Press Releases

July 16, 2020 Press Release
Bill directs the Department of Housing and Urban Development to find lead pipes in public and subsidized housing and provide grants to remove them

Chicago, IL - Today, Reps. Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04)  and Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) introduced the Lead Abatement for Families Act, a bill requiring HUD to identify and remove lead pipes in public and subsidized housing by providing grants to public housing authorities and property owners.

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July 16, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, praised this week’s passage of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2020, a bipartisan bill that will allow the U.S.

July 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Jan Schakowsky (Il-09) and Mike Quigley (IL-05) took important steps to prevent the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency from launching an Enforcement and Removal “Citizen Academy Training” in Chicago. Earlier this week, Representatives Garcia and Schakowsky, joined by Rep.

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July 8, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García issued the following statement after United Airlines announced possible layoffs of 36,000 employees, nearly half of its U.S. workforce, starting in October.

July 7, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García published an op-ed in the Mexican newspaper Reforma calling on Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to hold President Trump accountable for his attacks against Mexicans and Mexican immigrants during his visit tomorrow in Washington.

July 1, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García voted to advance H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, which passed the House of Representatives 233-188.

June 29, 2020 Press Release
The Protecting Renters from Evictions and Fees Act would extend and expand the eviction moratorium for renters that ends on July 24, 2020 unless extended

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June 26, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC - Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) and Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) led Illinois delegation members in a letter to President Trump urging him to continue funding COVID-19 testing sites.

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June 25, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement after voting in support of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, an extensive police reform package:

June 25, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Jesús "Chuy" García (IL-04) and Mike Quigley (IL-05); introduced a measure to create a new grant program in support of Park Districts. The proposal was introduced as an amendment to H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, House Democrat’s $1.5 trillion proposal to rebuild America’s infrastructure.

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