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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 3, 2018 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the Trump Administration announced plans to roll back federal clean car standards and revoke California’s ability set its own emissions standards, an authority codified by the Clean Air Act. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement:

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November 20, 2014 In The News
Obama “was very serious about his commitment to immigration reform,” Chu said after the dinner, where attendees ate fennel salad and a beef main course. “He said that there were those that said he should wait until after the budget bill … but he just felt that he owed it to all of those who have been waiting all this time to do something.”
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November 20, 2014 In The News
“Basically, giving them a way to earn their legal status,” Chu said, noting that the change could affect nearly 4 million people already living in the United States. “It’s not a green card, but they can get a work permit.”
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November 20, 2014 In The News
Rep. Judy Chu (D-Calif.), who chairs the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus and attended Wednesday night’s dinner, said the president “was very clear on the fact that we have to do this now and remain strong through this process.”
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October 7, 2014 In The News
Rep. Judy Chu (D-Monterey Park) introduced a bill this year to turn the 655,000-acre range into a National Recreation Area, which would bring in National Park Service oversight, money and a new emphasis on conservation and recreation. Chu's bill is the better way to protect the mountains, but with Congress deadlocked, it has stalled.
September 24, 2014 In The News
The proposals to bring them additional protections beyond the national forest status that they have began 11 years ago through the offices of Hilda Solis, then the member of Congress for the central San Gabriel Valley. They have continued under Rep.
September 11, 2014 In The News
The purpose, organizers said, was to remind members of Congress about the economic value of U.S. entertainment industry workers at a time when lawmakers are reviewing ways to strengthen copyright protections for content owners. The motion picture and television industry supports nearly 2 million workers and annually contributes $41 billion to over 300,000 businesses, according to the MPAA.
August 19, 2014 In The News
Rep. Judy Chu (D-Calif.) and 34 other members of California’s congressional delegation are urging Gov. Jerry Brown to sign legislation that would expand the state’s film and TV incentive program to $400 million in tax credits per year.
March 16, 2014 In The News
Rep. Judy Chu (D-Calif.) said she is “encouraged” by the process and hopes it can lead to protections against online piracy for creators. “Voluntary agreements are one of the strongest vehicles we have to effect real change in reducing digital theft,” she said in a statement.
March 12, 2014 In The News
This week, the House Judiciary subcommittee on Intellectual Property will examine the “Notice and Takedown” process, and to us, it is clear that a very hard look is necessary.
March 12, 2014 In The News
Bringing a nation wide effort to continue the fight for women’s rights to Los Angeles, Pasadena Congresswoman Judy Chu was joined by House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi and other women leaders at California State University Los Angeles to discuss a new economic agenda that will increase job equality for women.

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