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May 20, 2003 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39th) today unveiled her new website, offering constituents a quick and easy way to access information. This website directly addresses the needs of the people in the 39th district, and is available in both English and Spanish.

May 8, 2003 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - The Subcommittee on Immigration, Border Security, and Claims, of which Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39th) is a member, today held an oversight hearing on the “War on Terrorism: Immigration Enforcement Since September 11, 2001.”

The following is the statement Sánchez made during the hearing:

April 21, 2003 Press Release
Whittier - Working to make our communities safer and to ensure that our first responders have the necessary funding to protect our homeland security, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39th) today met with Whittier police and firefighters. Whittier is the first stop on her tour of 39th district departments.

April 9, 2003 Press Release
Congresswoman Linda Sánchez, a member of the Judiciary Committee, today criticized the Republican Leadership for the egregious manner they used to bring the “Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (H.R. 1036)” to a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives.

April 3, 2003 Press Release
Washington, DC - “I am pleased to have this opportunity to come before the distinguished Members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure's Subcommittee on Highways, Transit and Pipelines to testify in support of a matter that is of great importance to the people of California's 39th Congressional District and to the nine and a half million people who live in Los Angeles County.
March 31, 2003 Press Release
The history of the United States is filled with heroes who, through personal sacrifice and a strong commitment to their cause, have left their mark on society. Today, I am proud to honor the life and accomplishments of California’s own, the late, talented union organizer, César E. Chávez.

March 20, 2003 Press Release
Lakewood - On Saturday March 8th, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez invited area residents to her district office open house.

“My staff and I have been hard at work since day one in January, but we wanted to get some paint on the walls and some carpet on the floors before we invited residents to see the office.”

March 19, 2003 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39) today joined Congresswoman Loretta Sánchez (CA-46) and other U.S. House of Representative Democrats in support of the “Homeland Security Block Grant Act of 2003,” H.R. 1007. Congresswoman Linda Sánchez is an original co-sponsor of the bill.

March 17, 2003 Press Release
“Now that war appears inevitable, it is time to stand behind the dedicated and courageous service men and women who are putting their lives on the line in the Middle East and across the globe. If it happens, we all hope for a quick and resolute end to this war so that our family members in the Armed Forces can come home safe and sound,” said Congresswoman Linda Sánchez.
March 13, 2003 Press Release
I rise in opposition to H.R. 5 and to the rule that cut off any debate on a highly controversial bill with far-reaching consequences. The Majority has refused to permit consideration of any amendments whatsoever, going so far as to deny Democrats the opportunity to offer a substitute to the underlying bill.