Tag Archive for Loretta Sanchez

Supercommittee Fails

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Reaction to the Supercommittee’s failure to reach agreement on spending cuts and revenue generation are hitting the mainstream media and the political blogs.  From the New York Times: Speaking an hour after the talks failed, President Obama promised to veto any legislation that seeks to avoid the automatic cuts that negotiators agreed would go into…

Sarmiento: Tolerance Town Hall Details 30-45 Days Away

In presenting a substitute motion to condemn anti-Semitic remarks by Santa Ana Mayor Pro Tem Claudia Alvarez, Santa Ana Councilman Vince Sarmiento suggested a county wide “town hall” to examine the issues of racism and bigotry throughout Orange County.  Sarmiento says the City Manager’s office is working on the venue and program for this town…

Rep. Sanchez Hosts 8th Annual OC Veterans Event

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-47) today released the following schedule of events for July 9 of interest to media and the public. Please note that these events are subject to change. If you plan on attending any event, please verify the details with Rep. Sanchez’s district office in advance. Saturday, July 9 9:30am- 11:00am: 8th Annual…

Rep. Sanchez statement on President’s plans in Afghanistan

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-47), senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, today released the following statement regarding President Obama’s impending announcement that he will begin a significant draw down of American troops from Afghanistan in 2012.  Congresswoman Sanchez has long advocated for a full withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan. “I am pleased to hear…

Sanchez introduces legislation to allow women to serve in combat

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez

“I am proud to introduce the Women’s Fair and Equal Right to Military Service Act, which would allow female service members to fight in combat,” said Sanchez. “In actuality, this bill would officially recognize what is already happening on the battlefield – the fact that our military women are fighting in combat every day, all over the world.”