Washington, DC — The House of Representatives today voted to pass H.R. 5, the Equality Act, which updates the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and other statutes to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity in employment, public education, access to credit, jury service, federal funding, housing, and public accommodations. Rep.
Washington, DC — Today, the House of Representatives voted 234-183 to pass H.R. 987, the Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act, an omnibus package of bills designed to combat the Trump Administration’s sabotage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and help lower the prices of prescription drugs.
Washington, DC — Today, President Trump announced a new immigration proposal that reduces family-based immigration, creates a burdensome merit-based system for new immigrants, and fails to address Dreamers, TPS, or detained immigrant children. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) issued the following statement:
Washington, DC — Today, marks the 150th Anniversary of the completion of the First Transcontinental Railroad, which linked the continental United States from coast to coast and ushered in a new era of American prosperity.
Washington, DC — The House of Representatives today passed H.R. 2157, the Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2019, which provides $19.1 billion in emergency spending to provide disaster relief.
Pasadena, CA – On Sunday, May 5, Rep. Judy Chu announced the winners of her 10th annual Artistic Discovery Competition. Now in its 38th year, the nationwide competition is sponsored by Members of Congress to promote and recognize the artistic achievements of high school students.
Washington, DC — The House of Representatives today voted to pass H.R. 986, the Protecting Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions Act. This bill would rescind the Trump Administration’s October 2018 Section 1332 waiver guidance, which allows states to waive the requirement in the Affordable Care Act that healthcare plans cover preexisting conditions.
Washington, DC — On Thursday, the House of Representatives passed H.R 9, the Climate Action Now Act. This bill would prevent President Trump or future Presidents from withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement by prohibiting the use of federal funds to take action to remove the United States from the agreement.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, which commemorates the history, contributions, and achievements of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community began on Wednesday and will continue throughout the month of May.
Washington, DC — On Monday night, President Trump issued a memo calling for changes to the legal asylum system. These changes include charging migrants a fee to apply for asylum and denying work authorization to asylum seekers in the US while they wait for their day in court. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) issued the following statement: