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March 16, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Today Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27), and 30 Members of Congress sent a letter to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) urging the bureau to provide resources to allow mixed-status families to more easily claim the stimulus payments they are owed.

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March 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Vice Chair of the Natural Resources Committee, released the following statement after Deb Haaland was confirmed as the Secretary of Interior:

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March 11, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement after he voted in favor of H.R. 8 and H.R. 1446, bills that would require background checks for every gun sale and close existing loopholes.

March 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today the U.S. Senate confirmed Marcia Fudge as Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement:

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March 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement after the House passed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to provide $1.9 trillion in coronavirus relief. The bill now goes to President Joe Biden’s desk to be signed into law.

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March 9, 2021 Press Release
“This bill is the most significant enhancement of workers’ rights in more than 80 years”

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Vice Chair of the Labor Caucus, issued the following statement after voting to pass H.R. 842 the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act, a bill that protects the basic right to form a union by ensuring workers are free to organize without employer interference:

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March 3, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement after voting for the passage of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2021.

March 3, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement after voting to pass H.R. 1, the For the People Act, a comprehensive election reform and anti-corruption package:

March 3, 2021 Press Release
More than 40 Members of Congress support withholding U.S. funds from Honduran police & military until gross human rights violations are investigated and prosecuted

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week commemorates the 5-year anniversary of the assassination of Honduran environmental and indigenous rights leader, Berta Cáceres. Five years later, the fight for human rights in Honduras wages on, and the United States must drastically change its role in that fight.

February 27, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC. - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement after voting to pass H.R. 1319, The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, to provide $1.9 trillion in federal spending to address the ongoing pandemic:

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