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December 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Hoy, el Ejército Americano publicó un reporte que detalla los conclusiones del Comité de Revisión Independiente de Fort Hood sobre la cultura tóxica y la estructura de mando de Fort Hood. Este informe es solo el primer paso para asegurarnos de que lo que le sucedió a Vanessa Guillén nunca le vuelva a pasar a otro soldado.

December 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) issued the following statement in response to the Army’s Independent Civilian Panel’s review of Fort Hood’s culture and command structure:

December 3, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) issued a statement on the passing of longtime Houston civil rights activist Maria Jimenez:

November 20, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Representatives Jason Crow (D-CO) joined by Sylvia Garcia (D-TX) and Veronica Escobar (D-TX) introduced the End Transfers of Detained Immigrants Act, legislation which would immediately prevent Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) from transferring immigrant detainees between ICE facilities or to federal, state, and local prisons during the Corona

November 17, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (R-TX), together with fellow Reps.

November 10, 2020 Press Release

HOUSTON, TX — Congresswoman Sylvia R. Garcia (TX-29) issued the following statement in response to today’s Supreme Court hearing on the Republican Lawsuit to terminate the Affordable Care Act (ACA):

November 7, 2020 Press Release

HOUSTON, TX - Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia issued the following statement on President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris:

October 29, 2020 Press Release

HOUSTON, TXCongresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) and Congressman Al Green (TX-09) have been conducting critical oversight of the North Houston Distribution and Processing Center, the largest such facility in the country. They have worked to address community concerns about delays in the mail.

October 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -- Today, Congresswomen Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05), Sylvia Garcia (TX-29), and Veronica Escobar (TX-16) introduced the Dropbox Access Act to improve voters access to dropbox locations in future elections. 

October 23, 2020 Press Release

HOUSTON, TX - Representatives Sylvia Garcia (TX-29), Jesús “Chuy” García (Il-04), Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12), and Kweisi Mfume (MD-07) joined by 36 Members of Congress introduced the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Safe Schools Act to provide $17 billion to school districts to pay for PPE, cleaning supplies, technical training, and additiona

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In The News

August 18, 2020 In The News

Following days of mounting public pressure, U.S. Postmaster Louis DeJoy said Tuesday he would halt all operational changes he’s made to the postal service in recent months, including major cutbacks, until after the November election.

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.

August 17, 2020 In The News

Texas Democrats are not used to having such a small role during a Democratic National Convention.

August 17, 2020 In The News

No party should take for granted the votes of any group tied together by race, ethnicity, gender or religion. And yet for all the focus they’ve put on diversity in recent years, Democrats appear to be doing just that as they gather virtually beginning tonight for the party’s four-day online convention.

August 15, 2020 In The News

HOUSTON, Texas -- After an emotional public memorial celebrating Vanessa Guillen, she was remembered in a private funeral service.

Guests stood outside Holy Name Catholic Church, where American flags lined the street.

August 15, 2020 In The News

HOUSTON — Flags from the U.S., Texas and Mexico flew at half staff Friday as a white, horse-drawn carriage embellished with white flowers brought in the custom green casket that carried the remains of a slain soldier.

August 14, 2020 In The News

As President Donald Trump rails against the idea of expanding mail-in voting, resists new funding for the U.S.

August 14, 2020 In The News

Vanessa Guillén and her family were failed.

On July 5, investigators identified Guillén’s remains a full two months after she disappeared from Fort Hood, Texas. 

August 14, 2020 In The News

Houston native Vanessa Guillén’s public memorial service is underway today at Cesar Chavez High School, Guillén’s alma mater. Guillén’s family and friends were joined by their fellow Houstonians to mourn the loss of the 20-year-old Army soldier, who was killed on her base at Fort Hood in April.

August 14, 2020 In The News

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