WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) introduced the San Gabriel Mountains Forever Act to add 31,069 acres of protected wilderness to Southern California. This includes 6,774 acres of Yerba Buena Wilderness, 2,027 acres of San Gabriel Wilderness, and 13,851 acres of Sheep Mountain Wilderness.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement on the draft healthcare bill released by the Senate today:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House of Representatives today voted unanimously to pass H.R. 2857 the Supporting Families in Substance Abuse Treatment Act. Introduced by Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), H.R.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) and 200 Members of Congress have filed a federal lawsuit against President Trump for violating one of the Constitution’s critical anti-corruption provisions: the Foreign Emoluments Clause. The emoluments clause prohibits the President from accepting foreign payments without seeking and receiving Congressional authorization.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) issued the following statement on the status of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) programs:
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House Small Business Committee completed a markup of a number of small business bills, including H.R. 2364, the Investing in Main Street Act introduced by Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) along with Rep. Grace Meng (NY-06) and Rep. Steve Knight (CA-25).
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan should denounce the anti-Muslim comments from Congressman Clay Higgins, according to a letter sent today by Rep. Judy Chu.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) introduced the Acupuncture for Our Heroes Act. The bill requires that at least one Veterans Administration (VA) health facility per Integrated Service Network provide acupuncture services to veterans enrolled in the VA health system. Rep. Chu released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, an interim final Trump Administration rule that would allow any employer to be exempt from the requirement to provide health insurance that includes contraception was leaked to the public. Reps.
This morning, it was reported that President Donald Trump was preparing to pull the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Agreement. The Paris Agreement, adopted in December 2015 and signed by the U.S. in April 2016, is an historic agreement between 195 countries to keep climate change below 2 degrees Celsius. Under the agreement, it is up to each country to set and meet their own goals. Rep.
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“I wanted to make sure people understood the wonderful tradition of heads covered, shoes off and sharing a meal,” California Democratic Rep. Judy Chu said on why she co-founded the American Sikh Congressional Caucus in 2013.
"It is very important that California apply for this historic grant from the U.S. Department of Education, given the large and diverse Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) population in our state," Rep. Judy Chu, chair of CAPAC, told NBC News.
More than 200 people signed up to attend Monterey Park Rep. Judy Chu’s meeting at All Saints Episcopal Church on Wednesday evening to hear from people affected by gun violence, including Josh Stepakoff, who survived the 1999 shooting at the Los Angeles Jewish Community Center, and his mother, Lauren Leib.
"This includes complaints of polling locations failing to provide translated ballots that especially hurt those in the Asian American and Pacific Islander community — over a third of whom are limited English proficient," U.S. Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA), chairwoman of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, said in a statement.
Some AAPI elected officials also weighed in on the decision. U.S. Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA), chairwoman of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, said in a statement she was pleased the Supreme Court found no evidence that Asian-American applicants for the University of Texas at Austin experienced discrimination.
"As the Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, I am proud to join the Chairs of the Congressional Black Caucus and Congressional Hispanic Caucus in strong support of the 'Supplement Not Supplant' policy," Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) told NBC News. "It is time to stand up for students of color, and honor the civil rights legacy of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
Fed up with Republican inaction on gun control, House Democrats, including nearly three dozen from California, shut down business as usual Wednesday with an old-fashioned, if highly unusual, sit-in that forced live television coverage of the chamber off the air and sent GOP leaders scrambling for cover.
Several members of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) joined Rep. John Lewis' House sit-in on Wednesday, including Reps. Judy Chu, Mike Honda, and Mark Takano, and Sens. Mazie Hirono and Brian Schatz. More than 40 CAPAC leadership, executive board, and associate members took part in the sit-in.
“We are fed up and we want to make sure that there is something done about the unprecedented levels of gun violence in this country,” Chu told Take Two.
In their suits and pearls, members of Congress stood on the House floor and staged a public reading for a full hour Wednesday night. Their material was the viral letter penned by Anonymous, the woman who was sexually assaulted on the Stanford University campus last year.