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June 5, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Reps. Judy Chu (CA-27) and Vern Buchanan (FL-16) today introduced legislation to update the Qualified Performing Artist (QPA) tax deduction which helps artists deduct the costs of work-related expenses.

June 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — The House of Representatives today voted 237-187 to pass H.R. 6, the Dream and Promise Act of 2019. This bill, introduced by Rep.

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May 31, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Last week, as part of Mental Health Awareness Month, Representative Judy Chu (CA-27) and Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) introduced H.R. 2958, the Increasing Access to Mental Health in Schools Act.

May 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Sunday, May 26, another horse died racing at Santa Anita racetrack. The horse was the 26th to die racing or training at Santa Anita since December 26, and the third in nine days. Rep.

May 23, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, Representatives Judy Chu (CA-27) and John Katko (NY-24) and Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) introduced the Filing Relief for Natural Disasters Act.

May 23, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — – Following the recent passage of restrictive anti-choice state laws in Alabama, Georgia and Missouri, U.S. Representative Judy Chu (CA-27) and U.S.

May 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — The Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) today officially opened the San Gabriel Valley Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC), the first Veterans clinic in the San Gabriel Valley in over eight years.

May 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — The House of Representatives today voted to pass H.R. 5, the Equality Act, which updates the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and other statutes to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity in employment, public education, access to credit, jury service, federal funding, housing, and public accommodations. Rep.

May 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, the House of Representatives voted 234-183 to pass H.R. 987, the Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act, an omnibus package of bills designed to combat the Trump Administration’s sabotage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and help lower the prices of prescription drugs.

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May 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, President Trump announced a new immigration proposal that reduces family-based immigration, creates a burdensome merit-based system for new immigrants, and fails to address Dreamers, TPS, or detained immigrant children. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) issued the following statement:

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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
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
“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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