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February 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresista Sylvia R. Garcia (TX-29) esta orgullosa anunciar que Devani Gonzalez de Galena Park, Texas será su invitada para el Estado de la Unión de 2019 el 5 de febrero. Devani es una maestra suplente quien vino a los Estados Unidos cuando tenía 7 años.

February 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Sylvia R. Garcia (TX-29) is proud to announce Devani Gonzalez of Galena Park, Texas will be her guest for the 2019 State of the Union address on February 5. Devani is a Substitute Teacher who came to the United States when she was 7 years old.

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January 30, 2019 Press Release
Lands spot on new Subcommittee on Diversity & Inclusion focusing on reducing discrimination in financial services for low-income individuals and communities.

WASHINGTON -- Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia, D-Houston, has secured a position on the House Financial Services Subcommittee Oversight and Investigations. She also secured a position on the newly formed House Financial Services Subcommittee on Diversity and Inclusion.

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January 23, 2019 Press Release
Lands spot on Subcommittee on Immigration & Citizenship with jurisdiction over the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) & immigration reform.

WASHINGTON -- Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia, D-Houston, has secured a position on the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship. She also secured a position on the newly re-named House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties.

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January 19, 2019 Press Release
With No End to Trump Shutdown In Sight, Federal Employees Need Clear Solutions

Houston, TX – Today, members of the American Federation of Government Employees Union, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia and State Senator Carol Alvarado spoke out about solutions to help federal government employees at Hobby Airport.

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January 16, 2019 Press Release
Logra nombramiento a dos de los comités más poderosos del Congreso.

WASHINGTON – Hoy, La Congresista Sylvia R. Garcia, TX-29, fue nombrado al Comité de Servicios Financieros de la Cámara de Representativas y el Comité de Asuntos Judiciales de la Cámara de Representativas para el Congreso 116º. Su asignación a los dos es indubitadamente un testimonio a sus innumerables logros como servidor público.

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January 16, 2019 Press Release
Lands appointments on two of the House’s most influential committees.

WASHINGTON -- Today, U.S. Representative Sylvia R. Garcia, TX-29, was appointed to the House Financial Services Committee and the House Judiciary Committee for the 116th Congress. Her placement on both committees is undoubtedly a testament to her many accomplishments as a public servant.

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January 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Acompañada por muchos partidarios, amigos y colegas, la Congresista Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) hizo historia hoy cuando llegó a ser una de las primeras dos mujeres a representar el estado de Texas en el congreso de los EEUU.

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January 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Joined by many supporters, friends, and colleagues, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) made history today when she was sworn in as one of the first two Latinas ever to represent the State of Texas in the U.S. Congress.

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