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  • Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on President Biden’s FY 2022 Budget
    Posted in Press Releases on May 28, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget

    Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Chairwoman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, issued the following statement regarding President Joe Biden’s fiscal year 2022 budget proposal: “I applaud President Biden for prioritizing the needs of American families in his fiscal year 2022 discretionary funding request. Our nation has faced a trying and difficult year as we have dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic, and the President’s proposed... Read more

  • Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on President Biden's Joint Address to Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on April 28, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security, Health, Civil Rights, Budget, Energy and Environment, Transportation, Labor and Economy, Education

    Washington, D.C. – Tonight, on the eve of his 100th day in office, President Joe Biden addressed a joint session of Congress for the first time. Following President Biden’s address, Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) issued the following statement: “Tonight, President Biden showed our nation and the world what true leadership looks like. His joint address to Congress laid out the progress his administration has made and his broader agenda to make America healthier, safer, more prospero... Read more

  • Congresswoman Roybal-Allard Statement on Alex Padilla’s Appointment to U.S. Senate
    Posted in Press Releases on December 22, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security, Health, Civil Rights, Budget, Energy and Environment, Seniors, Transportation, Veterans, Immigration, Labor and Economy, Housing, Education, Animal Rights

    “I am thrilled with Governor Newsom’s decision to appoint California’s Secretary of State, Alex Padilla, to serve as United States Senator from California. Secretary Padilla will serve for the remainder of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’ term in the United States Senate. “Secretary Padilla is an Angeleno through and through, and I am proud to have watched his career as he has devoted himself in service to the people of California. From his role on the Los Angeles City Council as a member and... Read more

  • Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on Balanced Budget Amendment Vote
    Posted in Press Releases on April 12, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget

    Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), a member of the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform and the Ranking Democrat on the House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, issued the following statement about her vote today against H.J.Res. 2, which proposes a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution: “Today, House Republicans tried to get some cover for their deficit-exploding tax scam by voting on a so-called balanced budget constitutional ame... Read more

  • Rep. Roybal-Allard Appointed to New Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on February 23, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget

    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... Read more

  • Rep. Roybal-Allard: "We Can't Keep Kicking the Can Down the Road"
    Posted in Press Releases on January 22, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security, Budget, Immigration

    Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), the Ranking Democrat on the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee and an original co-author of the Dream Act, issued the following statement on the three-week Continuing Resolution: “I oppose this so-called ‘deal’ on a three-week continuing resolution because it does not get us any closer to a bipartisan budget agreement that will enable us to complete our work on the appropriations bills for Fiscal Year 2018, and because it does not give us a... Read more

  • Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on President Trump’s FY 2018 Budget
    Posted in Press Releases on May 23, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget

    Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), the ranking Democrat on the House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s fiscal year 2018 budget proposal: “President Trump’s budget is a shameful document, stunningly out of touch with our nation’s priorities and needs. By gutting and eliminating important security, infrastructure, education, health, and social welfare programs, the president disrespects the American people, our Ameri... Read more

  • Rep. Roybal-Allard Statement on Bipartisan Budget Agreement
    Posted in Press Releases on October 28, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget

    Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), the Ranking Democrat on the House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, voted with 265 other Democratic and Republican Members of Congress to pass H.R. 1314, the Bipartisan Budget Agreement of 2015. Congresswoman Roybal-Allard issued the following statement about her vote for the bill: “I support the Bipartisan Budget Agreement of 2015. While I have concerns about portions of the bill, including the impact it may have on some of our ho... Read more

  • Rep. Roybal-Allard Reacts to House Republican Budget
    Posted in Press Releases on April 14, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget

    Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) released the following statement on the Fiscal Year 2015 House Republican Budget: The federal budget is about much more than just dollars and cents. It is a moral document that reflects our values and our vision for our nation’s future. Unfortunately the Republican budget before us is a reflection of misguided priorities and values. Instead of creating jobs and opportunity for the middle class and those aspiring to realize the American dream the Republ... Read more

  • REP. ROYBAL-ALLARD RELEASES STATEMENT ON THE RYAN BUDGET
    Posted in Press Releases on March 21, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget

    Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard released the following statement on the Republican (Ryan) Budget: This week we were faced with a series of votes on funding proposals to guide our federal budget priorities for the next 10 years. I supported proposals that were carefully crafted to protect our economic recovery; ensure the health and welfare of our most vulnerable; strengthen the middle class; and educate and train the next generation to meet the challenges of global economy. Unfortunat... Read more