Press Releases

May 28, 2021 Press Release

CHICAGO, IL.- El Congresista Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Vice Presidente del Comité de Recursos Naturales de la Cámara de Representantes que supervisa los asuntos relacionados con los territorios de Estados Unidos, emitió el siguiente comunicado sobre los planes de Puerto Rico para privatizar su red eléctrica la próxima semana:

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May 27, 2021 Press Release

CHICAGO, IL — Following the introduction of the Connecting Youth to Jobs Act, a bill to create living-wage employment opportunities for young people facing barriers to employment and historically disadvantaged youth, Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) sent two letters this week calling on the Department of Justice and the City of Chicago to make urgently needed po

May 20, 2021 Press Release
This legislation will help diversify the education system by increasing the maximum TEACH Grant award from $4,000 to $8,000 per year to align with the full cost of college today

WASHINGTON, DC– Today, Congressman Jesús "Chuy" García (D-IL), Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (D-CT) and U.S.

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May 18, 2021 Press Release
“Public transportation systems should be accessible to all Americans, especially those protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act”

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), and Congresswoman Marie Newman (IL-03) members of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, introduced today the All Stations Accessibility Program (ASAP) Act of 2021, legislation that aims to help make public transportation systems more accessible to passengers with disabilities.  This proposal would

May 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), and 12 colleagues introduced the Connecting Youth to Jobs Act, which creates living-wage employment opportunities for young people facing barriers to employment and historically disadvantaged youth.

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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.

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