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April 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today following the release of the Mueller Report to Congress, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia, a member of the House Judiciary Committee, called for a clean version without redactions to be provided to Congress and for renewed investigations into allegations of obstruction of justice and corruption against President Donald Trump.

April 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia rebuffed Attorney General Barr’s recent policy reversal to withhold bail from asylum seekers.

April 16, 2019 Press Release

 

HOUSTON — Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia was called to jury duty today and released this statement:

 

April 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia released the following statement on yesterday’s death of Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez, a 16 year-old Guatemalan migrant, in CBP custody.

 

March 27, 2019 Press Release
New Health Bill To Lower Health Costs, Reverse GOP Health Care Sabotage

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia cosponsored sweeping new health care legislation that will lower Texans’ health insurance premiums, crack down on junk health insurance plans, strengthen protections for people with pre-existing conditions, and reverse the Trump Administration’s health care sabotage. 

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March 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia lauded the sudden resignation of Dr. Juan Sanchez, Founder and CEO of Southwest Key Programs. The non-profit Southwest Key manages one of the largest networks of child detention centers for migrant children in government care.

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March 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today Rep. Garcia (TX-29) joined Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Nydia Velazquez (NY-7), and Yvette Clarke (NY-9) to introduce the Dream and Promise Act, H.R. 6, as an original co-sponsor.

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March 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia joined more than 230 lawmakers to pass H.R. 1, the For The People Act, the largest elections and ethics overhaul in U.S. history.

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March 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, over a hundred national leaders and lawmakers joined together with the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO), the nation’s leading Latino leadership foundation, in honoring Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia the Edward R. Roybal Award for Outstanding Public Service.

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February 20, 2019 Press Release
There Should Be No Profit Motive in Warehousing Migrant Children

HOMESTEAD, FLORIDA–Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, and Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29), member of the House Judiciary Committee and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, accompanied   Congresswoman Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (FL-26) and Congresswoman Donna Shalala (FL-27) in a delegation visit to the Homestead Temporary She

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