Dozens of present and future entrepreneurs filled the Cerritos Park East community room on Wednesday for a Forum organized by Congresswoman Linda Sánchez.

February 21, 2006 Press Release
LYNWOOD - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez presented a check on Tuesday for $2.56 million in federal funding to the city at Lynwood City Hall.

February 7, 2006 Press Release
WASHINGTON DC - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39) released the following statement today in recognition of Black History Month which is observed throughout the month of February.

February 7, 2006 Press Release
Washington, DC- Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez (CA-39) released the following statement after President Bush released his budget proposal for 2007 on Monday.

February 1, 2006 Press Release
WASHINGTON D.C. - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39) joined more than 160 of her fellow Democratic colleagues in cosponsoring the "Honest Leadership, Open Government" Act, an aggressive reform package to attempt to reverse Republican corruption and protect the public trust. The bill was introduced today.

January 31, 2006 Press Release
“President Bush continues to mislead the American people on the real state of our union. The state of the union that he talked about tonight is a very different one than the state of the union for working class America and the people in my Congressional district.