On Thursday, July 29, Rep. Chu spoke on the House floor in support of the Investing In American Jobs and Closing Tax Loopholes Act of 2010. She hailed the bill's extension of the Emergency Fund for Job Creation and Assistance, which has created over 11,000 jobs in LA County and almost 250,000 across the since the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 created the program.
On Wednesday, July 28th, Congresswoman Judy Chu spoke on the House floor in recognition of Social Security's 75th Anniversary. She noted that the program has provided protection and security for millions of Americas from common threats like old age, disability and poverty.
On Monday, July 19th, Congresswoman Judy Chu spoke on the House floor during a Special Order Hour and urged Senate Republicans to stop blocking vital unemployment aid to millions of Americans. She noted that more than 368,000 Californians have lost their benefits since the Republican filibuster began at the beginning of June.
On Thursday, July 1st, Congresswoman Judy Chu spoke in favor of the The Securing Protections for the Injured from Limitations on Liability Act (SPILL Act) during the bills debate on the House floor.
Rep. Judy Chu spoke on the House floor on Tuesday, June 29, and urged her colleagues to pass Wall Street Reform. She noted the bill's provisions would help prevent a repeat of the California Public Employees' Retirement System's loss of $1 billion to hidden subprime mortgages. She also praised the bill for ending taxpayer bailouts and ensuring no bank is ever again "too big to fail".
On Thursday, June 24, Rep. Chu joined Speaker Nancy Pelosi and dozens of Democratic women Members of Congress on the East Front Steps of the Capitol to urge Senate Republicans to stop blocking job creation legislation.
On Wednesday, June 16, Rep. Judy Chu spoke on the House floor during a Special Order Hour on the recent Gulf Oil Spill. She highlighted the problems faced by local Vietnamese and Cambodian fishermen, discussed the federal response to the disaster and called for an overhaul of America's energy policies.
Rep. Judy Chu spoke during Special Orders on the House Floor on Thursday, April 29, 2010 in favor of comprehensive immigration reform.