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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Dec 14, 2017
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) issued the following statement on the Federal Communications Commission’s decision to dismantle net neutrality protections
Dec 2, 2017
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement about the GOP tax bill:
Nov 16, 2017
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement about the GOP tax bill:
Nov 16, 2017
Congressman Joaquin Castro released the following statement after news of the death of Steve Mostyn, a Texas lawyer, philanthropist, and friend:
Nov 15, 2017
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) issued the following statement after voting in favor of passing the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018:
Nov 3, 2017
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released Rosa Maria Hernandez, a 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy who is recovering from gallbladder surgery:
Oct 31, 2017
Congressmen Joaquin Castro (TX-20) and Beto O’Rourke (TX-16) sent a letter to U.S. Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Elaine Duke, calling for the immediate release of Rosa Maria Hernandez, a 10-year-old child with cerebral palsy who was detained last week by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents after receiving emergency gallbladder surgery.
Oct 30, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, issued the following statement:

Oct 27, 2017
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) and 10 fellow members of Congress sent a bipartisan letter to Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Representative Phil Roe (TN-01), and Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Representative Tim Walz (MN-01), requesting a hearing on the use of burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan and the potential health risks they pose to military personnel.
Oct 25, 2017
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement regarding reports that U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials plan to apprehend a 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy who recently underwent gall bladder surgery at Driscoll Children’s Hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas:

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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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