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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

Press Releases

Feb 15, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) today welcomed the Department of Health and Human Service (HHS) $110,250 research grant to the University of Texas San Antonio (UTSA) for ultra-low power computing for next generation implantable smart cardiac pacemakers.
Feb 14, 2018 Press Release
Congressional Hispanic Caucus leadership today urged Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer to find a permanent, narrow, bipartisan legislative solution for Dreamers as quickly as possible.
Feb 13, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today made the following statement after Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats’s comments that Russia will likely interfere in our 2018 midterm elections:
Feb 12, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today released the following statement on President Trump’s 2019 budget request:
Feb 12, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, and Congressman Michael T. McCaul (TX-10), Chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security and senior member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, introduced the Protecting Diplomats from Surveillance Through Consumer Devices Act (H.R. 4989) which requires the Department of State to account for location-tracking consumer devices in the broader U.S. embassy and consulate security policies:
Feb 9, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today made the following statement in response to the President’s decision to not release the Democratic memo:
Feb 9, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), founding co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on ASEAN and founding co-chair of the U.S.-Japan Caucus, released the following statement welcoming the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea:
Feb 8, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today released the following statement:
Feb 7, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement in response to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s comments on Russia:
Feb 7, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), had the following question and answer session with Mr. Christopher Painter, former U.S. Department of State Coordinator for Cyber Issues; Mr. John Miller, Vice President for Global Policy and Law, Cybersecurity, and Privacy at the Information Technology Industry Council; and Dr. Michael Sulmeyer, former U.S. Department of Defense Office of the Secretary of Defense Director for Plans and Operations for Cyber Policy at the House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on American cyber diplomacy:

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