Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) introduced the Streamlining FAFSA Act of 2017. This bill would ensure that all students are eligible to benefit from the Automatic Zero Expected Family Contribution (EFC) when applying for financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA. Rep. Chu released the following statement:
Washington, DC – This week, starting on Monday, the House Ways and Means Committee held a markup of the Republican tax plan. On Thursday, the plan was approved by a party-line vote. The bill is expected to be brought to the floor of the House next week. Rep.
Washington, DC – Today, the House of Representatives narrowly passed the Senate-passed Republican budget for FY 2018. The budget includes reconciliation instructions for the Ryan-McConnell tax plan which will allow Republicans to pass tax legislation through the Senate with 51 votes, add $1.5 trillion to the deficit and cut vital programs.
Washington, DC – Today, 36 members of the California Delegation sent a letter to Rep. Kevin Brady and Sen. Orrin Hatch, the chairmen of the House Ways and Means and Senate Finance committees, respectively, expressing deep concern about any proposed changes to the state and local tax (SALT) deduction as indicated in the “Big Six” framework.
Washington, DC -- Four House leaders on women’s rights today introduced a bill to block recent Trump administration moves to limit women's access to birth control. Co-chairs of the Congressional Pro Choice Caucus Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Louise Slaughter (D-NY), along with Judy Chu (D-CA) and chair of the Democratic Women’s Working Group Lois Frankel (D-FL), authored the Protec
Washington, D.C. –Today, President Trump announced his decision not to certify that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iran nuclear deal, is in our national security interest. This decision now gives Congress 60 days to decide whether or not to reimpose sanctions on Iran that would kill the deal. Rep.
Washington, D.C. – Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement on President Trump’s executive order to end the cost sharing reduction subsidies (CSRs) that help working families afford insurance on the ACA marketplaces:
Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) reintroduced the Equal Access to Quality Education Act. This bill works to close the education inequality gap by helping high-need schools attract, train, and retain the best teachers. Rep. Chu released the following statement
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement on President Trump’s executive order to roll back protections for individuals enrolled in association health plans, sabotaging the principles of the ACA’s healthcare marketplaces:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, nearly six months after the statutory deadline, House Republicans voted to pass H.Con.Res.71, a budget resolution for fiscal year 2018. The FY18 budget resolution cuts Medicare and Medicaid by $1.5 trillion, and makes $2.5 trillion in other mandatory cuts. It also provides reconciliation instructions for tax reform.