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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January 18, 2017
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) announces the deadline for the 24th Annual Lucille Roybal-Allard Student Art Competition is Friday, February 3, 2017, at 5:00 PM PST. The competition is open to all students in grades 9-12 who reside in the 40th Congressional District, which includes the cities of Bell, Bell Gardens, Commerce, Cudahy, Downey, Huntington Park, Maywood, Paramount, Vernon, and parts of Bellflower, East Los Angeles, Florence-Graham, South Los Angeles, and Walnut Park. “I c... More
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Leader Pelosi, LA Area Members Hold Event to Support the Affordable Care Act
January 16, 2017
Today, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (CA-12) and members of the Greater Los Angeles Area Congressional Delegation led “#FacesOfObamacare: Health Care Is a Human Right,” an event in support of the Affordable Care Act, featuring personal testimonials from individuals about how the ACA has improved Americans’ health and made health care more affordable. The event was held at The California Endowment in Downtown Los Angeles, and participants in the event included Leader Pelosi, Congressmember... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Leads 123 House Members on Bill to Lift Vision, Dental and Hearing Restrictions Under Medicare
January 12, 2017
Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) led 123 of her fellow House Members in introducing the Seniors Have Eyes, Ears and Teeth Act, a bill to allow seniors covered by Medicare to access basic healthcare necessities such as eyeglasses, hearing aids, and dental care. This bill removes the restrictions currently in place prohibiting Medicare from offering these important health services. Expanding Medicare to cover vision, dental and hearing services would prevent health care costs due... More
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House Passes Roybal-Allard, Burgess, Eshoo Maternity Care Access Bill
January 10, 2017
Last night, the House of Representatives passed the Improving Access to Maternity Care Act (H.R. 315), introduced by Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Congressman Michael C. Burgess M.D. (TX-26), and Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (CA-18). The Improving Access to Maternity Care Act would increase data collection by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to help place maternity care health professionals working in the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) throughout geographic regi... More
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Congressmembers Respond to Letter from DHS Secretary Johnson Regarding the Privacy of DACA Recipients
January 3, 2017
Today, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson delivered a response to a December 5th letter sent by 111 Members of Congress calling on President Obama to protect the private information of those who applied for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The December letter, led by Representatives Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Judy Chu (CA-27), Zoe Lofgren (CA-29), Raúl Grijalva (AZ-03), and Luis Gutiérrez (IL-04), specifically suggests an Executive Order that would proh... More
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