Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García - In the News

Westlake Hospital saved from closing, for now

April 9, 2019 In The News Westlake Hospital saved from closing, for now

The sudden suspension of services drew the ire of U.S. Rep. Jesus “Chuy” García, D-Ill.; the hospital is in his 4th Congressional District. He condemned the decision in a statement saying the hospital was a “critical asset for Melrose Park.”

Melrose Park Mayor: Westlake’s Owners Could Close Hospital Tomorrow

April 8, 2019 In The News Melrose Park Mayor: Westlake’s Owners Could Close Hospital Tomorrow

In an email statement released Monday, Congressman García said that he was “very concerned about reports that Westlake Hospital may be closing as soon as tomorrow. 

Democrats: Closing U.S.-Mexico border would harm USMCA's chances

April 3, 2019 In The News

By Maria Curi 

Congressional Democrats believe President Trump’s threat to shut down the U.S.-Mexico border would hurt his administration’s push to get the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement ratified, lawmakers told Inside U.S. Trade this week.

HUD will start checking for carbon monoxide detectors — but won't penalize landlords if they're missing

March 29, 2019 In The News HUD will start checking for carbon monoxide detectors — but won't penalize landlords if they're missing

Congressman “Chuy” García was mentioned in a news article highlighting his bicameral bill, the Safe Housing for Families Act, with Representative Joe Cunningham (SC-01) and Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) on March 30. This Act will provide carbon monoxide detectors in U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) housing units. 

Wait Times for Citizenship Have Doubled in the Last Two Years

February 28, 2019 In The News Wait Times for Citizenship Have Doubled in the Last Two Years

The letter Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García led demanding accountability from USCIS to address the growing backlog of adjudications at the agency was mentioned in The New York Times on February 21, 2019. See the excerpt here:

‘We are all America’ — Loop rally backs immigrants after Trump’s emergency

February 18, 2019 In The News ‘We are all America’ — Loop rally backs immigrants after Trump’s emergency
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Illinois House Democrats ‘well-positioned’ in new Congress

January 27, 2019 In The News Illinois House Democrats ‘well-positioned’ in new Congress

5 House freshmen to watch on housing issues

January 23, 2019 In The News 5 House freshmen to watch on housing issues

Shutdown chaos complicates IRS tax season

January 10, 2019 In The News Shutdown chaos complicates IRS tax season

116th United States Congress

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