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May 28, 2021 Press Release

CHICAGO, IL.- Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Vice Chair of the House Committee on Natural Resources which has oversight on issues pertaining the U.S. territories, issued the following statement regarding Puerto Rico’s plans to privatize its electrical grid next week: 

May 28, 2021 Press Release

CHICAGO, IL.- El Congresista Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Vice Presidente del Comité de Recursos Naturales de la Cámara de Representantes que supervisa los asuntos relacionados con los territorios de Estados Unidos, emitió el siguiente comunicado sobre los planes de Puerto Rico para privatizar su red eléctrica la próxima semana:

April 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Ayer, el Comité de Recursos Naturales de la Cámara de Representantes celebró una audiencia centrada en HR 1522, la Ley de Admisión a la Estadidad de Puerto Rico y HR 2070, la Ley de Autodeterminación de Puerto Rico de 2021. Cada legislación propone un proceso diferente para poner fin al status actual de la isla como territorio. El Congresista Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), partidario de la Ley de Autodeterminación de Puerto Rico de 2021, emitió la siguiente declaración:

February 18, 2021 Press Release

CHICAGO, IL - This week, Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García was appointed Vice Chair of the House Committee on Natural Resources for the 117th Congress. Congressman García, the only member of the Illinois Delegation serving on the committee, released the following statement:

January 15, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  This week Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) was reappointed to serve on the Financial Services, Transportation & Infrastructure, and Natural Resources Committees for the 117th Congress. Congressman García issued the following statement:

December 17, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), and Nydia Velázquez (NY-07) introduced the Community Driven Recovery for Puerto Rico Act, a bill that strengthens transparency and oversight of federal recovery efforts in Puerto Rico by establishing a Civil Society Task Force to ensure Puerto Ricans have a seat at the table in the decisions about recovery efforts. The Community Driven Recovery for Puerto Rico Act: