Washington, DC — Today, the House of Representatives voted to pass the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018, an omnibus spending bill to fund the remainder of Fiscal Year 2018. This Omnibus appropriates $1.21 trillion in base discretionary budget authority and $78 billion in Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) funding.
Washington, DC — Today, as part of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Hearing on “Combating the Opioid Crisis,” Ryan Hampton, a Pasadena resident in recovery for addiction, testified about his experiences in a sober living home, how lack of training and resources led to the death of his friend in a sober home, and the legislation he worked on with Rep.
Washington, DC — Today, Creative Rights Caucus Co-Chairs Representative Judy Chu (CA-27) and Doug Collins (GA-09), in cooperation with CreativeFuture, FX Networks, and 21st Century Fox, hosted a panel with the women and men whose vision, commitment, and innovation bring the show “The Americans” from “Script to Screen.” The panel, part of the CRC’s ongoing “Script to Screen” ser
WASHINGTON, DC — On Monday morning, the Supreme Court opted not to hear an appeal by the Trump administration of an earlier Federal district court decision that allowed the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to remain in effect for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants who already received work authorization. Rep.
PASADENA, CA — On Thursday, it was reported that the United States Citizenship and Immigrations Services (USCIS) would strike the phrase “nation of immigrants” from their mission statement. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following reaction:
Washington, D.C.— On Thursday night, Reps. Judy Chu (CA-27) and Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) hosted a “teach-in” to educate constituents about the new tax law at All Saints Church in Pasadena. The teach-in was a response to the confusion created by the new tax law, signed in the final days of 2017, and how it will impact tax filing.
Washington, D.C.— Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), issued the following statement on the long-term budget deal that was passed this morning:
Washington, D.C.— Today, the House passed another short-term spending package to keep the government funded. This time, the continuing resolution keeps the government open until March 23rd, setting up yet another deadline for a government shutdown. This is the fifth continuing resolution since the start of the fiscal year in September 2017. Rep.
Washington, D.C.— Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), introduced H.R. 4944, the Reuniting Families Act, to fix the current backlog in the family immigration system. Currently, it can take decades for a U.S. citizen to be reunited with even one family member.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders announced today that President Trump has once again invited families who lost a loved one in a crime committed by an immigrant to be his guests at the State of the Union. These guests are a part of his anti-immigrant campaign, despite statistics that immigrants are more law abiding and less violent than native-born individuals. Rep.