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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Apr 2, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and Armed Services Committee, today released the following statement after a framework to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon was announced. 

Apr 1, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) today presented World War II veteran and San Antonio resident Paul Garcia with five medals to honor his military service. Rep. Castro awarded Mr.

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Mar 26, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) today issued the following statement after voting in favor of the bipartisan Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015. The measure passed the House of Representatives with a bipartisan vote of 392-37. 

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Mar 25, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) today issued the following statement after casting his vote against the House GOP’s budget. The measure passed the Republican-led House of Representatives 228-199. 

Mar 16, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representatives Joaquin Castro (TX-20) and Scott Peters (CA-52) led 71 other colleagues in a letter to President Obama, urging him to take concrete actions to help clear the green card backlog, improve the lives of hundreds of thousands of immigrants, and provide a critical shot in the arm for innovation and job creation.

Mar 3, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation funding the Department of Homeland Security through the end of the 2015 Fiscal Year: 

Feb 27, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement after the House failed to pass a three-week Continuing Resolution to fund the Department of Homeland Security:

Feb 26, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) today introduced an education amendment, which was rejected by House Republicans on H.R.5. The commonsense amendment would appoint a neutral ombudsperson in the Department of Education to ensure American students’ textbooks meet the high academic standards our young people need to succeed in their future pursuits.

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Feb 17, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) issued the following statement on the decision of a Texas U.S. District Judge in the case of the State of Texas v. United States of America: 

Feb 11, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) yesterday introduced legislation to promote and expand access to education in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects.

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