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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 Co-Authors Letter from 200+ House Members in Support of Catfish Repeal
September 14, 2016
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) issued the following statement about today’s presentation to House leadership of a letter she co-authored from 206 House members in support of bringing up S.J. Res. 28 – a bipartisan joint resolution of disapproval under the procedures of the Congressional Review Act to end the duplicative and wasteful USDA catfish inspection program – for a vote by the full House: “I am committed to ensuring that our government is efficient and effective. That is why ... More
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California Democratic Congressional Delegation Urges Approval of State Waiver to Allow Undocumented Immigrants to Buy Into Obamacare
September 14, 2016
The California Congressional Delegation released a letter today calling on the Obama Administration to approve a waiver that would allow undocumented immigrants to purchase unsubsidized health insurance through Covered California, the state’s health benefits exchange. If approved, California would become the first state in the nation to allow individuals and families without legal immigration status to purchase care through the state’s health exchange. The call for approval of what is known as t... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard’s STOP Act Reauthorization to Prevent Underage Drinking Gets Committee Hearing
September 8, 2016
This morning, the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee held a hearing on the Sober Truth on Preventing (STOP) Underage Drinking Reauthorization Act (H.R. 1717), introduced by Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40). The bill reauthorizes Congresswoman Roybal-Allard’s STOP Underage Drinking Act, a 2006 law which addressed the epidemic problem of underage drinking in America. General Arthur T. Dean, Chairman and CEO of Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA), tes... More
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REP. ROYBAL-ALLARD, MEMBERS OF CONGRESS APPLAUD ANNOUNCEMENT OF DHS REVIEW OF PRIVATE DETENTION CENTERS
August 30, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Reps. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA), Norma J. Torres (D-CA), Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL), John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI), Jared Polis (D-CO), Judy Chu (D-CA), Linda T. Sánchez (D-CA), and Xavier Becerra (D-CA) issued the following statement in response to the announcement by Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson that the Department will review its use of private contractors to operate immigration detention centers. This announcement follows the Department o... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard, Members of California's Congressional Delegation, Angelenos Affected by Gun Violence, and Local Leaders Urge Vote on Bills to Prevent Gun Violence
June 29, 2016
At Los Angeles City Hall today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) joined fellow members of Congress from Southern California’s congressional delegation, Angelenos affected by gun violence, and community leaders committed to gun safety, including representatives from the LGBTQ and Muslim communities, in calling on Congress to vote on bills to prevent gun violence. Watch the video of Congresswoman Roybal-Allard’s remarks here, followed by remarks from Adela Barajas of L.A.U.R.A. Life Aft... More
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