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April 27, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Sylvia R. Garcia (TX-29) issued the following statement in response after submitting funding requests for three transportation and infrastructure projects to benefit the 29th Congressional District of Texas.
April 15, 2021 Press Release

Congresswoman Garcia Says Many Texans Who Receive Veterans’ Benefits and Have Not Yet Received Their Economic Impact Payment Could Expect Electronic Payments to Hit Bank Accounts Beginning Wednesday

 

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April 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC  – Congresswoman Sylvia R. Garcia (TX-29) issued the following statement in response to the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) new program aimed at aiding those struggling to cover the funeral costs for family members who have perished due to COVID-19:

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March 25, 2021 Press Release

HOUSTON, TX - Today, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) issued the following statement in response to the announcement that the River Oaks Theater in Houston will be closing: 

March 8, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) issued the following statement in response to the Biden- Harris administration’s announcement that Venezuelans residing in the United States will now qualify for Temporary Protected Status.

January 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC Today, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) issued the following statement in support of the Biden- Harris administration’s executive orders and legislative initiatives:

January 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC Today, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29)  and Senator Richard Blumenthal Blumenthal (D-CT) issued the following joint statement on the re-introduction of the Wear Your Mask Act in the House.

January 8, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCCongresswoman Sylvia R. Garcia (TX-29) filed legislation to rename the post office located at 5302 Galveston Road in Houston, Texas, in honor of Houston-native and former Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillén. Congresswoman Garcia previously filed the legislation last Congress (H.R. 8453).

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In The News

September 11, 2020 In The News

HOUSTON — Two members of Texas' Congressional delegation are asking Houston post office leadership why at least 20 offices refused to accept donated voter registration cards -- government-printed documents that must be filled out and submitted to enable citizens to vote.

September 11, 2020 In The News

The American Diabetes Association® (ADA), the nation's leading organization for all people living with diabetes, announced its support today for the Ending Health Disparities during COVID-19 (EHDC) Act, introduced by Representative Robin Kelly (D-IL). The list of bill cosponsors includes Reps.

September 10, 2020 In The News

The Houston Police Officers’ Union says four officers were fired in connection to the deadly shooting of Nicolas Chavez in April.

Police said Chavez was shot by officers who had responded to a call about a suicidal man on April 21. Police said he had a pointed object in his hand.

September 9, 2020 In The News

After months of calling for #JusticeForVanessaGuillen, her family may finally have concrete answers.

Instead of an ongoing internal investigation conducted by the U.S. Army, the cases of Vanessa Guillen and two-dozen others are garnering the attention they deserve— from Congress. 

September 6, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has agreed to bring the "I am Vanessa Guillén" Act to the House floor for a vote, according to Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA).

September 2, 2020 In The News

Two Texas lawmakers toured one of the country’s largest postal facilities in Houston on Tuesday to address changes that could affect mail-in voting, including sorting machines that were taken out of service and local post offices’ refusal to stock voter registration cards supplied by the League of Women Voters.

September 2, 2020 In The News

HOUSTON (CW39) – Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) is participating in a food distribution drive at the M.O. Campbell Educational Center as part of Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s National Day of Action focused on the continued impact of COVID-19 on children across the country and the importance of passing the HEROES Act.

August 20, 2020 In The News

Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana announced Thursday that he has tested positive for the coronavirus.

August 18, 2020 In The News

HOUSTON — EDITOR'S NOTE: The video above is from a report on an Humble man who ran out of his heart medication after his package was delayed by USPS.

 

August 18, 2020 In The News

HOUSTON — Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia hosted a today along with other local labor leaders on crisis involving the United States Postal Service.

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