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June 7, 2005 Press Release
SANTA MONICA, CA - Yesterday, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (D-Lakewood) presented a $250,000 check to the Los Angeles and San Gabriel Rivers Watershed Council to advance a critical study finding innovative and environmentally friendly techniques to more effectively capture stormwater that will minimize pollution on area beaches and maximize its potability.
June 6, 2005 Press Release
ARTESIA, CA - Today, Congresswoman Sánchez inaugurated a new drop off lane at the Artesia Post Office after helping secure $80,000 in federal money for the post office improvements. Joining Congresswoman Sánchez at the ribbon cutting ceremony were Artesia Mayor Larry Nelson and Richard Maher from the United States Postal Service.

May 25, 2005 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Advocating for women’s rights, Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez (CA-39) today introduced an amendment to H.R. 800, the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, to protect the rights of domestic violence victims to sue criminal gun sellers.

May 25, 2005 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC- In an effort to protect the safety of minors while on the internet, Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez last night introduced a resolution (H.R. 296) recognizing the achievements and contributions of TeenAngels and Wired Safety/Wired Kids efforts to address the growing problem of cyber bullying and cyber crime towards children.
May 24, 2005 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - On Sunday, Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez (CA-39) addressed the opening session of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) National Policy Conference in Washington, DC. Congresswoman Sánchez spoke to the shared values between the United States and Israel and the importance of supporting and strengthening the relationship between the two.
May 19, 2005 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Working hard to bring new infrastructure and resources to the city of La Mirada, Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez (CA-39) secured $250,000 for the La Mirada Flood Control Project. The funding was secured in the Fiscal Year 2006 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill (H.R. 2419) that passed the United States House of Representatives today by a vote of .
May 18, 2005 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez delivered a letter to Chairman Frank Wolf and Ranking Member Alan Mollohan of the House Science-State-Commerce-Justice Appropriations Subcommittee (SSJC) in support of the Small Business Administration’s Microloan Program.

May 10, 2005 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC- Today, as co-chair of the Labor and Working Families Caucus, Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez joined over 500 workers and labor leaders from across the United States and the Dominican Republic in a rally in to oppose passage of the Central American Free Trade Agreement.
May 10, 2005 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez joined other women Members of Congress, including House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, in hosting a National Forum on Women and Social Security.