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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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