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Congresswoman Linda Sanchez

Representing the 38th District of CA

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May 22, 2008 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (D-CA) introduced bipartisan legislation today that would criminalize cyberbullying by giving prosecutors the ability to punish those who use the internet, or other electronic means, to coerce, intimidate, harass or cause other substantial emotional distress. Congressman Kenny Hulshof (R-MO) is the lead Republican co-sponsor of the bill.

May 16, 2008 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez welcomed yesterday’s indictment of Lori Drew, a Missouri citizen, for her part in a “cyberbullying” case involving 13-year-old Megan Meier. Drew allegedly posed as a 16-year-old boy on the internet social networking site Myspace, sending Meier a series of insulting messages. Meier subsequently committed suicide.

May 14, 2008 Press Release

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 hearing on “Allegations of Selective Prosecution Part II: The Erosion of Public Confidence in our Federal Justice System”

May 8, 2008 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez' State Criminal Alien Assistance Program Reimbursement Act, H.R. 1512, passed the House unanimously today on a voice vote. The legislation will help provide millions of dollars for law enforcement agencies by allowing states and localities to be reimbursed for some of the costs of incarcerating criminal aliens before and during trial.

May 6, 2008 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (D-Lakewood) made the following remarks during debate today on the floor of the House of Representatives on H.R. 1512, the SCAAP Reimbursement Protection Act of 2007. Congresswoman Sánchez re-introduced the legislation last year, which was unanimously approved by the House Judiciary Committee in October.

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May 1, 2008 Press Release

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. 5913, the Protecting Americans from Unsafe Foreign Products Act.

April 30, 2008 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -- The House Judiciary Committee today passed, H.R. 5593, the Congressional Review Act Improvement Act, on a unanimous voice vote. The bill is sponsored by Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (D-CA), Chairwoman of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law.

April 29, 2008 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (D-CA) introduced legislation today to make it easier for consumers to seek compensation for damages resulting from faulty products made overseas.

April 24, 2008 Press Release

WASHINGTON -- The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law (CAL), favorably reported two bills unanimously today. The subcommittee approved H.R. 5539, the Congressional Review Act Improvement Act, sponsored by subcommittee chairwoman Rep. Linda Sánchez, and H.R. 4044, the National Guard and Reservists Debt Relief Act of 2008, sponsored by Rep.

April 24, 2008 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -- Rep. Linda Sánchez (D-Lakewood), Co-Chair of the Congressional Labor and Working Families Caucus, gave the following statement on the floor of the House of Representatives today in honor of Workers Memorial Day.

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