Press Releases

April 15, 2020 Press Release
Media Contact: Robert Julien (DC): Email: Robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

HOUSTON, TX – Tonight, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) is hosting a Spanish Coronavirus Facebook Live Townhall with Univision 45 and State Senator Carol Alvarado, County Judge Lina Hidalgo, and Dr. Laila Woc-Colburn from Baylor College of Medicine.

April 13, 2020 Press Release
Media Contact: Robert Julien (Garcia, TX): 202-227-0330; Fabiola Rodriguez-Ciampoli (García, IL): 202-809-3040; Ira Cohen (Davis): 202-805-1615

HOUSTON, TX - Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) joined Congressmen Jesús “Chuy’ García (IL-04), Danny Davis (IL-07), and 21 other Members of Congress in sending a letter to the Small Business Administration (SBA) and the U.S.

April 10, 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) announced that five health centers in the 29th Congressional District have been awarded more than $6.6 million in  Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Supplemental Funding to help meet the healthcare needs of people in the district during the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

April 2, 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 an effort with the entire Texas Democratic delegation urging Governor Greg Abbott and Secretary of State Ruth Hughs to implement a no-excuse vote-by-mail program for all elections in the state of Texas until the end of this year.

March 27, 2020 Press Release
Media Contact: Robert Julien (DC): Email: Robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia applauded the passage of the historic Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, a $2.2 trillion economic relief package that will put families and workers first and that will now go to the President's desk for his signature.

March 26, 2020 Press Release
Contacto de Prensa: Robert Julien (DC): Correo electrónico: Robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Celular: 202-227-0330

HOUSTON, TX – La congresista Sylvia Garcia (TX-29), en colaboración con la congresista Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) and el congresista Al Green (TX-09), lideró un esfuerzo pidiendo al gobernador Greg Abbot que se asegure de que la Comisión de la Fuerza Laboral de Texas (TWC) esté bien equipada para procesar y distribuir rápidamen

March 26, 2020 Press Release
Media Contact: Robert Julien (DC): Email: Robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

HOUSTON, TXCongresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29), alongside Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) and Congressman Al Green (TX-09), led an effort calling on Governor Greg Abbott to ensure that the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is well equipped to quickly process and distribute unemployment insurance benefits to Texans that have been affected by this crisis

March 25, 2020 Press Release
Contacto para la Prensa: Robert Julien (DC): Correo electrónico: Robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Celular: 202-227-0330

HOUSTON, TX - La congresista Sylvia García (TX-29) emitió la siguiente declaración en respuesta al nuevo acuerdo entre los líderes del Senado y la Casa Blanca sobre el paquete de estímulo económico del Senado de casi $2 trillones: “La pandemia del coronavirus es una crisis de salud pública sin precedentes que está afectando a todos alrededor del mundo.

March 25, 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 Senate leaders and the White House reaching a deal on the nearly $2 trillion Senate stimulus package:

March 24, 2020 Press Release
Contacto con los medios: Robert Julien (DC): Correo electrónico: Robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Celular: 202-227-0330

HOUSTON, TX - Hoy, la congresista Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) hizo la siguiente declaración en respuesta a la Orden de estadía en el hogar emitida por la jueza del condado de Harris Linda Hidalgo y el alcalde de Houston Sylvester Turner: 

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