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April 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) alongside Representatives Hank Johnson (GA-04), Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), and Ilhan Omar (MN-05) led a group of 21 lawmakers in introducing the House companion to Senator Merkley’s Honduras Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Act of 2021.

April 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) voted today to pass the NO BAN Act, which would prevent future presidents from issuing discriminatory travel bans, and the Access to Counsel Act, which would ensure individuals detained at a port of entry have access to legal representation.

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

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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Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García - In the News

Latinos in Congress are pushing targeted immigration reform while Biden’s bill is tabled

March 24, 2021 In The News Latinos in Congress are pushing targeted immigration reform while Biden’s bill is tabled
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Making equity matter in transportation

March 24, 2021 In The News Making equity matter in transportation

City, state politicians join push for self-determination of Puerto Rico

March 22, 2021 In The News City, state politicians join push for self-determination of Puerto Rico
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‘Shop Pilsen’ Campaign Encourages Residents To Support Struggling Neighborhood Businesses

March 22, 2021 In The News ‘Shop Pilsen’ Campaign Encourages Residents To Support Struggling Neighborhood Businesses
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Rep. Chuy Garcia: The American Dream and Promise Act “missed an opportunity”

March 19, 2021 In The News Rep. Chuy Garcia: The American Dream and Promise Act “missed an opportunity”
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Qué hay que hacer para recibir los 3,000 dólares por niño dependiente si vivo en Chicago

March 12, 2021 In The News Qué hay que hacer para recibir los 3,000 dólares por niño dependiente si vivo en Chicago
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Medicare For All, reintroduced by Reps. Jayapal and Dingell, is co-sponsored by top Latino Dems

March 12, 2021 In The News Medicare For All, reintroduced by Reps. Jayapal and Dingell, is co-sponsored by top Latino Dems
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Rep. Chuy Garcia on the House's approval of the $19.T COVID relief package

March 11, 2021 In The News Rep. Chuy Garcia on the House's approval of the $19.T COVID relief package
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Chuy Garcia’s bill calls for four times the current amount of federal transit funding

March 9, 2021 In The News Chuy Garcia’s bill calls for four times the current amount of federal transit funding

Chuy Garcia’s bill calls for four times the current amount of federal transit funding

March 9, 2021 In The News Chuy Garcia’s bill calls for four times the current amount of federal transit funding

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