Press Releases

November 17, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC— Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) led a bicameral letter signed by 73 Members of Congress to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo requesting the issuance of a worldwide temporary general license to allow coronavirus-related humanitarian trade to flow to U.S. sanctioned countries.

November 12, 2020 Press Release
“The education community and Latino families in our city owe a debt of gratitude to María”

Chicago, IL - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement regarding the passing of Chicago education activist and public servant María B. Cerda: 

November 7, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL –  After Joseph R. Biden and Kamala Harris secured the necessary electoral votes to win the 2020 Presidential Election, Congressman Jesus “Chuy” Garcia issued the following statement.

October 30, 2020 Press Release
Endorsed by nearly 20 groups, the Lead-Safe Housing for Kids Act of 2020 builds on Congressman García’s work to safeguard residents of public housing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressmen Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) and A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) today unveiled the Lead-Safe Housing for Kids Act of 2020, legislation to protect children in federally-assisted housing from dangerous lead exposure and poisoning.

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October 26, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL - Today, just eight days before the presidential election, Senate Republicans have confirmed Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court of the United States. Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement:

October 23, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL - Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (Il-04), Sylvia Garcia (TX-29), Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12), and Kweisi Mfume (MD-07) joined by 36 Members of Congress introduced the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Safe Schools Act to provide $17 billion to school districts to pay for PPE, cleaning supplies, technical training, and additional staff support n

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October 16, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL — Today Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), and 9 other Members of Congress sent a letter to the Department of Justice (DOJ) urging the agency to strengthen its bank merger review guidelines. The DOJ is currently accepting public comments on its guidelines, which were developed more than twenty years ago.

October 13, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL - Today the Supreme Court agreed with the Trump administration and issued a decision to suspend the 2020 census from continuing through the end of October. Congressman Jesus “Chuy” Garcia issued the following statement:

October 2, 2020 Press Release
“It's past time Republicans put politics aside and got the job done”

Washington, DC - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) voted to advance H.R 925, the revised HEROES Act, which passed the House of Representatives 214-207. The legislation would provide more than $2 trillion dollars in comprehensive relief to families, small businesses, and state, local, and tribal governments.

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October 2, 2020 Press Release
“Robbing Black and Brown women of full autonomy over their bodies and reproductive freedoms is white supremacy in action.”

Washington, DC— Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives this morning in support of H.Res. 1153, a congressional resolution condemning unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their full informed consent.

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