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June 25, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement after voting in support of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, an extensive police reform package:

June 25, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Jesús "Chuy" García (IL-04) and Mike Quigley (IL-05); introduced a measure to create a new grant program in support of Park Districts. The proposal was introduced as an amendment to H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, House Democrat’s $1.5 trillion proposal to rebuild America’s infrastructure.

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June 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, praised today’s passage of the surface transportation bill, the INVEST In America Act, which recognizes that transportation has a profound impact on equity and social justice.

June 18, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL. - The Supreme Court of the United States ruled today that the Trump Administration did not follow the law in its attempt to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and did not properly weigh the impact of their decision on individuals with DACA protections. Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García issued the following statement about this decision:

June 15, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL - Today, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that sexual orientation and gender identity are protected characteristics under the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits sex discrimination in employment. The case is Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia.

June 12, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL. -  Maria Whelan, President and CEO of Illinois Action for Children passed away suddenly on June 10th. Maria was an authority in the early child care and education field. Throughout her career, Whelan developed a legacy as a fighter for child care assistance programs for working parents in Illinois.

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June 5, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL - Congressmen Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Danny K. Davis (IL-07), and a coalition of Black and Latino state, county and local elected officials convened today to reaffirm their shared commitment to solidarity and unity, to collaboratively demand investments in Black and Latino communities, and to jointly fight to end police brutality.

 

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June 4, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL. - Representatives Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) a member of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12), and Steve Cohen (TN-09) introduced a bill this week in line with the principles of the Future of Transportation Caucus: H.R.

June 3, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL - In response to the murder of George Floyd and systemic police brutality against Black and Latino communities, Representative Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) joined Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Ilhan Omar (MN-05), Karen Bass (CA-37), Barbara Lee (CA-13), and 45 Members of Congress to introduce a resolution calling on Congress to condemn the criminalization of marginalized

June 3, 2020 Press Release

Chicago, IL - Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García released the following statement to protest the brutal murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer: 

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US Reps. Davis, Garcia Prepare to Return to DC to Vote on USPS Bill

August 18, 2020 In The News US Reps. Davis, Garcia Prepare to Return to DC to Vote on USPS Bill
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‘Nothing less than criminal’: Fearing an undermined November election, Illinois Democrats sound alarm over US Postal Service

August 18, 2020 In The News ‘Nothing less than criminal’: Fearing an undermined November election, Illinois Democrats sound alarm over US Postal Service

Vote by mail: US reps visit USPS Chicago HQ amid mail concerns, DeJoy says cost-cutting changes suspended until after election

August 18, 2020 In The News Vote by mail: US reps visit USPS Chicago HQ amid mail concerns, DeJoy says cost-cutting changes suspended until after election

Democrats Fight Back on US Postal Service Cuts

August 18, 2020 In The News https://www.chicagobusiness.com/greg-hinz-politics/fighting-trump-over-post-offi…
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8 Members of Congress from Illinois to Visit Chicago USPS Headquarters

August 18, 2020 In The News 8 Members of Congress from Illinois to Visit Chicago USPS Headquarters

Democrats Pressing Interior Secretary On Lack Of Covid-19 Precautions In Parks

August 13, 2020 In The News Democrats Pressing Interior Secretary On Lack Of Covid-19 Precautions In Parks

New census deadline could depress response in city’s Hispanic neighborhoods as lawmakers, organizers work to boost count

August 13, 2020 In The News New census deadline could depress response in city’s Hispanic neighborhoods as lawmakers, organizers work to boost count
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New report finds majority of Americans support merger moratorium

August 11, 2020 In The News New report finds majority of Americans support merger moratorium

Rep. Chuy García further exposes dark side of the U.S. health system (

August 11, 2020 In The News Rep. Chuy García further exposes dark side of the U.S. health system
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Congress must provide resources needed to save America's public transit in COVID-19 bill

August 6, 2020 In The News Congress must provide resources needed to save America's public transit in COVID-19 bill

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