Press Releases

March 9, 2021 Press Release
“This bill is the most significant enhancement of workers’ rights in more than 80 years”

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Vice Chair of the Labor Caucus, issued the following statement after voting to pass H.R. 842 the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act, a bill that protects the basic right to form a union by ensuring workers are free to organize without employer interference:

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March 3, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement after voting for the passage of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2021.

March 3, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement after voting to pass H.R. 1, the For the People Act, a comprehensive election reform and anti-corruption package:

March 3, 2021 Press Release
More than 40 Members of Congress support withholding U.S. funds from Honduran police & military until gross human rights violations are investigated and prosecuted

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week commemorates the 5-year anniversary of the assassination of Honduran environmental and indigenous rights leader, Berta Cáceres. Five years later, the fight for human rights in Honduras wages on, and the United States must drastically change its role in that fight.

February 27, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC. - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement after voting to pass H.R. 1319, The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, to provide $1.9 trillion in federal spending to address the ongoing pandemic:

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February 26, 2021 Press Release

CHICAGO – U.S. Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (D-IL-04) and U.S.

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February 26, 2021 Press Release
Lawmakers: A creative way to help bring vaccines to the world

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Jesús “Chuy” García (D-IL-04) and U.S.

February 25, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement after voting to pass H.R. 5, the Equality Act in the House of Representatives:

February 24, 2021 Press Release
Legislation focuses on comprehensive support for language, workforce, legal needs and increasing refugee admissions

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Grace Meng (NY-06), and Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) and Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Mazie K.

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February 18, 2021 Press Release

CHICAGO, IL - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement regarding the bicameral U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021, introduced today:

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