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October 17, 2019 Press Release
Contacto de Prensa: Robert Julien – Email: Robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

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
Media Contact: Robert Julien – Email: Robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

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
Media Contact: Robert Julien - Email: robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

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
Media Contact: Robert Julien - Email: robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

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
Media Contact: Robert Julien - Email: robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

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
Media Contact: Robert Julien, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia’s Press Secretary 202-227-0330 | Mariel Saez, Leader Steny Hoyer’s Deputy Communications Director 202-225-3130 | Ebony Fleming, BakerRipley Director of Communications 713.669.5348

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
Media Contact: Robert Julien, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia’s Press Secretary 202-227-0330 | Mariel Saez, Leader Steny Hoyer’s Deputy Communications Director 202-225-3130 | Ebony Fleming, BakerRipley Director of Communications 713.669.5348

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
Contacto De Prensa: Robert Julien - Email: robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

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
Media Contact: Robert Julien - Email: robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

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
Contacto De Prensa: Robert Julien - Email: robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

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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