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Congresswoman Linda Sanchez

Representing the 38th District of CA

Press Releases

January 30, 2004 Press Release
La Mirada - Working to ensure our veterans receive the recognition and honor they so deserve, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez presented service medals to Richard Alvarez and Richard Mariot, at the Veteran of Foreign Wars Post 9148 in La Mirada on Friday night. Both men served our country in the Vietnam War and now reside in the city of Whittier.

January 22, 2004 Press Release
Lakewood - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez awarded the Congressional Silver Medal for Volunteer Public Service, to Lakewood student Theresa Deister. Congress established the Congressional Awards program in 1979 to recognize initiative, achievement and service in young people. Sánchez hosted an awards ceremony at the district office, attended by Deister, her family, and volunteer organization leaders.
January 22, 2004 Press Release
Washington, DC - “I agree with President Bush - America is a society built by immigrants and they are critical to our economy, communities, and society. Tonight, I was looking for the President to go beyond the rhetoric and outline a real path to citizenship for the 8 million immigrants who work hard, pay taxes, and strive to become part of the American dream.
December 12, 2003 Press Release
Washington, DC - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez and Congressman Jack Quinn (R-NY) today announced the introduction of the "Bullying Prevention for School Safety and Crime Reduction Act of 2003,” H.R. 3692, a bi-partisan bill to help stop bullying in our schools.

November 20, 2003 Press Release
FLORENCE-GRAHAM - On Saturday, November 15th 2003, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez welcomed area residents to the Roosevelt Park Recreation Center for a Cancer Awareness Fair.
November 18, 2003 Press Release
PARAMOUNT - Working to make college an achievable goal for every student, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez hosted “Thinking Ahead to College” on Saturday, November 15th 2003. 165 middle school students and parents from the Lynwood, Paramount and South Gate areas attended the program, where they received information and resources they need to succeed at the college level.

October 21, 2003 Press Release
Lynwood - Working to attract new businesses and jobs to Lynwood, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39) today hailed the awarding of a $948,100 federal grant to the non-profit Economic Resource Corporation business park in Lynwood. The funds will go towards the installation of a state-of-the-art, broadband computer network. The funding will be administered through the U.S.
October 16, 2003 Press Release
LYNWOOD - Working to provide children and parents with the resources to keep their schools safe and productive, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez hosted a Back to School Fair in Lynwood. Held at the City Park, the fair offered an opportunity for parents to receive important information that they can use to help children stay safe in school and make healthy choices in life.

October 8, 2003 Press Release
Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39), along with eleven other members of Congress, commissioned a study on the effects of the so-called “Disabled Veterans Tax” which was released today. The report, titled “The Disabled Veterans Tax Impacts Thousands of Veterans in the Los Angeles Area,” found that disabled veterans in California lose $277 million dollars in benefits annually due to this tax.
October 2, 2003 Press Release
Washington, DC - Today, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39) recognized the Long Beach Unified School District’s for its America’s Best Urban School System award. The Congresswoman said she is proud to represent Long Beach in our nation’s capital. Sánchez’ statement was submitted for the Congressional Record. The statement is below: