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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.
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:

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: