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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.
January 29, 2013 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, in Las Vegas, Nevada, President Obama outlined his priorities to create a common sense immigration process. Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement in response:
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January 16, 2013 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, President Obama announced his plan to protect America’s children and communities by reducing gun violence. Following the plan’s unveiling, Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27), a member of the House Judiciary Committee with jurisdiction over our nation’s gun laws, released the following statement:
January 9, 2013 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement about the announcement that Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis will resign:

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