Press Releases

February 18, 2021 Press Release

CHICAGO, IL - This week, Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García was appointed Vice Chair of the House Committee on Natural Resources for the 117th Congress. Congressman García, the only member of the Illinois Delegation serving on the committee, released the following statement:

February 17, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), and Congressman Mark Takano (CA-41) relaunched the Future of Transportation Caucus, to continue creating a vision for the future of our transportation system that emphasizes equity, access, and sustainability.

February 16, 2021 Press Release

CHICAGO, IL - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), today announced Mike Cusher as his new legislative director in Washington, D.C.,  and Jesús del Toro and María Velázquez as constituency services liaison and outreach director, respectively, in Chicago.

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February 12, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), and Mark Takano (CA-41) re-introduced the Robust International Response to Pandemic Act.

February 11, 2021 Press Release
Members Express Concerns Proud Boys Pose Clear and Present Danger as Insider Threat To The Nation

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Jesús "Chuy" García (IL-04) and Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) released the following statement regarding the introduction of their resolution in the House, which expresses the Sense of Congress that

February 11, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (D-IL), Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) today led a letter urging President Biden to take on a broader analysis of the humanitarian impacts of sanctions and to reconsider sanctions that are impeding COVID relief.

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February 8, 2021 Press Release

 Chicago, IL - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement after the passing of his dear friend and union leader Karen Lewis:

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February 5, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García voted to adopt the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Resolution. Adopting this budget enables Congress to act quickly and decisively to deliver the robust relief that families, workers, and communities need to combat the coronavirus pandemic and uplift the economy. Congressman García issued the following statement:

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February 5, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) announced today that his Legislative Director and Deputy Chief of Staff Don Andres will succeed Kari Moe as his chief of staff. Ms. Moe, a longtime congressional staffer, will return to teaching and training progressive leadership.

February 2, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García issued the following statement regarding the immigration executive orders President Joe Biden issued today and the historic confirmation of Department of Homeland Security Secretary, Alejandro Mayorkas:

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