Press Releases

July 9, 2020 Press Release
Media Contact: Robert Julien (DC): Email: Robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

HOUSTON, TX - La congresista Sylvia García (TX-29) emitió la siguiente declaración en respuesta a la visita del presidente mexicano López Obrador ayer a la Casa Blanca:

July 9, 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 Mexican President López Obrador’s visit yesterday to the White House:

July 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 a statement in response to today’s Supreme Court’s ruling, which will weaken the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive-coverage requirement by allowing private employers to choose whether or not they will provide contraceptive coverage for their employees:

July 7, 2020 Press Release
Media Contact: Robert Julien (DC): Email: Robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

HOUSTON, TX – Today, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) issued a statement condemning the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) decision to revoke payday lending restrictions. This decision will gut a previous initiative aimed at protecting vulnerable consumers most at risk of falling prey to short-term, high-interest payday loans.

July 6, 2020 Press Release
Media Contact: Robert Julien (DC): Email: Robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

HOUSTON, TX - Today, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) issued a statement in support of the newly approved House Democratic Caucus Diversity Rule that encourages Members to prioritize diversity and inclusion in hiring practices.

July 6, 2020 Press Release
Media Contact: Robert Julien (DC): Email: Robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

HOUSTON, TX – Today, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) led a letter with 87 Members of Congress in support of Rep. Speier and Sen. Gillibrand’s request for Sean O’Donnell, the Department of Defense (DoD) Inspector General, to conduct an independent investigation into Fort Hood’s handling of Specialist (SPC) Vanessa Guillen’s case. Rep.

July 5, 2020 Press Release
Media Contact: Robert Julien (DC): Email: Robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

HOUSTON, TX – Hoy, la congresista Sylvia García (TX-29) hizo la siguiente declaración en respuesta a que Spc. Vanessa Guillén fue encontrada muerta y exigió justicia para la familia Guillen.

July 5, 2020 Press Release
Media Contact: Robert Julien (DC): Email: Robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

HOUSTON, TX – Today, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) issued the following statement in response to Spc. Vanessa Guillen being found dead and demanded justice for the Guillen family.

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

HOUSTON, TX — Yesterday, Congresswoman Sylvia R. Garcia (TX-29) filed H.R. 7456 alongside Rep. Don Young (AK-At-Large), Rep. Anthony G. Brown (MD-04), Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36), and Rep.

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

HOUSTON, TX — Yesterday, Congresswoman Sylvia R. Garcia (TX-29) and Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) filed H.R. 7456, which would create a grant program for community and technical colleges offering exceptional training programs for maritime industry professions. The bill would also authorize $200 million nationwide to fund the grant program.

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