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 Speaks at New LA Federal Courthouse Ribbon-Cutting
October 13, 2016
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) spoke at today’s ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Los Angeles Federal Courthouse, a project she spent years leading the fight to build as a member of Congress. In the 1990s, when the congresswoman represented Downtown Los Angeles, she was asked by District Court Judges to shepherd the judges’ request for authorization and funding for a new Los Angeles federal courthouse through the federal approval process. She agreed, and kept up the pressure to bu... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on Supreme Court’s Decision Not to Rehear U.S. v. Texas
October 3, 2016
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) issued the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s announcement today that it would not rehear U.S. v. Texas: “Today’s Supreme Court announcement leaves millions of immigrants in danger of being deported and torn away from their families. President Obama acted entirely within his rights in 2014 when he announced his executive actions to expand DACA and initiate DAPA. In June, when the Supreme Court deadlocked 4-4 and prevented these actions fro... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on Continuing Resolution
September 28, 2016
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) issued the following statement on tonight’s passage of a Fiscal Year 2017 Continuing Resolution to fund the government through December 9, 2016: “It is disappointing that, once again, Republican leaders have failed to complete the appropriations process on time, and decided that critical government funding decisions can be delayed until December. While I voted for tonight’s Continuing Resolution so that our government can keep functioning, I have cast ... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
September 26, 2016
Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), the first Mexican-American woman elected to Congress and a member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), released the following video in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month: Below is a copy of Rep. Roybal-Allard’s statement: "Hello, I’m Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard. Each year, from September 15th to October 15th, we gather as a nation to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by highlighting the ... More
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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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