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April 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, in recognition of National Dog Fighting Awareness Day on April 8, Senators Kamala. D. Harris (D-CA) and Susan Collins (R-ME) introduced S.

April 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) Chair Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement on the passing of U.S. Senator Daniel K. Akaka.  Senator Akaka was the first Native Hawaiian ever elected to the U.S. Senate and retired in 2012 after serving a total of 36 years in the U.S. Congress.

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April 4, 2018 Press Release

PASADENA, CA - In preparation for the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) held a February 2nd roundtable discussion with representatives from institutions of higher education in her district, including Citrus College, Pasadena City College, East Los Angeles College, the California Institute of Technology, and the seven Claremont Colleges.

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March 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — On Monday night, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced that it would be adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census.

March 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, the House of Representatives voted to pass the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018, an omnibus spending bill to fund the remainder of Fiscal Year 2018. This Omnibus appropriates $1.21 trillion in base discretionary budget authority and $78 billion in Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) funding.

March 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, as part of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Hearing on “Combating the Opioid Crisis,” Ryan Hampton, a Pasadena resident in recovery for addiction, testified about his experiences in a sober living home, how lack of training and resources led to the death of his friend in a sober home, and the legislation he worked on with Rep.

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March 21, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, Creative Rights Caucus Co-Chairs Representative Judy Chu (CA-27) and Doug Collins (GA-09), in cooperation with CreativeFuture, FX Networks, and 21st Century Fox, hosted a panel with the women and men whose vision, commitment, and innovation bring the show “The Americans” from “Script to Screen.” The panel, part of the CRC’s ongoing “Script to Screen” ser

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February 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — On Monday morning, the Supreme Court opted not to hear an appeal by the Trump administration of an earlier Federal district court decision that allowed the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to remain in effect for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants who already received work authorization. Rep.

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February 23, 2018 Press Release

PASADENA, CA — On Thursday, it was reported that the United States Citizenship and Immigrations Services (USCIS) would strike the phrase “nation of immigrants” from their mission statement. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following reaction:

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February 23, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— On Thursday night, Reps. Judy Chu (CA-27) and Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) hosted a “teach-in” to educate constituents about the new tax law at All Saints Church in Pasadena. The teach-in was a response to the confusion created by the new tax law, signed in the final days of 2017, and how it will impact tax filing.

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