Press Releases

December 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement after the House Judiciary Committee introduced two articles of impeachment against President Donald J. Trump for Abuse of Power and Obstruction of Congress:

December 7, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Jesus “Chuy” Garcia (IL-04) released the following statement after voting present on H. Res. 326: 

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December 6, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) voted today in support of H.R. 4, the Voting Rights Advancement Act. The bill would restore protections gutted by the Supreme Court’s 2013 Shelby County v. Holder decision, which made it easier to implement barriers to voting. 

December 6, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Jesús "Chuy" García (D-IL), Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (D-CT) and Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) announced the introduction of the Diversifying by Investing in Educators and Students to Improve outcomes For Youth (DIVERSIFY) Act.

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December 4, 2019 Press Release
Bicameral legislation would require bank regulators to seriously consider how the merger affects consumers and communities and whether it presents risks to financial stability

Washington, DC - Congressman Jesús "Chuy" García (D-Ill.), member of the House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services and United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), member of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee, today announced the introduction of the Bank Merger Review Modernization Act.

November 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D. C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Jesus “Chuy” Garcia (IL-04), Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Jared Huffman (CA-02) and Bobby Rush (IL-01) sent the following letter to the Organization of American States seeking answers to several questions related to the controversial Bolivian Presidential election of October 20, 2019.

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November 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) joined labor and faith leaders at a press conference outside the U.S. Capitol to demand justice for the Media Luna gold mine unionists assassinated and disappeared in Mexico, and to call for stronger labor standards in the revised North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

November 20, 2019 Press Release
The FAIR Fees Act would limit fees for checked bags, ticket changes, and cancellations

Washington, D.C. - Congressmen Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Steve Cohen (TN-09) and Senator Edward J.

November 19, 2019 Press Release
Congressmembers send letter to heads of Homeland Security and USCIS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Reps. Jesús “Chuy” García (D-IL), Grace Meng (D-NY), Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), and Norma Torres (D-CA), along with 80 other Members of Congress, sent a letter to the heads of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) demanding that they abandon plans to hike up USCIS application fees.

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November 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) and Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) introduced the Protecting Consumers from Market Manipulation Act, a bill to limit the revenue that large non-financial companies can derive from financial activity.

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