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October 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – La congresista Sylvia García del distrito 29 de Tejas presenta la de Ley de Seguridad del Acceso a las Urnas (PASA, en inglés), un proyecto de ley para evitar que la aplicación de la ley de inmigración se use como una táctica de intimidación hacia los votantes.

 

October 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) introduces the Polling Access Safety Act (PASA), a bill to prevent immigration enforcement from being used as a voter intimidation tactic.

 

To protect eligible voters’ sense of security at the polls and encourage free and fair elections, PASA would:

October 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC —The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded nearly $600,000 for disaster assistance in the Texas 29th Congressional District.

 

The Harris County Department of Education has received the Office of Head Start - Administration for Children and Families grant for Harris County’s Head Start Disaster Assistance Program.

October 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — The Financial Services Committee has confirmed that Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s CEO, will be testifying before the committee on October 23rd, 2019. He will be there to answer questions about Facebook’s Libra Project. The Committee and many of its members have previously expressed concerns about the project and its proposed rollout.

October 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCThis afternoon, Majority Leader Steny Hoyer joined Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia for a tour of BakerRipley’s East Aldine Campus, which offers a variety of community programming that aims to alleviate poverty in the greater Houston area.

 

September 30, 2019 Press Release

Houston, TX – El líder mayoritario Steny Hoyer se unirá hoy 30 de septiembre a la Congresista Sylvia Garcia para una visita en el campus de BakerRipley en East Aldine.

September 30, 2019 Press Release

HOUSTON, TX — Majority Leader Steny Hoyer will join Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia today, September 30th for a site visit at BakerRipley’s East Aldine Campus.

September 25, 2019 Press Release

HOUSTON, TX. – La tormenta tropical Imelda causó estragos y daño en Houston y el condado Harris, donde en partes del condado Harris cayó más de 43 pulgadas de agua en solo 72 horas. Hasta ahora, 5 personas han sido reportadas muertas y varias más heridas.

September 25, 2019 Press Release

HOUSTON, TX. – Tropical storm Imelda wreaked havoc on Houston and greater Harris County after dumping as much as 43 inches of rain in 72 hours in parts of Harris County. So far, five people have been reported dead, and several others injured as a result of the storm.

September 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – La congresista Sylvia García (TX-29) se unió a sus colegas en la Cámara de Representantes para aprobar la ley bipartidista FAIR (por sus siglas en inglés), que pondría fin al uso forzado del arbitraje en los conflictos de consumidores, trabajadores, derechos civiles, y antimonopolio.

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In The News

October 3, 2019 In The News

Every five years, Debbie Smith watches as Congress comes to the brink of letting the federal program bearing her name expire.

But lawmakers always found a way to pass the Debbie Smith Act, which sends resources to crime laboratories across the country to test rape kits and DNA evidence from other unsolved crimes.

October 1, 2019 In The News

The 2019 Texas Tribune Festival, held Sept. 26 - 28 in downtown Austin, was the biggest one yet. Thousands turned out to hear hundreds of speakers, attend dozens of panels, watch live podcast recordings and join in countless other special events, large and small.

September 26, 2019 In The News

There is a growing backlash over do-it-yourself rape kits, products that makers say are meant to give victims a way to collect evidence if they are unwilling or unable to go to a hospital. But mounting legal threats may keep them off the market.

September 26, 2019 In The News

This past week, the House Financial Services Committee considered and passed a few bills that would, if passed by the House, result in changes to the securities laws. These include:

September 25, 2019 In The News

While House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday announced a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, there are some House Democrats who aren't fully on board yet.

September 25, 2019 In The News

Several house committees are tasked with the new impeachment inquiry. Democratic Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia sits on both the House Judiciary and Financial Services Committees, making her one of the House members who has been investigating the president. Cheddar's J.D. Durkin spoke to Rep. Garcia about the latest events.

September 25, 2019 In The News

While House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday announced a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, there are some House Democrats who aren’t fully on board yet.

September 25, 2019 In The News

September 25, 2019 In The News

Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump on Tuesday. This comes after allegations surfaced that Trump solicited Ukraine’s president to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter.

September 25, 2019 In The News

There is a growing backlash over do-it-yourself rape kits, products that makers say are meant to give victims a way to collect evidence if they are unwilling or unable to go to a hospital. But mounting legal threats may keep them off the market.

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