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Congresswoman Linda Sanchez

Representing the 38th District of CA


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July 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DCU.S. Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38), today released the following statement on the decision by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to roll back the existing ban on binding arbitration agreements that prevent residents of nursing homes from suing over the conditions of facilities.

June 27, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DCU.S. Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) today released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s ruling in U.S. Department of Commerce v. New York, putting a hold on the Trump administration’s plan to include a citizenship question in the 2020 census.

June 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Linda Sánchez (D-CA), along with Reps. Mike Kelly (R-PA) and Kurt Schrader (D-OR), today introduced the Community-Based Independence for Seniors Act to create a new Community-Based Institutional Special Needs Plan (CBI-SNP) demonstration program.

June 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Linda Sánchez (CA-38), Chair of the Labor and Working Families Caucus, along with Representative Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) introduced the bipartisan Apprenticeship and Jobs Training Act to strengthen and enhance training opportunities for American workers through participation in registered apprenticeships.

June 15, 2019 Press Release

Montebello, CAU.S. Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) hosted her fourth Coffee with the Congresswoman of the year at Tierra Mia Coffee in Montebello. Local leaders and members of the community were in attendance to share their thoughts on current events and ask Congresswoman Sánchez questions over coffee.

May 22, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Representatives Linda T. Sánchez (D-CA) and Mike Kelly (R-PA), members of the House Ways and Means Committee, today introduced the Working Families Relief Act (H.R. 2879) in the U.S. House of Representatives.

May 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DCU.S. Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38), Vice-Chair of the LGBT Equality Caucus, issued the following statement on the U.S. House of Representative passage of H.R. 5, Equality Act. This critical legislation will ensure that LGBTQ Americans are guaranteed the full protections of federal civil rights laws.

May 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DCU.S. Representative Linda Sánchez (CA-38), Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Immigration Task Force, today released the following statement on President Trump’s woefully inadequate immigration proposal:

May 14, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DCU.S. Representatives Linda Sánchez (D-CA) and Tom Reed (R-NY) today introduced in the House bipartisan, bicameral legislation that supports family caregivers across the country.


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.