August 10, 2005 Press Release
Long Beach- In an effort to recognize the importance of our local community colleges, Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez gave the keynote address at Long Beach City College’s Annual College Day kickoff event today. Alongside Board of Trustees President, Dr. Tom Clark, Congresswoman Sánchez welcomed 30 new faculty, staff and students back to school.
August 4, 2005 Press Release
LAKEWOOD- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez would like to recognize her District staff member, Patrick Rodriguez of Long Beach, who has been called up to active duty in Iraq as a member of the U.S. Army Reserve 35th Military History Detachment from Bell, California. He will report to duty on August 19 in Ft. Bliss, Texas, before leaving for Iraq in mid-October.
July 29, 2005 Press Release
Washington, D.C. -- Working to improve congestion on our roads and safety in local communities, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39) secured $12.8 million dollars for transportation projects across Southeastern Los Angeles County. These funds were secured as part of the Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (H.R. 3), also known as TEA-LU.
WASHINGTON, DC- Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez along with Congresswomen Grace Napolitano, Lucille Roybal-Allard and Diane Watson were successful in urging House conferees involved in the negotiations for the Transportation Equity Act-Legacy for Users (TEA-LU) to keep two key provisions that would improve the safety of our nation’s railways.
July 28, 2005 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - Late last night in Washington, the United States House of Representatives passed the Dominican Republic-Central American Free Trade Agreement with a vote of 217-215. Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez (CA-39) made this statement in response to its passage:
July 28, 2005 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC- In an effort to make our railways and communities more secure, Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez sent a letter (attached) to House conferees involved in final House-Senate negotiations of H.R. 3, the Transportation Equity Act-Legacy for Users (TEA-LU), asking negotiators to keep two key provisions that would improve the safety of our nation’s railway infrastructure.
July 27, 2005 Press Release
Provision Included In Department of Justice Reauthorization Bill Passed House Judiciary Committee Today
July 13, 2005 Press Release
Washington, DC - In an effort to ensure our local law enforcement agencies have adequate resources to fight the war on terror, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39) along with fellow Democratic colleague Anthony Weiner (NY-9), attempted to introduce an amendment in the House Judiciary Committee to the USA Patriot Act Reauthorization bill today.
July 12, 2005 Press Release
CERRITOS -- Cerritos residents Lauren Poblete, Earth Shah, and Danny Fierro have been selected as summer interns in Congresswoman Linda Sánchez’ Lakewood district office. Lauren, Earth, and Danny are three of six local interns accepted to intern in the district office, and will take part in the 10-week internship program offered to outstanding high school and college students.
June 30, 2005 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC- In an effort to strengthen the protections for victims of domestic violence, Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez (CA-39) has co-sponsored the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2005 (VAWA). Originally enacted in 1994, VAWA dramatically improved law enforcement’s response to violence against women and increased the services available to victims.