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May 18, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Today, Reps. Judy Chu, Barbara Lee, Diana DeGette, Lizzie Fletcher led 135 Members of the House on a letter applauding the US Department of Health and Human Services for proposed regulations to repair and rebuild the Title X family planning program.

May 18, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 364-62 to pass the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act introduced by Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI) and Rep. Grace Meng (NY-06).

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May 11, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representatives Judy Chu (CA-27) and Jackie Walorski (IN-2) today re-introduced legislation to ensure breast cancer patients and survivors who have experienced a mastectomy are able to access custom breast prosthetics under Medicare.

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May 3, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), a member of the House Small Business Committee, has sent a letter to the Small Business Administration and the Department of the Treasury urging immediate action to address racial disparities in the administration of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

April 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –  Today, Reps. Judy Chu (CA-27), Jimmy Panetta (CA-20), and Terri Sewell (AL-07) introduced the Encourage Americans to Save Act (EASA).

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April 28, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, President Biden gave an address to a joint session of Congress detailing his plans to end the coronavirus pandemic, rebuild our economy, improve our immigration system, and more.

April 22, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Senate voted 94-1 to pass the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act introduced by Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI) and Rep. Grace Meng (NY-06).

April 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Reps. Judy Chu (CA-27) and Adrian Smith (NE-03) introduced the PEERS in Medicare (PEERS) Act to expand access to peer support specialists by clarifying that they can participate as part of a team that provides behavioral health integration (BHI) services for Medicare beneficiaries.

 

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April 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the National Origin-Based  Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants (NO BAN) Act, legislation introduced by Congressmember Judy Chu (CA-27) and U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.) to strengthen the Immigration and Nationality Act to prohibit discrimination on the basis of religion.

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In The News

July 8, 2020 In The News

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Wednesday that sides with the Trump administration's choice to exempt employers from providing their workers with free contraceptive left Democrats so furious, a group of women lawmakers immediately planned to file legislation to undo the high court's verdict.

July 2, 2020 In The News

“Abortion access is a right. That means it should not be available just to those who can afford it," said Rep. Judy Chu (D-Calif.). "House Democrats have done more than ever before to protect the rights of all women, and I believe that should include the ultimate repeal of the Hyde Amendment.”

June 18, 2020 In The News

Congressional members on both sides of the aisle have publicly promoted census participation. Rep. Judy Chu, D-Calif., the head of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, said during a Facebook event Monday that Asian Americans face potential undercounts in the census because a large proportion of the population are young or immigrants.

 

May 21, 2020 In The News

Minority caucuses in the House are gaining unprecedented political clout, spurred by unity between black, Hispanic, and Asian and Pacific American lawmakers.

March 13, 2020 In The News

What's in a name? When you're talking about a disease, quite a bit. It can tell you what a virus looks like up close, as with the crown-like coronavirus. Or it can describe the cause, symptoms whether it's seasonal or when it was discovered—all information useful to epidemiologists and the general public.

February 10, 2020 In The News

To reach a vast tableau of pristine canyonlands an hour’s drive from Los Angeles, a group of conservationists on Saturday trudged along a trail that wiggles up steep slopes and along forested streams in the western Angeles National Forest.

November 24, 2019 In The News

Last week, a student pulled a pistol from his backpack and opened fire at Saugus High School in nearby Santa Clarita. Immediately, students, many just 14 or 15 years old, knew what they had to do. Some filed out of school with hands on their heads.

November 5, 2019 In The News

This week, members of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus plan to send a letter to Facebook's chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, asking for a briefing on the company's census plans, according to the press office of Rep. Judy Chu, D-Calif.

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October 29, 2019 In The News

“I was shocked,” Rep. Judy Chu (D-Pasadena), who chairs the subcommittee, said of The Times’ findings. “I was very disturbed that contracts that were intended to go to underserved populations did not go to them in the case of $300 million worth. ...

“I would have assumed there would have been more checks and balances.”

October 9, 2019 In The News

Congresswoman Judy Chu (D-CA) and Congressional Armenian Caucus Co-Chair Jackie Kanchelian Speier (D-CA) arrived in Stepanakert for their first visit to the Republic of Artsakh, sending a powerful message to Azerbaijan’s Aliyev regime that threats to “blacklist” U.S.

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