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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.

February 12, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Clearing the way for a vote on the floor of the House, the House Judiciary Committee today marked up the NO BAN Act, the bill introduced by Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) and Senator Chris Coons (DE) to repeal the President’s Muslim ban and prevent any future baseless, discriminatory bans from happening in the future.

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May 29, 2015 In The News
A vast majority of these women and children escaped the dangerous Northern Triangle region in Central America, many fleeing gender-based or gang violence. In fact, many, if not all, have legal claims to be here. New data shows that more than 75 percent of detained families have demonstrated “credible fear” of persecution in their home countries.
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May 21, 2015 In The News
"There is no way to detain families humanely," Rep. Judy Chu (D-Calif.) said. "Family detention cannot be fixed, it must end once and for all."
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May 13, 2015 In The News
"The enthusiasm of the thousands who attended today's summit and the many others celebrating around the country gives me hope for a future where AAPIs, and all Americans, are valued as equal contributors to our society and have the chance to achieve the American Dream," Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus chair Rep.
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May 12, 2015 In The News
U.S. Representative Judy Chu, a California Democrat, cited the Senate race in Virginia last year as an example, when Democratic Senator Mark Warner was struggling in the race. She said, “Senator Warner made a very concerted appeal to them that paid off. An overwhelming 68 percent of API supported him. Senator Warner won by less than 1 percent. APIs were clearly the margin of victory.”
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May 4, 2015 In The News
The members of Congress who wrote the letter to Carter include Rep. Judy Chu, D-Calif., whose nephew Lance Cpl. Harry Lew killed himself in Afghanistan in April 2011 after hours of alleged abuse by his fellow Marines, who were angry with him for falling asleep multiple times while he was on watch.
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April 29, 2015 In The News
Rep. Judy Chu (D-Calif.), the head of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, echoed the disappointment, accusing Abe of ignoring "Japan’s responsibility for this particularly troubling and painful chapter."
April 14, 2015 In The News
Simply being born poor today determines much of your future, from your health to your earnings. Inequality starts young. Through no fault of their own and independent of any choices they make, those born poor do not live as long or earn as much on average. And children born to low income parents are now earning even less than the generations before them.
March 27, 2015 In The News
“The federal government awards billions of dollars in contracts and subcontracts to small businesses every year,” Rep. Judy Chu (D-Calif.), who initially proposed some of the subcontracting rule changes, said in a statement after the markup. “But without appropriate means of tracking awards, there is no accountability to ensure that we are succeeding at reaching our goal.”
March 11, 2015 In The News
"It's clear that there is religious profiling going on whereby certain people are stopped just because they are Sikh or just because they are Muslim," Chu told The Associated Press in an interview.
March 11, 2015 In The News
It has been clear from the very beginning, and the hearings where Congress debated the bill, the ACA was always intended to be a national law. It doesn't matter if the exchange was established by your state or by the federal government. What matters is that you are covered.
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