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April 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, the House voted to pass H.R. 5447, the Music Modernization Act, a bill which reforms and updates the way songwriters and artists are compensated. The Music Modernization Act reforms section 115 of the Copyright Act and creates a blanket license for mechanical reproduction royalties.

April 20, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) issued the following statement on the student-led walkouts to protest Congressional inaction on gun violence:  

April 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) will be honored along with Rep. Doug Collins (GA-09) at tonight’s GRAMMYs on the Hill. In celebration of 20 years of advocacy in Washington, DC, the GRAMMYs are recognizing Reps.

April 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, in recognition of National Dog Fighting Awareness Day on April 8, Senators Kamala. D. Harris (D-CA) and Susan Collins (R-ME) introduced S.

April 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) Chair Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement on the passing of U.S. Senator Daniel K. Akaka.  Senator Akaka was the first Native Hawaiian ever elected to the U.S. Senate and retired in 2012 after serving a total of 36 years in the U.S. Congress.

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April 4, 2018 Press Release

PASADENA, CA - In preparation for the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) held a February 2nd roundtable discussion with representatives from institutions of higher education in her district, including Citrus College, Pasadena City College, East Los Angeles College, the California Institute of Technology, and the seven Claremont Colleges.

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March 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — On Monday night, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced that it would be adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census.

March 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, the House of Representatives voted to pass the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018, an omnibus spending bill to fund the remainder of Fiscal Year 2018. This Omnibus appropriates $1.21 trillion in base discretionary budget authority and $78 billion in Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) funding.

March 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, as part of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Hearing on “Combating the Opioid Crisis,” Ryan Hampton, a Pasadena resident in recovery for addiction, testified about his experiences in a sober living home, how lack of training and resources led to the death of his friend in a sober home, and the legislation he worked on with Rep.

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March 27, 2015 In The News
“The federal government awards billions of dollars in contracts and subcontracts to small businesses every year,” Rep. Judy Chu (D-Calif.), who initially proposed some of the subcontracting rule changes, said in a statement after the markup. “But without appropriate means of tracking awards, there is no accountability to ensure that we are succeeding at reaching our goal.”
March 11, 2015 In The News
It has been clear from the very beginning, and the hearings where Congress debated the bill, the ACA was always intended to be a national law. It doesn't matter if the exchange was established by your state or by the federal government. What matters is that you are covered.
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March 11, 2015 In The News
"It's clear that there is religious profiling going on whereby certain people are stopped just because they are Sikh or just because they are Muslim," Chu told The Associated Press in an interview.
February 20, 2015 In The News
“This is especially troubling for the Asian community where we have already low participation rates,” said Rep. Judy Chu (D-Monterey Park). She said many Asian immigrants distrust deferred action because they are wary of sharing personal information with the government and have doubts about whether the program will last.
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February 1, 2015 In The News
Rep. Judy Chu (D-Monterey Park), who has unsuccessfully sought to raise the cap and to expand U visas to include victims of labor exploitation, said her Republican colleagues did a disservice to "immigrants who bravely speak out."
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January 26, 2015 In The News
Where you're from can determine a lot about you, like if you speak with an accent or say "pop" instead of "soda." But location should not dictate your rights. Our basic freedoms do not know state or city borders, and do not change as you move around the country. That is, unless you are a woman.
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January 15, 2015 In The News
Speaking before the House vote, and calling the amendments "toxic" and "cruel," Congresswoman Judy Chu accused Republicans of playing games. "Republicans know this will not become law, so today's debate only serves to placate an extreme wing of their party while making millions of hardworking and aspiring Americans afraid and unsettled," said Chu.
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January 15, 2015 In The News
“This bill will finally put us on the offensive,” Rep. Judy Chu (D-Calif.) said in a conference call Wednesday announcing the bill.
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January 6, 2015 In The News
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November 20, 2014 In The News
Getting a major new immigration initiative up and running in less than two months is a challenge. But much of the policy will be built on an existing program. Chu confirmed reports that the president would be expanding DACA to adults with the overarching goal making sure “that it is felons deported, not families.” Altogether, an estimated 4 million to 5 million people could be affected, Chu said.
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