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June 8, 2021 Press Release

Text from the ASAP Act, which would establish a federal grant program to upgrade and improve passenger accessibility among the nation’s legacy rail transit systems, to be included in Chair DeFazio’s INVEST in America Act

 

June 7, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement upon the sudden passing on May 23nd of Team Chuy’s press secretary and digital manager Courtney Ann Neale:

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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: 

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May 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Seeking to make highways around the nation safer for drivers, Rep. Jesús G. “Chuy” García (IL-04) and Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) reintroduced the Safe Roads Act of 2021, which would direct the Department of Transportation to require that all new tractor trailers be equipped with and use an automatic emergency braking system. 

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:

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May 27, 2021 Press Release

CHICAGO, IL — Following the introduction of the Connecting Youth to Jobs Act, a bill to create living-wage employment opportunities for young people facing barriers to employment and historically disadvantaged youth, Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) sent two letters this week calling on the Department of Justice and the City of Chicago to make urgently needed po

May 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC– Today, Congressman Jesús "Chuy" García (D-IL), Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (D-CT) and U.S.

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May 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), and Congresswoman Marie Newman (IL-03) members of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, introduced today the All Stations Accessibility Program (ASAP) Act of 2021, legislation that aims to help make public transportation systems more accessible to passengers with disabilities.  This proposal would

May 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), and 12 colleagues introduced the Connecting Youth to Jobs Act, which creates living-wage employment opportunities for young people facing barriers to employment and historically disadvantaged youth.

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Most House Democrats say Biden should back coronavirus vaccine patent waivers

May 4, 2021 In The News Most House Democrats say Biden should back coronavirus vaccine patent waivers

Celebran en Chicago el fin de las ‘cartas no match’ de la Administración del Seguro Social

May 3, 2021 In The News Celebran en Chicago el fin de las ‘cartas no match’ de la Administración del Seguro Social
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La comunidad latina de Chicago afronta el asesinato policial de Adam Toledo: mientras muchos presionan para que la policía rinda cuentas, algunos temen la violencia de las pandillas y prefieren permanecer en silencio

May 3, 2021 In The News La comunidad latina de Chicago afronta el asesinato policial de Adam Toledo: mientras muchos presionan para que la policía rinda cuentas, algunos temen la violencia de las pandillas y prefieren permanecer en silencio
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May Day march activists call for US immigration reform, fair work accommodations

May 1, 2021 In The News May Day march activists call for US immigration reform, fair work accommodations

Hundreds gather in Union Park to fight for rights for workers on May Day

May 1, 2021 In The News Hundreds gather in Union Park to fight for rights for workers on May Day
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Familias de Illinois que no ganan mucho pueden recibir hasta $375 por hijo en el verano; mira cómo

April 27, 2021 In The News Familias de Illinois que no ganan mucho pueden recibir hasta $375 por hijo en el verano; mira cómo
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Reopening Racine stop would be an easy way to improve Englewood transit access

April 26, 2021 In The News Reopening Racine stop would be an easy way to improve Englewood transit access

Transportation for America Panel: Bold vision is needed to achieve transit funding parity

April 26, 2021 In The News Transportation for America Panel: Bold vision is needed to achieve transit funding parity

Most Latinos plan to get or have got Covid vaccinations. Access is key, leaders say.

April 23, 2021 In The News Most Latinos plan to get or have got Covid vaccinations. Access is key, leaders say.
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Immigration advocates say end of ‘no-match letters’ a victory for workers

April 22, 2021 In The News Immigration advocates say end of ‘no-match letters’ a victory for workers
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