Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Judiciary Committee voted to approve H.R. 1695, the Register of Copyrights and Accountability Act, a bill that would require the Register of Copyrights to be a position that is nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate. The bill would also set a term limit of ten years for this position, which could be renewed.
Washington, D.C. – This afternoon, as it appeared the bill would fail, Speaker Paul Ryan made the decision to cancel a vote on H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act, the Republican alternative to the Affordable Care Act. Rep. Judy Chu released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Reps. Judy Chu, Diana DeGette, Louise Slaughter, Jan Schakowsky, Barbara Lee, Suzan DelBene, Jerrold Nadler and Katherine Clark today blasted Republicans’ latest changes to their disastrous healthcare repeal bill, which threatens the health and well-being of women and families.
Washington, D.C. – Today, President Donald Trump introduced his proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2018. The proposal makes serious cuts to domestic programs and to the Department of State’s diplomacy and development programs, while increasing spending on the military, a deportation force, and a border wall. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – If the Republican health care plan, introduced last week, were enacted today, it would reduce the number of Americans with insurance by 14 million by next year, and by 26 million by 2024. That is according to a report released today by the nonpartisan and independent Congressional Budget Office (CBO). Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – Early this morning, the House Ways & Means Committee completed their markup of the American Health Care Act (AHCA), the Republican proposal to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), the newest Democrat on the committee, issued the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – Today, President Donald Trump signed a new executive order to update and reinstate his travel ban on Muslim-majority countries after his first order was stopped by a federal court.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Exactly one year after the Supreme Court heard oral arguments for the most significant reproductive rights case since Roe v. Wade – Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt – U.S. Representative Judy Chu (CA-27), was joined by Representatives Marcia Fudge (D-OH-11), Lois Frankel (D-FL-22), and U.S.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, ten members of the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders submitted their resignations to President Trump. This move comes less than a month after the resignation of six other Commissioners, who resigned on January 20, 2017, despite having terms that do not officially end until September 30, 2017.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representatives Judy Chu (CA-27), Louise Slaughter (NY-25), Diana DeGette (CO-01), and Frank Pallone (NJ-06) today led nearly 160 of their colleagues in demanding that Speaker Ryan stop Republicans’ unprecedented assault on women’s health care.