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’s Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act Passes Congress
December 10, 2014
Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) celebrated the passage of her Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act (H.R. 1281) by Congress. The bill, which renews funding for her Newborn Screening Saves Lives Act of 2007, seeks to eliminate preventable newborn deaths and severe disabilities through the increased use of comprehensive and standardized newborn screening tests. The House of Representatives, which had previously passed the bill on June 24 of this year, agreed today to... More
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Children Join Congressional Women Leaders to Praise Immigration Executive Action; President’s Order Means More Families Will Be Together for the Holidays this Year
December 9, 2014
Today, the Congressional Women’s Working Group on Immigration Reform and We Belong Together brought congressional women leaders together with children from across the country to praise President Obama's immigration executive action. The children offered powerful personal testimonials about how the President’s action has protected their parents from the prospect of deportation this holiday season. Earlier today, the children delivered letters to the White House thanking the President for his effo... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Leads Congressmembers’ Letter to National Institutes of Health on Including Children in NIH Trials
December 5, 2014
Yesterday, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) joined Congressman Michael K. Simpson (ID-02) and Congressman David P. Joyce (OH-14) in leading the sending of a letter to National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Francis S. Collins urging that children be included where appropriate in all NIH clinical trials that have relevance to child health and development. The letter was co-signed by 50 Members of Congress. While the NIH formally encourages the inclusion of children as research par... More
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Rep. Edward R. Roybal Receives Posthumous Medal of Freedom from President Obama; Rep. Roybal-Allard Accepts on Her Father’s Behalf
November 24, 2014
Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) attended the Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony at the White House, where she accepted a Medal on behalf of her late father, Former Congressman Edward R. Roybal. President Obama presented the award. “It was an honor for me to accept the Presidential Medal of Freedom on behalf of my late father," said Congresswoman Roybal-Allard. "My family and I are tremendously grateful for this recognition of my father, and this celebration of his accompli... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Praises AIDS Funding Advocacy of Presidential Medal of Freedom Honoree Rep. Edward R. Roybal
November 21, 2014
On the eve of President Barack Obama posthumously honoring former Congressman Edward R. Roybal with the Presidential Medal of Freedom at a White House ceremony on Monday, November 24th, Congressman Roybal’s daughter, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), issued the following statement regarding her late father’s record as an early and longstanding advocate for federal AIDS funding: “My father was willing to lead the battle in Congress to fund AIDS research in the first years of the epidem... More
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