WASHINGTON, DC – Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Tom Carper (D-DE), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), and Mazie K. Hirono (D-HI) introduced the Wear Your Mask Act today, the Senate companion bill to Congresswoman Garcia's Wear Your Mask Act.
Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (D-TX) joined Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA), Chair of the House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee, and Congressman Markwayne Mullin (R-OK), along with co-leads Reps.
WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) had her Elder Abuse Protection Act of 2020 marked up by the House Judiciary Committee. This bill would direct the Attorney General to establish the Elder Justice Initiative within the Department of Justice Criminal Division.
Washington, DC – On Wednesday, September 16th, Reps. Jackie Speier (D-CA), Chair of the House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee, Markwayne Mullin (R-OK), Sylvia Garcia (D-TX), John Carter (R-TX), Veronica Escobar (D-TX), Pete Olson (R-TX), Jason Crow (D-CO), and Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (D-CA) will introduce the bipartisan I Am Vanessa Guillén Act
WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congresswoman Sylvia R. Garcia (TX-29) and Congressman Al Green (TX-9) wrote to the Houston USPS District Manager and Postmaster seeking answers about claims that over 20 Greater Houston-area post offices rejected donations of blank voter registration ballots from the League of Women Voters, a non-partisan civic engagement group:
Houston, TX – Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) issued the following statement condemning reports that ICE flew detainees to Virginia to transport agents for the purpose of quelling D.C. protests during the summer:
Houston, TX – Today, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) issued the following statement in response to the firing of four Houston police officers over the deadly shooting of Nicolas Chavez in April of this year:
HOUSTON, TX - La congresista Sylvia García (TX-29) hizo la siguiente declaración en respuesta a los Subcomités de los Servicios Armados y de Supervisión y Reforma de la Cámara de Representantes que han abierto una investigación sobre las muertes recientes de miembros del servicio militar en Fort Hood:
HOUSTON, TX – Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) issued the following statement in response to the House Armed Services and Oversight and Reform Subcommittees opening an investigation into recent service member deaths at Fort Hood:
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (KTRK) -- Texas Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia provided an update Friday on the push for new legislation in the aftermath of Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen's murder.
Garcia went into detail on the bill that was proposed this week by Congresswoman Speier in its first hearing with the House Armed Services Subcommittee.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia is optimistic about the passing of the proposed #IAmVanessaGuillen Bill, which would give more power to local authorities in missing soldiers cases and would change the process of how soldiers would report sexual harassment and assault cases on post.
(KWTX) - During a virtual press conference with the media Friday, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia recapped the week in the nation’s capital and legislation surrounding Vanessa Guillen.
Garcia, who represents the 29th congressional district in Texas, talked about the legislation targeting the allegations of sexual harassment and assault within the military.
WASHINGTON D.C., DC — The fight for Justice for Vanessa Guillén continues. Houston Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia held a press conference from Washington to recap everything that happened this week in relation to Guillén’s case.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Trump told the family of murdered Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen on Thursday that he would help them get her remains and also offered to help with funeral costs.
President Donald Trump met with the family of Spc. Vanessa Guillen and its lawyer, Natalie Khawam, in the Oval Office on Thursday.
Khawam and the family filled him in on the background of the death of the Fort Hood soldier and subsequent investigation that has made headlines nationwide.
For weeks, Emma Chalott Barron had been riddled with anxiety, wondering how the U.S. Supreme Court would rule on the program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA.
Prospective U.S. citizens are in a “race against time” to become fully naturalized before they can vote in this year’s presidential election.
Ten House Democrats in the Texas Congressional delegation have signed a letter requesting that the state government prevent property tax increases due to the economic pressures caused by the coronavirus.
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