December 9, 2006 Press Release
Washington - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez participated today in a training workshop at the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) Organizing Summit. The two-day summit in Washington, which provided training to 700 labor leaders, is part of the AFL-CIO’s celebration of International Human Rights Day.
November 24, 2006 Press Release
Lakewood - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez will travel to Colombia next week to increase attention on the debate over the proposed U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement (FTA). She will use the trip to talk with members of Colombia’s legislature and civil society leaders about the FTA’s potential negative consequences.
November 17, 2006 Press Release
Washington - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez today congratulated Professor David Paddy, who was honored for undergraduate teaching excellence at the U.S. Professors of the Year awards program. Dr. Paddy is an Associate Professor of English Language and Literature at Whittier College, where he has taught since 1997.
Lakewood - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez is pleased to announce that the City of Whittier will receive a $10,000 award from the National Endowment for the Arts to support the city’s 2007 Summer Concerts in the Park series.
Los Angeles, CA - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez was honored today for her environmental and water protection efforts with the “2006 H. David Nahai Water Quality Award” by the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board. The award recognizes extraordinary efforts to safeguard or restore water quality in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties.
October 25, 2006 Press Release
Lakewood, CA - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez recently visited AltaMed as part of National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD), a national campaign to increase awareness of HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment within the Latino community.
October 2, 2006 Press Release
Washington, DC Congresswoman Linda Sánchez recently met with local “Celebration Ambassadors” as part of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s “Celebration on the Hill” event.
Washington - Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez secured a win for Southern California’s environment and water supply today, when the U.S. House of Representatives passed her bill, the “Southern California Water Augmentation Study Act” (H.R. 4545).
September 26, 2006 Press Release
Washington - Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez today welcomed the inclusion of funding for the C-17 aircraft, which was included by Congressional appropriators in the Department of Defense funding legislation for the coming year. The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote today on the bill (H.R.
September 13, 2006 Press Release
Washington - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez recently received an A’ on Darfurscores.org, a congressional report card by the Genocide Intervention Network (GI-Net) on efforts to stop the genocide in Sudan’s Darfur region.