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Rep. Chu Statement in Support of Continued Negotiations with Iran

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 | 11:14 am

On Monday, Secretary of State John Kerry announced a 7-month extension of the Western-led negotiations to end Iran’s nuclear program. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) released the following statement: “The need for an extension in negotiations with Iran is disappoint... More »


Assembly Member Chris Holden Steps into Majority Floor Leader Position

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 | 5:36 pm

Today, Assembly Speaker Toni G. Atkins announced the members of the Democratic Caucus leadership team for the 2015-16 Legislative Session. Assemblymember Chris Holden (D-Pasadena) has been appointed Majority Floor Leader. The Majority Floor Leader represents t... More »


Rep. Chu Statement on Grand Jury Decision in Ferguson

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 | 11:16 am

On Monday, a grand jury in St. Louis County, Missouri decided not to indict the officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, leading to riots and violence in Missouri and around the country. Michael Brown was unarmed at the time of the shooting. Rep. Judy Chu (C... More »


Rep. Chu Praises Executive Action on Immigration

Thursday, November 20, 2014 | 6:37 pm

Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27) praised President Obama’s announcement today that he will take executive action to immediately protect millions of immigrant families from deportation and take steps to improve our broken immigration system. Rep. Chu released t... More »


Rep. Chu Calls for Executive Action to Keep Families Together

Thursday, November 13, 2014 | 11:46 am

Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27) called on President Obama to take executive action this year that would halt deportations, keep families together, and reduce visa backlogs. Rep. Chu released the following statement: “The President must act now and prioritize ... More »


Pasadena City Council Adopts Zero Waste Strategic Plan

Thursday, November 6, 2014 | 12:20 pm

The Pasadena City Council continues to be a leader in environmental stewardship. On Oct. 20, 214, the Council adopted a Zero Waste Strategic Plan, which sets the goal of achieving Zero Waste to area landfills by 2040 through the implementation of a series of i... More »


Pasadena Recognized for Nation’s Best Housing Policy

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 | 11:25 am

On October 24, 2014, the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Tewillinger Center for Housing recognized the cities of Pasadena, CA and Austin, TX with 2014 Ralph C. Larson Housing Policy Leadership Awards given for the nation’s most outstanding housing policies at its f... More »


“It’s Never Too Late to Recognize Fallen Heroes”

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 | 11:09 am

Earlier this year, Assemblymember Chris Holden (D-Pasadena) worked with Veteran’s groups to author AJR 33 – a resolution that urges the U.S. Department of Defense to include the names of the 74 fallen sailors of the Destroyer U.S.S. Frank E. Evans (21 of who... More »