Press Releases

Oct 1, 2015

Rep. Chu Celebrates Filipino American History Month

Issues: My Caucuses

In recognition of Filipino American History Month, which begins today and lasts throughout the month of October, Members of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) held a press conference to highlight their support for legislation to award the Congressional Gold Medal to Filipino Veterans of World War II.

Sep 29, 2015

Rep. Chu Speaks Out Against Attacks on Planned Parenthood and Women’s Health

Issues: Women's Rights

Today, the House of Representatives passed the Women’s Public Health and Safety Act (H.R. 3495). This bill would allow states to withhold Medicaid reimbursements to doctors and other healthcare providers that legally perform abortions

Sep 29, 2015

Tri-Caucus Urges Senate and House to Improve Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)

Today, leaders of the Congressional Tri-Caucus—comprised of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC)—sent a letter to the Chairs and Ranking Members of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions as well as the House Committee on Education and the Workforce regarding the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).

Sep 29, 2015

Congressional Tri-Caucus Statement Calling for Bipartisan Budget Agreement to Prevent Government Shutdown

Issues: My Caucuses

Today, the Congressional Tri-Caucus—which is comprised of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC)— called upon House leaders to set forth a bipartisan budget agreement in order to avert another government shutdown in December.

Sep 24, 2015

Rep. Chu Welcomes Visit and Address by Pope Francis

Today, His Holiness Pope Francis addressed a Joint Meeting of Congress as part of a six-day tour to the United States – the first time Pope Francis has visited the country.

Sep 22, 2015

Reps. Chu & Napolitano Kick Off 12th Annual Collection Drive

Issues: Women's Rights

Today, Reps. Judy Chu (CA-27) and Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) joined Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park and other local partnering organizations at a press conference at the Monrovia Community Center to kick off the 12th Annual Domestic Violence Collection Drive.

Sep 21, 2015

Rep. Chu Condemns Spate of Anti-Muslim Comments

On Sunday, September 20, Ben Carson said that Islam is inconsistent with the U.S. Constitution and that he would be uncomfortable with a Muslim in the White House. The remark came just days after Donald Trump entertained a question at a rally about how America can “get rid of” Muslims.

Sep 18, 2015

Rep. Chu Leads Opposition to Republican Attempts to Deny Women Access to Healthcare

Issues: Women's Rights, Health Care

Today, the House of Representatives voted on two bills that would drastically reduce access to healthcare for women, H.R. 3134, the Defund Planned Parenthood Act, and H.R. 3504, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act.

Sep 17, 2015

Rep. Chu Discusses Key Issues With Small Lenders, Five Years after Dodd-Frank

Issues: Small Business, Jobs and the Economy

Five years after implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act, the Small Business Committee Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access held a hearing titled, “Financing Main Street: How Dodd-Frank is Crippling Small Lenders and Access to Capital.” Rep. Judy Chu, Ranking Member on the subcommittee, made the following opening remarks

Sep 17, 2015

Rep. Chu Statement on National Citizenship Day

Issues: Immigration

In honor of National Citizenship Day, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), made the following remarks on the floor of the House of Representatives today.