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June 11, 2003 Press Release
Lakewood, CA - On Saturday April 14, 2003 Congresswoman Linda Sánchez met with local parents to discuss the potential changes facing the Head Start Program. Thirty parents from the cities of Cerritos, Hawaiian Gardens, Long Beach, Paramount, Whittier, Buena Park and Commerce were in attendance.

May 29, 2003 Press Release
Lakewood -- Working to recognize the artistic talents and creative spirit of California’s high school youth, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez hosted her first annual 39th District Art Competition on Saturday May 24, 2003.

“The variety and talent exhibited by all the participants was impressive. It made for difficult judging,” said Sánchez.

May 29, 2003 Press Release
Washington, DC - Working to give businesses access to capital that will help spur economic growth, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39th) introduced her first bill in U.S. Congress. Sánchez, a Member of the U.S. House Small Business Committee, presented her bill today to local small businesses leaders at a “listening session” she organized for the 39th District on May 29th.

May 20, 2003 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39th) today unveiled her new website, offering constituents a quick and easy way to access information. This website directly addresses the needs of the people in the 39th district, and is available in both English and Spanish.

May 8, 2003 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - The Subcommittee on Immigration, Border Security, and Claims, of which Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39th) is a member, today held an oversight hearing on the “War on Terrorism: Immigration Enforcement Since September 11, 2001.”

The following is the statement Sánchez made during the hearing:

April 21, 2003 Press Release
Whittier - Working to make our communities safer and to ensure that our first responders have the necessary funding to protect our homeland security, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39th) today met with Whittier police and firefighters. Whittier is the first stop on her tour of 39th district departments.

April 9, 2003 Press Release
Congresswoman Linda Sánchez, a member of the Judiciary Committee, today criticized the Republican Leadership for the egregious manner they used to bring the “Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (H.R. 1036)” to a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives.

April 3, 2003 Press Release
Washington, DC - “I am pleased to have this opportunity to come before the distinguished Members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure's Subcommittee on Highways, Transit and Pipelines to testify in support of a matter that is of great importance to the people of California's 39th Congressional District and to the nine and a half million people who live in Los Angeles County.
March 31, 2003 Press Release
The history of the United States is filled with heroes who, through personal sacrifice and a strong commitment to their cause, have left their mark on society. Today, I am proud to honor the life and accomplishments of California’s own, the late, talented union organizer, César E. Chávez.

March 20, 2003 Press Release
Lakewood - On Saturday March 8th, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez invited area residents to her district office open house.

“My staff and I have been hard at work since day one in January, but we wanted to get some paint on the walls and some carpet on the floors before we invited residents to see the office.”