WASHINGTON, DC -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez gave the following speech on the floor of the House of Representatives today, supporting H. Res. 721 which recognizes the 60th anniversary of the Mendez v. Westminster decision ending segregation of Mexican and Mexican American students in California. The case set a precedent for the Supreme Court’s decision to end segregation in Brown v.
October 22, 2007 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC -- As a part of her effort to strengthen state and local law enforcement agencies, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez last week introduced H.R. 3836 The Ensure Timely SCAAP Reimbursements Act. The bill was referred to the Judiciary Committee for consideration.
October 18, 2007 Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez released the following statement today after Republicans in Congress voted to sustain President Bush’s veto of bipartisan legislation providing healthcare for 10 million poor children.
Washington, DC -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (D-Lakewood) issued the following statement when casting her vote today in the House Committee on Education and Labor against H.R. 3685, a narrow version of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) that excludes protections based on gender identity. Congresswoman Sánchez is an original cosponsor of H.R.
October 17, 2007 Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez announced that the ABC Unified School District received a grant of $564,725 from the U.S. Department of Education’s Magnet Assistance Program. The grant is expected to be renewed for two additional years. The total grant funding for three years will be $2,530,015.
October 10, 2007 Press Release
WASHINGTON -- The House Judiciary Committee today favorably reported, by voice vote, H.R. 3654, the Regulatory Improvement Act of 2007, reauthorizing the Administrative Conference of the United States. No amendments were adopted.
October 4, 2007 Press Release
WASHINGTON -- By a vote of 5 to 4, the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law (CAL), today (Thursday) favorably reported H.R. 3609, “The Emergency Home Ownership and Mortgage Protection Act Of 2007.” No amendments were adopted.
October 3, 2007 Press Release
Washington -- President George W. Bush vetoed a children’s healthcare measure today (Wednesday) that would have provided insurance coverage for 1.8 million children in California and 10 million children across the nation. The President, who earlier this week turned away children pulling red Radio Flyer wagons full of petitions asking him to sign the bill, then left the capital.
WASHINGTON, DC -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez, Chairwoman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law (CAL), issued the following statement today at a press conference with Rep. Brad Miller introducing H. R. 3609, “The Emergency Home Ownership and Mortgage Equity Protection Act of 2007.”
September 25, 2007 Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez, Chairwoman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law (CAL), made the following statement today as part of the CAL Subcommittee’s oversight hearing titled “Straightening Out the Mortgage Mess: How Can We Protect Home Ownership and Provide Relief to Consumers in Financial Distress?”