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Rep. Chu Statement on ISIL Vote

Thursday, September 18, 2014 | 10:56 am

Rep. Judy Chu on Wednesday voted in support of President Obama’s request for authorization to train and equip local groups to fight against the Islamic State in the Levant (ISIL), which has taken control of large amounts of territory in Iraq and Syria. Rep. ... More »


Rep. Chu Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Monday, September 15, 2014 | 2:31 pm

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15 – October 15, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement: “Since the earliest days of our nation, Latinos have been an essential part of our economic and cultural way of life. Te... More »


Pasadena Provides Water Customers with Stellar Quality

Friday, September 12, 2014 | 1:52 pm

Pasadena’s Water and Power Department (PWP) assures its customers that all Pasadena water continues to be safe to drink despite recent changes in water characteristics. Due to the ongoing California drought PWP’s groundwater levels are low and PWP is recei... More »


Rep. Chu Statement on ISIL

Thursday, September 11, 2014 | 12:33 pm

Following President Barack Obama’s speech last night on the Administration’s strategy to defeat the Islamic State in the Levant (ISIL), Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement: “I am deeply concerned about ISIL. This brutal terrorist organiz... More »


Tornek for Mayor Announces Release of Free Campaign APP

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 | 12:06 pm

Available today, the Tornek for Mayor campaign announced the release of the free Tornek for Mayor app to iPhone and Android phone users. It allows Pasadena residents to learn about and communicate with Terry Tornek’s campaign to be elected Mayor of Pasadena in... More »


Rep. Chu Praises Grants for California’s Small Businesses

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 | 2:24 pm

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) announced the awarding of $2 million in matching grants to 34 Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) throughout California. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), who helped bring three SBDCs throughout... More »


Mayor Bill Bogaard Announces Decision Not to Seek Re-Election

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 | 1:09 pm

City of Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard today announced his decision not to seek re-election after serving nearly 16 years as the City’s first, and (until now) only directly elected mayor in the City’s history. Bogaard is sending a two-page letter to many of h... More »


Holden Truancy Bill Heads to Governor

Thursday, August 28, 2014 | 2:32 pm

The California Legislature has given final approval to Assemblymember Chris Holden’s legislation to collect more complete records on absences and intervention strategies to help identify the effectiveness of school truancy programs. AB 1672 is part of a pack... More »


Rep. Chu Applauds NSF Grant for Caltech

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 | 11:43 am

The National Science Foundation (NSF) today announced a multi-million dollar grant to promote innovation throughout Southern California. As part of the NSF Innovation Corps (I-Corps) initiative, the newly created I-Corps Node will be administered by Caltech, t... More »


Rep. Chu Urges Sec. Vilsack to Protect San Gabriel Mountains

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 | 3:20 pm

Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) wrote to the Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, welcoming the Administration’s consideration of calls from residents to protect the San Gabriel Mountains by designating the area a national monument. The letter, sig... More »