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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

Press Releases

Apr 22, 2019 Press Release
Climate Change and Pollution Disproportionately Impact Hispanic Communities

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 Press Release
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 Press Release
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 Press Release
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 Press Release
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 Press Release

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 Press Release
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 Press Release
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 Press Release
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 Press Release
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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