Press Releases

May 12, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García issued the following statement regarding Dr. Anthony Fauci’s testimony in front of a Senate committee today:

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May 11, 2020 Press Release
Bipartisan bill would protect consumers from predatory loans as regulators fail to rein in industry

Chicago, IL - As COVID-19 brings financial devastation to our communities, Reps. Jesús “Chuy” García and Glenn Grothman urge Congress to pass their Veterans and Consumers Fair Credit Act (H.R. 5050), a bill to protect families recovering from the pandemic by extending the protections of the Military Lending Act to all consumers.

May 8, 2020 Press Release
“Workers cannot be deemed essential and be treated as expendable”

Chicago, IL - Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) and Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) sent a letter to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) today with Members of the Illinois Congressional delegation calling on the agency to fulfill its mission and mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in meatpacking plants.

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April 28, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL - The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have released results from their two respective investigations, in addition to a third independent study, to determine how the demolition of the Crawford Coal Plant smokestack impacted Little Village and the surrounding neighborhoods.

April 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Jesús "Chuy" García (IL-04) and the Congressional Tri-Caucus – which represents over half of the Democratic Caucus and includes the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), and Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) – introduced a landmark bill to close health disparities in the United Sta

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April 23, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) released the following statement today after voting to pass H.R. 266, the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act:

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April 22, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL - As the Federal Reserve hires BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, to oversee some of its programs designed to stabilize the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic, Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) and Ayanna Pressley (MA-07)  sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chairman Powell to dem

April 21, 2020 Press Release

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

April 21, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s announcement that he will issue an executive order to halt immigration:

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April 18, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL- Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) spoke with Chicago health experts this week about the COVID-19 pandemic and the high rate of illness in the Latino community.

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