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May 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Judy Chu and Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) introduced the Protecting Our Workers from Exploitation and Retaliation (POWER) Act in the House and Senate. The legislation will provide U Visa eligibility for immigrant workers who report unsafe or unfair labor practices.

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May 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — This week, three bipartisan bills sponsored by Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) to address the opioid crisis were advanced out of the House Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce Committees. The bills are:

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May 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), released the following statement to commemorate the Muslim holy month of Ramadan:

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May 11, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — In an interview this morning, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly said that immigrants crossing the border would not assimilate into the United States, that they don’t integrate well, and they don’t have skills. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement in response:

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May 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — On Wednesday, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) announced its second major round of grant funding for the fiscal year 2018. The grants, totaling over $87 million, will fund projects, exhibitions, education, festivals and more around the country, including five in California’s 27th Congressional district, which is represented by Rep. Judy Chu. Rep.

May 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, Reps. Judy Chu (CA-27) and Jackie Walorski (IN-02) introduced H.R. 5722, the Dr. Todd Graham Pain Management Improvement Act.

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May 8, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) issued the following statement on President Trump’s decision to unilaterally violate the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iran deal:

May 8, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC —On Monday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced his new plan to separate immigrant children from parents when apprehended at the border. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement:

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May 4, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — On Friday, the Trump Administration announced they would be ending temporary protected status for Hondurans who were displaced by a hurricane in 1999. After 20 years of living and contributing here, including many who have started businesses and bought homes, it is estimated that 60,000 Hondurans will be forced to return to Honduras by January 2020. Rep.

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February 5, 2014 In The News
Rep. Judy Chu (D-Pasadena), CAPAC chair: “Fred Korematsu is a civil rights hero, not only to Asian Americans, but to all Americans … His fight for justice inspires our vigilance in protecting the rights of all Americans.”
February 5, 2014 In The News
Obama responded that problems with the health-care Web site had been fixed, enrollment was growing steadily and the administration was focused on moving forward, attendees said. “He said the question is what they are going to do from here on out,” said Rep.
January 29, 2014 In The News
“This new effort is an attempt to create restrictions far beyond the scope of the current law, interfering with how women use their own private dollars in their own private insurance for health coverage,” said Rep. Judy Chu, D-Calif., who has introduced the Women's Health Protection Act, aimed at “keeping our politicians out of our health care decisions.”
January 29, 2014 In The News
Chu said that she supports Obama's push to use executive orders if Congress does not act. “Tonight, President Obama spoke to our best intentions as Americans," Chu said. "At a time when a hard-day’s work doesn’t earn a livable wage and solutions in Washington stall out in political gridlock, the president’s proposals extend beyond the partisan rancor to address the challenges of our time.
January 29, 2014 In The News
More than half of Congress stood up and applauded his call for immigration reform, including El Monte Congresswoman Judy Chu, co-sponsor of the Democrats' bill on the matter. Speaking in the Capitol's Statuary Hall after the speech, Chu said the President "pushed as hard as he could on the issue, and he tried to do it in a way that would not alienate anybody.
January 29, 2014 In The News
However, congressional Democrats offered unfettered support for Obama's decision to focus on executive authority to advance his goals. "The American people deserve better governance for their tax dollars than what they got in 2013, which is why I am glad the president will use executive orders where Congress does not act," said Rep. Judy Chu, D-Calif.
January 25, 2014 In The News
An adjoining proposal to create a national recreation area out of the rest of the Angeles National Forest, the San Gabriel River and the Rio Hondo, plus part of the Puente-Chino Hills, was launched by Rep. Judy Chu, D-Pasadena and is further along.
January 24, 2014 In The News
[T]he National Park Service (NPS) recognizes that people of color and low income people face disparities in access to parks -- these disparities harm their health, and park agencies have an obligation to alleviate these disparities.
January 21, 2014 In The News
NARAL leaders said this month that they were going “on the offensive” by protesting restrictive abortion laws and supporting federal legislation called the Women’s Health Protection Act. The bills — introduced by Democrats Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Rep.
January 16, 2014 In The News
Among those waving the tiny signs were Democratic committee members Judy Chu of California and Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas. They stood alongside female colleagues and abortion rights protesters for a makeshift protest of the markup of a bill to restrict funding for the procedure.

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