Press Releases

February 13, 2020 Press Release
Media Contact: Robert Julien (DC): Email: Robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

WASHINGTON, DCCongresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) condemns the Administration’s reckless and unlawful plan to transfer $3.8 billion from important defense accounts for border wall construction. For the second year in a row, Trump will raid the Department of Defense’s resources for money for the U.S.-Mexico border wall.

February 12, 2020 Press Release
Media Contact: Robert Julien (DC): Email: Robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

Washington, DC - Today, in the House Judiciary Committee, Representative Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) delivered the following remarks during the markup of H.R. 2214, the National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants (NO BAN) Act: 

"Mr. Chairman I move to strike the last word. 

February 10, 2020 Press Release
Media Contact: Robert Julien (DC): Email: Robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

WASHINGTON, DCCongresswoman Sylvia R. Garcia (TX-29) released a statement expressing her opposition to President Donald Trump’s FY2021 Budget.

Statement from Congresswoman Garcia:

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

WASHINGTON, DCCongresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) joined Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Joaquin Castro (TX-20) and 31 other lawmakers in cosponsoring the House Resolution 820 calling for the designation of February 2020 as National Citizenship Month.

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

WASHINGTON, DC — This evening, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) was proud to vote in favor of H.R. 2474, the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act of 2019, a landmark piece of legislation that would protect the rights of working Americans to join a union and stand up for their rights in the workplace. The PRO Act protects America’s workers by:

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

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) voted in favor of House Resolution 826.

February 3, 2020 Press Release
Media Contact: Robert Julien (DC): Email: Robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) announced today that Houston resident Anna Alvarez will join her as her guest at the State of the Union in Washington, DC, tomorrow, February 4th, 2020.

January 31, 2020 Press Release
Media Contact: Robert Julien (DC): Email: Robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) and the rest of the House Managers for the impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump issued the following statement:

January 29, 2020 Press Release
Media Contact: Robert Julien (DC): Email: Robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

WASHINGTON, DC –  On Monday, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced approval of $160,000 grant to the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (METRO) to combat human trafficking in public transportation. The grant comes from the Human Trafficking Awareness and Public Safety Initiative by the U.S.

January 28, 2020 Press Release
Media Contact: Robert Julien (DC): Email: Robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) joined the U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, along with U.S.

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