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Congresswoman Linda Sanchez

Representing the 38th District of CA

Press Releases

July 18, 2003 Press Release
Washington, DC -- Working to promote public safety, ensure communities have the resources necessary to fight crime, and to give local law enforcement the best tools possible, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39) has secured a commitment to fund a major technology modernization of the Lakewood Sheriff Station.
July 17, 2003 Press Release
Washington, DC - Working to fight the injustice along the United States borders, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39) joined Representative Sheila Jackson-Lee (TX-18) and members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus in announcing a critical piece of legislation, The Commercial Alien Smuggling Elimination Act of 2003: The CASE Act (HR-2630) in a press conference on Wednesday July 16 on Capitol Hill.
July 17, 2003 Press Release
Washington, DC - Working to improve air quality and commuting in local communities, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39) announced that she has secured $500,000 in the Fiscal Year 2004 Transportation Appropriations bill that was approved by the House Appropriations Committee today. The bill is expected to be passed by the U.S. House of Representatives shortly.

July 16, 2003 Press Release
Whittier -- Working to promote community public safety, and the safety of Whittier law enforcement officers, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (39-CA) today announced that the Whittier Police Department will receive $9,559 from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bulletproof Vest Partnership Program. The partnership program provides up to 50% of funding for the purchase of bulletproof vests.

July 16, 2003 Press Release
South Gate -- Working to promote community public safety, and the safety of South Gate law enforcement officers, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (39-CA) today announced that the South Gate Police Department will receive $6,146 from the U.S. Department of Justice Bulletproof Vest Partnership Program. The partnership program provides up to 50% funding for the purchase of bulletproof vests.
July 15, 2003 Press Release
Washington, DC - Working to increase the supply of clean drinking water for Southern California, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39) today secured $600,000 to fund a study of the Los Angeles Basin Watershed. The study is designed to explore ways to capture rain water runoff in L.A.
July 11, 2003 Press Release
Washington, DC - On Thursday June 10th, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39) sported the Dodger blues during the 42nd Annual Congressional Baseball Game. Each year, Democrat and Republican Members of Congress play against each other in a game that benefits charity. Congresswoman Sánchez was the only woman to join the Democratic team.

July 9, 2003 Press Release
Lakewood - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez met with 39th District residents in a series of senior center visits in the cities of Artesia, Cerritos, Hawaiian Gardens, La Mirada, Lakewood, Los Nietos, Los Angeles and Paramount.
June 23, 2003 Press Release
Washington, DC - Today, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39) hailed the Supreme Court’s ruling on affirmative action as a positive step towards a more diverse and integrated society. The high court ruled that race can be used as one factor in determining admission to colleges and universities, and it recommended that the University of Michigan Law school policy be used as blueprint.

June 19, 2003 Press Release
Washington, DC -- Today, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez made a statement at the Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Immigration, Border Security, and Claims Oversight Hearing on “The Issuance, Acceptance, and Reliability of Consular Identification Cards.” Sánchez is a member of the subcommittee and the only Latino on the Judiciary Committee.

Below is her statement:

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