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Congresswoman Linda Sanchez

Representing the 38th District of CA

Press Releases

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:

September 23, 2003 Press Release
“Thank you. I want to commend the CHCI and Fannie Mae for their hard work and dedication to helping Latino families toward achieving the American Dream of owning their own home. I’m thrilled to be a part of such a worthwhile and important program.
September 17, 2003 Press Release
Washington, DC - Today, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39) highlighted the County Fresh Market in Whittier, California as an example of a successful small business at the U.S. House of Representatives Small Business Committee Hearing on “National Small Business Week: Small Business Success Stories.” Below are her remarks:

September 11, 2003 Press Release
On September 11, the world watched in horror as nearly 3,000 Americans lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and on Flight 93, that crashed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

September 3, 2003 Press Release
Lakewood On Wednesday, August 27th, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA 39) welcomed area seniors to her first annual Senior Health and Information Fair held at the Lakewood Center Mall. Lakewood Mayor Joe Esquivel and Lakewood Mall General Manager Charlie Hallums joined Congresswoman Sanchez in welcoming seniors to the event.

July 24, 2003 Press Release
Washington, DC - Working to give businesses access to capital that will help spur economic growth, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39th) today announced that her bill, (H.R. 2261), was included in the overall Small Business Administration (SBA) Reauthorization bill (H.R. 2802). Sánchez’ bill now becomes a provision of H.R. 2802.

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 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.