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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 Statement on Energy and Water Appropriations Bill
May 1, 2015
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), a member of the House Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee, today issued the following statement on the Fiscal Year 2016 Energy and Water Appropriations bill: “As the House begins consideration and passage of the Fiscal Year 2016 funding bills, I am deeply disappointed the Republican majority is stripping critical money from key appropriations bills yet to pass. For example, the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appro... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Bill
May 1, 2015
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement on the Fiscal Year 2016 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill: “Our veterans and our communities deserve more than the totally inadequate Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill which passed the House yesterday. This bill falls far short of providing sufficient funding for Veterans Affairs, offering a staggering $1.4 bil... More
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Reps. Roybal-Allard and Bass Issue Statement on LA Trade-Tech’s Application for South LA Not Being Selected as a Promise Zone
April 28, 2015
Congresswomen Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) and Karen Bass (CA-37) released the following statement today after the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) did not select Los Angeles Trade-Technical College’s “Promise Zone” application: We are disappointed that the Department of Housing and Urban Development did not select Los Angeles Trade-Technical College’s “Promise Zone” application for South Los Angeles. The LA Trade-Tech Promise Zone application was unique: it was the only applic... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on U.S. Customs and Border Protection Budget Request
April 23, 2015
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), the Ranking Democrat on the House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, today delivered the following opening statement at a Subcommittee hearing on the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) budget request for Fiscal Year 2016. The hearing’s witness was CBP Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske. “Welcome, Commissioner, to our Subcommittee. The discretionary budget request for U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Fiscal Year 2016 is $11.5 billio... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on Federal Emergency Management Agency Budget Request
April 23, 2015
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), the Ranking Democrat on the House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, today delivered the following opening statement at a Subcommittee hearing on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) budget request for Fiscal Year 2016. The hearing’s witness was FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate. “Good morning, Administrator. We appreciate your joining us this morning to discuss FEMA’s proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2016. “FEMA’s disaster response... More
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