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November 21, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) and Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT), have each introduced companion bills in the House and Senate to block the implementation of President Trump’s executive order blocking travel from majority Muslim countries. The bills, H.R. 4271 and S.

November 21, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – On Monday, the Department of Homeland Security announced that they would be ending Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 59,000 Haitians currently living in the United States. The order gives the Haitians until July 22, 2019 to self-deport. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement:

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November 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1, a tax bill that slashes tax rates on corporations and eliminates deductions used by individuals, like the deduction for state and local taxes (SALT) and the deduction for interest on student loans. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), a member of the House Ways & Means Committee, released the following statement:

November 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) introduced the Streamlining FAFSA Act of 2017. This bill would ensure that all students are eligible to benefit from the Automatic Zero Expected Family Contribution (EFC) when applying for financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA. Rep. Chu released the following statement:

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November 9, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – This week, starting on Monday, the House Ways and Means Committee held a markup of the Republican tax plan. On Thursday, the plan was approved by a party-line vote. The bill is expected to be brought to the floor of the House next week. Rep.

October 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the House of Representatives narrowly passed the Senate-passed Republican budget for FY 2018. The budget includes reconciliation instructions for the Ryan-McConnell tax plan which will allow Republicans to pass tax legislation through the Senate with 51 votes, add $1.5 trillion to the deficit and cut vital programs.

October 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, 36 members of the California Delegation sent a letter to Rep. Kevin Brady and Sen. Orrin Hatch, the chairmen of the House Ways and Means and Senate Finance committees, respectively, expressing deep concern about any proposed changes to the state and local tax (SALT) deduction as indicated in the “Big Six” framework.

October 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Four House leaders on women’s rights today introduced a bill to block recent Trump administration moves to limit women's access to birth control. Co-chairs of the Congressional Pro Choice Caucus Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Louise Slaughter (D-NY), along with Judy Chu (D-CA) and chair of the Democratic Women’s Working Group Lois Frankel (D-FL), authored the Protec

October 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Today, President Trump announced his decision not to certify that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iran nuclear deal, is in our national security interest. This decision now gives Congress 60 days to decide whether or not to reimpose sanctions on Iran that would kill the deal. Rep.

October 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement on President Trump’s executive order to end the cost sharing reduction subsidies (CSRs) that help working families afford insurance on the ACA marketplaces:

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