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Rep. Sanchez calls on Fed. Government to pay its fair share of California health care costs

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-47) today called for an extension of the increased Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) – the share of Medicaid expenditures paid by the federal government. Currently, the federal government pays about 62 cents for every dollar of Medi-Cal services used. This rate will expire at the end of this year, on December 31 unless Congress approves an extension.

Rep. Loretta Sanchez Introduces New Federal Stalking Legislation

“Physical stalking, cyberstalking, and other acts of intimidation are serious crimes that deserve serious consequences,” said Rep. Sanchez. “Unfortunately, existing federal law doesn’t do enough to protect victims and empower prosecutors. My bill would do both by strengthening existing laws to ensure all forms of harassment are taken seriously in the eyes of the law.”

OC Republican Delegation Says Tough Luck To Unemployed and Troubled Homeowners

UPDATED: “House votes to extend jobless benefits” – On Tuesday, House Democrats revived legislation to extend unemployment benefits after previous legislation failed to pass the Senate. The new House bill, HR 5618, only addresses the unemployment extension. If approved, it would have allowed the more recently-unemployed to continue getting extended benefits and Fed-Ed aid through November. It would be retroactive to May and June.

Sanchez: “I’m siding with Orange County families not Wall St. firms”

“As we rebuild Orange County’s economy, we must put in place common-sense rules to ensure Wall Street and the Big Banks never again gamble with our money and our future,” said Rep. Sanchez. “Wall Street firms may be bouncing back, but Californians continue to suffer from the consequences of their actions. This bill is about whose side you’re on, and I’m on the side of working families.”

Rep. Loretta Sanchez calls on state to release Orange County’s fair share of forclosure-prevention funds

“One of the saddest consequences of the recession has been the foreclosure crisis, which continues to affect the entire Orange County community,” said Rep. Sanchez. “The California Housing Financing Agency needs to hear how badly we’re hurting before it decides how to distribute millions in federal funding. I hope this letter will get Orange County families their fair share.”

New Indictment For Tan Nguyen

The river of trouble for the 2006 GOP nominee in the 47th Congressional district, Tan Nguyen, is getting deeper. New charges have been filed by federal prosecutors alleging that not only did Nguyen encourage someone to mislead investigators, he did so himself as well. In October 2006 Tan Nguyen’s campaign was responsible for the mailing of 14,000…