The “House App Contest” is open to all high school students in Texas' Congressional District 20, the San Antonio district Congressman Castro represents. Students entering the competition must submit their app’s source code online during the Competition Submission Period between 12 PM Eastern Standard Time on FEBRUARY 1ST, 2014, and 11:59 PM Eastern Daylight Time on APRIL 30TH, 2014, as well as provide a YouTube or VIMEO video demo explaining their app and what they learned through this competition process. Find out how to register
The Affordable Care ActTexas has the highest rate of uninsured people in the nation. The good news is that the Affordable Care Act has not only already given Americans with private insurance access to preventative health services at no cost, discounted prescription coverage for seniors and the option for young adults to stay on their parents insurance, but also starting October 1 through March 2014 folks without insurance will have a chance to choose from more than 50 affordable options in Texas. Visit Healthcare.gov for more information.
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Feb 26, 2014 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] released the following statement in support of the federal court ruling in San Antonio striking down Texas’ ban on gay marriage:
Feb 11, 2014 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] released the following statement after voting in favor of fixing the Military retirement COLA cuts that were negotiated as part of the Budget Deal, as well voting in favor of paying our nation’s bills and preventing default:
Jan 16, 2014 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, Thursday, January 16th, 2014 U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) and Congressman Jared Polis (D-CO) introduced the Investing IN States To Achieve Tuition Equity (IN-STATE) for Dreamers Act of 2014.
Jan 15, 2014 Press Release
Washington, D.C— Congressman Joaquin Castro released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the bipartisan $1.012 trillion omnibus bill, funding agencies for Fiscal Year 2014. The funding bill passed with 359 Representatives voting in favor and 67 voting against.
Jan 8, 2014 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] along with a group of bipartisan legislators wrote a letter today to urge the powerful House Appropriations Committee to provide adequate funding for Federal Buildings Fund construction in FY 2014 before the January 15 funding deadline.