Congresswoman Roybal-Allard speaks at an LA River Day celebration on Capitol Hill, as Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti looks on.

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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on NDAA Bill
December 2, 2016
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) issued the following statement on her vote today in support of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) conference bill: “I am committed to ensuring our national security, and to supporting the brave servicemembers who defend our land of liberty. That is why I voted for today’s NDAA conference bill, which authorizes strong investments in our national security and provides for our troops and their families. I am pleased today’s bill includes a 2.1 ... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Celebrates House Passage of Her STOP Underage Drinking Act as Part of the Cures Act
November 30, 2016
Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) celebrated the House of Representatives’ vote to reauthorize her Sober Truth on Preventing (STOP) Underage Drinking Act as part of the 21st Century Cures Act. The original STOP Act, a law to address the epidemic problem of underage drinking in America, passed Congress unanimously in 2006. The law was based on recommendations by the National Alliance to Prevent Underage Drinking (NAPUD), and represented an unprecedented collaboration between that... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Calls on President Obama to Protect DREAMers with Pardon
November 17, 2016
Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (CA-19), and Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez (IL-04) held a press conference at the U.S. Capitol to release a letter they have written to President Obama asking him to use the President’s pardon authority to protect DREAMers – young people who were brought to the United States as children and signed up for DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). The letter can be read here, and a document with information about th... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Opposes Appointment of Steve Bannon as White House Chief Strategist
November 15, 2016
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) has signed a letter with more than 100 of her House colleagues opposing President-elect Trump’s appointment of former Breitbart News Executive Chairman Steve Bannon as White House Chief Strategist. “Steve Bannon’s history of promoting racism, sexism, anti-Semitism, and homophobia is dangerously troubling,” said Congresswoman Roybal-Allard. “Making him the White House Chief Strategist sends a reckless message contrary to our American values. His appoint... More
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Reps. Roybal-Allard, DeLauro Succeed in Getting GAO to Conduct Child Labor Study
November 7, 2016
Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) celebrated their victory in securing a Government Accountability Office (GAO) study on the presence of child labor in the United States, including the latest statistics and trends regarding children working in agriculture. Congresswoman Roybal-Allard has been a leader in the effort to protect child workers in the agricultural sector, having introduced the CARE Act (Children’s Act for Responsible Employment)... More
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