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August 3, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) announced the inclusion of funding she championed in the House-passed Appropriations Minibus #2 package.

July 31, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Ayer, la congresista Sylvia R. García (TX-29) presentó una legislación (H.R. 7832) para cambiar el nombre de la oficina postal localizada en 4020 Broadway St. Houston, TX 77087 para honrar a Benny C Martinez, un veterano y líder comunitario.

July 31, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Yesterday, Congresswoman Sylvia R. Garcia (TX-29) filed legislation (H.R. 7832) to rename the post office located at post at 4020 Broadway St. Houston, TX 77087 to honor the late veteran and community leader, Benny C. Martinez.

July 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC  – Today, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) voted to pass an amendment to prevent the Justice Department from spending any federal funds for the Trump Administration’s lawsuit to strike down the Affordable Care Act.  

July 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) issued the following statement on the passage of the Water Resources Development Act of 2020:

July 24, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14), Chair of the House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee, will convene the first U.S.

July 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congresswoman Sylvia R. Garcia (TX-29) announced the inclusion of funding she championed in the House-passed Appropriations Minibus #1 package. The funding requests included in this Appropriations Minibus #1 package:

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July 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This afternoon, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) and Texas Congressional Democrats will host a press conference focused on Governor Greg Abbott’s failed leadership in Texas during this ongoing pandemic and how this virus is disproportionately affecting Latino and African-American across the state.

July 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) voted to pass H.R.

July 16, 2020 Press Release

HOUSTON, TX - Today, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) announced that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded nearly $2 million to BakerRipley for its Head Start Programs.

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In The News

February 6, 2020 In The News

One of the most significant bills to strengthen workers’ abilities to organize in the past 80 years passed the House on Thursday, the latest sign of momentum for the labor movement.

February 3, 2020 In The News

Garcia highlighted the three ABCs that Trump has been accused of:

  • Abusing his power
  • Betraying the country
  • Corrupting elections

Garcia also noted that senators from both sides of the aisle agree the president acted inappropriately, and that the question now is whether his behavior warrants removal from office.

January 29, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — The chosen seven strode across the U.S. Capitol rotunda before the eyes of history and a live television audience. It was late in the afternoon on Wednesday, January 15. On their way to the Senate to formally deliver impeachment charges against Donald Trump, six of the impeachment managers appointed by Speaker Nancy Pelosi walked in pairs. The seventh followed by herself.

January 28, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — A former police chief, a prosecutor who won the conviction of an F.B.I. agent and one of Texas’ first Latina representatives. A constitutional law professor who once defended O.J. Simpson against a murder charge, a former special prosecutor who pursued the impeachment of President Bill Clinton and a litigator for the Christian right.

January 26, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — Representative Adam B. Schiff, the House’s lead impeachment manager, accused President Trump on Sunday of trying to threaten him on Twitter and urged Republican senators to find the “moral courage to stand up” to a “wrathful and vindictive president.”

January 22, 2020 In The News

Garcia is a representative from Congress and is one of two freshman Democrats that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tapped to serve as impeachment managers. Garcia is a lawyer and a former judge.

During her remarks, Garcia zeroed in on several days in early May 2019, shortly after Zelensky was elected president in Ukraine

January 20, 2020 In The News

Consumer and environmental advocate Erin Brockovich, known best for her work obtaining a multi-million dollar medical and environmental contamination settlement against Pacific Gas & Electric, will speak at a town hall hosted by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Houston) about creosote contamination in a north Houston neighborhood Tuesday night.

January 17, 2020 In The News

HOUSTON — Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia held her first press conference Friday since being selected as one of the seven House Democrats serving as impeachment managers two days earlier.

January 16, 2020 In The News

The seven House impeachment managers named by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi formally delivered the articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate on Wednesday. The Senate trial is set to begin on Tuesday.  

In the midst of all this, Lev Parnas, the indicted associate of Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, has been making astonishing claims in a series of interviews.

January 16, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi understands what an uphill battle it will be to convince the Republican-majority Senate to convict President Donald Trump in his impeachment trial. 

But that doesn't mean she and House Democrats won't try. 

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