Press Releases

May 5, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON –  After leading more than half of their Democratic colleagues in pushing for a WTO TRIPS waiver for COVID-19 vaccines, U.S.

April 28, 2021 Press Release

CHICAGO, IL  Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García issued the following statement after President Joe Biden delivered his first address to a joint session of Congress: 

April 28, 2021 Press Release

CHICAGO, IL — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement after the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) released body-worn camera footage from the police shooting of Anthony Alvarez:

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April 27, 2021 Press Release
Letter proposes solutions so all constituents can be treated with respect

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), joined by 26 local elected officials, sent a letter to the Chicago Postmaster and District Manager urging better service for non-English-speaking customers at Chicago post offices.

April 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) alongside Representatives Hank Johnson (GA-04), Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), and Ilhan Omar (MN-05) led a group of 21 lawmakers in introducing the House companion to Senator Merkley’s Honduras Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Act of 2021.

April 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) voted today to pass the NO BAN Act, which would prevent future presidents from issuing discriminatory travel bans, and the Access to Counsel Act, which would ensure individuals detained at a port of entry have access to legal representation.

April 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement after Derek Chauvin, the police officer who murdered George Floyd, was found guilty on all charges:

“Derek Chauvin’s conviction is a small, needed measure of accountability, but there will never be justice for George Floyd.

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