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November 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - La congresista Sylvia García (TX-29) y varios de sus colegas enviaron una carta al Secretario Interino del Departamento de Seguridad Nacional de los Estados Unidos, Chad Wolf, condenando la implementación del acuerdo de Tercer País Seguro entre los Estados Unidos y Guatemala.

November 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) and several of her colleagues sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Chad Wolf condemning the implementation of the Safe Third Country Agreement between the United States and Guatemala.

November 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — La congresista Sylvia García (TX-29) anuncia que se unirá al nuevo Caucus de la Democracia de Venezuela. Las actuales circunstancias en Venezuela han llevado a más del 94% de las personas a vivir en estado de pobreza, y a más de 4 millones de personas a abandonar el país.

November 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) announces she is joining the new bipartisan Venezuela Democracy Caucus. The current circumstances in Venezuela have led to more than 94% of people living in poverty, and more than 4 million Venezuelans fleeing the country.

November 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (D-TX) and her colleague Congressman Lance Gooden (R-TX) introduced the Managed Stablecoins are Securities Act of 2019. This piece of legislation would protect consumers against certain cryptocurrencies, such as Facebook Libra Project.

November 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC —Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 4863, the United States Export Finance Agency Act of 2019, which would reauthorize the Export-Import (EX-IM) Bank for ten years and increase its lending authority to $175 billion dollars. The EX-IM Bank is the official credit agency of the United States that support U.S.

November 15, 2019 Press Release

November 14, 2019

Betsy DeVos

Secretary of Education

United States of Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20202

 

Secretary DeVos,

 

November 15, 2019 Press Release

Dear Colleague:

We invite you to become an original cosponsor of a resolution condemning Federal Housing and Finance Agency (FHFA) Director Mark A. Calabria’s decision to remove the critical borrower’s preferred language question from the redesigned Universal Residential Loan Application (URLA).

November 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Earlier this week, the Houston City Council approved $24 million in federal funding that will go towards the East End Maker Hub, a startup hub in the Texas 29th Congressional District.

 

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December 4, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON -- The House Judiciary Committee opened a new chapter in impeachment on Wednesday, at a contentious hearing featuring legal scholars tutoring lawmakers on standards for corruption and abuse of power that would merit removal from office.

December 3, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats are inching closer to impeaching President Trump after releasing a 300-page report summarizing the fact-finding investigation of the House Intelligence Committee, a move that now makes the House Judiciary Committee the central player in the debate over whether to remove the president from office.

November 21, 2019 In The News

STANDING BEFORE A CROWD ON THE STEPS OF HOUSTON CITY HALL, U.S. Rep. Sylvia Garcia talked tampons.

November 18, 2019 In The News

Members of the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee are no longer willing to settle for the testimony of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s deputies.

November 12, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — Hispanic lawmakers from Texas and around the country blasted President Donald Trump as a bigot Tuesday, as he dusted off a provocative claim that many young immigrants protected from deportation under an Obama-era program he ended were “hardened criminals.”

November 8, 2019 In The News

When it comes to endorsements, which are a tool for powerful members of a party to influence both voters and each other, former Vice President Joe Biden wins the "endorsement primary" by a long shot among the 2020 presidential candidates, according to 

November 7, 2019 In The News

PayPal se retire de l'association Libra de Facebook, a annoncé vendredi la société.

October 23, 2019 In The News

On Tuesday, Rep. Sylvia Garcia (D-Texas) proposed a draft bill that may include stablecoins into the scope of the Securities Act of 1933.

October 23, 2019 In The News

TBCASoft, IBM, and SoftBank announced a blockchain-based cross-carrier system (CCPS) for mobile payments. This payment system would enable its users for payments using their phones on local merchants. CCPS is designed for interoperability across different telecom carriers, which should allow the creation of a network of merchants accessible to users of the CCPS system.

October 23, 2019 In The News

Facebook’s crypto-project initiative ‘Libra’ has been confronting various hindrances before an actual take-off, talk of the town across the globe as some G7 finance ministers and the central bank governors showed some sort of scepticism on this project but reinstating the project is the most buzzing topic even within the U.S. region.

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