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May 8, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC—Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38), member of the Ways and Means Committee, today introduced the Providing Essentials for Frontline Workers Act, legislation that would ease the financial burden of frontline essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 5, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC—Reps. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) and Matt Cartwright (PA-08) today introduced the Coronavirus Frontline Workers Fair Pay Act, legislation to establish a hazard pay program for high-risk health care professionals and other essential workers on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic.

April 24, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Reps. Linda Sánchez (CA-38) and Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) introduced the Stronger Medicaid Response to the COVID–19 Pandemic Act.

April 23, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC—Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) issued this statement following her vote for an interim emergency relief package:

April 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC—Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38)—along with Reps. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32), Katie Porter (CA-45), Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr.

April 8, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DCReps. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) and Danny K.

March 27, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DCRep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) released the following statement on her vote for the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the third relief package in response to the coronavirus pandemic. This legislation now heads to the President’s desk for his signature.

March 20, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DCRep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) led a bipartisan group of 45 members in urging Agriculture Secretary Sonny Purdue to ensure that WIC-eligible products remain accessible in supermarkets throughout the country during the coronavirus pandemic.

March 13, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DCThe U.S. House of Representatives today passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which included legislation Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) authored along with Reps. Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) and Joaquin Castro (TX-20) to provide free Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing for uninsured patients.

March 13, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DCRep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) along with 37 more Members of Congress urged Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham to consider alternative options for ensuring a complete and accurate census count, highlighting the increased risk of an undercount during the coronavirus outbreak.


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.