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:
WASHINGTON, D.C.-- This week, as the anniversary of Houston’s selection to host Johnson Space Center in 1961 approaches, Congresswoman Sylvia R.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Sylvia R. Garcia issued the following statement on the Supreme Court’s refusal to block Texas SB8:
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:
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:
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:
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.
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.
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.
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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With cabinet positions dwindling, President-elect Biden has yet to select a Latina for one of the top positions in the White House.
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.
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.
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.
Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (D), received 71% of the vote in her re-election to represent the 29th Congressional District.
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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.