Press Releases

March 22, 2006 Press Release
Washington, DC- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39) recently received a perfect score of 100% on her votes pertaining to civil rights and liberties from the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (LCCR). The votes reviewed by the LCCR cover a broad range of issues pertaining to civil rights and liberties, and their impact on the national budget, education, hate crimes and immigration.
March 21, 2006 Press Release
LAKEWOOD- Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez (D-Lakewood) issued the following statement today after learning of the death of former California State Assemblyman Marco Antonio Firebaugh:

March 16, 2006 Press Release
WASHINGTON- Congresswomen Linda T. Sánchez (D-Lakewood) is pleased to have assisted in securing $100 million for the C-17 program. Working with other members of Congress from the Los Angeles area, the funds were secured in the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for Defense, the Global War on Terror, and Hurricane Recovery (H.R. 4939) which passed the U.S.
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.