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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 Comments on Stabbing Death at East L.A.'s Griffith Middle School
January 24, 2015
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) issued the following statement about the fatal stabbing of a teenager on Friday at East L.A.'s Griffith Middle School: "I am saddened by Friday's horrific and senseless stabbing death at Griffith Middle School in East Los Angeles. I offer my deepest condolences to the family and friends of this young man as they mourn his loss. It is chilling that this tragedy occurred at a school, which should always be a safe haven for our children. I hope that by wo... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Recommended as Ranking Member on House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee
January 21, 2015
Today, House Appropriations Committee Democrats recommended Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) to serve as the Ranking Democrat on the Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security for the 114th Congress. This recommendation will be sent to the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee for approval. Congresswoman Roybal-Allard issued the following statement about the news: "I am honored to be recommended for the great responsibility of serving as the top Democrat on the House Homeland... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Issues Response to State of the Union Address
January 20, 2015
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) issued the following statement tonight in response to President Obama’s State of the Union Address: “The policies President Obama outlined in his State of the Union address are a victory for all Americans, and especially for middle-income families. As our economy continues to grow stronger, the President understands that America’s working families are not feeling the full impact of our economic recovery. Too many Americans are looking at their paycheck... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Speaks on Homeland Security Appropriations Bill
January 13, 2015
This evening, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), a member of the House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, spoke on the House floor regarding the Fiscal Year 2015 Homeland Security Appropriations bill and the House Majority's amendments to the bill. She made these remarks while helping to manage the House debate on the Appropriations bill. “Mr. Speaker, I support the original bipartisan Homeland Security bill and oppose the Majority’s radical anti-immigrant amendments. These... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Issues Statement on Ezell Ford Autopsy Release
December 30, 2014
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) issued the following statement about the release of the autopsy of Ezell Ford, who was shot and killed in August by LAPD officers in the South Los Angeles area of her Congressional District: "It is critical that Ezell Ford's death be investigated thoroughly and impartially. That is why I thank Mayor Garcetti for ordering the release of Mr. Ford's autopsy results. This is an important step in making the fullest possible accounting of the circumstances s... More
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