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  • Rep. Roybal-Allard Celebrates Federal Funds to Help Local Communities During Coronavirus Pandemic
    Posted in Press Releases on April 2, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security, Health, Transportation, Labor and Economy, Housing

    Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) celebrated announcements of new federal funding to help our communities during the coronavirus pandemic: • The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has announced that the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim area will receive $1.2 billion in federal funding allocations to the transit industry under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which passed the House last week and is now law. The CARES Act directs the FTA to allocate ... Read more

  • Rep. Roybal-Allard Applauds Passage of Historic Families & Workers-First Coronavirus Legislation and Its Emergency Relief for California
    Posted in Press Releases on March 27, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security, Health, Energy and Environment, Transportation, Immigration, Labor and Economy, Housing, Education

    Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) applauded the House’s passage of historic Families and Workers-First legislation, which then went to the president’s desk for his signature. “I am proud to support the CARES Act, a historic piece of legislation, as part of House Democrats’ ongoing effort to bring urgently needed relief to families, workers, and small businesses in our 40th District and across America,” said Rep. Roybal-Allard. “While this legislation is a crucial step in the rig... Read more

  • Rep. Roybal-Allard Celebrates HHS Grants to CA-40 Health Centers
    Posted in Press Releases on March 27, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) celebrated the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) awarding of grants totaling $634,033 to 40th Congressional District health centers as part of fiscal year 2020 coronavirus supplemental funding for health centers. The grants were awarded to AltaMed Health Services Corporation, Universal Community Health Center, Family Health Care Centers of Greater Los Angeles, Inc., South Central Family Health Center, Central Neighborhood Health Found... Read more

  • Chairwoman Roybal-Allard Highlights FEMA Efforts to Help California Fight Coronavirus
    Posted in Press Releases on March 22, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security, Health

    Today, House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee Chairwoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) highlighted Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) efforts to assist California in fighting the COVID-19 coronavirus, including more than $32 million in FEMA funding to help California’s State Emergency Operations Center fight the coronavirus, as well as FEMA Administrator Peter Gaynor’s announcement that the hospital ship USNS Mercy will be sent to Los Angeles. Chairwoman Roybal-Allard overse... Read more

  • Chairwoman Roybal-Allard Statement on ICE Enforcement News
    Posted in Press Releases on March 18, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security, Health, Immigration

    House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee Chairwoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) issued the following response to news that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will not carry out enforcement operations at or near health care facilities during the coronavirus crisis: "Our government should never, ever force anyone, including immigrants, to put their lives, or the lives of their loved ones or neighbors, at risk by avoiding medical care. During the COVID-19 public health cris... Read more

  • Rep. Roybal-Allard Leads Letter Urging House Oversight on Delta Fuel Dump & FAA Response
    Posted in Press Releases on March 4, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health, Energy and Environment

    Today, Congresswomen Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Maxine Waters (CA-43), Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44), and Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38), whose districts and communities were affected by the January 14 Delta Airlines jet fuel dump, sent a letter to the leaders of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and its Aviation Subcommittee. The congresswomen’s letter formally requested that the committee hold an oversight hearing regarding the fuel dump, and require the Federal Aviation Admi... Read more

  • Rep. Roybal-Allard Signs on as Co-Lead of PUMP for Nursing Mothers Act
    Posted in Press Releases on February 14, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), the founding co-chair of the Congressional Maternity Care Caucus, has signed on as a co-lead of H.R. 5592, the PUMP (Providing Urgent Maternal Protections) for Nursing Mothers Act, a bill introduced by Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12). The bill will close unintentional gaps in the Break Time for Nursing Mothers Act to ensure that millions of working mothers have the access and protections they need to breastfeed for as long as they choose to d... Read more

  • Reps. Roybal-Allard & Herrera Beutler Celebrate Release of Childbirth Study They Funded
    Posted in Press Releases on February 6, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    Today, Congresswomen Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03), the founding co-chairs of the Congressional Maternity Care Caucus, celebrated the release of a landmark government study about how to improve childbirth services and birth outcomes in hospitals, birthing centers, and home births. The congresswomen secured funding for this study in the Fiscal Year 2018 Appropriations Omnibus as members of the House Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee. The National Ac... Read more

  • Rep. Roybal-Allard Leads Letter to FAA with Questions on Delta Jet Fuel Dump
    Posted in Press Releases on January 23, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health, Energy and Environment

    Congresswomen Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Maxine Waters (CA-43), Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44), and Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) have sent a letter to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Steve Dickson asking numerous pressing questions about the January 14 Delta Airlines jet fuel dump in and around their districts, and the circumstances and procedures surrounding that fuel dump. A PDF of the letter can be found here, and the text of the letter can be seen below. In addition, the F... Read more

  • Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on Delta Jet Fuel Dump Over CA-40 Communities
    Posted in Press Releases on January 14, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health, Energy and Environment

    Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) issued the following statement regarding the Delta jet fuel dump over her 40th District communities: “My staff and I are closely monitoring the response with regard to the parts of our 40th Congressional District, including Cudahy's Park Avenue Elementary, that were directly affected when Delta Flight 89 declared an emergency and dumped fuel to safely land at LAX. I am in communication with Delta, the Federal Aviation Administration, and local emergenc... Read more