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October 24, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, President Trump signed into law H.R. 6, the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act. This bill is a package of bipartisan bills to address the opioid epidemic, including three provisions authored by Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27). The legislation sponsored by Rep. Chu -- H.R. 5722, H.R.

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October 16, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said that it was time to cut entitlements like Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security in order to pay for a federal deficit that has grown 77% under his watch.

October 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) introduced H.R. 7052, a bill to prevent any federal funds from being used to implement President Trump’s proposed “public charge” rule.

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October 6, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, the Senate voted 50 to 48 to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement:

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September 28, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — This week, the House passed a package of bills – H.R. 6756, the American Innovation Act of 2018, H.R. 6757, the Family Savings Act of 2018, and H.R. 6760, the Protecting Family and Small Business Tax Cuts Act of 2018 - as a follow-up to H.R. 1, the Republican tax bill signed into law at the end of last year.

September 25, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) introduced H.Res. 1076, an anti-gun violence resolution that was inspired by a resolution written by high school students in her district in the wake of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Following that attack which killed 17 students and staff members, students in Mr.

September 24, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — Contradicting years of federal policy, a proposed rule expected to be introduced by the Department of Homeland Security would make it difficult for many immigrants to come to the U.S. or receive green cards if they are considered likely to use benefits such as Medicaid, housing assistance, and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), among others.

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September 24, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — On Friday, a federal judge ordered Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to be deposed for a lawsuit about how a question on citizenship was added to the 2020 Census. In March, at a House Ways and Means Committee hearing, Sec. Ross testified in response to a question from Rep. Chu that the Department of Justice “initiated” the request to add the question.

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September 6, 2018 Press Release

Washington D.C. - Today, the Trump Administration announced that it would be promulgating regulations to terminate the Flores Settlement, the agreement that ensures that the welfare of children is prioritized when they are in the custody of the federal government.

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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 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 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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