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February 24, 2009 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Linda Sánchez (CA-39) voted today for a House Resolution recognizing the significance of Black History Month. The House passed the resolution unanimously. The Congresswoman released the following statement following the passage of the resolution:

February 24, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC - Members of Los Tigres del Norte, one of Latin music’s leading creative voices, met with Rep. Linda Sánchez (D-CA) today to thank her for her work on the Performance Rights Act.

February 23, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC - Rep. Linda Sánchez (D-CA) today announced the addition of Meghan Johnson to serve as Chief of Staff to her congressional office.

“I am very pleased to have Meghan join Team Sánchez,” said Rep. Linda Sánchez. “She brings with her skill, passion and diligence that will serve my office and constituents of the 39th district well.”

February 17, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC - Rep. Linda Sánchez and 22 other members of the California Congressional Delegation sent a letter to Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger urging him to exempt Disability Determination Services (DDS) employees of the California Department of Social Services from the statewide furlough.

February 17, 2009 Press Release
Congresswoman hails today’s signing of President Obama’s historic plan to create jobs and boost the economy

January 27, 2009 Press Release
Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act Will Likely be the First Bill Obama Signs into Law

January 22, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC - Today, Ways and Means Committee member Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (D-CA), issued the following statement on the Committee's passage of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (HR-598):

January 15, 2009 Press Release
Washington DC - The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) officially increased it’s membership to twenty-four today, when it welcomed two newly-elected Members of Congress and one returning Member who had previously been part of the CHC.
January 13, 2009 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - US Rep. Linda Sánchez (D-CA) introduced a congressional resolution today that will declare Feb. 2-6, 2009 “National School Counseling Week” to honor the important role school counselors play in the lives of students across the country.

January 6, 2009 Press Release
House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI), Judiciary Subcommittee Chairs Linda Sánchez (D-CA) and Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), and Committee Member Bill Delahunt (D-MA) today introduced the Helping Families Save Their Homes in Bankruptcy Act of 2009, legislation identical to a bill introduced by Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) this afternoon.