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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

Press Releases

Sep 13, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressmen Joaquin Castro (TX-20) and Filemon Vela (TX-34) together released the following statement regarding the Mexican-American history textbook considered during a public hearing before the Texas State Board of Education today: 

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Sep 11, 2016 Press Release

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement commemorating the 15th anniversary of September 11, 2001: 
 

Sep 10, 2016 Press Release

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, issued the following statement regarding the United States’ agreement with Russia to reduce violence in Syria: 
 

Sep 9, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement regarding North Korea’s fifth nuclear test explosion:

Sep 7, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement after the House passed H. Res.

Sep 7, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement after University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) President Dr. Ricardo Romo announced his retirement at the end of the 2016-2017 academic year:  

Sep 1, 2016 Press Release

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) renewed $4,040,000.00 of federal funding for the non-profit agency Family Endeavors.

Aug 26, 2016 Press Release

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) announced a $3,279,208.00 grant from the Department of Energy (DOE) for the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI). The DOE funding will support an SwRI project to make coal-based power generation more efficient, cleaner, and less expensive.

Aug 25, 2016 Press Release

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement regarding the City of San Antonio’s proposed contract with the San Antonio Police Officers Association (SAPOA): 
 

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Aug 25, 2016 Press Release

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) announced a three-year $763,417.00 federal grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for Northwest Vista College’s proposed Alamo Institute for Materials Technology (AIMTEC) project, which will address Texas’ urgent nanotechnology workforce development needs that the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board ide

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