Press Releases

February 26, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC- Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives today in support of a resolution to terminate President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the southern border. Below is a link to the video and his remarks, as delivered:

February 14, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC- Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García released the following statement after voting against the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2019:

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February 14, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC- Yesterday, the Committee on Financial Services convened the hearing entitled, “Homelessness in America: Examining the Crisis and Solutions to End Homelessness.”

February 13, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC- During the Trump Shutdown, between 30 and 40 percent of FAA employees were furloughed, challenging the agency’s ability to fulfill its critical mission. Today the Subcommittee on Aviation of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure held a hearing on “Putting U.S. Aviation at Risk: The Impact of the Shutdown”.

February 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today Rep. Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), joined by Reps. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), Nydia M. Velázquez (NY-07) and 83 more Democratic Members, including Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) and Immigration and Citizenship Subcommittee Chair Zoe Lofgren (CA-19), sent a letter to U.S.

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February 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC- Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García issued the following statement on the passing of Pastor Victor H. Rodriguez:

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February 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC- El Congresista Jesús "Chuy" García emitió la siguiente declaración sobre el fallecimiento del Pastor Víctor H. Rodríguez:

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February 8, 2019 Press Release
Transportation policies frequently fail to address needs of working class and minority populations

Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, February 7, 2019 Congressman Chuy García (IL-04) spoke at the opening hearing of the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure entitled, “The Cost of Doing Nothing: Why Investing in Our Nation’s Infrastructure Cannot Wait.”

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February 7, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Today Rep. Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement as original cosponsor of the Green New Deal Resolution that recognizes the federal government’s duty to pursue environmentally sustainable and socially equitable development in the 21st century:

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February 7, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) joined colleagues from the House and Senate today to unveil legislation to put patients over profits by addressing the prescription drug affordability crisis. The Medicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act, would enable the federal government to negotiate prices of prescription drugs.

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