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November 22, 2021 Press Release

Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) released new information from the Joint Economic Committee showing over $25 million in advanced Child Tax Credit payments went to families in the 27th Congressional District.

November 18, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC — On Wednesday November 17th, the House of Representatives voted to censure Rep. Paul Gosar (AZ-04) and remove him from his committee assignments after he posted an animated video depicting him killing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez (NY-14) and injuring President Joe Biden. Rep.

October 29, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – In advance of the upcoming 2021 UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), Reps. Judy Chu (CA-27), Raúl M. Grijalva (AZ-03), and Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) sent a letter signed by 31 other Members of Congress encouraging President Biden to engage in diplomatic efforts with China to address the growing climate crisis.

September 30, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas announced new guidelines regarding the Biden Administration’s immigration enforcement priorities. The new priorities state that just being a “removable noncitizen” is no longer sufficient basis for deportation action.

September 29, 2021 Press Release

Pasadena, CA - Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) led a letter signed by eleven other Members of Congress to Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III asking for answers and information regarding the August 29th drone strike in Kabul that killed at least ten civilians.

September 24, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – For the first time ever, the House of Representatives today voted to make access to abortion care a federally protected right. The Women’s Health Protection Act, introduced by Rep.

September 23, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C – Today, the House passed H.R 4350, the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2022. The FY22 NDAA authorizes a total of $739.5 billion for the Department of Defense and $28.2 billion for the Department of Energy.

September 20, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, the Department of Labor announced a new initiative to protect workers from the risk of heat stress.

September 2, 2021 Press Release

Today U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), and U.S. Representatives Judy Chu (D-CA), Lois Frankel (D-FL), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), and Veronica Escobar (D-TX) issued a statement in reaction to the Supreme Court’s decision to allow a restrictive Texas anti-abortion law to take effect.

August 6, 2021 Press Release

Pasadena, CA — The Restaurant Revitalization Fund, created under the Democrats’ American Rescue Plan to help restaurants keep their doors open and their staff paid, has provided $151,922,477.50 to 421 restaurants in California’s 27th Congressional District, according to a report by the House Small Business Committee.

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August 24, 2020 In The News

Democratic U.S Reps. Adam Schiff and Judy Chu added their votes in support of House Resolution 8015, the Delivering for America Act, a bill aimed at saving the U.S. Postal Service (USPS), and the right to vote from changes to both by the Trump administration. 

August 18, 2020 In The News

On Tuesday, Rep. Judy Chu (D-San Gabriel Valley) and members of the union that represents local postal workers blasted cost-saving measures they said are hamstringing the U.S. Postal Service ahead of the presidential election.

Chu called the recent cutbacks "sabotage" meant to undercut the public's faith in mail-in voting.

August 18, 2020 In The News

Rep. Judy Chu, D-Monterey Park, held a press conference at the Pasadena Post Office with members of the American Postal Workers Union to call on the US Postal Service to be protected.

“This is not only a threat to our democracy, but also to people’s health,” she said in a written statement, as voting from home is necessary to help contain the spread of the coronavirus this year.”

August 11, 2020 In The News

A group of House members on Monday called on House Democratic leadership to take a hard stance and protect communities of color when and if coronavirus legislation negotiations resume with the White House and Senate GOP leadership.

August 6, 2020 In The News

Rep. Judy Chu, who co-signed a May 26 letter seeking further aid for movie theaters, said she fears that people will not return to theaters or concerts until there is a vaccine.

August 4, 2020 In The News

The chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, Rep. Judy Chu, D-Calif, has released a toolkit to guide her colleagues on how to avoid inciting or emboldening anti-Asian sentiment and racism tied to the COVID-19 pandemic.

July 23, 2020 In The News

Now Congress is pushing back. On Wednesday the House passed the No Ban Act, legislation introduced last year by Sen Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Rep. Judy Chu (D-Calif.). The act aims to repeal Trump’s ban on arrivals from majority-Muslim countries and prevent future presidents from issuing discriminatory bans on foreign nationals or followers of specific religions.

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July 22, 2020 In The News

Washington (CNN)House Democrats voted on Wednesday to approve a measure that would repeal the Trump administration's controversial travel ban, a signature policy of the President the administration defends as necessary for national security, but Democrats argue discriminates on the basis of religion.

July 21, 2020 In The News

Two California lawmakers announced a bill in Congress on Monday that would help thousands of freelancers who have been shut out of the federal aid program to support out-of-work independent contractors.

July 13, 2020 In The News

In the wake of George Floyd's killing, many Asian American leaders are pointing out that the drive for real change often fades away. But they're aiming to help prevent that this time around, they say.

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