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  • Rep. Roybal-Allard Applauds American Rescue Plan Grant Funding for CA-40 Health Centers
    Posted in Press Releases on March 31, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) applauded the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) awarding of grants totaling $63,353,875 to seven Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) in California’s 40th Congressional District through the American Rescue Plan. The grants were awarded to AltaMed Health Services Corporation, JWCH Institute, Inc., Family Health Centers of Greater Los Angeles, Inc., Kedren Community Health Center, Inc., Via Care Com... Read more

  • Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on $54M FEMA Grant for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution in LA
    Posted in Press Releases on March 25, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), the Chairwoman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, applauded the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) announcement that it will award the city of Los Angeles over $54 million in federal funding to pay for additional vaccine distribution to help protect Angelenos from the COVID-19 pandemic. Rep. Roybal-Allard issued the following statement: “As Chairwoman of the House Appropriations Sub... Read more

  • Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on FEMA Providing Financial Assistance for Funeral Expenses for Deaths Related to COVID-19
    Posted in Press Releases on March 24, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security, Health

    Washington, D.C. – Today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that it will begin providing financial assistance by early April of this year for funeral expenses incurred after Jan. 20, 2020 for deaths related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. After FEMA’s announcement, U.S. Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), the chairwoman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, issued the following statement: “As chairwoman of the House Appropriations... Read more

  • Rep. Roybal-Allard Applauds American Rescue Plan Grant Funding for CA-40 Health Centers
    Posted in Press Releases on March 23, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) applauded the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) awarding of grants totaling $63,353,875 to seven Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) in California’s 40th Congressional District through the American Rescue Plan. The grants were awarded to AltaMed Health Services Corporation, JWCH Institute, Inc., Family Health Centers of Greater Los Angeles, Inc., Kedren Community Health Center, Inc., Via Care Com... Read more

  • Roybal-Allard Statement on Final Passage of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021
    Posted in Press Releases on March 10, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health, Seniors, Labor and Economy, Housing, Education

    Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) joined colleagues in voting for the Senate-revised, final version of H.R. 1319, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, which passed in the U.S. House of Representatives on a vote of 220 – 211. Unveiled in January by President Joe Biden, the American Rescue Plan is a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package that will help defeat the coronavirus, return children safely to the classroom, get vaccines to the American people, ... Read more

  • Roybal-Allard Statement on the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021
    Posted in Press Releases on February 27, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health, Seniors, Labor and Economy

    Washington, DC – Tonight, The U.S. House of Representatives voted 219 to 212 to pass H.R. 1319, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. Unveiled last month by President Joe Biden, the American Rescue Plan is a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package that will provide $1,400 in direct checks for Americans making under $75,000 annually, a $400 per week supplemental unemployment bonus, funding for additional vaccine distribution, funding to aid schools, state and local governments, and more. U.S. Re... Read more

  • Roybal-Allard Statement on California Receiving Over $800M in FEMA Grants for COVID Vaccinations
    Posted in Press Releases on February 7, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    Washington, DC – Today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced over $800 million in grant funding to help California administer more COVID-19 vaccinations and protect residents’ lives, safety, and health. The grant funding will be used by the California Department of Public Health, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, and the Department of General Services to establish, staff, and support vaccination centers and disseminate accurate and accessible information... Read more

  • Roybal-Allard Votes to Pass Budget Resolution, A Key Tool to Accelerate Passing COVID Relief for Americans
    Posted in Press Releases on February 3, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health, Labor and Economy

    Washington, DC – Today, Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) voted to pass H. Con. Res. 11, FY 2021 Budget Resolution, A Key Tool to Accelerate Passing COVID Relief for Americans. Passing this budget ensures that Congress can act quickly and decisively in the weeks to come to deliver the robust relief that American families, workers and communities need to combat the coronavirus pandemic and strengthen the economy. “For over a year, the COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis have destroye... Read more

  • Roybal-Allard Statement on President Biden Ordering Full FEMA Reimbursements to States for COVID-Related Services
    Posted in Press Releases on February 2, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security, Health, Labor and Economy

    Washington, DC – Today, Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, applauded President Biden for directing the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to retroactively reimburse state, local, tribal, and territorial governments for costs related to fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. Rep. Roybal-Allard issued the following statement. “I’m pleased and grateful that President Biden is taking crucial steps to help our communitie... Read more

  • Reps Roybal-Allard, Simpson, Clark, Herrera Beutler Introduce Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act
    Posted in Press Releases on January 25, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Congressman Mike Simpson (ID-02), House Assistant Speaker Katherine Clark (MA-05), and Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) introduced the Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act. This bipartisan legislation is an important step in America’s fight to eliminate preventable newborn deaths and severe disabilities through the increased use of comprehensive and standardized newborn screening tests. The legislation r... Read more