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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 Marriage Equality
June 26, 2015
Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) issued the following statement: “I’m overjoyed by the Supreme Court’s historic decision to guarantee marriage equality to every American. In doing so, the Court’s majority has moved our nation into a brighter, more welcoming, and more loving future. “No longer will any loving and committed couple be denied the right to marry in America. No longer will our government privilege some unions over others. Now and forever, every same-sex couple will b... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on King v. Burwell Decision
June 25, 2015
Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, issued the following statement about the Supreme Court’s decision in King v. Burwell: “This is a day of celebration. Today, the Supreme Court endorsed the clear and correct interpretation of the Affordable Care Act, and preserved health care subsidies for Americans regardless of what state they live in. “The ACA will be able to keep working as ... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard, House Democrats Recap Trip to Family Detention Facilities
June 24, 2015
Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) joined seven of her fellow Democratic House Members – Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD-05), Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27), Congressman Raúl Grijalva (AZ-03), Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez (IL-04), Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18), and Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (CA-19) – to recount a trip they took this week to visit two private family detention facilities in Texas used to detain mothers and children aw... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Amendment to Fund Child Poverty Study Approved By Committee
June 24, 2015
At today’s House Appropriations Committee markup of the Fiscal Year 2016 Labor-HHS Appropriations Bill, the Committee passed an amendment introduced by Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) and Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13) to fund a comprehensive, non-partisan National Academy of Sciences (NAS) study of child poverty in the United States. “I am elated that the Appropriations Committee approved my amendment to fund this important, evidence-based study,” said Congresswoman Roybal-Allard... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Offers Amendment to Increase Funding for National Service
June 24, 2015
At today’s House Appropriations Committee markup of the Fiscal Year 2016 Labor-HHS Appropriations Bill, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) introduced an amendment to increase funding for the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) from the House Majority’s proposed level of $687.8 million to the President’s request of $1.18 billion. The amendment was defeated by the Committee’s Majority members. “The thirty-four percent cut proposed by the Majority hampers CNCS’s ability t... More
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