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December 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, the House of Representatives voted by pass H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Prescription Drug Costs Now Act. The bill establishes a fair price drug negotiation program to reduce the cost of certain high-priced drugs without competition.

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December 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — The House of Representatives today passed H.R. 5038, the Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019. The bill will provide legal status and a pathway to citizenship for qualified agricultural workers. It also improves the availability of farmworker housing ensures health and safety protections for workers, including heat stress protection. Rep.

December 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — The House of Representatives today passed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020, as reported by the House and Senate conference committee.

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December 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, the House Ways and Means Committee held a markup of H.R. 5377, the Restoring Tax Fairness for States and Localities Act of 2019, which reverses the cap on the deduction for state and local taxes (SALT) originally implemented by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Rep.

December 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Small Business Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight, and Regulations, held a hearing on the current state of the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 504/Certified Development Company (CDC) lending program.

December 6, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, the House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 4, the Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2019 (VRAA). The VRAA is a response to the Supreme Court’s decision in Shelby County v. Holder that required Congress to create an updated coverage formula for determining if the Federal government can intervene in a state’s election laws.

November 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — The House Natural Resources Committee today voted 20-13 in favor of H.R. 2215, the San Gabriel Mountains Foothills and Rivers Protection Act. Introduced by Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), H.R. 2215 would expand the borders of the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument to include the western Angeles National Forest.

November 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) voted to pass a Continuing Resolution (CR) to extend funding for all government agencies through December 20, 2019 and issued the following statement:

November 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) introduced the Climate Resiliency Service Corps Act of 2019 to establish a new AmeriCorps program to promote community adaptation, mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery from the effects of climate change.

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April 25, 2016 In The News
“Hazing has no place in our military, and it has a negative impact on military retention and the longterm health of military service members and veterans,” Chu said. “It certainly doesn’t create a bond within a unit. But, what is most alarming is that, for the most part, there has been no justice for the victims.
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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
“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
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
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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