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  • CONGRESSWOMAN LUCILLE ROYBAL-ALLARD ANNOUNCES 2019 STUDENT ART COMPETITION WINNERS
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) was pleased to announce the winners of the 26th Annual Lucille Roybal-Allard Student Art Competition during an awards ceremony at the Citadel Outlets on Friday evening. “Every year since 1994, our art competition has given local students a chance to share their unique perspectives with our community,” said Rep. Roybal-Allard. “These young artists have consistently amazed us with their creativity and their unique perspectives. The participants in this y... Read more

  • Reps. Roybal-Allard, Simpson, Clark, Herrera Beutler Introduce Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 2, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Congressman Mike Simpson (ID-02), House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair Katherine Clark (MA-05), and Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) introduced the Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act, an milestone in America’s fight to eliminate preventable newborn deaths and severe disabilities through the increased use of comprehensive and standardized newborn screening tests. This bipartisan legislation reauthorizes critical federal a... Read more

  • Chairwoman Roybal-Allard Statement at DHS Appropriations Hearing on CISA Budget Request
    Posted in Press Releases on May 1, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security

    House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee Chairwoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) led the subcommittee’s hearing today about the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) fiscal year 2020 budget request. The witness was CISA Director Chris Krebs. The chairwoman’s opening statement as prepared is below. Today, we welcome Chris Krebs, the director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). Mr. Krebs, thank you for being here this morning to discuss CIS... Read more

  • Chairwoman Roybal-Allard Statement on Administration’s New Border Funding Request
    Posted in Press Releases on May 1, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security, Immigration

    Today, House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee Chairwoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) issued the following statement about the Trump Administration’s emergency request for additional border funding: “As I said in our hearing with the Acting DHS Secretary yesterday, addressing the humanitarian crisis at the border will require Congress and the Administration to work together on a balanced approach to the crisis that first and foremost respects and protects the dignity of migrants. U... Read more

  • Chairwoman Roybal-Allard Statement at DHS Appropriations Hearing on DHS Budget Request
    Posted in Press Releases on April 30, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security, Immigration

    House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee Chairwoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) led the subcommittee’s hearing today about the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) fiscal year 2020 budget request. The witnesses were Acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan and Acting DHS Under Secretary for Management Chip Fulghum. The chairwoman’s opening statement is below. Today, we welcome Kevin McAleenan, the Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, along with Chip Fulghum, the Act... Read more

  • Chairwoman Roybal-Allard Statement at DHS Appropriations Hearing on FEMA Budget Request
    Posted in Press Releases on April 30, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security

    House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee Chairwoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) led the subcommittee’s hearing today about the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) fiscal year 2020 budget request. The witness was Acting FEMA Administrator Peter Gaynor. The chairwoman’s opening statement as prepared is below. I welcome everyone to today’s hearing on the FY 2020 budget proposal for the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Administrator Gaynor, welcome back. I would like to begin... Read more

  • Rep. Roybal-Allard Secures Appropriations Language Permitting Legislative Branch Employment for DACA Recipients
    Posted in Press Releases on April 30, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security, Immigration

    Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee, secured a provision in the committee’s Fiscal Year 2020 Legislative Branch Appropriations bill permitting Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients to be employed by the Legislative Branch. The bill will be considered by the Legislative Branch Appropriations Subcommittee on Wednesday, May 1. The language marks a change from appropriations legislation in recent years, when Fin... Read more

  • Public Display of Lucille Roybal-Allard Student Art Competition Entries at Commerce’s Citadel Outlets
    Posted in Press Releases on April 11, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Artwork entered in this year’s 26th Annual Lucille Roybal-Allard Student Art Competition is currently on public display at Commerce’s Citadel Outlets, in the first floor lobby of 500 Citadel Drive. This exhibition, featuring artwork by local 40th Congressional District high school students, is open Mondays through Saturdays, 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM PT, through Thursday, May 2. Visitors who stop by 500 Citadel Drive between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM PT Mondays through Fridays are also welcome to visit Congr... Read more

  • Chairwoman Roybal-Allard Announces Postponement of DHS Appropriations Hearing with ICE
    Posted in Press Releases on April 9, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security, Immigration

    House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee Chairwoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) has issued the following statement: “‪After conversations with DHS leaders, and in light of the department’s recent turnovers in key leadership positions, the House DHS Appropriations Subcommittee is postponing the hearing with Acting ICE Director Ronald Vitiello that was scheduled for Wednesday. It is unfortunate that the president is impulsively robbing the department of so much of its leadership at a ... Read more

  • Chairwoman Roybal-Allard Statement on President Trump's DHS Policies and Leadership Changes
    Posted in Press Releases on April 8, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security, Immigration

    House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee Chairwoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) issued this statement regarding President Trump, his Homeland Security policies, and his changes to DHS leadership: “‪Donald Trump and Stephen Miller are creating massive gaps in our Homeland Security leadership. This weakens our national security, and our ability to maintain a strong and effective system to protect our country. “Donald Trump and his DHS leadership have spent more than two years pushing ... Read more