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September 24, 2020 Press Release
Legislation introduced on the 55th Anniversary of President Johnson’s Executive Order preventing discrimination among all federal grantees and subgrantees, including those at HHS

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) and Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) today introduced the Expanding Representation at HHS Act of 2020 to establish an Office of Minority and Women Inclusion within each covered agency of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

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September 23, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement in response to the indictment of only one of the three police officers involved in Breonna Taylor’s death:

September 22, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Representative Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) partnered with the National Partnership for New Americans today in a virtual rally and press conference marking National Voter Registration Day with a call for new Americans to amplify their voice and vote this November. Rep. García was joined by Reps.

September 22, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García issued the following statement regarding the creation of the immigration unit within the Cook County Public Defender's Office: 

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September 22, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) and Donna Shalala (FL-27) introduced a congressional resolution to designate September 22nd as National Hispanic Nurses Day. The designation of a specific day to honor Hispanic nurses will help raise awareness of their accomplishments and the important work they carry out in our communities.

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September 18, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García issued the following statement on the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg:

“My wife Evelyn and I are heartbroken by the loss of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg. A trailblazer for women’s rights and gender equality, her brilliance, tenacity, and legacy will continue to inspire us all.

September 16, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) joined a letter led by Representatives Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Judy Chu (CA-27), Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) and Zoe Lofgren (CA-19), and signed by a total of 173 Members of Congress, urging the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Inspector General Joseph Cuffari to open an immediate investigation into new whistleblower a

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September 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García issued the following statement to mark the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month:

September 14, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García issued the following statement on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in support of the Trump Administration’s efforts to end Temporary Protected Status:

September 10, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement in response to constituents and stakeholders calling for a repeal of the statewide preemption that prevents municipalities from enacting rent control laws to protect renters and homeowners:

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