Press Releases

July 31, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC. - Representative Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) and the Congressional Tri-Caucus Chairs – which includes the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), and Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) – urged Congressional leadership to include several provisions of H.R.

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July 31, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC. - Representative Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) and the Congressional Tri-Caucus Chairs – which includes the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), and Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) – urged Congressional leadership to include several provisions of H.R.

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July 29, 2020 Press Release
Amendments would ban unidentified officers, use of force at protests

WASHINGTON, DC– Today the House advanced a plan from Reps. Jesús “Chuy” García (D-IL), Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Joaquin Castro (D-TX) to curtail the ability of federal law enforcement officers to intervene in constitutionally protected protests across the country.

July 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jesús "Chuy" García (IL-04) issued the following statement in response to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) memo announcing it will no longer process new applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and will limit renewals to o

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July 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC. - Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Gwen Moore (WI-04), Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), and Mark Takano (CA-41) led 106 Members of Congress in urging Congressional leadership to support public transportation agencies, including their workers, in the next relief package addressing the COVID-19 public health emergency.

July 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC -  Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) and Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), along with 41 of their colleagues led a letter to House and Senate leadership today urging them to include $100 billion for emergency rental assistance in the next stimulus package to help people stay in their homes.

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July 22, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC- In response to President Donald Trump’s executive order to exclude undocumented immigrants from the Census count, Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) joined Rep. Steve Horsford (NV-04) and 24 Members to introduce H.R. 7291, to Nullify the Effect of Trump's Executive Order Act.

July 22, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC - Representative Jesús “Chuy” García issued the following statement after voting against H.R. 6395, the House version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA):

“The House of Representatives should not approve $740.5 billion for military programs while working families face a global pandemic and a devastating economic downturn.

July 21, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC - Representative Jesús “Chuy” García issued the following statement following reports that President Trump plans to deploy federal agents in Chicago:

July 18, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL- Congressman Jesús “Chuy” Garcia issued the following statement on the passing of civil rights hero John Lewis:

“Last night we lost a hero, a legend, a fighter. John Lewis was an extraordinary man who exemplified the persistence of those who know the fight for justice is, as he said, not the fight of one day, but the struggle of a lifetime.  

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