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CHU, Judy

CHU, Judy
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CHU, Judy, a Representative from California; born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., July 7, 1953; graduated from Buchser High School, Santa Clara, Calif., 1970; B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1974; Ph.D., California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles, Calif., 1979; professor, Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles, Calif., 1981-1988; professor, East Los Angeles College, Monterey Park, Calif., 1988-2001; member of the Garvey, Calif., school district, 1985-1988; member of the Monterey Park, Calif., city council, 1988-2001; Mayor of Monterey Park, Calif.; member of the California state assembly, 2001-2006; member of the Calif. state board of equalization, 2006-2009; vice chair, 2009; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Eleventh Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative Hilda Solis, and reelected to the seven succeeding Congresses (July 14, 2009-present).

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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Bibliography / Further Reading

"Judy Chu" in Asian and Pacific Islander Americans in Congress, 1900-2017. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of the Historian and the Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Publishing Office, 2018.

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Committee Assignments

  • House Committee - Budget
  • House Committee - Education and Labor
  • House Committee - Judiciary
  • House Committee - Oversight and Government Reform
  • House Committee - Small Business
    • Investigations, Oversight, and Regulations - Chair
  • House Committee - Ways and Means
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