Tuesday Dec 3
Schakowsky Named to Leadership of Top House Democratic Committee
U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky was appointed Tuesday as vice chair of the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee, a key group within the party, according to the Chicago Tribune .
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Walmart protests rack up more than 110 arrests nationwide
Around 1,500 Walmart Black Friday protests nationwide led to more than 110 arrests, according to organizers.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
President Obama's remarks on immigration reform, San Francisco, CA
THE PRESIDENT: Hello, everybody! Well, hello, San Francisco! It is great to be back in California.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
AAPIs Abstain from Food to Push for Immigration Reform
Asian American and Pacific Islander fasters, including leaders from two prominent Korean American organizations, spoke on Tuesday about the message they want to send to elected officials: Our communities want humane and inclusive immigration reform now.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Debate stirring once again over protecting profitable intellectual properties
Intellectual property is big business. Copyright industries added over $1 trillion in value to the U.S. economy in a single year, accounting for almost 6.5% of the total U.S. GDP in 2012.
Temple City Tribune
Reps. Judy Chu and Grace Napolitano, and Kaiser Permanente Baldwin...
Congresswoman Judy Chu , Congresswoman Grace Napolitano and Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park Medical Center held a press conference Friday to announce the results of their 10th Annual Domestic Violence Collection Drive.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Chu, Fellow Reps Introduce Women's Right to Safe Abortion Bill
U.S. Congresswoman Judy Chu and U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal - joined by U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin , Barbara Boxer and U.S. Representatives Marcia Fudge , and Lois Frankel - Thursday announced the Women's Health Protection Act of 2013.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
The Washington Monthly
An Abortion "Supply-Side" Counterattack
At TNR Nora Caplan-Bricker has an illuminating report on a piece of bicameral Democratic legislation aimed at preempting state abortion restrictions that effectively erode the right to choose: The Women's Health Protection Act would outlaw all regulations on abortion that "are more burdensome than those restrictions imposed on medically comparable ... (more)
Wed Nov 13, 2013
US local officials express sympathies for typhoon victims
Washington, D.C. - Today, Members of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus released the following statements encouraging support for the victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda: Congresswoman Judy Chu , CAPAC Chair: "I am deeply saddened by the destruction caused by Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Senate Abortion Rights Backers Want to Pre-empt State Laws
A group of Democratic lawmakers in the House and Senate, led by Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut on the Senate side, are calling an afternoon news conference to roll out a new measure that would effectively pre-empt state laws requiring medically unnecessary tests before receiving reproductive health services, including the morning-after pill and ... (more)
Sat Nov 09, 2013
AFM: Judy Chu to Push to Make Section 181 Permanent
In a meet and greet with industry execs at AFM, the California Congresswoman warned that Republicans will try to cut the federal income tax break for films, which expires Dec. 31. Congresswoman Judy Chu was in fighting spirit when she stopped by the American Film Market this weekend, talking to industry execs and pledging to do battle on two key ... (more)
Fri Nov 08, 2013
Judy Chu Speaks On Importance of Helping Vets
Representative Judy Chu spoke at Citrus College's 8th Annual Saluting Our Veterans Event in Glendora, Nov. 7. Chu spoke about the importance of providing aid to returning military personnel and the need to make that aid more accessible.