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Congresswoman Linda Sanchez

Representing the 38th District of CA

Press Releases

July 24, 2003 Press Release
Washington, DC - Working to improve the health, safety, and security of residents in the 39th district, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39) today announced that she has secured $500,000 for the Gateway Cities Council of Governments (COG) to study congestion and emissions problems on key highways in the Southeast LA County region.
July 22, 2003 Press Release
Washington, DC - A congressional report analyzing the local impact of proposed Republican changes to Head Start was commissioned at the request of 13 Los Angeles area members of Congress. Under the new Republican reauthorization plan, sweeping changes could drastically undermine the program’s broad mission of comprehensive children’s services. The School Readiness Act of 2003, H.R.
July 22, 2003 Press Release
Washington, DC -- Working to help with overhaul of Whittier’s underground sewer system, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39) today announced that she has secured $400,000 in the Fiscal Year 2004 Department of Veteran Affairs, Housing and Urban Development, and Independent Agencies Appropriations bill. The bill is expected to be passed on the floor of the U.S.
July 22, 2003 Press Release
Washington, DC - Working to contribute to the cultural and economic revitalization of downtown Long Beach, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39) announced that she has secured $75,000 in the Fiscal Year 2004 VA-HUD Appropriations bill for the Museum of Latin American Art (MoLAA). This bill is expected to pass the House of Representatives shortly.

July 18, 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 Subcommittee on Transportation. The bill is expected to be passed by the U.S. House of Representatives shortly.

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.

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