September 30, 2011 Press Release
EL MONTE – Today, Rep. Judy Chu urged servicemembers and veterans to apply for benefits they have earned. Servicemembers, veterans and beneficiaries of service members who were involuntarily extended under stop loss between 9/11 and September 30th, 2009 are eligible for retroactive stop loss special pay of $500 for every month/partial month served in stop loss status.
September 30, 2011 Press Release
EL MONTE – Rep. Judy Chu, D-El Monte, applauded today the announcement by the U.S. Small Business Administration that it is providing $30 million in grants to states, including more than $2.5 million to California, to help increase exporting by small businesses during the next 12 months. The grants were authorized by the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010, under the State Trade and Export Promotion Program (STEP).
September 28, 2011 Press Release
EL MONTE, CA – Rep. Judy Chu, D-El Monte, released the following statement in response to the opening of a far-ranging investigation into Planned Parenthood of America and its affiliates recently begun by Rep. Cliff Stearns, R-Florida, Chairman of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee:
September 20, 2011 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Judy Chu (CA-32) released the following statement today on the historic end of the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy: "September 20th, 2011 is a day many in Congress had hoped would come sooner. More importantly, it is a day millions of service members and their families had hoped would come sooner: a day when men and women are no longer forced to lie about the person they love in order to serve the country they love.
September 16, 2011 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Judy Chu, D-CA, celebrated the signing into law by President Obama of the America Invents Act (HR 1249) on September 16, 2011. The America Invents Act reforms an outdated patent system that had not been touched for nearly 60 years. Rep. Chu supported the legislation both as a Member of the Judiciary Committee and on the House Floor.
September 13, 2011 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Judy Chu, D-CA, introduced a bill to ensure students in our most challenging schools are taught by the best teachers. The Equal Access to Education Act creates public-private partnerships between high-need schools and schools of education to train, induct and retain teachers.
September 8, 2011 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Judy Chu (D-El Monte) released the following statement today in response to the American Jobs Act plan that President Obama unveiled in his speech to Congress tonight:
August 24, 2011 Press Release
EL MONTE – Congresswoman Judy Chu, D-El Monte, recently held her second annual Divercities Event, a discussion on diversity and minority development that included recognizing some of the outstanding and diverse business people, volunteers and non-profit organizations in the 32nd Congressional District.
EL MONTE – Congresswoman Judy Chu, D-El Monte, released the following statement today lauding the Obama Administration's announcement that it would generally halt deportation of undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as young children, as long as they have graduated from high school or served in the armed forces:
August 1, 2011 Press Release
Washington, D.C.—Today, Rep. Judy Chu, D-El Monte, issued the following statement on her vote against the Budget Control Act, which she believes would damage the ability of the U.S. economy to get back on track: