Judy (Judy) Chu (D-USH27)
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District FAX: 909.399.0198
Representative
Room 2423 RHOB- Rayburn House Office Building 50 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20515-0527

Residence: Monterey Park, CA
Elected: 2009    Next Election: 2018
Spouse: Michael Eng   DOB: 7/7/1953
Committee Assignments
ChairmanCongressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC)
FC MemberHouse Trade Working Group [HTWG]
FC MemberOut of Afghanistan Caucus
Co-ChairAmerican Sikh Congressional Caucus
ChairmanCongressional Creative Rights Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access
FC MemberCongressional Anti-Bullying Caucus
FC MemberCalifornia Public Higher Education Caucus
FC MemberU.S.-China Working Group
FC MemberCongressional International Creativity and Theft-Prevention Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Human Resources
FC MemberCongressional Rock and Roll Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Mobility Air Forces Caucus
FC MemberCalifornia Democratic Congressional Delegation
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional School Health and Safety Caucus
FC MemberHouse Manufacturing Caucus
FC MemberGreen Schools Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Career and Technical Education Caucus (CTE)
FC MemberCongressional Friends of the National Park Service Centennial
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Armenian Issues
MemberHouse Committee on Small Business
FC MemberCongressional Friends of Thailand Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus for Competitiveness in Entertainment Technology (E-Tech Caucus)
FC MemberCongressional Safe Climate Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Health
FC MemberCongressional Labor and Working Families Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Taiwan Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Multiple Sclerosis Caucus
FC MemberCommunity College Caucus
FC MemberClimate Solutions Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Cystic Fibrosis Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Foster Youth
FC MemberCongressional HIV/AIDS Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus for Women's Issues (House)
FC MemberMilitary Veterans Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Fire Services Caucus
FC MemberSustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC)
FC MemberCongressional Progressive Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Ways and Means
FC MemberCongressional Diabetes Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Equality Caucus
Counties Representing
Los Angeles / San Bernardino

Bio

Judy Chu was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in July 2009. She represents the 27th 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 and Human Resources, 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, and is a member of the Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access.

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 31 years.








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