WASHINGTON, DC – Today, May Day, as thousands of protestors across the country march and organize for immigrant rights, Rep. Judy Chu, U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Representatives Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) led a bicameral effort in Congress pushing the Department of Homeland Security to be more transparent with its detention processes.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today marks the start of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, which commemorates the history, contributions, and achievements of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community throughout the month of May. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), released the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – April 29, 2017 marks the 100th day of President Trump’s presidency, a marker used for every President since Franklin Roosevelt. Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement regarding the impact of President Trump’s first one hundred days:
Washington, D.C. – On April 9, David Dao, an Asian-American doctor, was forcibly dragged off of a United Airlines flight due to overbooking, sustaining serious injury. In response to the shocking incident, and the community outrage that followed, Rep.
Today, the House voted to pass H.R. 1695, the Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017. The bill would change the selection process for the head of the Copyright Office to be a Presidential nominee confirmed by the Senate.
Washington, D.C. – Today, President Donald Trump signed an executive order ordering a review of all national monuments established under the Antiquities Act over the past 21 years. This includes the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument which President Obama established in October 2014. Rep.
Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Judiciary Committee voted to approve H.R. 1695, the Register of Copyrights and Accountability Act, a bill that would require the Register of Copyrights to be a position that is nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate. The bill would also set a term limit of ten years for this position, which could be renewed.
Washington, D.C. – This afternoon, as it appeared the bill would fail, Speaker Paul Ryan made the decision to cancel a vote on H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act, the Republican alternative to the Affordable Care Act. Rep. Judy Chu released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Reps. Judy Chu, Diana DeGette, Louise Slaughter, Jan Schakowsky, Barbara Lee, Suzan DelBene, Jerrold Nadler and Katherine Clark today blasted Republicans’ latest changes to their disastrous healthcare repeal bill, which threatens the health and well-being of women and families.
Washington, D.C. – Today, President Donald Trump introduced his proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2018. The proposal makes serious cuts to domestic programs and to the Department of State’s diplomacy and development programs, while increasing spending on the military, a deportation force, and a border wall. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement: