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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 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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Rep. Roybal-Allard Congratulates Commerce’s AltaMed Health Services on $250,000 HHS Grant
September 10, 2014
Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) released the following statement about the news that the Commerce-based AltaMed Health Services Corporation has been awarded a $249,898 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. “I congratulate AltaMed Health Services on their receipt of this grant, which will help residents of my District gain access to lifesaving health care coverage. It is good to know that the Department of Health and Human Services recognizes the importan... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Votes Against Politically Motivated House Resolution
September 9, 2014
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) released the following statement following today’s passage of House Resolution 644: “Today, I voted against the politically motivated House resolution which condemned President Obama’s decision to exchange five prisoners from Guantanamo for the release of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, an American soldier held by the Taliban since 2009. “This resolution hypocritically criticizes the President’s actions, while at the same time approving of Sgt. Bergdahl’s retu... More
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