Judy (Judy) Chu (D-28)

US Representative Judy Chu

Judy (Judy) Chu (D-28)
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Capitol: 202.225.5464
FAX: 202.225.5467
District: 626.304.0110
Room 2423 RHOB- Rayburn House Office Building 50 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20515-0528
415 West Foothill Boulevard
Claremont, CA 91711-2782
Residence:Monterey Park, CA

Committee Assignments

ChairmanCongressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC)
Co-ChairAmerican Sikh Congressional Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Integrative Health and Wellness Caucus
ChairmanCongressional Creative Rights Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Planetary Science Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Multicultural Media Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Work and Welfare
Vice RM MemberHouse Committee on Ways and Means
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Oversight
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Contracting and Infrastructure
FC MemberState and Local Tax (SALT) Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Workforce Development
FC MemberHouse Quiet Skies Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Health
FC MemberCongressional Addiction, Treatment and Recovery Caucus (ATR)
FC MemberUnexploded Ordnance (UXO)/Demining Caucus
FC MemberEndangered Species Act (ESA) Caucus
FC MemberDemocratic Women's Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Mamas' Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Renters Caucus
FC MemberEqual Rights Amendment (ERA) Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Taiwan Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Small Business
FC MemberCongressional Medicare for All Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Armenian Issues
Co-Vice ChairCongressional Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBTQ+) Equality Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Coalition for Combating Anti-Semitism
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Foster Youth
FC MemberCongressional Mental Health Caucus
FC MemberBlack Maternal Health Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Labor Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Animal Protection Caucus
FC MemberSustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC)
FC MemberCongressional Gun Violence Prevention Task Force
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Progressive Caucus


Judy Chu was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in July 2009. She represents the 28th Congressional District, which includes Pasadena and the west San Gabriel Valley of southern California. Rep. Chu currently serves on the powerful House Ways and Means Committee, which has jurisdiction over legislation pertaining to taxes, revenues, Social Security, and Medicare. In that Committee, Rep. Chu is a member of the Subcommittees on Health, giving her oversight over healthcare reform and crucial safety net programs. She also serves on the House Small Business Committee, which has oversight of the Small Business Administration, as well as the House Budget Committee. In 2011, Chu was elected Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, which advocates for the needs and concerns of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community across the nation. She helps lead the Tri-Caucus, a joint effort with the Congressional Black Caucus and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. Chu founded and co-chairs the Congressional Creative Rights Caucus, which advocates for the copyright protections of those in the creative industries, such as music, film and visual arts. She also serves in leadership of the House Democratic Caucus as a Member of the Steering and Policy Committee. Some of Rep. Chu's proudest accomplishments in Congress include- introducing and passing a Congressional resolution of regret for the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882; working with President Obama to declare the San Gabriel Mountains a national monument; requiring the Department of Defense to address military hazing; helping entrepreneurs by establishing two new Small Business Development Centers in the San Gabriel Valley; and helping small businesses refinance old, expensive real estate loans by reviving the Small Business Administration's 504 loan refinance program. Chu was first elected to the Board of Education for Garvey School District in 1985. From there, she was elected to the Monterey Park City Council, where she served as Mayor three times. She then was elected to the State Assembly and then California's elected tax board, known as the State Board of Equalization. In 2009, she became the first Chinese American woman elected to Congress in history. Chu lives with her husband, Michael Eng, in the city of Monterey Park, where they have been residents for over 30 years.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2009    Next Election: 2024
Spouse: Michael Eng   DOB: 7/7/1953
Counties Representing
Los Angeles