Washington, DC -- The Judiciary Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law (CAL), chaired by Congresswoman Linda Sánchez, today voted 5-2 on a voice vote to authorize full committee Chairman John Conyers Jr. (D-MI) to issue a subpoena to Attorney General Michael Mukasey for documents in his possession.
Washington, DC -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (D-Lakewood) gave the following speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives today, celebrating Monday's 36th anniversary of Title IX. The landmark legislation paved the way for greater women’s equality by banning discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs that receive federal funding.
WASHINGTON, DC -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez, Chairwoman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law (CAL), issued the following opening statement today at the CAL Subcommittee legislative hearing on H.R. 3652, the “Protecting Employees and Retirees in Business Bankruptcies Act of 2007.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (CA-39) today introduced the Cure and Understanding through Research for Alzheimer’s (La CURA) Act of 2008 to increase funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to conduct adequate Alzheimer’s research, outreach, and education.
Washington, DC -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (D-Lakewood) teamed with fellow representative Mike Michaud (D-ME), and U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Byron Dorgan (D-ND) today to introduce the Trade Reform Accountability Development Employment Act.
Washington, DC -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (D-Lakewood) joined 16 of her colleagues to found the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives today. The Congresswoman will serve as a vice chair of the caucus.
WASHINGTON, DC -- Rep. Linda Sánchez (D-Lakewood) issued the following statement today upon introducing the Fairness in Nursing Home Arbitration Act of 2008.