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August 10, 2021 Press Release
“Social isolation and loneliness impacted our seniors long before this pandemic led to limited gatherings and visits with friends and loved ones,” said Congresswoman Linda Sánchez. “Not everyone has the social support they need, and isolation can lead to poor physical and mental health. This bill would ensure community organizations have the tools and resources to meet the needs of all seniors, especially those most at risk of experiencing social isolation or loneliness.”
August 5, 2021 Press Release
My thoughts today are with AFL-CIO President Trumka's family, especially his wife, Barbara, and all those who knew and loved him. He was a giant in the fight for workers’ rights, a loving husband, father, and grandfather.
August 4, 2021 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez (D-CA), a member of the Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee, and Representative Mark Pocan (D-WI) introduced the Strengthening Social Security Act.
July 30, 2021 Press Release
On Thursday, Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez (D-CA), members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), and Chairs of the House and Senate Judiciary Committees met with President Joseph Biden in the Oval Office to discuss immigration reform and next steps to providing an earned pathway to citizenship for immigrants who live and work in the United States.
July 29, 2021 Press Release
“Homeowners play a critical role in supplying our electric grid with the renewable energy we need to eliminate carbon emissions from our economy and combat climate change,” said Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez. “As we prepare to make major investments in renewable energy, we must ensure that homeowners who want to reduce their carbon footprint have access to the same resources as corporations. This legislation would provide the same long-term value of the residential solar energy credit as the corporate solar investment tax credit under current law.”
July 29, 2021 Press Release
Today, the House of Representatives passed the Seven-Bill Minibus Fiscal Year 2022 funding bill, and Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez announced that she secured funding for seven additional community projects in the spending package.
July 29, 2021 Press Release
“Losing a spouse is devastating. And for those who depend on Social Security, the added financial distress of losing significant income can make an already difficult time even more troubling,” said Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez. “The POWR Act will create an alternative benefit, ensuring widows and widowers can keep paying their bills. I am proud to reintroduce this legislation to give some security and peace of mind to those who have lost a loved one.”
July 27, 2021 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez announced that she secured inclusion of $2.5 million for the City of Pico Rivera’s PFAS Groundwater Treatment Project in the 2022 Subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies bill.
July 16, 2021 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez announced that she secured inclusion of $450,000 for the City of Whittier’s Central Library Remodel and Improvement Project in the 2022 Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies bill.
July 16, 2021 Press Release
On Thursday, Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez (D-CA) delivered a check in the amount of $3,131,809 to the Los Nietos Unified School District to highlight the funding the school district received through the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER III).


In The News

February 1, 2016 In The News

­Facing in­creas­ing scru­tiny in Wash­ing­ton over its hand­ling of con­cus­sions and long-term brain in­jur­ies in its play­ers, the Na­tion­al Foot­ball League donated $507,211 to mem­bers of Con­gress in 2015, put­ting it on pace for its highest spend­ing ever in a polit­ic­al cycle.

January 8, 2016 In The News

Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus said they want "temporary protective status" for undocumented migrants from El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala. They argue that high murder rates and gang violence there pushed thousands, including families and children traveling alone, to seek U.S. refuge.

December 24, 2015 In The News

By most accounts, Roberta Jacobson’s confirmation as U.S. ambassador to Mexico should have been a shoo-in.

November 3, 2015 In The News

Black, Hispanic and Asian American lawmakers said Tuesday that their constituents are particularly vulnerable to losing their right to vote if Congress doesn't pass legislation to restore a key provision of the federal Voting Rights Act that was tossed out two years ago by the U.S. Supreme Court.

October 5, 2015 In The News

American Banker recently published a column defending payday loans. The author, Ronald Mann, takes issue with those who say borrowers are "forced" to take out another loan, arguing that this word is too strong.

September 21, 2015 In The News

Many items on the agenda this fall are perennial issues because Congress has not been able to find enough common ground on long-term solutions. From the Highway Trust Fund to the Debt Ceiling, Congress has dodged many of the tough decisions with short-term patches.

Highway Trust Fund

August 25, 2015 In The News

As someone who was born in the United States to immigrant parents, I find the phrase “anchor babies” — used by Jeb BushDonald Trump and other Republican candidates to describe American-born

July 23, 2015 In The News

California passed a milestone this month, with Latinos becoming the new majority, according to the U.S. Census.

California’s transformation has been going on for a generation. Now is the time for the state to prepare for the future education of millions of its citizens. It’s the most important investment our state can make in a young person.

I know firsthand.

July 15, 2015 In The News

House Democrats are calling on FIFA to eliminate the disparities between men and women’s soccer in pay, publicity and investments.

June 11, 2015 In The News

The fact that she’s the only woman suiting up for the 54th Annual Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game is not lost on Rep. Linda T. Sánchez.

And neither are any of the unique opportunities being a part of the sporting life has provided the California Democrat.