Press Releases

April 16, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL - Representative Jesús G. "Chuy" García (IL-04) issued the following statement in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler’s announcement that it will not strengthen the national air quality standards for fine particulate matter, also known as soot.

April 15, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García issued the following statement regarding the coronavirus outbreak in a migrant youth shelter under the jurisdiction of the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) in Chicago:

April 14, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) and Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45) introduced the Systemic Risk Mitigation Act.

April 13, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL- Representatives Jesús “Chuy’ García (IL-04), Sylvia Garcia (TX-29), Danny Davis (IL-07), and 21 other Members of Congress sent a letter to the Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Department of the Treasury urging them to issue final guidance for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and to conduct proactive outreach in underserved and minority communities.

April 10, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL - Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) and Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), along with 49 of their colleagues led a letter to House and Senate leadership today urging them to include $100 billion for emergency rental assistance in the next emergency stimulus package to help people stay in their homes.

April 10, 2020 Press Release
“English-language proficiency should not be a barrier to obtain vital information”

Chicago, IL - Representatives Jesús “Chuy’ García (IL-04) and Donna Shalala (FL-27), along with 62 Members of Congress sent a letter today to President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence urging the administration and federal agencies distribute coronavirus related public safety guidance, benefit eligibility requirements, and application materials in Spanish and other la

April 2, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL. - Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), and Mark Takano (CA-41) led the Future of Transportation Caucus’ (FOTC) call to Congressional leadership urging that the principles of access, equity and sustainability must be central to any upcoming infrastructure investments.

March 27, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) released the following statement today after voting in support of the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), a $2.2 trillion stimulus bill to address the COVID-19 pandemic:

March 23, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL – Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García joined five House Democrats in pressing the Trump Administration to take “swift and immediate action” to protect people in immigration detention centers and immigrant communities from the COVID-19 pandemic.