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Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez

Representing the 46th District of California

Defense (Committee Member)

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Jul 20, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-46), senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement on the passing of Congressman Mark Takai (HI-01):

“I am heartbroken by the passing of my dear colleague Congressman Mark Takai, after his courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. I send my deepest condolences to Mark’s wife, Sami, their children, his family and loved ones. I will keep Mark’s family in my thoughts and prayers as we share in their grief of his loss.

Jul 15, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-46), senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, will visit Warrior Foundation Freedom Station in San Diego, CA Saturday, July 16th at 11:00 a.m. PST to learn about and discuss services that assist U.S. veterans transitioning into civilian life and that are coping with PTSD. Rep. Sanchez will be joined by former Congressman Patrick Kennedy of Rhode Island who continues to advocate for mental health awareness and services for our veterans.

 

Jul 15, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-46), senior member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, released the following statement in response to the attack in Nice, France that killed at least 84 people, including 10 children and teens, and wounded 202 people, 25 of which are now in a coma:

“I send my deepest condolences to the families whose loved ones were killed or wounded in this inhumane and despicable attack, which targeted revelers proudly celebrating liberté, égalité, fraternité on the 227th anniversary of Bastille Day.”

Jul 12, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-46), senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement in response to International Tribunal’s ruling on Chinese activities in the South China Sea:

Jul 12, 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 Forces Subcommittee, has been formally appointed to the conference committee on the FY17 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi appointed Rep. Sanchez to work to negotiate a compromise between the House and Senate versions of the NDAA.

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