Press Releases

Dec 22, 2014

REP. GUTIÉRREZ PRAISES $15 MILLION AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU FOUNDATION PLEDGE AUTHORIZED IN “CROMNIBUS” SPENDING MEASURE

Buried in the “Cromnibus” budget bill (HR 83), Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez scored a legislative victory by securing language to authorize payment of $15 million the Department of State pledged to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation almost five years ago.

Dec 11, 2014

REP. GUTIÉRREZ URGES COLLEAGUES TO VOTE AGAINST SPENDING MEASURE

Today, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) called on his fellow Democrats to oppose the funding bill being considered in the House.

Dec 9, 2014

REP. GUTIÉRREZ TESTIFIES BEFORE SENATE SUBCOMMITTEE ON CIVIL AND HUMAN RIGHTS

Issues: Judiciary, Crime, and Guns

Today, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights, chaired by Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois.

Dec 3, 2014

REP. GUTIÉRREZ TO RULES COMMITTEE ON IMMIGRATION: “THE REPUBLICAN MAJORITY IS PLANTING ITS FLAG FIRMLY ON A MYTH”

Issues: Immigration

As House Prepares To Attack President Obama, Rep. Gutiérrez discusses “Myth…That The United States Should, Would Or Could Deport 11 Million” Immigrants

Nov 25, 2014

MAYOR EMANUEL WELCOMES PRESIDENT OBAMA TO CHICAGO AND ANNOUNCES CITY IS PREPARED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE RELIEF

City to Work with Community Partners and City Departments to Protect Consumers, Disseminate Information, and Ensure Chicago Residents Take Advantage of Administrative Relief

Nov 25, 2014

Schakowsky, Gutierrez and Quigley send letter to EPA in Support of Stronger Smog Standard

Issues: 4th District

Reps. Jan Schakowsky, Luis Gutierrez, and Mike Quigley sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy in support of the Agency’s consideration of a stronger standard for ground-level ozone (smog) pollution.

Nov 20, 2014

REP. GUTIÉRREZ ON PRESIDENT’S ANNOUNCEMENT OF EXECUTIVE ACTIONS ON IMMIGRATION

Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez will join President Obama on his trip to Nevada on Friday as the President announces a series of executive actions he is taking on immigration, enforcement and deportations.

Nov 18, 2014

WHEN HARRY TRUMAN TOOK EXECUTIVE ACTION, “HE USED HIS PEN AND WE CELEBRATE HIS COURAGE TODAY”

Issues: Immigration

Rep. Gutiérrez Floor Speech: “Truman said the ‘Buck Stops Here’ and he was right then and he is just as right today about the current occupant of the White House.”

Nov 14, 2014

Schakowsky, Gutiérrez, Quigley send letter to Director Mel Watt about Affordable Housing in Chicago

Today, Representatives Jan Schakowsky, Luis Gutiérrez and Mike Quigley sent Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Director Mel Watt a letter asking that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac not sell foreclosed properties in specific Chicago neighborhoods until a meeting is held to ensure continued access to affordable housing in those neighborhoods.

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