Press Releases

April 14, 2021 Press Release
Legislation will cut down on traffic congestion and reduce greenhouse gas emissions

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), a member of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, introduced the Mobility Options, Resiliency, and Efficiency (MORE) Through TDM Act to cut down traffic congestion and decrease greenhouse gas emissions.

April 14, 2021 Press Release
“All families have the right to clean water, no matter where they live.”

WASHINGTON, D.C.  Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), and 37 Members of Congress today reintroduced the Lead Abatement for Families Act,  a bill that requires the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to identify and remove lead pipes in public and federally assisted housing.

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April 5, 2021 Press Release

CHICAGO, IL — Today, Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) joined Congresswoman Marie Newman (IL-03), Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR), and transit leaders to highlight local transportation and infrastructure priorities in the Midwest region as Congress pushes forward with passing President Biden’s American Jobs Plan.

March 31, 2021 Press Release
Transportation and Infrastructure Policy is a Matter of Racial and Socioeconomic Justice

CHICAGO, IL  Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and co-founder of the Future of Transportation Caucus, released the following statement on President Joe Biden’s American Jobs Plan:

March 30, 2021 Press Release
2021 Congressional Art Competition Open to High School Students

CHICAGO - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) announced today the beginning of the annual Congressional Art Competition. Each spring, members of the U.S. House of Representatives receive artistic submissions from their districts as part of the annual art competition for high school students.

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March 29, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) and Congresswoman Nikema Williams (GA-05) introduced the Our Homes Our Votes Act, a bill that facilitates voter registration for residents of federally subsidized housing by allowing them to register to vote as they sign their lease and verify their income.

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March 26, 2021 Press Release
Rule Allows Predatory Lenders to Circumvent State Borrower Protection Laws, Charge Vulnerable Consumers Outrageous Interest Rates

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jesús “Chuy” Garcia (IL-04), member of the House Financial Services Committee, joined U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md), a member of the U.S.

March 18, 2021 Press Release
Vows to continue fighting against criminalization of immigrants

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Jesús “Chuy'' García issued the following statement after voting to pass H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act, and H.R. 1603, the Farm Workforce Modernization Act.

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March 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement after Xavier Becerra was confirmed as Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS).  

“I offer my congratulations to Xavier Becerra who was just confirmed by the U.S. Senate to be the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the first Latino to hold the position.

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March 17, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Jim Costa (CA-16), and Raúl Grijalva (AZ-03) led a letter urging the Biden administration to end the Trump-era Employer Correction Request Notices, also known as the “No-Match Letter” program.

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