Press Releases

July 3, 2021 Press Release
"Necesitamos acabar con el sistema de prisión a deportación que pone a los veteranos en esta situación"

CHICAGO, IL. - El congresista Jesús "Chuy" García emitió la siguiente declaración sobre el plan del presidente Biden para traer de regreso a los veteranos deportados:

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July 3, 2021 Press Release
“We need to end the prison-to-deportation system that puts veterans in this situation”

CHICAGO, IL. -  Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García issued the following statement regarding President Biden’s plan to bring back deported veterans:

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July 1, 2021 Press Release
This Legislation will create good-paying jobs, start addressing the climate crisis, and modernize crumbling infrastructure. More action is needed though on climate
June 30, 2021 Press Release
In the wake of airlines’ refusal to voluntarily do right by the flying public, lawmakers call on DOT to use its consumer protection authority to preserve travelers’ hard-earned dollars

WASHINGTON, DC – Representatives Jesús G. “Chuy” García (IL-04) and Steve Cohen (TN-09), and Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn) today sent a letter to the U.S.

June 24, 2021 Press Release
“We must empower states to protect their residents from debts they can’t repay”

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today the House of Representatives approved S.J.Res. 15, the Senate companion of a resolution sponsored by Congressman Jesús “Chuy'' García (IL-04), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, to repeal the so-called “True Lender” rule issued by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), by a bipartisan vote of 218-208.

June 10, 2021 Press Release
This Legislation will create good-paying jobs, start addressing the climate crisis, and modernize crumbling infrastructure
June 8, 2021 Press Release

Text from the ASAP Act, which would establish a federal grant program to upgrade and improve passenger accessibility among the nation’s legacy rail transit systems, to be included in Chair DeFazio’s INVEST in America Act

 

June 7, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement upon the sudden passing on May 23nd of Team Chuy’s press secretary and digital manager Courtney Ann Neale:

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May 28, 2021 Press Release

CHICAGO, IL.- Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Vice Chair of the House Committee on Natural Resources which has oversight on issues pertaining the U.S. territories, issued the following statement regarding Puerto Rico’s plans to privatize its electrical grid next week: 

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May 28, 2021 Press Release
Congressmen introduce bill to protect traveling public from largest, heaviest trucks

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Seeking to make highways around the nation safer for drivers, Rep. Jesús G. “Chuy” García (IL-04) and Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) reintroduced the Safe Roads Act of 2021, which would direct the Department of Transportation to require that all new tractor trailers be equipped with and use an automatic emergency braking system. 

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