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April 3, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senators Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii) and Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) and Representatives Judy Chu (D-Calif.), Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.), and Lou Correa (D-Calif.) unveiled new legislation to ensure that everyone in our country – especially vulnerable communities – can access health care and other critical resources during the coronavirus pandemic.

March 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 748, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. This $2 trillion bill is the third relief package passed by Congress in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — On this day in 2010, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law by President Barack Obama. Since going into effect, the ACA has saved 20 million Americans from having to go without health insurance. In California, 3,999,239 Californians gained insurance thanks to the ACA, a reduction of 61% of the uninsured population.

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March 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Representative Judy Chu (CA-27), U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), a member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee and U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), and U.S.

March 5, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Representative Judy Chu (D-CA) and U.S.

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March 4, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC —  Today, the House of Representatives voted to approve $8.3 billion in new funding to combat the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic.

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March 4, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC —  Today, the House of Representatives voted to approve $8.3 billion in new funding to combat the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic.

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February 26, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Since the outbreak of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), there has been a surge in reports of discrimination and violent attacks against Asian Americans across the country.

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August 27, 2019 In The News

Public Citizen is part of a large coalition of workers, advocates and labor groups that are backing legislation to better protect workers from heat, which was introduced by Rep. Judy Chu, D-Calif., in July.

 

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August 8, 2018 In The News

The good news: Congress is finally considering legislation that will help end the national opioid crisis. The bad news: All they’re doing is considering it.

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February 12, 2018 In The News

Southern California Rep. Judy Chu and other lawmakers denounced President Trump's characterization of family-based immigration as "chain migration" during a press conference Tuesday in Washington, D.C., opening another front in the battle over immigration reform.

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February 1, 2018 In The News

Emiliana was born in the Phillippines. Her father was a World War II veteran who fought for the United States and was able to become a citizen. However, he was forced to leave his family in the Philippines behind.

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December 19, 2017 In The News

Congress needs to pass a replacement for DACA before it adjourns for this year. Thousands of people are counting on us.

October 28, 2017 In The News

"We will end up being an even greater donor state," said Rep. Judy Chu (D-Monterey Park). "That's not fair."

October 24, 2017 In The News

On our young Dreamers, guns, and now health care, there are bipartisan bills ready to go that have bipartisan support. But they may never make it the floor for a vote. Why?

October 19, 2017 In The News

If passed, the “Protect Access to Birth Control Act” — introduced by Sens. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and Bob Casey (D-Pa.) in the Senate, as well as Reps. Diana DeGette (D-Colo.), Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.), Judy Chu (D-Calif.), and Lois Frankel (D-Fla.) in t

September 27, 2017 In The News

Rep. Judy Chu (D-Monterey Park) said she and other California lawmakers plan to fight to keep the deduction.
"We are already a high-tax state that delivers more in revenue to the federal government than it receives back," said Chu, who serves on the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee. "We should not be further burdened by another tax increase."

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