Press Releases

April 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Jesús "Chuy" García (IL-04) and the Congressional Tri-Caucus – which represents over half of the Democratic Caucus and includes the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), and Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) – introduced a landmark bill to close health disparities in the United Sta

April 23, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) released the following statement today after voting to pass H.R. 266, the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act:

April 22, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL - As the Federal Reserve hires BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, to oversee some of its programs designed to stabilize the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic, Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) and Ayanna Pressley (MA-07)  sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chairman Powell to dem

April 21, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) and Mark Takano (CA-41) introduced the Robust International Response to Pandemic Act.

April 21, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s announcement that he will issue an executive order to halt immigration:

April 18, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL- Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) spoke with Chicago health experts this week about the COVID-19 pandemic and the high rate of illness in the Latino community.

April 16, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL - Representative Jesús G. "Chuy" García (IL-04) issued the following statement in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler’s announcement that it will not strengthen the national air quality standards for fine particulate matter, also known as soot.

April 15, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García issued the following statement regarding the coronavirus outbreak in a migrant youth shelter under the jurisdiction of the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) in Chicago:

April 14, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) and Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45) introduced the Systemic Risk Mitigation Act.

April 13, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL- Representatives Jesús “Chuy’ García (IL-04), Sylvia Garcia (TX-29), Danny Davis (IL-07), and 21 other Members of Congress sent a letter to the Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Department of the Treasury urging them to issue final guidance for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and to conduct proactive outreach in underserved and minority communities.