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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.

January 11, 2007 Press Release
Washington - Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi today appointed Congresswoman Linda Sánchez to the influential House Committee on Foreign Affairs, which will be responsible in the new Congress for providing real oversight and direction on American foreign policy.

January 4, 2007 Press Release
Washington - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez was sworn in to her third term on Thursday as Democrats began the 110th Congress with historic achievements.

December 13, 2006 Press Release
Washington - Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, who is expected to become the Speaker of the House of Representatives when the 110th Congress begins in January, today nominated Congresswoman Linda Sánchez to serve on an influential Congressional committee that directly affects individuals in the workforce, retirees and students.

December 9, 2006 Press Release
Washington - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez participated today in a training workshop at the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) Organizing Summit. The two-day summit in Washington, which provided training to 700 labor leaders, is part of the AFL-CIO’s celebration of International Human Rights Day.

November 24, 2006 Press Release
Lakewood - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez will travel to Colombia next week to increase attention on the debate over the proposed U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement (FTA). She will use the trip to talk with members of Colombia’s legislature and civil society leaders about the FTA’s potential negative consequences.

November 17, 2006 Press Release
Washington - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez today congratulated Professor David Paddy, who was honored for undergraduate teaching excellence at the U.S. Professors of the Year awards program. Dr. Paddy is an Associate Professor of English Language and Literature at Whittier College, where he has taught since 1997.

November 1, 2006 Press Release
Lakewood - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez is pleased to announce that the City of Whittier will receive a $10,000 award from the National Endowment for the Arts to support the city’s 2007 Summer Concerts in the Park series.

October 26, 2006 Press Release
Los Angeles, CA - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez was honored today for her environmental and water protection efforts with the “2006 H. David Nahai Water Quality Award” by the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board. The award recognizes extraordinary efforts to safeguard or restore water quality in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties.

October 25, 2006 Press Release
Lakewood, CA - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez recently visited AltaMed as part of National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD), a national campaign to increase awareness of HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment within the Latino community.