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Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez

Representing the 46th District of California

Defense (Committee Member)

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Apr 28, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-46), senior member of the House Armed Services Committee and Ranking Member of the Tactical Air and Land Force Subcommittee, yesterday marked up the FY 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This was Congresswoman Sanchez’s 20th and final NDAA markup.

 

Tactical Air & Land Forces Amendments

 

Apr 21, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-46), ranking member of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces and member of the Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, called attention to the rising costs of the United States’ nuclear forces budget and urged Congress to instead prioritize nuclear nonproliferation efforts in a speech on the House floor. Rep. Sanchez is a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee which will mark up the FY17 National Defense Authorization next week.

Apr 20, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-46) Ranking Member of the House Tactical Air and Land Forces Subcommittee, delivered the opening statement during the subcommittee’s FY 2017 National Defense Authorization Act markup. The mark includes provisions to maintain critical oversight of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program, authorize multi-year procurement contracts for Army helicopters, promote advanced body armor research, and develop protective equipment for female service members in combat roles.

Apr 5, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-46), senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement regarding the recently declared cease-fire between Azerbaijan forces and Armenian-separatists in the Nagorno-Karabakh region:

Apr 4, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-46), senior member of the House Armed Services Committee and member of the Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, released the following statement about the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit:

“I have consistently voiced my extreme concern that one of the gravest risks to the United States is the dangerous and very real possibility of nuclear materials or weapons spreading to countries hostile to the United States or falling into the hands of terrorists.

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