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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 Statement on Energy and Water Appropriations Bill
May 26, 2016
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), a member of the House Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee, issued the following statement about her vote today against the fiscal year 2017 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill, which failed to pass the House today: “As a member of the Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee, I worked hard to ensure that our bill would be good for America and good for my Los Angeles communities. I included language encouraging the Army Corps of Engineers... More
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Reps. Roybal-Allard, Becerra, and Schiff Applaud Introduction of Critical Legislation Authorizing LA River Project
May 24, 2016
Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), and Congressman Adam Schiff (CA-28) released the following statements commending the leadership of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee for including the authorization of the Los Angeles River Ecosystem Restoration Project in the Water Resources and Development Act of 2016 (WRDA). Last week, 12 members of the Los Angeles area congressional delegation urged the House Transportation and Infrast... More
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Los Angeles Area Members of Congress Hear Testimony at “Protect Your Future: Restore the Vote” Voting Rights Forum
May 20, 2016
Congresswomen Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Linda Sánchez (CA-38), and Judy Chu (CA-27) today heard testimony from experts on the importance of strengthening voting rights protections at the “Protect Your Future: Restore the Vote” forum at East Los Angeles College. Held in conjunction with the Democratic Outreach & Engagement Task Force, the “Protect Your Future: Restore the Vote” forum hosted expert panelists for a discussion about steps Congress should take to ensure every American’s right to... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on MilCon/VA Appropriations Bill
May 19, 2016
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) issued the following statement about her vote today against the fiscal year 2017 Military Construction/Veterans Affairs Appropriations Bill: “Today, House Republican leaders engaged in a shameful abuse of power during consideration of the fiscal year 2017 MilCon/VA Appropriations Bill. “When they saw that Rep. Maloney’s amendment prohibiting anti-LGBT discrimination was about to be approved, GOP leaders held the vote open until they could force enough ... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Joins Refugee Children and Families to Discuss Raids, Detention, and Conditions in Central America
May 18, 2016
Today, Representatives Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Luis V. Gutiérrez (IL-04), and Zoe Lofgren (CA-19) joined children and parents from Honduras and El Salvador for a Capitol Hill press conference about raids, refugees, detention, and asylum issues. The group of children and parents traveled to Washington from Waukegan, IL, where they have settled since their arrival from Central America. They spoke about their experiences fleeing violence in Central America. Congresswoman Roybal-Allard has be... More
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