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Congresswoman Roybal-Allard addresses a panel that includes Labor Secretary Hilda Solis about the plight of farm worker children at the Department of Labor.

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Rep. Roybal-Allard Condemns GOP’s Three-Week-Only Homeland Security Continuing Resolution
February 27, 2015
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), the Ranking Democrat on the House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, spoke in the House of Representatives this morning about House Republicans’ plan to fund the Department of Homeland Security for just three weeks with a new continuing resolution (CR), instead of passing a full-year DHS funding bill. The current CR to fund DHS is set to expire at midnight tonight. The text of Congresswoman Roybal-Allard’s speech follows: “In December 2014... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Formally Named Top Democrat on Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee
February 25, 2015
Today, the House Democratic Caucus formally approved Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) to be the Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security for the 114th Congress. Congresswoman Roybal-Allard becomes the first Latina to serve as Ranking Member or Chair on a House Appropriations Subcommittee. Her selection as Ranking Member was approved by the House Democratic Caucus, based on the recommendation of the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee an... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Speaks About Immigration Injunction
February 17, 2015
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) issued the following statement today regarding U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen's injunction blocking President Obama's immigration executive actions: “I am confident that the President’s immigration policies are legal and well within his authority, and that this decision from a district court judge in Texas will not stand. But if the Republican leadership in Washington truly believes this court case will go their way in the end, they should stop holdi... More
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Reps. Roybal-Allard and Lowey Announce United Democratic Support for Clean Homeland Security Appropriations Bill
February 13, 2015
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Ranking Democrat on the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, and Congresswoman Nita Lowey (NY-17), Ranking Democrat on the full Appropriations Committee, today announced united support of all 188 voting Democrats for their bill H.R. 861, a funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security that does not include poison pill riders regarding the President’s executive actions on immigration. “Our clean Homeland Security funding bill will keep... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Introduces ATTAIN Act to Promote Education Technology
February 13, 2015
Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) introduced the Achievement Through Technology and Innovation (ATTAIN) Act of 2015. The ATTAIN Act seeks to prepare students for today’s competitive workforce, bolster their overall academic performance, and encourage their teachers to better use the education technology tools available to them. “In this era of ever-shrinking school budgets, overcrowded schools, and overextended teachers, studies show technology can have a tremendous impact on st... More
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