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June 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Garcia (TX-29) issued the following statement in reaction to reports of horrific conditions for children held by Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement.  

 

June 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia voted for first appropriations minibus bill, H.R. 2740. This important bill provides a total $982.8 billion in essential government funding and consists of the Fiscal Year 2020 Labor-Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State-Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development spending bills.

 

June 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia, Vice Chair on Urban Poverty for the Task Force on Poverty and Opportunity and other members of the Task Force sent a letter to Acting Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Russ Vought urging him not to implement the recently announced changes to the federal poverty calculations. In the letter, the Members wrote:

 

June 14, 2019 Press Release

HOUSTON — Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia will host a U.S. Citizenship Workshop tomorrow, June 15th, 2019, to provide free, one-on-one citizenship application assistance & legal consultations with immigration attorneys.

 

It’s important to bring the following records and information:

 

June 14, 2019 Press Release

HOUSTON — Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia will host a health care roundtable tomorrow, June 15th, 2019, to discuss the impacts of the soaring costs of prescription drugs, barriers to quality affordable health care, and actions being taken to lower health care costs.

 

June 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Financial Services Committee advanced legislation sponsored by Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) for full consideration by the House of Representatives. The bill, the Keeping Families Together Act, H.R.

June 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Garcia (TX-29) released the following statement in commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings in Normandy:

 

June 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Garcia (TX-29) joined fellow Democrats to vote and pass in the U.S. House of Representatives H.R. 6, the Dream and Promise Act, the most sweeping and historic immigration reform legislation of the past 25 years.

 

May 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) released the following statement on the remarks Special Counsel Mueller gave this morning:

“After his press conference this morning, I believe that Special Counsel Mueller needs to testify before Congress, and I continue to call on Attorney General Barr to release the full, unredacted report to Congress.”

May 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Garcia voted to pass H.R. 1994, the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act (SECURE Act) to help Americans save more for a secure retirement and deliver an urgently needed fix for military survivors and families facing drastic tax hikes under the GOP Tax Law, including the GOP’s “kiddie tax” provision. 

 

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September 3, 2019 In The News


At Kashmere High School, Houston ISD administrators and community members touted the school’s profound turnaround—earning a passing grade on the state’s rating system for the first time in almost a decade.

“With the right support, we have changed the narrative,” interim Superintendent Grenita Lathan told the audience Aug. 15.

August 31, 2019 In The News

Democrats voiced frustration over their blocked gun-control agenda after Saturday's shootings in West Texas, with one 2020 presidential candidate tweeting the situation was "f---ed up."

August 29, 2019 In The News

There has been a dramatic surge in measles cases in Europe, placing lives at risk.

 

There has been a dramatic surge in measles cases in Europe, placing lives at risk.

August 28, 2019 In The News

HOUSTON - On Sept. 15, 2015, two students were killed when the Houston Independent School District school bus they were traveling in was struck by a car, sending it over 610 South Loop.

August 23, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — Texans have been waiting a year and a half for more than $4 billion in disaster recovery money Congress approved after Hurricane Harvey and major floods the two years before. They’ll have to wait several months more, but the federal government finally cleared a major hurdle toward sending the cash on Friday.

August 23, 2019 In The News

President Donald Trump’s views on immigration are hard to pin down.

August 21, 2019 In The News


La legisladora texana, durante un foro de inmigración en Houston, se manifestó en contra de esta regla y dijo que Trump no logrará quitarles la ciudadanía a los hijos de inmigrantes nacidos en este país. Añadió que el presidente “está buscando todas las maneras para no recibir a más gente en EEUU y que tengan dificultades para que obtengan su naturalización”.

August 12, 2019 In The News

August 9, 2019 In The News

Esta enmienda, aprobada por el Congreso el 4 de junio de 1919 y ratificada el 18 de agosto de 1920, es un logro realizado por mujeres que no se dieron por vencidas cuando las excluían de la política y del proceso electoral.

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