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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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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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August 10, 2015 In The News
Among lawmakers in attendance Tuesday were Democratic Reps. Zoe Lofgren of San Jose, Judy Chu of El Monte and Lucille Roybal-Allard of Los Angeles -- all outspoken critics of family detention who described visiting the facilities in Texas earlier this summer and speaking with mothers and children there.
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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."

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