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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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February 27, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, for the first time in 25 years, the House of Representatives voted on a major piece of gun violence legislation and passed H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019. This legislation expands background checks to cover all sales, closing the “gun show loophole” that allowed private dealers to sell guns without a background check. Rep.

February 27, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) joined Rep. Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) and over 100 other sponsors in the House of Representatives to introduce the Medicare for All Act of 2019.

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February 26, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, the House of Representatives passed H.J.Res. 46, a resolution that terminates President Trump’s declaration of an emergency at the Southern Border. The President declared the emergency on February 15, after two years of inaction on a border wall by a Republican Congress and after Congress explicitly rejected Trump’s demand for wall funding. Rep.

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February 26, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — U.S. Representatives Judy Chu (D-CA-27) and Jackie Walorski (R-IN-2), along with U.S. Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) today re-introduced legislation to ensure breast cancer patients and survivors who have experienced a mastectomy are able to access custom breast prosthetics under Medicare.

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February 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) reintroduced the Taxpayer Penalty Protection Act, a bill that would shield taxpayers from withholding penalties for the 2018 filing year should they find themselves to be under-withheld due to the rushed changes made in the Republican tax law.

February 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — On Thursday, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) voted to pass the conference report to accompany H.J. Res 31, which provides funding for the Departments of Homeland Security, Agriculture, Commerce, Justice, Interior, State, Transportation, and other related agencies through the remainder of Fiscal Year 2019.

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February 14, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, Reps. Judy Chu (CA-27) and John Katko (NY-24) and Senators Kamala. D. Harris (D-CA) and Susan Collins (R-ME) introduced H.R. 1228, the Help Extract Animals from Red Tape (HEART) Act of 2019.

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January 5, 2016 In The News
“After the tragic shooting in San Bernardino — as with dozens and dozens of mass shooting that have come before — we cried out for action,” said U.S. Rep Judy Chu, D-Monterey Park. “Smart proposals like more background checks can reduce the likelihood of a future mass shooting and limits on magazines and assault weapons can save lives.
January 5, 2016 In The News
"This is an historic apology for an historic wrong by Japan," Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA), chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), said in a statement. "By acknowledging both Japan's role and remorse, and by contributing to a fund for the survivors, Japan is setting an example for the world that such crimes cannot be forgotten, ignored, or repeated. "
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November 20, 2015 In The News
“Well I just returned from Washington D.C. last night, and the last thing I did before I got on to the plane was to cast a vote against the bill that would block Syrian refugees," said Rep. Judy Chu, (CA-27) before being interrupted by applause. "It is wrong to stereotype and scapegoat immigrant and refugees."
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November 19, 2015 In The News
Later that day, Chu grilled the attorney general at a House Oversight Committee hearing, and demanded to know why the FBI kept going after Asian-American scientists. She asked for specific answers on the Xi and Chen cases. Chu had invited both scientists to attend the hearing, and they sat directly behind Lynch as she declined to offer up any details.
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November 18, 2015 In The News
“The fact that not one single case of espionage by a Japanese American was proven underscores how wrong Mayor Bowers is to positively cite this policy,” Chu said in a statement. “Instead of keeping us safe, Japanese internment compromised our principles and demonized an entire population of Americans. It is outrageous to let the same kind of xenophobia influence our policy today.
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November 18, 2015 In The News
Flanked by two scientists who experienced this, Rep. Judy Chu (D-Monterey Park) said at a news conference Tuesday the arrests appear to show a “practice and pattern of the federal government profiling Chinese American scientists as spies from China even when there is no credible evidence to support it.”
November 17, 2015 In The News
The meeting with Lynch was called by Rep. Judy Chu, chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), and will come one day after Chu questioned the attorney general at a House Judiciary Committee Oversight hearing, with Chen and Xi presen
November 16, 2015 In The News
Congresswoman Judy Chu (D-Monterey Park) has authored a bill that would would require Medicare to cover acupuncture services for all enrollees, regardless of their insurance plan
November 5, 2015 In The News
The effort was led by Judy Chu, representative of California’s 27th district, which includes Pasadena and Claremont. Chu is chairwoman of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, and ten of her letter’s 15 co-signers are also members of the caucus. The co-signers represent areas including Little Tokyo (Xavier Becerra), Gardena (Maxine Waters), and Silicon Valley (Mike Honda).
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November 5, 2015 In The News
“Enough is enough,” Chu said in an interview. “This report just documents what we thought was true, which is that they are negligent, and we have to stop the ability for private companies to profit off of detainees.”
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