Cerritos, CA – Tuesday, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez urged the California Transportation Commission (CTC) to reject eliminating $72 million in funding from the Interstate 5 Carpool Lane Project. In a meeting set for Wednesday in Sacramento, the CTC will consider slashing Corridor Mobility Improvement Account (CMIA) funding from the project which extends from the Orange County Line to the I-605 in Los Angeles County.
Cerritos, CA – This week, Congresswoman Linda Sánchez is announcing that the U.S. Department of Commerce has awarded the City of South Gate an Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant totaling $2,503,731. This EDA grant will go towards funding the improvements to the intersection of Firestone Boulevard at Atlantic Avenue in South Gate. The EDA estimates that 245 jobs will be created by this funding.
Cerritos, CA – Congresswoman Linda Sánchez released the following statement this week after President Obama announced his administration will launch an enforcement action against China for illegally subsidizing exports in their auto and auto-parts sectors:
Cerritos, CA — This week, House Democratic leaders announced that legislation sponsored by Congresswoman Linda Sánchez will be included as part of the Democrats’ “Make It In America” plan to grow manufacturing jobs. The bipartisan Enforcing Orders and Reducing Customs Evasion (ENFORCE) Act of 2011 (H.R. 3057), sponsored by Congresswoman Sánchez and Congressman Bill Long (R-MO), will help U.S. Customs and Border Protection enforce trade rules and prevent illegal imports. The ENFORCE Act would establish new procedures for investigating claims against foreign manufacturers for evading anti-dumping and countervailing duty orders.
Washington, DC– Today, Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez joined Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer and House Democrats at a press conference to unveil the “Make It in America” agenda, which supports American manufacturing and creates jobs. Congresswoman Sánchez’ remarks are below.