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January 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Joe Biden issued Executive Orders to promote and improve access to healthcare, including lifting restrictions on abortion access domestically and internationally. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) issued the following statement:

January 27, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative Judy Chu (D-Calif.) U.S.

January 27, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – US Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham announced his resignation today following calls from Rep.

January 27, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump for the role that he played in inciting a violent mob which attacked the US Capitol on January 6, leading to the deaths of at least five people including one Capitol Police Officer. This is the second impeachment of Donald Trump. Rep.

January 27, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC — On Monday, 57 Members of Congress, led by Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), sent a letter to President-Elect Biden urging him to issue an Executive Order directing federal agencies to rescind the public charge rule within his first few days in office.

January 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 335, a bill to provide an exception for General Lloyd Austin to become Secretary of Defense despite having retired from the military fewer than seven years ago as required by law. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) voted for this legislation and issued the following statement:

January 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congresswoman Judy Chu announced that she will be among the select group of House members, known as the Closers, who will shepherd the landmark Biden-Harris immigration reform legislation through the House of Representatives.

January 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27) attended the inauguration of Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Kamala D. Harris as President and Vice President of the United States of America.

January 7, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) issued the following statement on Congress’s certification of the election of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and the assault on the Capitol instigated by outgoing President Trump and his supporters in Congress:

December 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed HR. 133, an omnibus bill to fund the government through fiscal year 2021 and provide additional COVID-19 relief to the country. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) voted for the bill and issued the following statement:

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June 8, 2016 In The News

“With their contributions to this movie, millions of people throughout the world learned stories about abuse and justice,” Chu said. -

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June 6, 2016 In The News

“Flying while Muslim is not a crime and our airlines industry should not act as though it is,” Chu said in a separate statement. “I look forward to hearing back and working with Airlines for America to understand what procedures are in place to evaluate current threats and to ensure that no passenger is the unfair target of racial or religious profiling.”

May 16, 2016 In The News

“Dated and dehumanizing terms such as ‘illegal alien’ and ‘alien’ have taken on a highly negative connotation and perpetuate the denigration of immigrant communities,” Reps. Linda Sanchez (D-Calif.), Judy Chu (D-Calif.) and G.K. Butterfield (D-N.C.) wrote in the letter on Monday.

May 13, 2016 In The News

"Mr. King knows his words have an impact. Using the J word is disgusting and harkens back to a shameful time in our history when violence, xenophobia, and the internment of Japanese Americans were everyday phenomena. These words are not only offensive, but they also isolate and divide us as a nation. Mr.

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May 10, 2016 In The News
Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Hillsborough) added an amendment to the fiscal year 2017 military appropriation bill that includes the text of Rep. Chu's most recent effort. It would require the Department of Defense to create a national database of hazing incidents and submit an annual report on what it is doing to stop hazing through training and response.
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April 27, 2016 In The News
“We cannot tolerate another case of Asian-Americans being wrongfully suspected of espionage,” Representative Judy Chu, Democrat of California, said last fall. “The profiling must end.”
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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.).

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