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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.

July 7, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García published an op-ed in the Mexican newspaper Reforma calling on Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to hold President Trump accountable for his attacks against Mexicans and Mexican immigrants during his visit tomorrow in Washington.

July 1, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García voted to advance H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, which passed the House of Representatives 233-188.

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.

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June 25, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement after voting in support of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, an extensive police reform package:

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.

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June 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, praised today’s passage of the surface transportation bill, the INVEST In America Act, which recognizes that transportation has a profound impact on equity and social justice.

June 18, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL. - The Supreme Court of the United States ruled today that the Trump Administration did not follow the law in its attempt to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and did not properly weigh the impact of their decision on individuals with DACA protections. Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García issued the following statement about this decision:

June 15, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL - Today, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that sexual orientation and gender identity are protected characteristics under the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits sex discrimination in employment. The case is Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia.

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During pandemic, protests, IL congressional reps call for equitable transportation funding

June 10, 2020 In The News During pandemic, protests, IL congressional reps call for equitable transportation funding

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African American, Latina mothers come together in Lawndale after days of unrest

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Walmart Workers Are Dying From the Coronavirus. Now They Want a Seat at the Table.

May 26, 2020 In The News Walmart Workers Are Dying From the Coronavirus. Now They Want a Seat at the Table.
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Rep. Garcia urges Gov. J.B. Pritzker to ensure Illinois Hispanics are hired as contact tracers

May 18, 2020 In The News Rep. Garcia urges Gov. J.B. Pritzker to ensure Illinois Hispanics are hired as contact tracers
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In Illinois, Latinos have highest cases of coronavirus, and officials worry about a spike in deaths

May 7, 2020 In The News In Illinois, Latinos have highest cases of coronavirus, and officials worry about a spike in deaths
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Frontier Airlines abandons plan to sell $39 social distancing upgrade

May 6, 2020 In The News Frontier Airlines abandons plan to sell $39 social distancing upgrade

Representatives García, Pressley, And Tlaib Demand Oversight Over BlackRock

April 22, 2020 In The News Representatives García, Pressley, And Tlaib Demand Oversight Over BlackRock

Rep. Chuy Garcia talks about the impact of COVID-19 on Latino communities

April 22, 2020 In The News Rep. Chuy Garcia talks about the impact of COVID-19 on Latino communities
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Rep. Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia talks about bill to ban evictions during COVID-19 pandemic

April 13, 2020 In The News Rep. Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia talks about bill to ban evictions during COVID-19 pandemic
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