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March 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 748, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. This $2 trillion bill is the third relief package passed by Congress in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — On this day in 2010, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law by President Barack Obama. Since going into effect, the ACA has saved 20 million Americans from having to go without health insurance. In California, 3,999,239 Californians gained insurance thanks to the ACA, a reduction of 61% of the uninsured population.

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March 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Representative Judy Chu (CA-27), U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), a member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee and U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), and U.S.

March 5, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Representative Judy Chu (D-CA) and U.S.

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March 4, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC —  Today, the House of Representatives voted to approve $8.3 billion in new funding to combat the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic.

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March 4, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC —  Today, the House of Representatives voted to approve $8.3 billion in new funding to combat the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic.

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February 26, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Since the outbreak of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), there has been a surge in reports of discrimination and violent attacks against Asian Americans across the country.

February 12, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Clearing the way for a vote on the floor of the House, the House Judiciary Committee today marked up the NO BAN Act, the bill introduced by Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) and Senator Chris Coons (DE) to repeal the President’s Muslim ban and prevent any future baseless, discriminatory bans from happening in the future.

February 12, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC — The House of Representatives today voted to pass H.R. 2546, the Protecting America’s Wilderness Act, a package of environmental protection bills that includes H.R. 2215, the San Gabriel Mountains Foothills and Rivers Protection Act. Introduced by Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), H.R.

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November 24, 2019 In The News

Last week, a student pulled a pistol from his backpack and opened fire at Saugus High School in nearby Santa Clarita. Immediately, students, many just 14 or 15 years old, knew what they had to do. Some filed out of school with hands on their heads.

November 5, 2019 In The News

This week, members of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus plan to send a letter to Facebook's chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, asking for a briefing on the company's census plans, according to the press office of Rep. Judy Chu, D-Calif.

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October 29, 2019 In The News

“I was shocked,” Rep. Judy Chu (D-Pasadena), who chairs the subcommittee, said of The Times’ findings. “I was very disturbed that contracts that were intended to go to underserved populations did not go to them in the case of $300 million worth. ...

“I would have assumed there would have been more checks and balances.”

October 9, 2019 In The News

Congresswoman Judy Chu (D-CA) and Congressional Armenian Caucus Co-Chair Jackie Kanchelian Speier (D-CA) arrived in Stepanakert for their first visit to the Republic of Artsakh, sending a powerful message to Azerbaijan’s Aliyev regime that threats to “blacklist” U.S.

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September 29, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Judy Chu (D-Monterey Park) said racial profiling is getting worse. She said she is constantly fighting what she called anti-Chinese legislation, including a current effort to essentially prevent transit agencies from using public funds on rail cars or buses from companies owned, controlled or subsidized by the Chinese government.

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September 26, 2019 In The News

“The drug companies spend more on advertising than they do on research and development, and they sell these drugs in other countries and still are able to make a profit,” Rep. Chu said. “Certainly, the research can continue.”

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September 24, 2019 In The News

“I was completely dismayed by the lack of clarity on the waiver process,” Rep. Judy Chu (D-Calif.,) who introduced a bill this year to overturn the restrictions, said in an interview. “It seemed to me that these bureaucrats could give no clarity on how it is supposed to work and why it isn’t working.”

September 24, 2019 In The News

Tuesday’s hearing will highlight the National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants Act ― also known as the No Ban Act ― a bill introduced by Rep. Judy Chu (D-Calif.) and Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) earlier this year that would end the Muslim ban and restrict future presidents from enacting similar bans.

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September 3, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Judy Chu, a California Democrat who called for a hearing slated for Friday on the issue, says the administration needs to reverse the decision entirely.

 

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August 29, 2019 In The News

“There can be no other explanation for why you would target such a small and vulnerable community other than if your goal was to spread fear and hardship,” Rep. Judy Chu, D-Calif., said.

“This is all in character for an administration that is separating families and abusing children in prison camps at the border,” Chu added.

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