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January 3, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) issued the following statement on the first day of the 116th Congress:

“The election in November that saw an historic majority of Americans elect Democrats by the widest majority since Watergate was a clear signal that the Trump status quo is unacceptable. And so today is the start of a new in Washington.

December 21, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Thursday night, the Republican-led House of Representatives passed a funding bill to keep the government open until February 8, 2019 that also included $5.7 billion  in new appropriations for President Trump’s border wall, something Senate leaders have said does not stand a chance of passing through their chamber. Rep.

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December 20, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — Following a Congressional trip to the southern border this weekend where they saw the child prison in Tornillo, Texas, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) and Sen. Jeff Merkley (OR) have introduced the Shut Down Child Prison Camps  Act.

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December 17, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — With just days left before a government shutdown, Republican lawmakers continue to insist a border wall is necessary for national security, citing a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) statistic that “ten known terrorists a day” are identified or captured at the southern border.

December 14, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today and Saturday, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) will be taking part in an oversight visit to immigrant detention facilities at the southern border. Rep. Chu will be joined on this delegation by Sens. Jeff Merkley (OR), Mazie Hirono (HI), and Tina Smith (MN). Rep. Beto O’Rourke (TX-16) will be joining on Saturday.

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December 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) introduced the Taxpayer Penalty Protection Act, a bill that would shield taxpayers from withholding penalties for the 2018 filing year should they find themselves to be under-withheld due to the rushed changes made in the Republican tax law.

November 30, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) introduced H.R. 7204, the Developing Innovative Partnerships and Learning Opportunities that Motivate Achievement (DIPLOMA) Act. The DIPLOMA Act would provide federal grants to states to support community schools and develop a comprehensive child and youth strategy.

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November 30, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The 116th Congress will bring tremendous milestones for the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community, including a record 20 AAPI Members of Congress and the inclusion of an Asian American Member in House Leadership.

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November 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — Over the weekend, following an order by President Trump to allow the military to use lethal force against migrants at our southern border, an incident occurred near the San Ysidro crossing where border patrol agents fired tear gas at unarmed women and children seeking to enter the country and request asylum as the law permits.

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October 30, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) issued the following statement on President Trump’s plan to use an executive order to end the 14th Amendment’s promise of birthright citizenship:

“With one statement, Donald Trump displayed the bigotry and the ignorance that have made his presidency so dangerous.

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February 7, 2014 In The News
NBC4 reporters were joined by several public officials, including Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti as grand marshal, Congresswoman Judy Chu and LAPD Chief Charlie Beck.
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.

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