Downey Student Is First Place Winner
in the 34th Congressional Art Competition
(Los Angeles, CA) - Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard is pleased to announce the winners of the 2008 34th Congressional District Student Art Competition.
"This art competition showcases the extraordinary creative talents of the students of the 34th Congressional District," Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard said. ...read
Op-ed: Mark your Calendar for February 17, 2009: The Digital Television Transition is Coming
Are you prepared for the digital television transition?
If you are among the estimated 19.6 million households that rely on free, over-the-air broadcasts made available through a rooftop antenna or "rabbit ears," your television set may go dark on February 17, 2009, when broadcasters begin airing exclusively digital signals. ...read
The Newborn Screening Saves Lives Act Signed into Law on April 24, 2008
The measure, authored by the congresswoman, promotes newborn screening tests proven to eliminate preventable newborn deaths and severe disabilities. It establishes national newborn screening guidelines intended to make comprehensive newborn screening widely available throughout the country. The bill also provides federal funding to educate parents and healthcare professionals about the importance of newborn screening, and improves the systems for follow-up care for infants detected with an illness through the newborn screening tests. ...read