Press Releases

November 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) joined labor and faith leaders at a press conference outside the U.S. Capitol to demand justice for the Media Luna gold mine unionists assassinated and disappeared in Mexico, and to call for stronger labor standards in the revised North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

November 20, 2019 Press Release
The FAIR Fees Act would limit fees for checked bags, ticket changes, and cancellations

Washington, D.C. - Congressmen Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Steve Cohen (TN-09) and Senator Edward J.

November 19, 2019 Press Release
Congressmembers send letter to heads of Homeland Security and USCIS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Reps. Jesús “Chuy” García (D-IL), Grace Meng (D-NY), Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), and Norma Torres (D-CA), along with 80 other Members of Congress, sent a letter to the heads of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) demanding that they abandon plans to hike up USCIS application fees.

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November 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) and Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) introduced the Protecting Consumers from Market Manipulation Act, a bill to limit the revenue that large non-financial companies can derive from financial activity.

November 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressmen Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) and Glenn Grothman (WI-06) introduced the Veterans and Consumers Fair Credit Act, which would extend small dollar “payday” and car-title 36% rate cap protections established under the Military Lending Act (MLA) to all consumers, including veterans and their families.

November 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement as the Supreme Court begins proceedings regarding the Trump Administration’s attempt to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:

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October 31, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement after voting to pass H. Res 660, a resolution formally establishing the scope and parameters for the impeachment of Donald J. Trump, and making transparent to the American public how the impeachment process will be conducted:

October 30, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) released the  following message in English and Spanish regarding the Chicago Teachers Union strike. You can view the message here:

Video in English.

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October 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Reps. Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Grace Meng (NY-06) and Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) introduced bold legislation that would ensure a more inclusive and welcoming system to help new Americans achieve their American Dream.

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