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Congresswoman Linda Sanchez

Representing the 38th District of CA

Press Releases

March 19, 2003 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39) today joined Congresswoman Loretta Sánchez (CA-46) and other U.S. House of Representative Democrats in support of the “Homeland Security Block Grant Act of 2003,” H.R. 1007. Congresswoman Linda Sánchez is an original co-sponsor of the bill.

March 17, 2003 Press Release
“Now that war appears inevitable, it is time to stand behind the dedicated and courageous service men and women who are putting their lives on the line in the Middle East and across the globe. If it happens, we all hope for a quick and resolute end to this war so that our family members in the Armed Forces can come home safe and sound,” said Congresswoman Linda Sánchez.
March 13, 2003 Press Release
I rise in opposition to H.R. 5 and to the rule that cut off any debate on a highly controversial bill with far-reaching consequences. The Majority has refused to permit consideration of any amendments whatsoever, going so far as to deny Democrats the opportunity to offer a substitute to the underlying bill.

February 14, 2003 Press Release
Whittier - Newly elected Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA -39th) immediately went to work for her constituents, and today announced that she has secured $300,000 for the Whittier Public Library. The funding is part of the FY 2003 Omnibus Appropriations Bill, H.J. Res. 2, that passed the U.S House of Representatives on February 13th by a vote of 338 to 83.

February 14, 2003 Press Release
Lakewood - Newly elected Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA -39th) immediately went to work for her constituents, and today announced that she has secured $1.2 million for the City of Artesia and $200,000 for the City of Paramount. The funding is included in the FY 2003 Omnibus Appropriations Bill, H.J. Res. 2, which passed the U.S House of Representatives on February 13th by a vote of 338 to 83.
January 28, 2003 Press Release
“In his State of the Union address, President Bush made a slew of new promises to Americans, but the reality is, our families want to see results not more rhetoric.”

As a new Member of Congress, Sánchez is particularly concerned with three key areas of the President’s address:

Economy

January 28, 2003 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez today announced that the Democratic Caucus Steering Committee has appointed her to serve on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee. With this appointment, Sánchez becomes the first Latina to ever serve on the Judiciary Committee in the history of the House of Representatives.
January 7, 2003 Press Release
Linda Sánchez, who was elected to House of Representatives this past November, was sworn into office for the 108th Congress on January 7. Sánchez will represent the newly created 39th congressional district which includes the cities of Long Beach, Whitter, Paramount, Cerritos, and Lakewood.

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