"Radio interoperability is essential for our police, fire, and emergency medical service departments to communicate with each other in times of emergency."
"I'm not feeling very well - I need a doctor immediately. Ring the nearest golf course."Lucille Roybal-Allard on Groucho Marx
"A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running."Lucille Roybal-Allard on Groucho Marx
"Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died."Lucille Roybal-Allard on Erma Bombeck
"They certainly give very strange names to diseases."Lucille Roybal-Allard on Plato
"Getting out of the hospital is a lot like resigning from a book club. You're not out of it until the computer says you're out of it."Lucille Roybal-Allard on Erma Bombeck
"Our theme for this year's festivities, Dreams and Challenges of Asian Pacific Americans, speaks to the many generations of Asian Pacific Americans who worked hard to overcome economic hardship, racism and other barriers in their pursuit of the American dream."
"Mr. Speaker, our Nation must no longer be complacent about underage drinking and its alarming consequences. We must bring this national public health crisis out of the shadow and into the bright light of a national priority."
"I have long been a supporter of the Head Start program because each and every year I witness the dramatic positive impact that early intervention services have on children's lives in my congressional district."