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Reps. Roybal-Allard & DeLauro Promise Congressional Oversight Following Trump Administration Family Separation Report
January 17, 2019
Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Chair-designate of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Chair-designate of the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee, released the following statements in response to the new Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Inspector General report on the Trump Administration’s family separation policy. “Today's report sheds horrifying new lig... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Leads 78 House Colleagues on Bill to Lift Vision, Dental, and Hearing Restrictions Under Medicare
January 15, 2019
Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) led 78 of her fellow House Members in introducing the Seniors Have Eyes, Ears and Teeth Act, a bill to allow seniors covered by Medicare to access basic healthcare necessities such as eyeglasses, hearing aids, and dental care. This bill removes the restrictions currently in place prohibiting Medicare from offering these important health services. Expanding Medicare to cover vision, dental and hearing services would prevent health care costs due ... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard House Speech on DHS Continuing Resolution
January 3, 2019
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), the top Democrat on the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, spoke in the House tonight in support of the continuing resolution to extend Homeland Security funding through February 8, 2019. Her statement can be viewed here, and a copy of her statement is below. Madam Speaker, today is the beginning of the 116th Congress. The first and most basic responsibility this House has is to reopen our government to serve the needs of the American peop... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Floor Speech Opposing Funds for a Border Wall in the Continuing Resolution
December 20, 2018
On Thursday, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Ranking Member of the House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, delivered the following remarks in the House of Representatives as Republicans attempted to force $5.7 billion for a border wall into the Continuing Resolution to extend government funding through February 8, 2019: “Mr. Speaker, Democrats understand the critical responsibility we have: to keep our government funded and serve the needs of the American people. But, H... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on Continuing Resolution
December 19, 2018
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) issued the following statement on the continuing resolution to extend government funding through February 8, 2019: “Republican leadership has failed to govern. By choosing to pursue a second CR instead of passing appropriations bills that truly meet our nation’s needs, Republicans have failed to provide government agencies with the certainty they need to serve the American people. This is not how the Appropriations process should be run. “As the top De... More
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