WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) alongside Representatives Hank Johnson (GA-04), Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), and Ilhan Omar (MN-05) led a group of 21 lawmakers in introducing the House companion to Senator Merkley’s Honduras Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Act of 2021.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) voted today to pass the NO BAN Act, which would prevent future presidents from issuing discriminatory travel bans, and the Access to Counsel Act, which would ensure individuals detained at a port of entry have access to legal representation.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement after Derek Chauvin, the police officer who murdered George Floyd, was found guilty on all charges:
“Derek Chauvin’s conviction is a small, needed measure of accountability, but there will never be justice for George Floyd.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Jesús "Chuy" García (IL-04) and Mike Quigley (IL-05) sent a letter to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure calling for strong support for cultural institutions in the upcoming infrastructure package.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), a resident of the Little Village neighborhood in Chicago, issued the following statement after the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) released body-worn camera footage from the police killing of Adam Toledo, a 13-year-old from Little Village:
WASHINGTON, DC.-- Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) voted today in support of H.R. 7, the Paycheck Fairness Act, legislation that seeks to address gender wage discrimination. Congressman García issued the following statement:
INSURANCE ACT will Increase the Minimum Insurance Required for Motor Carriers
Washington D.C. — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), a member of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, reintroduced the INSURANCE Act to ensure minimum insurance requirements for motor carriers are periodically adjusted to the inflation rate of medical costs.
WASHINGTON, DC - Ayer, el Comité de Recursos Naturales de la Cámara de Representantes celebró una audiencia centrada en HR 1522, la Ley de Admisión a la Estadidad de Puerto Rico y HR 2070, la Ley de Autodeterminación de Puerto Rico de 2021. Cada legislación propone un proceso diferente para poner fin al status actual de la isla como territorio.