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Rep. Roybal-Allard Supports House Passage of Urgently Needed Legislation to Address the Coronavirus Health & Economic Crises
May 15, 2020
Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) supported the House’s passage of the Heroes Act (H.R. 6800), a crucial new response to the massive health and economic crises created by the coronavirus. She issued the following statement: “I strongly support the House Majority’s Heroes Act which is a critical and urgent response in our fight to defeat the COVID-19 catastrophe. As the unimaginable toll of this virus continues to mount, an economic disaster is also unfolding in ... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Announces HHS Grants to CA-40 Health Centers for COVID-19 Testing
May 8, 2020
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) has announced the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) awarding of grants totaling $5.2 million to 40th Congressional District health centers. The grants were awarded to Family Health Care Centers of Greater Los Angeles, Inc.; Kedren Community Health Center, Inc.; South Central Family Health Center; Central Neighborhood Health Foundation; Via Care Community Health Center, Inc.; Universal Community Health Center; and AltaMed Health Servic... More
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Chairwoman Roybal-Allard Announces FEMA Grants for California Military Department Response to COVID-19
May 4, 2020
Today, House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee Chairwoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded grants totaling $2.7 million to the California Military Department for responding to the coronavirus pandemic. The grants include $1 million for the Cal Guard Food Mission and $1.7 million for other emergency response costs. As chairwoman of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, Chairwoman Roybal-Allard oversees FEMA... More
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Chairwoman Roybal-Allard, Other Congressional Leaders Introduce Legislation to Help States & Communities Respond to COVID-19 by Shifting Federal Cost Share for Emergency Declarations
May 1, 2020
Today, House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee Chairwoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) joined other congressional leaders in introducing the COVID-19 Cost Share Adjustment Relief Act of 2020. The bill will ensure the federal government pays 100 percent of the costs of COVID-19-related FEMA assistance under the emergency and major disaster declarations granted pursuant to the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. This will remove a financial burden from sta... More
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H.R. 6 Author Rep. Roybal-Allard & 100+ More House Democrats Call on Sen. McConnell to Pass H.R. 6 to Protect Dreamers
April 23, 2020
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), the lead author of H.R. 6, the Dream and Promise Act, has sent a letter with over 100 fellow House Democrats to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell calling on him to bring H.R. 6 to a vote. The Dream and Promise Act, which passed the House of Representatives on June 4, 2019 by a bipartisan vote of 237-187, will provide a pathway to citizenship for Dreamers, as well as Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) beneficiar... More
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