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May 7, 2009 Press Release
Washington, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Linda Sánchez announced that the $250 economic recovery payments for Social Security recipients, which were provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, will begin to go out today, May 7 - with the goal of all these payments being sent out by the end of the month.

May 6, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC - Rep. Linda Sánchez, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, discussed healthcare reform during a hearing today with the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius. Rep. Sánchez expressed concerns and offered to work with Secretary Sebelius to construct a plan that can help the unemployed and disconnected to access real healthcare.
May 5, 2009 Press Release
Bill would help prevent bullying and harassment in schools, combat growing drop-out rate

April 30, 2009 Press Release

Votes for the Credit Cardholders’ Bill of Rights

Washington, DC - Rep. Linda Sánchez (D-CA), today pushed and voted for the “Credit Cardholders’ Bill of Rights Act,” (H.R. 627), which provides crucial protections against unfair - and until now - common credit card practices.

April 30, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Linda Sánchez debuted a “welcome video” on her YouTube channel today. In the video, Sánchez highlights her efforts on behalf of working families, her legislative priorities and shares personal anecdotes.

April 28, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC - Rep. Linda Sánchez released the following statement after a meeting with President Barack Obama and other progressive House members at the White House today:

April 28, 2009 Press Release

Washington, DC - Rep. Linda Sánchez (D-CA), Co-Chair of the Congressional Labor and Working Families Caucus, introduced legislation that will honor those who have died on the job and draw attention to the need for better enforcement of workplace health and safety laws. Sánchez, along with Reps.

April 27, 2009 Press Release

Calls threats to close the border unrealistic

Washington DC - Rep. Linda Sánchez today posted information about the swine flu epidemic on her website and urged her constituents to get factual and updated information before becoming alarmed.

April 23, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC - Representatives Rosa L. DeLauro (CT-3), Linda T. Sánchez (CA-39), Jared Polis (CO-2), and Mary Jo Kilroy (OH-15) introduced the Pathways Advancing Career Training Act, which would help unemployed and underemployed women train for and thrive in family-supporting work.

April 22, 2009 Press Release
Sánchez, who represents the 39th District, Marks the 39th Earth Day