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Rep. Chu “Ecstatic” about NASA’s Mars 2020 Rover Mission

This week, NASA announced plans for an unprecedented voyage to Mars in 2020. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), whose district includes Caltech, which operates the Jet Propulsion Lab for NASA, released the following statement: “I am ecstatic about the announcement,” said Rep. Chu. “Based out of the Jet Propulsion Lab right here in Pasadena, the Mars 2020 mission will push science to new heights, paving the…

Rep. Chu Outraged by GOP Lawsuit

Today, the House Republicans passed H.Res. 676 to authorize a lawsuit against President Obama over implementation of the Affordable Care Act. The lawsuit, which is expected to cost $1-2 million, comes as much of the…

Rep. Schiff Statement on President Signing Executive Order Banning Discrimination Against LGBT Workers

Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), vice chair of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus (Equality Caucus), released the following statement after President signed an executive order prohibiting federal contractors and agencies from discriminating against employees on…

Debate Set on Proposed Need for Increased Civilian Oversight of Pasadena Police

City Councilmember Steve Madison Pasadena City Councilman Steve Madison and ACLU Senior Attorney Peter Bibring are set to debate the need for increased civilian oversight of the Pasadena Police Department in the wake of a…

Rep. Chu Visits Southwest Border to Address Unaccompanied Minors Crisis

Today, Congresswoman Judy Chu (D-CA), along with a delegation of Members of Congress, visited the Southwest border in Texas. The trip included visits to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection station in McAllen, Texas and…

Government Events

Friday, August 01 - 10:00 am Rotating Public Art Dedication

Tuesday, August 05 - 4:00 pm Pasadena Police Department: Celebrate National Night Out with the Community

Monday, August 18 - 8:00 am Coffee with a Cop

Friday, August 01

Public Invited to Rotating Public Art Dedication

The public is invited to join Pasadena Vice Mayor Jacque Robinson for a brief ceremony dedicating the second phase of the City’s popular Rotating Public…

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Rep. Chu Expresses Support for CPC’s Recommendations on the Border Crisis

Today, Congresswoman Judy Chu (D-CA) expressed support for the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) adoption of “Kids First: A Response to the Southern Border Humanitarian Crisis.” The purpose of this comprehensive set of policy recommendations is to help guide the Obama Administration and Congress’ response to the surge of unaccompanied minors arriving at the southern border of the United States. As a Vice-Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, Congresswoman Chu released the following statement: “Our recommendations reflect our moral responsibility as a nation to protect and treat unaccompanied children with care and compassion, and do what is in the best interest…

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