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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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Congressional Resolution Supporting LA 2024 Announced at US Capitol
April 27, 2016
At the United States Capitol, Los Angeles 2024 Candidature Committee leaders and California Congressmembers today announced a bipartisan US House of Representatives resolution in support of Los Angeles’ bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The bipartisan Congressional resolution is the latest expression of popular and political support for LA 2024. The US bid has already received the enthusiastic backing of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama; the unanimous vote of the... More
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Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard Announces 2016 Student Art Competition Winners
April 25, 2016
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) is pleased to announce the winners of the 23rd Annual Lucille Roybal-Allard Student Art Competition. “It is a privilege to serve as honorary chair of this art competition,” said Congresswoman Roybal-Allard. “Year in and year out, this contest is a magnificent showcase for the creativity and potential of our local students. This competition also reminds us that arts education is critical to a young person's growth and development. Through the arts, stud... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on Signing of Exide Funding Measure
April 20, 2016
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), who represents many of the communities around the former Exide Technologies facility in Vernon, as well as the site of the facility itself, issued the following statement today about Governor Jerry Brown’s signing of a $176.6 million spending plan to fund expedited and expanded testing and cleanup of communities around the former Exide facility: “This spending bill marks an important step in our fight to clean up the communities around Exide. I commen... More
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Reps. Roybal-Allard, DeLauro Lead Amendment to Regulate Premium Cigars
April 19, 2016
At today’s House Appropriations Committee markup of the Fiscal Year 2017 Agriculture Appropriations Bill, Congresswomen Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) and Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) introduced an amendment to strike the bill’s Section 749, which exempts large and premium cigars from the 2009 regulations and requirements of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. Under that act, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was given the authority to oversee the manufacture, sale, and marketing ... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on United States v. Texas Oral Arguments
April 15, 2016
This morning, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) joined fellow Congressional Hispanic Caucus members and House Democrats in speaking at a press conference regarding next Monday’s Supreme Court oral arguments in United States v. Texas. The case concerns President Obama’s executive actions to expand Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and implement Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA). Congresswoman Roybal-Allard’s statement is below. “I... More
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