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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 and Labor-HHS Democrats Call For Subcommittee Hearing on Ebola, Enterovirus D68
October 7, 2014
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) and the other Democratic members of the House of Representatives Labor-Health and Human Services (HHS)-Education Appropriations Subcommittee today called for a subcommittee hearing on the public health threats posed by the recent outbreaks of Ebola and Enterovirus D68. The Labor-HHS-Education Subcommittee is responsible for funding the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the Biomedical Advanced... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Issues Statement on Death of Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo
October 1, 2014
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), whose Congressional District includes the city of Bell Gardens, issued the following statement on the death of Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo: “I am saddened by the shocking and tragic news of the death of Mayor Daniel Crespo of Bell Gardens. I extend my sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Mayor Crespo and the residents of Bell Gardens, and I ask that we keep the Mayor and his family in our thoughts and prayers during this most diffic... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Praises Maria Echaveste’s Nomination as U.S. Ambassador to Mexico
September 19, 2014
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), the first Mexican-American woman elected to Congress and a member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), has released the following statement praising the nomination of Maria Echaveste as United States Ambassador to Mexico: “I’m thrilled the President has nominated Maria Echaveste to be America’s next Ambassador to Mexico. As the first Mexican-American woman elected to Congress, I applaud the selection of a fellow Mexican-American – and the first... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
September 16, 2014
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: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Q_XBTnEgXc Below is a copy of Rep. Roybal-Allard’s statement: “Hello, I’m Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard. From the 15th of September to the 15th of October, America is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. “This is a time for our count... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard and Appropriations Committee Democrats Unveil Labor-Health and Human Services-Education Bill
September 15, 2014
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) and the other Democratic members of the House of Representatives Labor-Health and Human Services (HHS)-Education Appropriations Subcommittee today unveiled their Fiscal Year 2015 spending bill. For the second consecutive year, Republicans who control the committee refused to even bring a bill before the subcommittee for a vote, the only Appropriations bill to have that distinction. The bill ensures that nearly every program under its jurisdiction is re... More
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