Press Releases

October 23, 2020 Press Release
Media Contact: Robert Julien (DC): Email: Robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

HOUSTON, TX - Representatives Sylvia Garcia (TX-29), Jesús “Chuy” García (Il-04), Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12), and Kweisi Mfume (MD-07) joined by 36 Members of Congress introduced the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Safe Schools Act to provide $17 billion to school districts to pay for PPE, cleaning supplies, technical training, and additiona

October 20, 2020 Press Release
Media Contact: Robert Julien (DC): Email: Robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congresswoman Sylvia R.

October 8, 2020 Press Release
Media Contact: Robert Julien (DC): Email: Robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

HOUSTON, TX – Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) issued the following statement in response to the sad news of Monica Roberts’ passing:

October 8, 2020 Press Release
Media Contact: Robert Julien (DC): Email: Robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

HOUSTON, TX – Tomorrow, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) will host a press availability to discuss the latest on coronavirus relief efforts in Congress, the latest news on the Trump administration’s inhumane family separation policies, the Congressional investigation into human rights violations at the Irwin ICE Detention Center, and other news of the day.

October 2, 2020 Press Release
Media Contact: Robert Julien (DC): Email: Robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United States House of Representatives passed a resolution today urgently condemning the unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures—including partial and full hysterectomies —performed on immigrant women without their full, informed consent at the private, for-profit Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Ga. H.Res.

October 1, 2020 Press Release
Media Contact: Robert Julien (DC): Email: Robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Earlier today, Governor Greg Abbott used his emergency powers to limit counties from establishing sites for qualified voters to securely return their absentee ballots. This is expected to impact Texans over the age of 65 and people with disabilities the most. Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) issued the following statement in response:

September 30, 2020 Press Release
Media Contact: Robert Julien (DC): Email: Robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congresswoman Sylvia R. Garcia (TX-29) filed bipartisan legislation to rename the post office located at 5302 Galveston Road in Houston, Texas, in honor of Houston-native and former Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillén.

September 30, 2020 Press Release
Media Contact: Robert Julien (DC): Email: Robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Sylvia Garcia (D-TX) and Ann Wagner (R-MO) introduced the bipartisan Eliminating Abusive and Rampant Neglect of Interactive Technologies (EARN IT) Act.

September 25, 2020 Press Release
Media Contact: Robert Julien (DC): Email: Robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

WASHINGTON, D.C. — United States Representatives Sylvia Garcia (TX-29), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Annie Kuster (NH-02), Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18), and Lois Frankel (FL-21) led 172 members of Congress in introducing a House Resolution today that urgently responds to numerous reports of unnecessary medical procedures—including hysterectomies—being performed on immigrant women wit

September 24, 2020 Press Release
Media Contact: Robert Julien (DC): Email: Robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congresswoman Sylvia R. Garcia (TX-29) filed the Protect Older Job Applicants Act, which will codify and clarify protections for older job applicants in the current Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA).

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