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October 1, 2020 Press Release

PASADENA, CA – On Wednesday, as wildfires continued to rage in California, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), Speaker Nancy Pelosi (CA-12), House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23), and 30 additional California Democrats and Republicans wrote to President Trump urging support for Governor Newsom’s request for a Major Disaster Declaration to respond to wildfires that have struck the State in September.

October 1, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Today, House Small Business Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight, and Regulations Chairwoman Judy Chu (CA-27) led a hearing probing internal controls against fraud and abuse in key loan programs at the Small Business Administration (SBA).

September 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — With the Bobcat Fire still 0% contained and communities in her district facing evacuation orders, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) spoke with Angeles National Forest Supervisor Jerry Perez and has issued the following statement and guidance to constituents:

September 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) issued the following statement on the Bobcat Fire which is currently 0% contained and spreading in the Angeles National Forest in her district:

August 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) held a press conference outside the Pasadena Post Office to condemn the White House’s attempts to hobble post office services before the election, including cutting worker hours, shutting down sorting machines, and removing post boxes. At the press conference, Rep.

August 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, 82 Members of Congress sent a letter, led by Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), to leaders of both the House and Senate urging them to include support and protections for immigrants in the next COVID-19 relief legislation.

July 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the NO BAN Act, legislation introduced by Congressmember Judy Chu (CA-27) and U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.) in April 2019 to repeal all versions of the President’s Muslim ban and prevent another baseless, discriminatory ban from happening in the future. Congresswoman Chu and Senator Coons issued the following statements:

July 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 6395, the William M. Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2021. The NDAA authorizes $740.5 billion in defense spending at the Department of Defense and Department of Energy.

July 18, 2020 Press Release

PASADENA, CA – Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) issued the following statement on the passing of Rep. John Lewis:

“I am heartbroken to learn of the passing of my friend John Lewis. He was a true leader in morality and justice, always pushing our nation to be better.

July 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In an immediate response to the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Trump administration’s controversial rule that allows employers to refuse to cover their employees’ birth control under their company health insurance plan, a group of federal lawmakers announced today they will be filing new legislation tomorrow to repeal the rules before they can take effe


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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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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. "
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."