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September 30, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas announced new guidelines regarding the Biden Administration’s immigration enforcement priorities. The new priorities state that just being a “removable noncitizen” is no longer sufficient basis for deportation action.

September 29, 2021 Press Release

Pasadena, CA - Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) led a letter signed by eleven other Members of Congress to Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III asking for answers and information regarding the August 29th drone strike in Kabul that killed at least ten civilians.

September 24, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – For the first time ever, the House of Representatives today voted to make access to abortion care a federally protected right. The Women’s Health Protection Act, introduced by Rep.

September 23, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C – Today, the House passed H.R 4350, the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2022. The FY22 NDAA authorizes a total of $739.5 billion for the Department of Defense and $28.2 billion for the Department of Energy.

September 20, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, the Department of Labor announced a new initiative to protect workers from the risk of heat stress.

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.