Press Releases

April 30, 2019 Press Release
Venezuela must find a peaceful by holding credible elections and returning to democracy

Washington, D.C.  Confrontations between opposition protesters and military forces loyal to Nicolás Maduro erupted in Venezuela today after Juan Guaidó, President of the National Assembly, appeared alongside soldiers and called for Venezuelans to take to the streets.

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April 26, 2019 Press Release

Chicago, IL – Today Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) joined community leaders at a press conference to announce Illinois House Bill 0072 to expand Medicaid eligibility to immigrants that have a valid social security number or work permit.

April 26, 2019 Press Release

Chicago, IL – Congressman “Chuy” García (IL-04) joined Illinois State Senator, Martin Sandoval, representatives from St. Anthony’s Hospital, and Focal Point CEO, Guy A. Medaglia, and others at a press conference to announce plans for the Focal Point Community Campus and the new location for St. Anthony’s Hospital.

Congressman García issued the following statement:

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April 24, 2019 Press Release

Chicago, IL - Today Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) joined IL State Representative Will Guzzardi and representatives from a coalition of organizations, including the Logan Square Neighborhood Association, in support of a proposal to build 100 units of affordable housing in a transit-oriented development for families near the Logan Square CTA station. 

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April 24, 2019 Press Release

Chicago, IL – Today Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) joined Rep. Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Rep. Dan Lipinski (IL-03), UNITE here Local 23 Amtrak Division President Donald Boyd, Transport Workers Union officials John Feltz and Jack Dinsdale, and dozens of UNITE HERE Amtrak workers at a rally calling for increased Amtrak funding.

April 23, 2019 Press Release
“This President is putting our families’ health at risk”

Chicago, IL Today Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) joined Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09),  Congressman Sean Casten (IL-06), Nicole Cantello, President of AFGE Local 704, Representatives from Sierra Club Illinois and other environmental organizations at an Earth Day rally to denounce President Trump’s budget cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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April 19, 2019 Press Release
Did Pipeline Health really intend to serve the community?

Chicago, ILToday an appeals court in Chicago reversed an earlier decision that stopped Pipeline Health from closing Westlake Hospital from closing. The new decision allows Pipeline to close the facility and stop serving the community. Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García issued the following statement:

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April 18, 2019 Press Release

Chicago, IL – Today the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced it will propose new regulations to require carbon monoxide (CO) detectors in all public housing units subsidized by HUD. Last month, Congressman “Chuy” García (IL-04), Rep. Joe Cunningham (SC-01) and Sen.

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April 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-  Today Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) released the following statement regarding Attorney General William Barr’s press conference:

April 16, 2019 Press Release

Chicago, IL -Yesterday Cook County Court Judge Moshe Jacobius held Pipeline Health, owner of Westlake Hospital, in contempt of court.

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