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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Apr 22, 2019

WASHINGTON— Today, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) and Congressman Mike Levin (CA-49), Chairman of the CHC Task Force on Environment, Public Lands, and Water, and member of the House Committee on Natural Resources and Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, honored Earth Day.

Apr 18, 2019
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, released the following statement today in response to Attorney General Barr’s release of the redacted Mueller Report:
Apr 17, 2019
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, released the following statement today in response to President’s Trump veto of the bipartisan, bicameral Yemen resolution:
Apr 4, 2019
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, released the following statement today in response to the House filing a lawsuit to block President Trump’s national emergency declaration to build a wall along the southern border:
Apr 4, 2019
SAN ANTONIO—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committee, today announced that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $492,358 to the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) for a five-year project led by Dr. Xiaoyin Wang seeking to improve the creation, maintenance, and repair of computer code elements that can shorten the time needed to develop, test, and improve new software:
Apr 4, 2019

WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, released the following statement today to commemorate NATO’s 70th anniversary:

Apr 2, 2019
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, released the following statement today in observance of Equal Pay Day:
Apr 1, 2019
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, released the following statement today in response to President’s Trump threat to close the border this week:
Mar 28, 2019
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence Committee and House Education and Labor Committee, today made the following statement on the House Oversight Committee’s investigation into voter irregularities in multiple states—including Texas—during the 2018 election:
Mar 28, 2019
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence Committee and the House Education and Labor Committee, led a Texas Democratic delegation request to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Chairwoman Rosa DeLauro and Ranking Member Tom Cole urging them to fund the continuation of the Department of Health and Human Service’s Office of Adolescent Health Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program (TPPP).

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In The News

Jan 3, 2013 In The News

The 2013 presidential inauguration will take place on January 21, 2013.

Jan 3, 2013 In The News

The One Hundred Thirteenth United States Congress is the next meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It is scheduled to meet in Washington, D.C. from January 3, 2013 to January 3, 2015.

Jan 3, 2013 In The News

The 113th United States Congress will begin on January 3, 2013. There are at least 12 new senators (3R, 8D, 1I) and 67 new representatives (29R, 38D).

Photo Galleries

Oct 28, 2017 Photo Gallery

On October 28–30, 2017, Co-Chair Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) and Caucus member Congressman Ami Bera (CA-07) joined a three-day program of meetings focusing on US-Japan security challenges, bilateral trade and investment, and how the United States and Japan can work together in shaping the future of Asia.

Feb 23, 2017 Photo Gallery

On my visit to Japan and South Korea, two of the United States’ critical security and economic allies, I met with several government officials, including Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe and Speaker of Korea's National Assembly Chung Sye-kyun. We discussed ways we can strengthen our nations’ bonds.

Feb 15, 2017 Photo Gallery

 I founded the bipartisan Congressional Pre-K Caucus with Congresswoman Katherine Clark and 

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Videos

Sep 25, 2017 Video

Rep. Joaquin Castro honors 40 years of U.S. - ASEAN relations and speaks about a resolution he and Rep. Ann Wagner wrote highlighting the importance of the relationship between the U.S. and ASEAN.

Sep 22, 2017 Video

Rep. Joaquin Castro joined Chris Matthews on Hardball to discuss progress in the investigation into Russia's election interference.

Aug 17, 2017 Video

Congressman Castro joins Wolf Blitzer on the Situation Room to discuss developments in the terror attack in Barcelona, Spain.

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