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January 7, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) issued the following statement on Congress’s certification of the election of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and the assault on the Capitol instigated by outgoing President Trump and his supporters in Congress:

December 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed HR. 133, an omnibus bill to fund the government through fiscal year 2021 and provide additional COVID-19 relief to the country. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) voted for the bill and issued the following statement:

December 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), reiterated to President-elect Biden that there must be an AAPI at the Cabinet Secretary-level, as there has been for over 20 years. Rep. Chu issued the following statement:

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December 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Following reports that Katherine Tai, Chief Trade Counsel for the House Ways and Means Committee, has been nominated by President-elect Joe Biden to serve as United States Trade Representative, Reps. Judy Chu (CA-27), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee and Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), and Rep.

December 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) has issued the following statement criticizing Senate Republicans for stripping language to increase protections for the San Gabriel Mountains from the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 which passed the House of Representatives yesterday:

December 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 6395, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021. The bill would authorize $732 billion in discretionary spending for national defense, including $69 billion for Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO). Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) voted against the NDAA and issued the following statement:

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December 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Reps. Judy Chu (CA-27), a member of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight, and Bill Pascrell, Jr.

November 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Reps. Judy Chu (CA-27), a member of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight, and Bill Pascrell, Jr.

November 28, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), and Rep. Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Co-Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC), released the following statement urging President-elect Biden to appoint Dr. Vivek Murthy to a cabinet-level position:

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November 28, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), and Rep. Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Co-Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC), released the following statement urging President-elect Biden to appoint Dr. Vivek Murthy to a cabinet-level position:

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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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