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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.

August 6, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), joined by Education and Labor Committee Chair Bobby Scott (VA-03), Rep. Raúl Grijalva (AZ-03), and Rep. Alma Adams (NC-12), sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) urging them to adopt federal heat standards for workers.

August 4, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –  Today, the Biden Administration announced that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will be extending the eviction moratorium for areas where the rate of coronavirus remains high. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), who had called for the moratorium to be extended, issued the following statement:

July 30, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) introduced a bill to increase access to acupuncture in our healthcare system, the Acupuncture for Seniors Act. The Acupuncture for Seniors Act ensures that licensed acupuncturists can participate as providers in Medicare so that seniors have another effective treatment option available to them.

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July 28, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Judy Chu announced 20 venues in CA-27 have received over $16.3 million in Shuttered Venue Operators Grants (SVOG).

July 28, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC — Reps. Judy Chu (CA-27) and Vern Buchanan (FL-16) today reintroduced legislation to update the Qualified Performing Artist (QPA) tax deduction which helps artists deduct the costs of work-related expenses.

July 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Violating a cease fire, troops from Azerbaijan attacked Armenian forces on Wednesday, killing three Armenian soldiers. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) issued the following statement:

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July 27, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) has reintroduced the Protecting Our Students by Terminating Graduate Rates that Add to Debt (POST GRAD) Act. The bill will once again make graduate students eligible to receive Federal Direct Subsidized Loans. That eligibility was ended by the Budget Control Act of 2011. Rep.

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July 15, 2021 Press Release

LOS ANGELES – Today, Reps. Judy Chu (CA-27), Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Karen Bass (CA-37 and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (CA-12) joined local childcare providers and working families at the Barrio Action Youth and Family Center in El Sereno to announce the start of monthly Child Tax Credit payments from the American Rescue Plan.

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In The News

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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