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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 Reacts to House Republican Budget
April 14, 2014
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) released the following statement on the Fiscal Year 2015 House Republican Budget: The federal budget is about much more than just dollars and cents. It is a moral document that reflects our values and our vision for our nation’s future. Unfortunately the Republican budget before us is a reflection of misguided priorities and values. Instead of creating jobs and opportunity for the middle class and those aspiring to realize the American dream the Republ... More
Speeches and Floor Statements
Rep. Roybal-Allard Celebrates Black History Month
February 27, 2014
It is an honor to join millions of Americans in celebrating February as Black History Month. It is also a privilege to represent the 40th Congressional District which includes the historically vibrant African American community of the Central Avenue corridor which today is being revitalized. The corridor is home to the Dunbar Hotel which hosted some of our nation’s leading jazz legends such as Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald in the 1930’s. This year’s theme, “Civil Rights in America”, focuses... More
Opinion Pieces
Critical Lifeline Lost When Unemployment Benefits End
February 13, 2014
Published by the ​Eastern Group Publications​ Even as our economy moves toward recovery, albeit slowly, the scourge of unemployment persists in many greater Los Angeles communities. Among them are communities in my 40th Congressional district where unemployment stubbornly remains well above the national average. While local businesses tell me they see improvement, there are still far too many Angelenos looking for work who need their unemployment benefits to feed their families. Tragically, by b... More
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CONGRESSIONAL WOMEN'S WORKING GROUP ON IMMIGRATION REFORM HOSTS SENIOR WHITE HOUSE OFFICIAL CECILIA MUÑOZ FOR DISCUSSION ON WOMEN AND IMMIGRATION REFORM
February 4, 2014
Today, the bipartisan Congressional Women’s Working Group on Immigration Reform, met on Capitol Hill with Cecilia Munoz, Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, to discuss the profound impact of our broken immigration system on immigrant women. They explored how women leaders in Congress and the Obama Administration can work together in 2014 to pass immigration reform legislation that protects and empowers immigrant women. Munoz and the Working Group’s members pledged to make the un... More
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REP. LUCILLE ROYBAL-ALLARD, CHAIR OF THE CONGRESSIONAL WOMEN'S WORKING GROUP ON IMMIGRATION REFORM, REACTS TO HOUSE GOP IMMIGRATION PRINCIPLES
January 30, 2014
Today, Congresswoman Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Chair of th​e bipartisan Congressional Women’s Working Group on Immigration Reform, released the following statement in reaction to the announcement of the House Republican Immigration Principles. “I am encouraged by the release of the Republican immigration principles and I remain hopeful that this move signals a genuine desire on the part of the GOP leadership to work constructively with Democrats in Congress to finally fix our broken immigration sys... More
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