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Congresswoman Linda Sanchez

Representing the 38th District of CA

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April 10, 2008 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (D-Lakewood) introduced the “Pathways Advancing Career Training Act” today to help unemployed and underemployed women gain access to training for good jobs that can support a family.

April 2, 2008 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -- The House Judiciary Committee today unanimously passed Congresswoman Linda Sánchez’ (D-Lakewood) bill, the Professional Athlete Immigration Act (H.R. 5060). The bill allows professional athletes to extend their work visas, ensuring they can remain with their professional teams, and continue contributions to their surrounding communities.

April 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. 4044, legislation that would give certain servicemembers relief from some bankruptcy requirements.
March 31, 2008 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez issued the following statement today honoring the life and work of civil rights leader and labor organizer César Chávez.

“Today we celebrate the life and work of César Chávez. This day serves as a reminder that our country should be committed to the idea that every worker deserves to be treated with dignity and respect.

March 12, 2008 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (D-Lakewood) welcomed today's unanimous passage of H.R. 5060, the Professional Athlete Immigration Act of 2008, in the Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration. Congresswoman Sánchez, who serves on the subcommittee, authored the bill which allows professional athletes to extend their work visas.

March 11, 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 oversight hearing on “Deferred Prosecution: Should Corporate Settlements Be Without Guidelines?” Former Attorney General John Ashcroft, the recipient of a corporate monitoring contract, testif
March 6, 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. 5312, the Automobile Arbitration Fairness Act of 2008. Congresswoman Sánchez is the author of the bill.

February 26, 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 oversight hearing on the implementation of the U.S. Department of Justice’s special counsel regulations.

February 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 legislative hearing on the State Video Tax Fairness Act of 2007.

February 14, 2008 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez, Chairwoman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law (CAL), gave the following statement on the floor of the House of Representatives on Thursday in support of the contempt resolution for former White House Counsel Harriet Miers and White House Chief of Staff Joshua Bolten.

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