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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

Press Releases

Jun 2, 2017 Press Release

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) announced two federal grants from the U.S. Department of Education totaling $500,000.00 to the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). UTSA will receive funding under the Upward Bound Program, which provides key opportunities for students to succeed in the pursuit of higher education.

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Jun 1, 2017 Press Release

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) issued the following statement after President Donald Trump announced his decision to withdraw the United States from participation in the Paris Climate Accord: 

May 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) introduced legislation to bring transparency and accountability to law enforcement agencies across the nation with the aim of reducing the use of force by and against police officers.

May 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, issued the following statement after the U.S. Treasury Department imposed new sanctions on members of Venezuela’s Supreme Court: 

May 17, 2017 Press Release

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

May 16, 2017 Press Release

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

May 9, 2017 Press Release

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement after President Donald Trump fired Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director James Comey:

May 8, 2017 Press Release

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) issued the following statement after Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 4 into law: 
 

May 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement after voting against Republicans’ healthcare legislation, the American Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA): 

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May 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), founding co-chair of the U.S. Congressional Caucus on ASEAN and member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement welcoming foreign ministers from Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states to Washington, D.C.:

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