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 Appointed to New Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform
February 23, 2018
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) was appointed today by House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi as one of four House Democrats on the newly created Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform. The committee will provide recommendations and legislative language to significantly improve the budget and appropriations process. As the ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, with nearly 20 years of experience as a House Appropriato... More
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Reps. Roybal-Allard and Chu Host Teach-In on GOP Tax Scam
February 23, 2018
On Thursday night, Congresswomen Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) and Judy Chu (CA-27) hosted a “teach-in” to educate constituents about the new tax law at All Saints Church. The teach-in was a response to the confusion created by the new tax law signed in the final days of 2017, and the speakers discussed how the law will impact tax filing, and what this law means for Southern California and for the country’s economic future. The event featured remarks from Congresswomen Roybal-Allard and Chu, and... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Celebrates Black History Month
February 16, 2018
Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) released the following video statement in honor of Black History Month: Below is a copy of Congresswoman Roybal-Allard’s statement. "Hello, I’m Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard, representing California’s 40th Congressional District. "America was founded on the self-evident truth that all men and women are created equal. Throughout our history, America has aspired to live up to that truth and to be a... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on Homeland Security Budget
February 12, 2018
Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), the ranking member of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee and an original co-author of the Dream Act, issued the following statement on the Trump Administration’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget for the Department of Homeland Security: “While I support some elements of the DHS budget request, I have strong objections to this budget’s significant increase in funding for interior immigration enforcement. Democrats will not support the conti... More
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Democrats: DHS Separations of Immigrant Families are Wrong and Unlawful
February 8, 2018
Today, 75 Democratic congressmembers, led by Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) and Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Co-Chairs of the Women’s Working Group on Immigration Reform; Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (MS-02), Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security; and Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (CA-19), Ranking Member of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security, sent a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen expressing profound concern with the Departm... More
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