Press Releases

April 10, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL - Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) and Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), along with 49 of their colleagues led a letter to House and Senate leadership today urging them to include $100 billion for emergency rental assistance in the next emergency stimulus package to help people stay in their homes.

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April 10, 2020 Press Release
“English-language proficiency should not be a barrier to obtain vital information”

Chicago, IL - Representatives Jesús “Chuy’ García (IL-04) and Donna Shalala (FL-27), along with 62 Members of Congress sent a letter today to President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence urging the administration and federal agencies distribute coronavirus related public safety guidance, benefit eligibility requirements, and application materials in Spanish and other la

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April 2, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL. - Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), and Mark Takano (CA-41) led the Future of Transportation Caucus’ (FOTC) call to Congressional leadership urging that the principles of access, equity and sustainability must be central to any upcoming infrastructure investments.

March 27, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) released the following statement today after voting in support of the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), a $2.2 trillion stimulus bill to address the COVID-19 pandemic:

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March 23, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL – Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García joined five House Democrats in pressing the Trump Administration to take “swift and immediate action” to protect people in immigration detention centers and immigrant communities from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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March 23, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL. - Representatives Jesύs “Chuy” García (IL-04), Barbara Lee (CA-13) and 39 cosponsors introduced the Rental Eviction Moratorium Act today to prohibit landlords from evicting rental tenants during the COVID-19 public health emergency.

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March 20, 2020 Press Release
Any relief package must help all small businesses, including minority owned small businesses, recover, not put them in debt

Chicago, IL - Today, Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Gwen Moore (WI-04), Gil Cisneros (CA-39), and Jackie Speier (CA-14) along with 32 Members of Congress urged leaders in the House and Senate to consider providing grants and direct cash in addition to loans to small businesses negatively impacted by COVID-19.

March 20, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL. - Representatives Jesύs “Chuy” García (IL-04) and Gwen Moore (WI-04) led 51 Members of Congress in urging Congressional leadership to support public transportation agencies, including their workers, in any future stimulus packages to address the COVID-19 public health emergency. 

March 19, 2020 Press Release
Any relief package must include strong guarantees to protect jobs, pensions, and benefits for all workers

Chicago, IL - Today, Representatives Jesús “Chuy” Garcia (IL-04), Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12), and Steve Cohen (TN-09) urged leaders in the House and Senate to include protections for workers and consumers in any financial assistance aimed at supporting the airline industry as part of further economic stimulus to mitigate the impact of COVID-19. 

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