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March 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Treasury Department today announced that it would waive the under-withholding penalty for taxpayers who paid at least 80% of their taxes, down from the current 85%.

March 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – During his testimony to the House Ways and Means Committee this morning, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin gave a commitment to Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) that within the week he will provide a response to her request for further relief for taxpayers facing penalties for under-withholding on their taxes. Rep.

March 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) joined Rep. David Cicilline (RI-01) and 237 other cosponsors to introduce the Equality Act.

March 13, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — A bipartisan bill to help food insecure college students was introduced today by Reps. Judy Chu (CA-27) and Roger Marshall (KS-01).

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March 12, 2019 Press Release

Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) joined fellow Democrats to co-sponsor H.R. 6, the Dream and Promise Act of 2019 to provide protection from deportation and work authorization for Dreamers as well as Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) holders. Rep. Chu issued the following statement:

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March 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) joined fellow Democrats to co-sponsor H.R. 6, the Dream and Promise Act of 2019 to provide protection from deportation and work authorization for Dreamers as well as Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) holders. Rep. Chu issued the following statement:

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March 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, a new survey of 40,000 students from 57 community colleges revealed that over 50% of students either couldn’t afford to eat balanced meals or worried about running out of food.

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March 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 1, the For The People Act.

March 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) introduced the Senate version of H.R. 1300, the Taxpayer Penalty Protection Act, a companion to the bill introduced by Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) in the House of Representatives.

February 28, 2019 Press Release

On February 28, 1988, the Armenian population of Artsakh became the target of a violent pogrom which culminated in the violent expulsion of 390,000 Armenians. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) issued the following statement on the anniversary of that tragic violence:

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April 15, 2016 In The News
On Thursday, Reps. Judy Chu (D-CA), Loretta Sanchez (D-CA), and Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), as well as advocates for Asian-American, Latino, and African-American women spoke out against H.R. 4924, also known as the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA), which they characterize as racist and anti-choice, according to Chu's office.
April 15, 2016 In The News
This bill is so horrendous that I could not believe it when it was first brought up,” said Representative Judy Chu of California. “It is a nightmare. This is a piece of legislation that would impose criminal penalties on providers and limit the reproductive choices of women of color and all women.” Chu also pointed out that the committee is composed entirely of men.
April 14, 2016 In The News
Critics of the bill say the policy is unnecessary in America and would only force doctors to question the motives of immigrants and women of color who seek abortion care. “It is nothing more than blatant stereotyping,” said Rep. Judy Chu (D-Calif.).
April 13, 2016 In The News
Rep. Judy Chu, D-Calif., said 11 percent, about 1 million, of Asian American and Pacific Islanders in the U.S. are not here legally and about 400,000 would benefit from the president's executive action. "This decision will affect millions of aspiring Americans who have already put down deep roots in our communities and contributed to our economy," said Chu, the daughter of Chinese immigrants.
April 12, 2016 In The News
Co-sponsored by Reps. Judy Chu (D-CA), Madeleine Bordallo (D-Guam), Al Green (D-TX), Mike Honda (D-CA), and Ted Lieu (D-CA), the bill introduces the first steps in creating a national museum, from fundraising to construction, and will also delve into whether the museum should be part of the Smithsonian Institution.
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April 7, 2016 In The News
At the announcement of the campaign, Rep. Judy Chu (D-Monterey Park) cited that among benefits of becoming citizens include that many educational scholarships are available only to citizens, and that permanent residents only receive half of the social security benefits received by citizens. “There is nothing to lose and everything to gain by becoming a US citizen.
April 7, 2016 In The News
“I wanted to shine a light on this problem and then of course contemplate some solutions,” Chu said. “One thing that we could look into is an Emerging Managers program. There are so few women fund managers, and this is part of the reason why women get so few funds because, first on, the decision-makers are overwhelmingly men.”
April 7, 2016 In The News
Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA) who has been outspoken in her condemnation of Azerbaijan’s earlier attacks against Armenians in Sumgait and Baku from 1988-1990, strongly condemned these latest attacks, stating, “I have called on the President to work with both sides in deescalating this conflict, and to suspend aid to Azerbaijan if they continue in their aggression against the people of Nagorno-Karabakh.
April 4, 2016 In The News
One prominent Asian American women elected official is Rep Judy Chu (D-CA).“Building a strong leadership pipeline for AAPIs is something that I have prioritized in my capacity as Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus,” she said to AsAmNews.
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April 4, 2016 In The News
Joining a pair of his House colleagues, U.S. Rep. Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley, Calif.), Immigration Task Force Chair and Chair Emeritus of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, and Caucus Chair Rep.

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