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September 27, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, Congresswoman Sylvia R. Garcia (TX-29) issued a statement on the passing of women's rights champion and legendary former state legislator, Frances “Sissy” Forenthold:

September 17, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.-- This week, as the anniversary of Houston’s selection to host Johnson Space Center in 1961 approaches, Congresswoman Sylvia R.

September 2, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Sylvia R. Garcia issued the following statement on the Supreme Court’s refusal to block Texas SB8:

August 31, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Sylvia R. Garcia (TX-29) issued the following statement on the passage of Senate Bill 1 by the Texas State Legislature seeking to restrict voting rights for Texans:

August 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Sylvia R. Garcia issued the following statement on the House of Representatives historic vote to pass H.R. 4 the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act:

August 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Sylvia R. Garcia issued the following statement on the House of Representatives historic vote to advance the Build Back Better agenda, which will deliver life-changing benefits for working families in Texas and across the nation:

August 17, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Sylvia R. Garcia (TX-29) joined Congresswoman Terri Sewell (AL-07) and over 190 House Members to introduce H.R. 4, the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, which would restore and expand on voter protections from the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

August 4, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Small Business Administration has reported that it granted over $41 million to restaurants, bars, and entertainment venues in Congresswoman Sylvia R. Garcia’s district, Texas’ 29th.

July 31, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — On Thursday, United Airlines announced its decision to proceed with outsourcing catering jobs to a third-party vendor. French company, NewRest, will take over United’s kitchen operations in Houston. This decision means that Houston United Airlines workers could lose the benefits of a union job.

July 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the House Committee on Education and Labor advanced the Protect Older Job Applicants Act, HR 3992, introduced by Congresswoman Sylvia R. Garcia (TX-29).

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In The News

December 8, 2020 In The News

Fourteen U.S. Army leaders, including commanders and other leaders at Fort Hood, have been fired or suspended in an effort to correct a yearslong culture of sexual assault and a pattern of violence at the base, Army officials said Tuesday.

November 23, 2020 In The News

Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia and fellow Democrats, Veronica Escobar, of El Paso, and Jason Crow, of Aurora, Colo., are seeking to halt transfers of people between Immigration and Customs Enforcement facilities and other federal, state and local prisons to prevent the spread of COVID, according to a news release.

November 18, 2020 In The News

In March 2020, Congress passed the CARES Act, which authorized Economic Impact Payments (EIPs), also known as “stimulus checks,” to help provide direct economic relief to families suffering from the impacts of COVID-19.

November 17, 2020 In The News

Harris County, TX (CW39) — TODAY, Commissioners Adrian Garcia and Rodney Ellis announced “Harris County Back to Work” – a workforce development program fund

November 14, 2020 In The News

Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (D), received 71% of the vote in her re-election to represent the 29th Congressional District.

November 12, 2020 In The News

La decisión del presidente de México, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, de esperar para reconocer a Joe Biden como presidente electo de Estados Unidos hasta que se haya

November 6, 2020 In The News

Miami, 6 nov (EFE).- Más de 132 mujeres, casi una decena de ellas latinas, formarán parte del Congreso de Estados Unidos en la próxima legislatura, que será la de mayor componente femenino de la historia y puede ir acompañada de otr

November 1, 2020 In The News

AUSTIN — The Texas Supreme Court on Sunday denied a request by GOP lawmakers, candidates and activists in Harris County to throw out 127,000 votes cast through the county’s drive-through voting option.

October 30, 2020 In The News

HOUSTON, Texas. - Vecinos del Distrito 29 en Houston reportaron a Noticias 45 las malas condiciones en que se encuentran las calles además aseguran que hay contaminación.

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