Press Releases

September 27, 2021 Press Release
Media Contact: Daniela Campos | daniela.campos@mail.house.gov | 202-227-0330

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
Media contact: Daniela Campos Lopez | daniela.campos@mail.house.gov | 202-227-0330

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
Media contact: Daniela Campos Lopez | daniela.campos@mail.house.gov | 202-227-0330

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
Media contact: Daniela Campos Lopez | daniela.campos@mail.house.gov | 202-227-0330

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
Media contact: Daniela Campos Lopez | daniela.campos@mail.house.gov | 202-227-0330

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
Media contact: Daniela Campos Lopez | daniela.campos@mail.house.gov | 202-227-0330

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
Media contact: Daniela Campos Lopez | daniela.campos@mail.house.gov | 202-227-0330

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
Media contact: Daniela Campos Lopez | daniela.campos@mail.house.gov | 202-227-0330

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
Media Contact: Daniela Campos | daniela.campos@mail.house.gov | 202-227-0330

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
Media Contact: Daniela Campos | daniela.campos@mail.house.gov | 202-227-0330

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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