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, Members of California's Congressional Delegation, Angelenos Affected by Gun Violence, and Local Leaders Urge Vote on Bills to Prevent Gun Violence
June 29, 2016
At Los Angeles City Hall today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) joined fellow members of Congress from Southern California’s congressional delegation, Angelenos affected by gun violence, and community leaders committed to gun safety, including representatives from the LGBTQ and Muslim communities, in calling on Congress to vote on bills to prevent gun violence. Watch the video of Congresswoman Roybal-Allard’s remarks here, followed by remarks from Adela Barajas of L.A.U.R.A. Life Aft... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Presents Water Safety PSA with The ZAC Foundation
June 28, 2016
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) has joined with The ZAC Foundation, a national leader in water safety education and drowning prevention, to film a public service announcement about water safety. The PSA is released in the lead-up to the Fourth of July weekend, a time when drownings are typically at a high point. The PSA is available for download here, and can also be viewed on YouTube. “I’m so pleased to team up with The ZAC Foundation for this public service announcement to tell fam... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on Supreme Court DAPA/Expanded DACA Ruling
June 23, 2016
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) issued the following statement about today’s 4-4 Supreme Court ruling in United States v. Texas, regarding 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): “Today’s split decision from the Supreme Court is deeply disappointing. Although the decision does not set a Supreme Court precedent, it does prevent DAPA and expa... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement at Committee Markup of FY 2017 Homeland Security Appropriations Bill
June 22, 2016
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), the Ranking Democrat on the House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, today delivered the following statement at the full Appropriations Committee markup of the Fiscal Year 2017 Homeland Security Appropriations bill: Mr. Chairman, the terrorist attack and hate crime that was perpetrated in Orlando on June 12 was a tragedy for our entire nation. It serves as a stark reminder for all of us of the important work we are doing here today, and of... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on Defense Appropriations Bill
June 16, 2016
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) issued the following statement about her vote against the fiscal year 2017 Defense Appropriations Bill, which passed the House today: “I firmly believe in the need for a strong national defense. This is particularly true at a time when terrorism and turmoil abroad continue to threaten our allies and our homeland. Unfortunately, the FY17 Defense Appropriations Bill passed by the House of Representatives today fails to provide our troops with the resourc... More
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