Press Releases

July 12, 2019 Press Release
Our Military Spending Is Too High, But We Must Bring a Strong, Progressive Bill to Negotiate with the Senate

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) released the following statement after voting in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020:

July 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s announcement that he will issue an executive order to collect citizenship information from every department and agency in the federal government:

July 2, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) released the following statement after the Department of Commerce formally announced that the 2020 U.S. Census will be printed without the citizenship question.

June 28, 2019 Press Release
García’s first bill wins bipartisan support and is on its way to full House vote

Washington, D.C. - Representative Jesús G. “Chuy” García’s (IL-04) bill to require carbon monoxide detectors in public and publicly subsidized housing advanced out of the House Financial Services Committee this week, and it’s on its way to a full vote in the House of Representatives. The Safe Housing for Families Act, Rep.

June 28, 2019 Press Release
García’s first bill wins bipartisan support and is on its way to full House vote

Washington, D.C. - Representative Jesús G. “Chuy” García’s (IL-04) bill to require carbon monoxide detectors in public and publicly subsidized housing advanced out of the House Financial Services Committee this week, and it’s on its way to a full vote in the House of Representatives. The Safe Housing for Families Act, Rep.

June 28, 2019 Press Release
Forced Arbitration Clauses Deny Consumers Who Have Been Cheated the Ability to Hold Banks Accountable

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June 27, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement upon voting against the Senate version of the Emergency Border Supplemental Bill:

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June 27, 2019 Press Release
Vows to Combat Efforts to Add Census Question in the Future

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) released the following statement after the Supreme Court ruled that the proposed citizenship question for the 2020 U.S. Census cannot be added for now, in part because the Trump Administration’s explanation for adding the question is inadequate. 

June 26, 2019 Press Release
The Border Supplemental Bill Has Flaws, But We Must Provide Assistance to Children

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) released the following statement after voting to support the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance and Security at the Southern Border Act:

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June 25, 2019 Press Release
The Reward Work Act Will End Explosion of Stock Buybacks

Washington, D.C. - Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) and Ro Khanna (CA-17), introduced the Reward Work Act today, as a companion to legislation by Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI). This bill will address the explosion in so-called “stock buybacks.” Since the late 1970s, a growing share of economic growth has gone to Wall Street with little given to workers.

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