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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. 

 

May 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Garcia (TX-29) introduced the Worksite Reporting Act, H.R. 2872, a bill that improves safety and security on construction sites by requiring site-controlling employers to keep a log for all recordable injuries and illnesses occurring among all employees on a project, regardless of who employs the worker.

 

May 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – This week, Rep. Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) alongside Reps. Jason Crow (CO-06), Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), and Hank Johnson (GA-04) introduced legislation to prevent the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) from blocking members of Congress from access to detention centers that house immigrants and migrant children.

May 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29), member of the House Financial Services Committee, introduced H.R.

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May 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, Representative Mike Quigley (I-05L) with Representatives Sylvia Garcia (TX-29), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Hank Johnson (GA-04), and Jesus “Chuy” García (IL-04) re-introduced legislation that seeks to remove the ability of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to con

May 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Friday, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (D-TX), and 20 Committee Democrats sent a letter to Ben Carson, Secretar

May 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Garcia (TX-29) joined Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (TX-16) to introduce the Asylum Seeker Protection Act.

 

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May 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Sylvia Garcia released the following statement after the House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress:

 

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In The News

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.

August 1, 2019 In The News

Ready, set, fest! Today we announced the program and speakers for the 2019 Texas Tribune Festival — Sept. 26-28 in downtown Austin. It’s our ninth annual ideas weekend, our biggest by a mile and absolutely our most ambitious yet.

July 25, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has declared that the citizens of Venezuela “have suffered for too long at the hands” of the violent Maduro regime. His administration has warned Venezuela is as dangerous a place to be as North Korea, Iran and Syria. Violent crime is common; food, water, electricity and medicine are in short supply, the warnings say.

July 24, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert on Wednesday tore into Robert Mueller during his long-awaited appearance on Capitol Hill, accusing the former special counsel of “perpetuating injustice” by dragging out his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

July 24, 2019 In The News

After remaining silent for nearly two years – with the exception of a brief statement expressing his reluctance to speak before Congress – former special counsel Robert Mueller testified before two U.S. House committees about his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and President Donald Trump’s actions around that investigation.

July 22, 2019 In The News

Engineers and elected officials are using outdated tools to assess flood risks and make coastal areas more resilient to storms, which are becoming increasingly severe and frequent, a panel of experts testified Monday at a congressional committee hearing in Houston.

July 17, 2019 In The News

Facebook’s crypto chief David Marcus faced skepticism Wednesday from lawmakers at a House Financial Services Committee hearing on the company’s plans for the digital currency Libra.

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