Judy In The News

Sep 24, 2014 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

National monument status is best for San Gabriels

The proposals to bring them additional protections beyond the national forest status that they have began 11 years ago through the offices of Hilda Solis, then the member of Congress for the central San Gabriel Valley. They have continued under Rep. Judy Chu, D-Pasadena, who has sought the status of National Recreation Area for the mountains and a region downstream along the San Gabriel River banks.

Sep 11, 2014 | LA Times

Hollywood gives Washington the red carpet treatment

The purpose, organizers said, was to remind members of Congress about the economic value of U.S. entertainment industry workers at a time when lawmakers are reviewing ways to strengthen copyright protections for content owners. The motion picture and television industry supports nearly 2 million workers and annually contributes $41 billion to over 300,000 businesses, according to the MPAA. "We wanted to be able to highlight the number of jobs the entertainment industry supports," said Rep. Judy Chu (D-Monterey Park), co-chair of the Creative Rights Caucus with Rep. Howard Coble (...

Aug 19, 2014 | Variety

California Congressional Delegation Presses Jerry Brown To Sign TV & Movie Incentives Bills

Rep. Judy Chu (D-Calif.) and 34 other members of California’s congressional delegation are urging Gov. Jerry Brown to sign legislation that would expand the state’s film and TV incentive program to $400 million in tax credits per year.

Mar 16, 2014 | The Hill

Congress Looms Large in Piracy Battle

Rep. Judy Chu (D-Calif.) said she is “encouraged” by the process and hopes it can lead to protections against online piracy for creators. “Voluntary agreements are one of the strongest vehicles we have to effect real change in reducing digital theft,” she said in a statement. “The fact is, ‘take down’ should mean ‘stay down.’ But right now, the creative community — particularly smaller, individual artists — is being forced to fight for the copyright protections that are rightfully theirs.”

Mar 12, 2014 | The Hill

OpEd: Victims of IP Theft Need Better Protection

This week, the House Judiciary subcommittee on Intellectual Property will examine the “Notice and Takedown” process, and to us, it is clear that a very hard look is necessary. The DMCA was passed in 1998 when the Internet was still very much in its infancy. It was supposed to make things easier for all stakeholders by creating an ecosystem that protects creative works and promotes their dissemination, while also providing safe harbors for the Internet companies that play by the rules. Instead, the ecosystem has become imbalanced, as search engines appear to be turning a blind eye to the...

Mar 12, 2014 | Pasadena NOW

Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi Visits, Continues "Fight for Women"

Bringing a nation wide effort to continue the fight for women’s rights to Los Angeles, Pasadena Congresswoman Judy Chu was joined by House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi and other women leaders at California State University Los Angeles to discuss a new economic agenda that will increase job equality for women.

Mar 11, 2014 | KCAL9

When Women Succeed, America Succeeds

Coverage of Rep. Chu's event with Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, When Women Succeed, America Succeeds

Mar 6, 2014 | Asbarez.com

Pallone, Chu, Peters and Sanchez Condemn Sumgait, Baku Massacres

Congressional Armenian Caucus Co-Chair Frank Pallone (D-NJ) was joined by U.S. House colleagues Judy Chu (D-CA), Gary Peters (D-MI) and Linda Sanchez (D-CA) in commemorating the 26th anniversary of the Azerbaijani pogroms against Armenians in Sumgait, spotlighting the Aliyev regime’s ongoing threats and violence against Armenia and Karabakh, in powerful statements issued earlier today, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA).

Feb 25, 2014 | PanArmenian.net

Primate of Armenian Church of Demascus Visits California

The Bishop, along with members of the Armenian Council of America, met with Representative Judy Chu (D-Pasadena). Bishop Nalbandian gave a general overview of the current situation and the medical, educational, and financial assistance being provided and the need for a peaceful diplomatic resolution to the Syrian conflict. Congresswoman Chu praised the bishop for his work and thanked him for bringing awareness to the Syrian cause. She also thanked the Armenian Council of America for coordinating the meeting enabling her to better understand the situation on the ground pledging her support to...

Feb 24, 2014 | Los Angeles Daily News

Cross-Country Trek Embarks for Immigration Reform

At the rally on Monday, Rep. Judy Chu, D-Pasadena, denounced his about-face. “We do have the votes for comprehensive immigration reform,” she said. “We have 200 Democrats, we have 26 Republicans, and you need only 218 votes to get comprehensive immigration reform done — but what we need is for Speaker Boehner to put this bill on the floor.”