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Rep. Linda Sánchez Works to Pass China Currency Bill

Legislation will help hold China accountable, spur U.S. job growth

Washington, DC – Ways and Means Member Rep. Linda Sánchez voted with her colleagues to approve legislation to address China's fundamental undervaluation of its currency.

Patient's Bill of Rights Begins to Take Effect

Washington, DC – Rep. Linda Sánchez (D-CA) announces that starting September 23, a slate of key patient rights and protections begins to take effect for the American people.
 
“This new “Patient's Bill of Rights” is designed to put you and your doctor – not the health insurance companies -- back in charge of your health care.  After decades of insurance company abuses, this “Patient's Bill of Rights” will help restore peace of mind to Americans worried about their health care.

Rep. Linda Sánchez Votes for “Make it in America” Strategy to Put Americans Back to Work

 

Bill will Boost U.S. Manufacturing Industry

Washington, DC – Rep. Linda Sánchez (D-CA) worked to pass two bills today as part of the “Make it in America” national manufacturing strategy to create the high-skill, high-wage jobs of the future—promoting American competitiveness, innovation, and exports.

The two bills, the Congressional Made in America Promise Act and the Berry Amendment Extension Act, will boost the American manufacturing industry and create jobs by requiring the Congress and the Department of Homeland Security to purchase products that are made in America.

Rep. Linda Sánchez Secures $225,000 for Drop-out Prevention in East Whittier Schools

 

Washington, DC – Rep. Linda Sánchez (D-CA) announced today that East Whittier City School District is receiving $225,000 in federal funding for the Project Action Drop-out Prevention Program. Sánchez requested the funding in 2009, to provide additional professional school counseling and social work assistance to students who are at high risk of dropping out of school. 

“This is great news for East Whittier and our most vulnerable students,” said Rep. Linda Sánchez. “I believe this innovative program is a model for improving student retention and academic performance throughout the state and all of America.”

Arizona law is flawed

Congresswoman Linda Sanchez talks to Joy Behar about the new Arizona law which is deeply flawed, a disturbing overreach of the law.