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March 19, 2013 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Representatives Judy Chu (CA-27) and Howard Coble (NC-06), Co-Chairs of the newly formed Congressional Creative Rights Caucus (CRC), announced 29 members have joined their new effort to safeguard creative and intellectual property. The bipartisan caucus includes Members from 12 states, spanning both ends of the political spectrum.
March 18, 2013 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27) introduced legislation that will help small business owners increase their access to capital, allowing them to invest in their business and expand their workforce. The Commercial Real Estate and Economic Development (CREED) Act will allow small business owners to refinance existing commercial mortgages, lowering their monthly mortgage payments to take advantage of historically low interest rates, and putting more capital in the hands of America’s job creators. The CREED Act does this with no cost to taxpayers. Rep. Chu released the following statement:
March 14, 2013 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27) submitted written testimony to the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security criticizing their hearing on the Separation of Nuclear Families under U.S. Immigration Law. By focusing solely on nuclear families, the Republican-lead hearing left all other forms of family immigration unaddressed and vulnerable to cuts during reform negotiations. Rep. Chu released the following statement:
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March 6, 2013 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27) and Congressman Howard Coble (NC-6), Co-Chairs of the newly formed Congressional Creative Rights Caucus, issued statements praising the recent launch of the Copyright Alert System (CAS):
February 28, 2013 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, more than a year after the Violence Against Women Act expired at the end of 2011, the House of Representatives joined the Senate in passing a bipartisan reauthorization bill. Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement:
February 26, 2013 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, a new report was released by the Obama Administration on the harm that automatic spending cuts scheduled to occur on Friday would cause here in California. Rep. Chu renewed her call for House Republicans to take swift action on a balanced plan to stop these automatic spending cuts that would threaten our economy as well as a range of vital services for children, seniors, small businesses, and our men and women in uniform.
February 21, 2013 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27), along with Congressman Howard Coble (NC-6), Chair of the House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, launched the new Congressional Creative Rights Caucus for the 113th Congress. The Congresswoman is currently the most senior Member on the subcommittee from the Los Angeles region.
February 20, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27), along with Congressman Howard Coble (NC-6), Chair of the House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, launched the new Congressional Creative Rights Caucus for the 113th Congress.  The Congresswoman is currently the most senior Member on the subcommittee from the Los Angeles region

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February 12, 2013 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement following the first State of the Union Address of President Obama’s second term:
February 1, 2013 Press Release
Pasadena, CA – With tax season rapidly approaching, Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27) held a press conference today announcing two free programs she will provide residents of the 27th Congressional District to help them navigate the tax process. Now in its fourth year with her office, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program will provide free income tax preparation for taxpayers earning $51,000 or less. In addition, the Congresswoman’s office is running the IRS Facilitated Self-Assistance (FSA) Program. Through FSA, qualified taxpayers earning $57,000 or less can prepare and file online their own state and federal tax returns for free.

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