Press Releases

March 18, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL. - Representatives Jesύs “Chuy” García (IL-04), William Lacy Clay (MO-01) and Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) led 70 Members of Congress in urging the major credit reporting agencies to stop rating adverse credit events such as missed medical bills, credit card payments and rent and mortgage payments until the COVID-19 public health emergency has passed.  

March 18, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL - Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Mark Pocan (WI-02), and  Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) led 74  Members of Congress in sending a letter to the country’s largest home mortgage lenders calling on them to halt all foreclosure proceedings until the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) health pandemic has passed. 

March 11, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García issued the following statement as the White House, Senate, and House of Representatives prepare legislative proposals to address the public health and economic impacts of the Coronavirus:

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March 11, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C . -  Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement after voting against H.R. 6172, the USA FREEDOM Reauthorization Act, which reauthorizes programs that have been misused to spy on Americans:

March 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) introduced the Cargo Flight Deck Security Act. This bipartisan bill will ensure that flight decks on cargo planes are as secure as those in all other aircraft.

March 11, 2020 Press Release
“The House and Senate agree: Congress has the exclusive authority to declare war”

Washington, D.C . -  Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed S.J.Res. 68, a joint resolution directing the President not to engage in further hostilities against Iran without explicit Congressional authorization:

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March 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) released the following statement after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) weakened protections for health care workers.

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March 6, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement in response to new press reports that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will intensify its surveillance and enforcement operations in sanctuary cities across the country:

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March 5, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC- Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) released the following statement today on the passage of H.R. 6074, the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, that provides emergency federal funding to address the coronavirus:

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February 28, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement in response to the decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit to block the Trump Administration Migrant Protection Protocols, also known as the ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy:

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