May 14, 2004 Press Release
Whittier -- Working to promote community public safety, and the safety of Whittier law enforcement officers, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (39-CA) today announced that the Whittier Police Department will receive $18,264 from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bulletproof Vest Partnership Program. The partnership program provides up to 50% of funding for the purchase of bulletproof vests.
May 13, 2004 Press Release
Whittier - Working to celebrate and support our veterans, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39) is working to pass legislation she introduced to establish the first national “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day” (H. Res. 485). Many of our troops returned home from Vietnam, after dedicated service to our country, only to find that they were despised and belittled by much of the American public.
May 4, 2004 Press Release
Washington, DC - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39) today announced that she is an original sponsor of the “Safe, Orderly, Legal Visas, and Enforcement (SOLVE) Act of 2004.” As the only Latino on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee and the Subcommittee on Immigration, Border Security, and Claims, Sanchez has been actively involved in the immigration debate.
Washington, DC - Today, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez released a Government Reform study on the “real” value of the minimum wage at a press conference announcing the introduction of the “Fair Minimum Wage Act.” At the press conference, Senator Kennedy and Congressman George Miller announced that they are introducing legislation to raise the minimum wage from $5.15 to $7.00 per hour.
April 8, 2004 Press Release
Paramount - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39), who is Paramount's new representative in the U.S. Congress in Washington, DC, recently paid a visit to Roosevelt Elementary School in Paramount to view the city's “Gang Resistance Is Paramount“ (GRIP) program in action. GRIP is an innovative program developed by the City of Paramount in the early 1980's to steer children away from joining gangs.
April 5, 2004 Press Release
Washington, D.C. -- Working to improve traffic flow and safety, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39) secured $2.2 million for the reconstruction of Long Beach Boulevard in Lynwood. These funds were secured as part of the “Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users” (H.R. 3550), also known as TEA-LU. TEA-LU passed in the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 357 to 65 on April 2, 2004.
April 2, 2004 Press Release
Washington, D.C. -- Working to improve commuting and safety in local communities, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39) secured $14 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. 3550), also known as TEA-LU.
April 1, 2004 Press Release
La Mirada - Working to bring more opportunities and resources to the City of La Mirada, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39) met with current Mayor Susan Tripp, former Mayor Hal Malkin, City Manager Andrea Travis, and Assistant City Manager John Di Mario to discuss the city’s projects for the upcoming year.
March 30, 2004 Press Release
Washington, D.C. -- Working to help keep our communities safe and secure, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39) today announced that an important provision from her bi-partisan “Bullying Prevention for School Safety and Crime Reduction Act of 2003” (H.R.3692), was included in the Department of Justice Reauthorization Bill (H.R. 3036) which passed the U.S. House of Representatives today.
March 24, 2004 Press Release
Washington, D.C. -- Working to help keep our communities safe and secure, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39) today joined Congressman Adam Schiff (CA-29) and other Members of the Democratic Caucus’ Safe Neighborhoods Task Force, in support of the "Safe Communities" amendment.