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December 6, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, the House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 4, the Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2019 (VRAA). The VRAA is a response to the Supreme Court’s decision in Shelby County v. Holder that required Congress to create an updated coverage formula for determining if the Federal government can intervene in a state’s election laws.

November 21, 2019 Press Release
The bicameral POWER Act would protect workers who file or are a witness in a claim against an employer for labor violations from deportation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27) and U.S.

November 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — The House Natural Resources Committee today voted 20-13 in favor of H.R. 2215, the San Gabriel Mountains Foothills and Rivers Protection Act. Introduced by Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), H.R. 2215 would expand the borders of the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument to include the western Angeles National Forest.

November 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) voted to pass a Continuing Resolution (CR) to extend funding for all government agencies through December 20, 2019 and issued the following statement:

November 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) introduced the Climate Resiliency Service Corps Act of 2019 to establish a new AmeriCorps program to promote community adaptation, mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery from the effects of climate change.

November 13, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Citing the potential impact on the economy and climate, members of the Southern California Congressional delegation sent a letter led by Rep.

October 31, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, the House passed H.Res. 660 to begin public hearings as the next phase of the House impeachment inquiry.

September 27, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC —On August 5, 2019, India imposed a media blackout leaving millions in Jammu and Kashmir without access to mobile phones or the internet while many others have been held in “preventative detention” for over a month.

September 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — This week, President Trump confirmed reports that he ordered Congressionally appropriated aid to Ukraine be withheld, mere days before a phone conversation with the new President during which he admitted to bringing up an investigation into his political rivals.

September 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, following the first congressional hearing on President Trump’s Muslim ban, Representative Judy Chu (CA-27) and U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.) urged Congress to take action on the NO BAN Act, legislation they introduced to immediately end the President’s Muslim ban and prevent another baseless, discriminatory ban from happening again.