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January 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 335, a bill to provide an exception for General Lloyd Austin to become Secretary of Defense despite having retired from the military fewer than seven years ago as required by law. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) voted for this legislation and issued the following statement:

January 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congresswoman Judy Chu announced that she will be among the select group of House members, known as the Closers, who will shepherd the landmark Biden-Harris immigration reform legislation through the House of Representatives.

January 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27) attended the inauguration of Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Kamala D. Harris as President and Vice President of the United States of America.

January 7, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) issued the following statement on Congress’s certification of the election of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and the assault on the Capitol instigated by outgoing President Trump and his supporters in Congress:

December 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed HR. 133, an omnibus bill to fund the government through fiscal year 2021 and provide additional COVID-19 relief to the country. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) voted for the bill and issued the following statement:

December 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), reiterated to President-elect Biden that there must be an AAPI at the Cabinet Secretary-level, as there has been for over 20 years. Rep. Chu issued the following statement:

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December 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Following reports that Katherine Tai, Chief Trade Counsel for the House Ways and Means Committee, has been nominated by President-elect Joe Biden to serve as United States Trade Representative, Reps. Judy Chu (CA-27), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee and Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), and Rep.

December 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) has issued the following statement criticizing Senate Republicans for stripping language to increase protections for the San Gabriel Mountains from the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 which passed the House of Representatives yesterday:

December 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 6395, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021. The bill would authorize $732 billion in discretionary spending for national defense, including $69 billion for Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO). Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) voted against the NDAA and issued the following statement:

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December 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Reps. Judy Chu (CA-27), a member of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight, and Bill Pascrell, Jr.

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