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April 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today following the release of the Mueller Report to Congress, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia, a member of the House Judiciary Committee, called for a clean version without redactions to be provided to Congress and for renewed investigations into allegations of obstruction of justice and corruption against President Donald Trump.

April 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia rebuffed Attorney General Barr’s recent policy reversal to withhold bail from asylum seekers.

April 16, 2019 Press Release

 

HOUSTON — Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia was called to jury duty today and released this statement:

 

April 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia released the following statement on yesterday’s death of Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez, a 16 year-old Guatemalan migrant, in CBP custody.

 

March 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia cosponsored sweeping new health care legislation that will lower Texans’ health insurance premiums, crack down on junk health insurance plans, strengthen protections for people with pre-existing conditions, and reverse the Trump Administration’s health care sabotage. 

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March 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia lauded the sudden resignation of Dr. Juan Sanchez, Founder and CEO of Southwest Key Programs. The non-profit Southwest Key manages one of the largest networks of child detention centers for migrant children in government care.

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March 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today Rep. Garcia (TX-29) joined Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Nydia Velazquez (NY-7), and Yvette Clarke (NY-9) to introduce the Dream and Promise Act, H.R. 6, as an original co-sponsor.

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March 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia joined more than 230 lawmakers to pass H.R. 1, the For The People Act, the largest elections and ethics overhaul in U.S. history.

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March 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, over a hundred national leaders and lawmakers joined together with the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO), the nation’s leading Latino leadership foundation, in honoring Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia the Edward R. Roybal Award for Outstanding Public Service.

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February 20, 2019 Press Release

HOMESTEAD, FLORIDA–Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, and Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29), member of the House Judiciary Committee and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, accompanied   Congresswoman Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (FL-26) and Congresswoman Donna Shalala (FL-27) in a delegation visit to the Homestead Temporary She

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In The News

July 12, 2019 In The News

The House soldiered on through hundreds of amendments to the annual defense policy bill Thursday, but major issues — including authorization to use force and military involvement on the southern border — remain unresolved, as does the ultimate fate of the bill.

July 12, 2019 In The News

The House on Friday approved its defense authorization bill after adopting a slew of progressive amendments that helped Democrats earn votes from the party’s more dovish members in the face of Republican opposition.

July 10, 2019 In The News

Artificial intelligence (AI) may be playing into stereotypes that adversely affect women and minorities in financial decisions, according to two experts. 

The House Financial Services Committee held a hearing entitled: "Perspectives on Artificial Intelligence: Where We Are and the Next Frontier in Financial Services."

July 8, 2019 In The News

Tuesday is the last day for public comment on a proposal that could evict or even separate thousands of families with mixed-citizenship status who receive housing assistance in Texas.

July 4, 2019 In The News

A year after heavy rains flooded Harris County and forced the cancellation of many events, including Houston’s Freedom Over Texas, the area’s Fourth of July celebrations stayed dry Thursday.

July 2, 2019 In The News

A group of lawmakers visited two border facilities in Clint and El Paso, Texas, on Monday, and they made sure everyone knew about the poor living conditions they saw by sharing graphic details of their trip via Twitter.

July 1, 2019 In The News

A delegation of U.S. Congress members and Texas legislators is in El Paso and Clint, Texas, Monday to investigate several facilities used to detain migrants.

Rep. Veronica Escobar (D-TX-16) and Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX-20) are leading the delegation.

June 28, 2019 In The News

On Thursday, the House of Representatives approved the Senate GOP’s version of the border supplemental by a vote of 305-102. 

June 25, 2019 In The News

The House Financial Services Committee continued to focus on workforce diversity. 

That committee held a hearing entitled “Diversity in the Boardroom: Examining Proposals to Increase the Diversity of America’s Boards.”

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