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Maternity Care Caucus Co-Chairs Reps. Roybal-Allard and Herrera Beutler Celebrate Securing Maternity Care Victories in House Appropriations Bill
July 31, 2020
Today, Congresswomen Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03), the founding Co-Chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Maternity Care and members of the Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee, celebrated the inclusion of key Maternity Care Caucus priorities in HR 7617, the FY 2021 domestic appropriations bill which includes funding for the Department of Health and Human Services. The congresswomen successfully advocated for provisions in this bill to promote materna... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on DACA Announcement from Trump Administration
July 28, 2020
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), the lead author of the Dream and Promise Act (HR 6) and an original co-author of the Dream Act, issued the following statement about the Trump Administration’s announcement on the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program: “The Trump Administration is unlawfully refusing to comply with two court orders to accept new DACA applications. Instead, the Administration has announced it will reject all pending and future initial requ... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Celebrates House Passing Bill to Create Smithsonian Museum of the American Latino
July 27, 2020
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), the first Mexican-American congresswoman, issued the following statement today about the House of Representatives’ passage of H.R. 2420, a bill to create a Smithsonian Museum of the American Latino in Washington, DC: “The stories of Latinos are essential to the story of America – but our stories have too often been untold or overlooked. That is why, as the first Mexican-American congresswoman, I've been fighting to create a Smithsonian Museum of the A... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on Trump Census Memo
July 21, 2020
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) issued the following statement about President Trump's memorandum attempting to exclude undocumented immigrants from being counted for the purposes of congressional reapportionment after the 2020 Census: "Once again, President Trump is taking extraordinary steps to sabotage the Census and Congress for his own political gain. Let's be very clear: The Census requires EVERY resident of our nation to be counted, regardless of immigration status, and that p... More
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Chairwoman Roybal-Allard Announces FEMA Grant for LA’s Great Plates COVID-19 Meal Delivery
July 17, 2020
Today, House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee Chairwoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded $1.5 million in funding to the City of Los Angeles to support Great Plates COVID-19 meal delivery. As chairwoman of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, Chairwoman Roybal-Allard oversees FEMA funding. “As our communities fight the COVID-19 pandemic, we must ensure that our vulnerable populations, including seniors, ... More
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