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July 21, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC - Representative Jesús “Chuy” García issued the following statement following reports that President Trump plans to deploy federal agents in Chicago:

July 16, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, praised this week’s passage of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2020, a bipartisan bill that will allow the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) to advance water resources development, navigation, aquatic ecosystem restoration and flood risk management in a way that will make the country more resilient to the impacts of climate change.

July 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Jan Schakowsky (Il-09) and Mike Quigley (IL-05) took important steps to prevent the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency from launching an Enforcement and Removal “Citizen Academy Training” in Chicago. Earlier this week, Representatives Garcia and Schakowsky, joined by Rep.

July 8, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García issued the following statement after United Airlines announced possible layoffs of 36,000 employees, nearly half of its U.S. workforce, starting in October.

June 26, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC - Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) and Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) led Illinois delegation members in a letter to President Trump urging him to continue funding COVID-19 testing sites. The administration previously announced it would stop funding coronavirus testing sites in five states including Illinois.

June 25, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Jesús "Chuy" García (IL-04) and Mike Quigley (IL-05); introduced a measure to create a new grant program in support of Park Districts. The proposal was introduced as an amendment to H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, House Democrat’s $1.5 trillion proposal to rebuild America’s infrastructure.

June 12, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL. -  Maria Whelan, President and CEO of Illinois Action for Children passed away suddenly on June 10th. Maria was an authority in the early child care and education field. Throughout her career, Whelan developed a legacy as a fighter for child care assistance programs for working parents in Illinois. Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement today honoring her: