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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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August 10, 2015 In The News
“ICE is supposed to be taking care of these detainees,” said Rep. Judy Chu (D-Monterey Park), a lead writer of the letter. “We need to have greater oversight.”
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July 24, 2015 In The News
Congress sets the 7(a) program's lending limit and can vote to authorize raising it. San Gabriel Valley Congresswoman Judy Chu is co-sponsoring a bill that would do just that and is hoping her colleagues will take action before heading off on a long recess next week.
June 5, 2015 In The News
Rep. Judy Chu (D-Calif.) is one of a number of lawmakers who have called on federal officials to investigate. In a letter to Chu dated May 29, an official from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services wrote that the agency strives "to do our work with the greatest possible integrity and efficiency." It continues:
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May 29, 2015 In The News
A vast majority of these women and children escaped the dangerous Northern Triangle region in Central America, many fleeing gender-based or gang violence. In fact, many, if not all, have legal claims to be here. New data shows that more than 75 percent of detained families have demonstrated “credible fear” of persecution in their home countries.
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May 21, 2015 In The News
"There is no way to detain families humanely," Rep. Judy Chu (D-Calif.) said. "Family detention cannot be fixed, it must end once and for all."
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May 13, 2015 In The News
"The enthusiasm of the thousands who attended today's summit and the many others celebrating around the country gives me hope for a future where AAPIs, and all Americans, are valued as equal contributors to our society and have the chance to achieve the American Dream," Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus chair Rep.
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May 12, 2015 In The News
U.S. Representative Judy Chu, a California Democrat, cited the Senate race in Virginia last year as an example, when Democratic Senator Mark Warner was struggling in the race. She said, “Senator Warner made a very concerted appeal to them that paid off. An overwhelming 68 percent of API supported him. Senator Warner won by less than 1 percent. APIs were clearly the margin of victory.”
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May 4, 2015 In The News
The members of Congress who wrote the letter to Carter include Rep. Judy Chu, D-Calif., whose nephew Lance Cpl. Harry Lew killed himself in Afghanistan in April 2011 after hours of alleged abuse by his fellow Marines, who were angry with him for falling asleep multiple times while he was on watch.
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April 29, 2015 In The News
Rep. Judy Chu (D-Calif.), the head of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, echoed the disappointment, accusing Abe of ignoring "Japan’s responsibility for this particularly troubling and painful chapter."
April 14, 2015 In The News
Simply being born poor today determines much of your future, from your health to your earnings. Inequality starts young. Through no fault of their own and independent of any choices they make, those born poor do not live as long or earn as much on average. And children born to low income parents are now earning even less than the generations before them.

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