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January 28, 2020 Press Release

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.

January 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Hoy la Corte Suprema emitió una decisión de 5-4 que permitirá a la administración Trump comenzar a imponer nuevos límites que podrían negar la residencia o admisión de inmigrantes a los Estados Unidos porque han usado o pueden usar programas de asistencia pública.

January 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Earlier today, the Supreme Court issued a 5-4 ruling allowing the Trump administration to begin enforcing new limits that could deny immigrants residency or admission to the United States because they have used or may use public assistance programs. Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) issued the following statement in response: 

January 26, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Hoy, los fiscales de la Cámara en el juicio político contra el presidente de los Estados Unidos, Donald J. Trump – Adam Schiff, Jerrold Nadler, Zoe Lofgren, Hakeem Jeffries, Val Demings, Jason Crow, and Sylvia Garcia – emitieron la siguiente declaración:

January 26, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the House Managers in the impeachment trial of the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump – Adam Schiff, Jerrold Nadler, Zoe Lofgren, Hakeem Jeffries, Val Demings, Jason Crow, and Sylvia Garcia – issued the following joint statement:

January 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCCongresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) joined Congressman Brown, Vice Chair of House Armed Services Committee, and 29 other lawmakers in sending a letter to Defense Secretary Mark Esper about the administration’s plan to divert billions of dollars in military funds to additional wall construction along the U.S.- Mexico border.

January 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -- On January 22nd, 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) announced its approval of a Medicaid family planning program in Texas that bars women from seeking care from healthcare providers that offer abortion services, such as Planned Parenthood.

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January 21, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – This morning, the House Managers in the impeachment trial of the President of the United States, Donald J.

January 21, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – This morning, the House Managers in the impeachment trial of the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump – Adam Schiff, Jerrold Nadler, Zoe Lofgren, Hakeem Jeffries, Val Demings, Jason Crow, and Sylvia Garcia – issued the following joint statement:

January 20, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today at noon, the House Managers, on behalf of the U.S. House of Representatives, filed with the Secretary of the Senate a Replication to the Response to the Summons of President Donald J. Trump to the Articles of Impeachment.

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October 23, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc CEO Mark Zuckerberg conceded on Wednesday that the company's planned digital currency Libra was a "risky project," but sought to reassure skeptical U.S. lawmakers that it could lower the cost of electronic payments and open up the global financial system to more people.

October 22, 2019 In The News

A slew of policy changes this week at Facebook show how the social media giant can act decisively on pressing public policy matters — when it chooses to.

October 22, 2019 In The News

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to tell lawmakers that he understands Facebook is not the “ideal messenger” for its cryptocurrency project and he supports delaying Libra’s launch until regulatory concerns are addressed.

October 22, 2019 In The News

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces a tough test Wednesday as he testifies publicly before a House panel on Libra, his company's controversial effort to launch a global cryptocurrency.

October 22, 2019 In The News

Ahead of Facebook Chief Mark Zuckerberg's appearance on Capitol Hill, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (D-TX) spoke with Cheddar about what to expect. Zuckerberg will discuss the future of Libra in both domestic and foreign markets, and will make his pitch in front of the House Financial Services Committee.

October 22, 2019 In The News

Congress may consider a bill to classify stablecoins – cryptocurrencies whose values are pegged to a fiat currency or other assets – a

October 22, 2019 In The News

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces a tough test Wednesday as he testifies publicly before a House panel on Libra, his company's controversial effort to launch a global cryptocurrency.

October 22, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON (CNN) — A slew of policy changes this week at Facebook shows how the social media giant can act decisively on pressing public policy matters — when it chooses to.

October 22, 2019 In The News

Draft legislation has been posted on the US House of Representatives, Financial Services Committee website that may designate “stablecoins” as securities.

October 22, 2019 In The News

United States Congress is considering a draft bill that claims all managed stablecoins must be seen as investment contracts and therefore as securities.

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