Press Releases

April 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement after Derek Chauvin, the police officer who murdered George Floyd, was found guilty on all charges:

“Derek Chauvin’s conviction is a small, needed measure of accountability, but there will never be justice for George Floyd.

April 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Jesús "Chuy" García (IL-04) and Mike Quigley (IL-05) sent a letter to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure calling for strong support for cultural institutions in the upcoming infrastructure package.

April 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), a resident of the Little Village neighborhood in Chicago, issued the following statement after the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) released body-worn camera footage from the police killing of Adam Toledo, a 13-year-old from Little Village:

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April 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC.-- Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) voted today in support of H.R. 7, the Paycheck Fairness Act, legislation that seeks to address gender wage discrimination.  Congressman García issued the following statement:

April 15, 2021 Press Release
INSURANCE ACT will Increase the Minimum Insurance Required for Motor Carriers

Washington D.C. — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), a member of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, reintroduced the INSURANCE Act to ensure minimum insurance requirements for motor carriers are periodically adjusted to the inflation rate of medical costs.

April 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Ayer, el Comité de Recursos Naturales de la Cámara de Representantes celebró una audiencia centrada en HR 1522, la Ley de Admisión a la Estadidad de Puerto Rico y HR 2070, la Ley de Autodeterminación de Puerto Rico de 2021. Cada legislación propone un proceso diferente para poner fin al status actual de la isla como territorio.

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April 14, 2021 Press Release
Legislation will cut down on traffic congestion and reduce greenhouse gas emissions

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), a member of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, introduced the Mobility Options, Resiliency, and Efficiency (MORE) Through TDM Act to cut down traffic congestion and decrease greenhouse gas emissions.

April 14, 2021 Press Release
“All families have the right to clean water, no matter where they live.”

WASHINGTON, D.C.  Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), and 37 Members of Congress today reintroduced the Lead Abatement for Families Act,  a bill that requires the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to identify and remove lead pipes in public and federally assisted housing.

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April 5, 2021 Press Release

CHICAGO, IL — Today, Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) joined Congresswoman Marie Newman (IL-03), Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR), and transit leaders to highlight local transportation and infrastructure priorities in the Midwest region as Congress pushes forward with passing President Biden’s American Jobs Plan.

March 31, 2021 Press Release
Transportation and Infrastructure Policy is a Matter of Racial and Socioeconomic Justice

CHICAGO, IL  Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and co-founder of the Future of Transportation Caucus, released the following statement on President Joe Biden’s American Jobs Plan:

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