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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Aug 8, 2017

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s comments on North Korea: 

Aug 8, 2017

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) announced $798,892.00 of federal funding from the U.S.

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Aug 2, 2017

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement after President Donald Trump announced his support for the RAISE Act:
 

Jul 28, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 3180, the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018:

Jul 26, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement: 

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Jul 23, 2017

San Antonio, TX – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement after several immigrants were found dead in a truck at a San Antonio Walmart: 
 

Jul 17, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and co-chair of the U.S.-Japan Caucus, issued the following statement after the successful conclusion of the Malabar 2017 naval exercise between the navies of the United States, India, and Japan:

Jul 17, 2017
Washington, D.C. – Congressmen Joaquin Castro (TX-20) and Lloyd Doggett (TX-35) sent a letter to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Thomas Price requesting an explanation for the agency’s decision to cut short the grant awards for the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program (TPPP).
Jul 17, 2017

San Antonio, TX – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement regarding the Texas Legislature’s 2017 special session: 
 

Jul 14, 2017
San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) announced a five-year federal grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), expected to total $5,000,000.00, for the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA).

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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

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 

Jan 30, 2017 Photo Gallery

I joined the Texas Association of School Boards to discuss ways we can work together to strengthen public education in our state and create greater opportunity for our kids. 

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Videos

Aug 10, 2017 Video

Rep. Joaquin Castro joins Wolf Blitzer on CNN to discuss President Trump's alarming statements on escalating tensions with North Korea.

Jul 28, 2017 Video

Rep. Joaquin Castro leads a moment of silence on the U.S. House of Representatives floor to honor 10 immigrants who passed away in San Antonio.

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Jul 28, 2017 Video

Rep. Joaquin Castro speaks in support of legislation to provide the resources and authorization U.S. intelligence agencies need to carry out their sensitive and strategically critical work.

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