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July 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Workers who labor in hot conditions, risking illness or death from heat stress, will receive required water, shade, and rest periods under a new bill introduced today by Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27).

July 3, 2019 Press Release

Today the Trump Administration announced that it would move forward with printing the 2020 census without a citizenship question. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement: 

June 27, 2019 Press Release

The House of Representatives today voted to pass the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance and Security at the Southern Border Act, as passed by the Senate.

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June 26, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) introduced an amendment to H.R. 3401, the supplemental border appropriations bill, that would prohibit any funds made available by the bill from being used to operate Fort Sill, a former Japanese American internment camp, as a detention center for minor children.

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June 21, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) reintroduced the Protecting Our Students by Terminating Graduate Rates that Add to Debt (POST GRAD) Act. The bill would once again make graduate students eligible to receive Federal Direct Subsidized Loans. That eligibility was ended by the Budget Control Act of 2011. Rep. Chu released the following statement:

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June 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — On June 14, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) sent a letter to President Trump urging him to take immediate action to ease the suffering of Syrians in Idlib province. The letter calls for pressuring Turkey to let in humanitarian aid, lifting the Muslim ban so refugees can find safety in the U.S., and working with Russia and Turkey to find a lasting political solution.

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June 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, Representative Judy Chu (CA-27) and Andy Levin (MI-09) introduced H.R. 3299, the Promoting Respect for Individuals’ Dignity and Equality (PRIDE) Act of 2019. The PRIDE Act, which is scheduled to be marked up by the House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday, June 20 at 9:30 AM, includes language from H.R.

June 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –  Today, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi was in the San Gabriel Valley to discuss health care, including access and affordability. The event, hosted by Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) was part of the “Speaker in the House” series to engage communities across the country and ensure the voices of the American people are being heard in the halls of Congress.

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June 14, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, Representative Judy Chu (CA-27) led her Ways and Means Democratic colleagues in introducing the Refund Equality Act. For years, same-sex couples in states that recognized legal marriage were wrongfully denied tax refunds they earned because the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) did not allow them to file federal taxes jointly.

June 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Over the weekend, two more horses died at Santa Anita Racetrack making these the 28th and 29th horses to die since the start of the meet in December 2018. The 29th horse died after the owners of Santa Anita Racetrack rejected a request by the California Horse Racing Board to suspend racing for the rest of the meet, which ends this month. Rep.

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In The News

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.
January 16, 2014 In The News
When Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA) offered an amendment that would ensure that women seeking reproductive health care would receive “reliable information about safe and legal medical procedures from the physician,” committee Chair Goodlatte took great exception.

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