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May 9, 2019 Press Release

Pasadena, CA –  On Sunday, May 5, Rep. Judy Chu announced the winners of her 10th annual Artistic Discovery Competition. Now in its 38th year, the nationwide competition is sponsored by Members of Congress to promote and recognize the artistic achievements of high school students.

May 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — The House of Representatives today voted to pass H.R. 986, the Protecting Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions Act. This bill would rescind the Trump Administration’s October 2018 Section 1332 waiver guidance, which allows states to waive the requirement in the Affordable Care Act that healthcare plans cover preexisting conditions.

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May 2, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — On Thursday, the House of Representatives passed H.R 9, the Climate Action Now Act. This bill would prevent President Trump or future Presidents from withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement by prohibiting the use of federal funds to take action to remove the United States from the agreement.

May 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, which commemorates the history, contributions, and achievements of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community began on Wednesday and will continue throughout the month of May.

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April 30, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — On Monday night, President Trump issued a memo calling for changes to the legal asylum system. These changes include charging migrants a fee to apply for asylum and denying work authorization to asylum seekers in the US while they wait for their day in court. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) issued the following statement:

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April 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) issued the following statement on the 104th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, in which 1.5 million Armenians were systematically targeted and killed by the Ottoman Empire:

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April 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) and Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) today introduced companion bills in the Senate and House to repeal the President’s existing executive order blocking travel from majority Muslim countries and prevent another baseless, discriminatory travel ban from happening again.

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April 8, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, the city of Adelanto in Southern California decided to end a contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to manage a 1,900 bed-center used to detain immigrants.

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April 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Reps. Judy Chu (CA-27) and Devin Nunes (CA-22) introduced the Sunshine for Samples Act of 2019. This bill would amend the Sunshine Act to require companies that manufacture drugs, devices, biologics, or medical supplies to publicly make available the number and value of free drug samples given to health care providers and charities each year.

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March 18, 2016 In The News
Rep. Judy Chu, D-Pasadena, praised Metro for including top-priority funding for the Gold Line Foothill extension from Azusa to Claremont, calling the March 5 opening of the Pasadena-to-Azusa line a success. “I am thrilled that L.A.
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March 18, 2016 In The News
The bill, originally introduced in 2013, classifies the spouse and minor children of green card holders as immediate relatives and separately, increases visa allocations for siblings, and ensures that same-sex, interfaith and other couples unable to wed in their home countries are treated the same as opposite-sex couples.
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March 16, 2016 In The News
Nominating justices to the Supreme Court is one of the primary duties of the President. In naming Judge Merrick Garland, a seasoned jurist with a commendable record, President Obama has fulfilled that constitutional duty," Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA), chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, said in a statement. "Now it is time for the Senate to fulfill theirs.
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March 2, 2016 In The News
“Next month will recognize the fifth anniversary of the death of my nephew, Harry Lew, Chu testified yesterday before the House Armed Services Committee. “In the middle of the night, his fellow Marines took it upon themselves to administer so-called “corrective training” for almost four hours. They tormented, abused and degraded him.
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March 1, 2016 In The News
A congresswoman whose nephew committed suicide while serving as a Marine in Afghanistan is pressing Congress to take action after a government watchdog report found the Pentagon isn’t doing enough to prevent hazing. “I’ve made it my mission to end hazing in our armed services because it is unacceptable and indefensible,” Rep. Judy Chu (D-Calif.) said Tuesday.
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March 1, 2016 In The News
“I’d like to ask about law enforcement finding technical solutions. I understand that there may be other methods or solutions for law enforcement when it comes to recovering data on a smartphone.
February 27, 2016 In The News
“It is not right to protest the exclusion of one group by making jokes at the expense of another," Chu said. "While much attention was paid to the way African Americans have been ignored by Hollywood, true diversity must include other minorities as well. It is outrageous that the only role that Asian Americans had at last night’s Oscars was to appear as the butt of a joke."
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February 23, 2016 In The News
Democratic leaders and rank-and-file members from both chambers came out in strong support of the president’s closure plan. “I’ve been there — it is a blight on our country," tweeted Democratic Representative Judy Chu of California. "We must remain a nation of laws and justice.”
February 12, 2016 In The News
“We learned that despite having anti-hazing policies in place, these policies are unevenly implemented and done with little oversight,” Chu said. “In addition, the standards among branches can differ radically, with some not even having a system for collecting data on hazing.
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February 8, 2016 In The News
Asians and Pacific Islanders make up more than 80 percent of the people in the government's employment visa backlogs, according to Rep. Judy Chu (D-Calif.), chairwoman of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus. They also account for more than 40 percent of the people waiting for family immigrant visas

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