Judy In The News

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.”

Feb 18, 2014 | KTLA 5

WWII Veteran's Stolen Military Medals Replaced

During World War II, Romero served on a mine sweeper in the South Pacific, Rep. Judy Chu said during the ceremony.

Feb 18, 2014 | ABC7

WWII Veteran Gets Stolen Service Medals Replaced

Thanks to a congresswoman's help, a local WWII Veteran got his stolen service medals replaced after more than three decades. Congresswoman Judy Chu presented the awards to 87-year-old WWII Navy veteran Robert Romero at a special ceremony at her Pasadena office on Tuesday.

Feb 14, 2014 | Washington Post

Nancy Pelosi Persists, Even as the House Democrats' Prospects Fade

Pelosi was flanked by Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro (D-Conn.), a longtime ally and friend, and younger members, including Reps. Donna F. Edwards (D-Md.) and Judy Chu (D-Calif.) and freshmen Reps. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-N.M.) and Joyce Beatty (D-Ohio).