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March 29, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) and Congresswoman Nikema Williams (GA-05) introduced the Our Homes Our Votes Act, a bill that facilitates voter registration for residents of federally subsidized housing by allowing them to register to vote as they sign their lease and verify their income.

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March 26, 2021 Press Release
Rule Allows Predatory Lenders to Circumvent State Borrower Protection Laws, Charge Vulnerable Consumers Outrageous Interest Rates

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jesús “Chuy” Garcia (IL-04), member of the House Financial Services Committee, joined U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md), a member of the U.S.

March 18, 2021 Press Release
Vows to continue fighting against criminalization of immigrants

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Jesús “Chuy'' García issued the following statement after voting to pass H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act, and H.R. 1603, the Farm Workforce Modernization Act.

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March 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement after Xavier Becerra was confirmed as Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS).  

“I offer my congratulations to Xavier Becerra who was just confirmed by the U.S. Senate to be the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the first Latino to hold the position.

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March 17, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Jim Costa (CA-16), and Raúl Grijalva (AZ-03) led a letter urging the Biden administration to end the Trump-era Employer Correction Request Notices, also known as the “No-Match Letter” program.

March 16, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Today Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27), and 30 Members of Congress sent a letter to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) urging the bureau to provide resources to allow mixed-status families to more easily claim the stimulus payments they are owed.

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March 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Vice Chair of the Natural Resources Committee, released the following statement after Deb Haaland was confirmed as the Secretary of Interior:

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March 11, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement after he voted in favor of H.R. 8 and H.R. 1446, bills that would require background checks for every gun sale and close existing loopholes.

March 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today the U.S. Senate confirmed Marcia Fudge as Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement:

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March 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement after the House passed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to provide $1.9 trillion in coronavirus relief. The bill now goes to President Joe Biden’s desk to be signed into law.

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