U.S. House Passes Bill Sponsored By Rep. Chuy García To Fund Carbon Monoxide Detectors In Public HousingThe U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a bill co-sponsored by Rep. Jesús “Chuy” García (D-Illinois), which will provide funds for carbon monoxide detectors in federally-subsidized public housing.
Politicians To Jump Into Chicago RiverDozens of people jumped into the Chicago River Saturday morning, to show just how clean it is.
Chicago's Mayoral Candidates Get Dueling EndorsementsThe man who ran Garcia's 2015 mayoral campaign, Manny Perez, is now Lightfoot's campaign manager. When Garcia was elected to the Cook County Board, Preckwinkle chose him as her floor leader.But in his 2015 challenge against Rahm Emanuel, Preckwinkle did not endorse Garcia. And so far, this year, Garcia has returned the favor.
Chuy Garcia Backs Burke Challenger Tanya PatinoChicago Ald. Ed Burke, who is currently the subject of an FBI investigation, has also been targeted for defeat by Congressmen-elect Chuy Garcia's growing political organization.
Record Number Of Latinos In CongressXochitl Torres Small and Jesús "Chuy" García are two of ten Latinos — nine Democrats and one Republican — who will join the freshman class of the 116th U.S. Congress and bolster the ranks of Latino lawmakers on Capitol Hill to a record high of 42.
Congressman Gutierrez Not Running For Chicago MayorGutierrez is launching a drive to get Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia to run for the seat.
Hearing Scheduled For Cop Who Stood By In Racist Rant VideoJesus "Chuy" Garcia, D-Chicago, distributed a statement Wednesday calling on the State's Attorney's office and the Forest Preserve police department to file tougher charges against 62-year-old Timothy Trybus, who is seen in a Facebook video asking a park-goer about her shirt.
Local Leaders Want Businesses To Help With Earthquake Relief“I think that Chicagoans have a big heart. If you can donate only one dollar, it’s a dollar more than we had.”
Group Wants Special Prosecutor To Take Over Laquan McDonald CaseA group of civil rights attorneys, elected officials, and civil rights activists has filed a petition asking a judge to appoint a special prosecutor to take over the Laquan McDonald murder case, claiming Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez can’t be trusted to oversee the matter.