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REP. LORETTA SANCHEZ STATEMENT ON TIED SUPREME COURT DECISION IN FAVOR OF AMERICAN WORKERS

Rep. Loretta Sanchez welcomes Rep. John R. Lewis to CSUF for Black History Monthe 2012

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-46) released the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s 4-4 tie decision in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, upholding the Ninth Circuit Court ruling in favor of labor rights for American workers:  “Strong and healthy unions are crucial to ensure that American workers are treated justly and fairly.…

Possible Picks for the Supreme Court; Is Kamala Harris a Fit?

Panda stalks Harris

After wading through an ocean of Tweets suggesting President Obama had Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia murdered, and calls from Republican Senators to delay the process until a new president is elected (which they assume will be a Republican), it’s time to get on to the serious business of shortlisting a replacement for the nation’s…

Supreme Court Upholds Local Ban on Assault Weapons

Sarah Palin with Assault Rifle

This just in from the LA Times:  “…the Supreme Court on Monday rejected a 2nd Amendment challenge to a local law that forbids the sale or possession of semiautomatic weapons that carry more than 10 rounds of ammunition. The justices by a 7-2 vote refused to review rulings by judges in Chicago who upheld a…

Sanchez issues statement on Immigration Ruling by 5th Circuit Court

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-46), senior member of the House Homeland Security Committee, released the following statement regarding the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit decision to maintain an injunction on the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA) and the expanded Deferred Action for Childhood (DACA) Arrivals program:  “This…