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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Dec 2, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement after voting in favor of the conference agreement on S. 1177, the Every Student Succeeds Act:

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Dec 1, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) today announced $365,150 in federal grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) mental health research.

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Nov 28, 2015 Press Release

San Antonio, TX - Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement after yesterday's shooting in Colorado:
 
"I am deeply saddened that yet again our nation has suffered a tragic mass shooting. My prayers are with the victims and their families, and I hope that all those affected can find peace in the wake of such horrible tragedy.

Nov 18, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Yesterday, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) introduced legislation that will help eligible education and government entities across the country access federal prekindergarten (pre-k) funding.

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Nov 17, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressmen Joaquin Castro (TX-20) today announced $45,000 in federal grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to support a healthy eating initiative for San Antonio children.

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Nov 14, 2015 Press Release

San Antonio, TX - Congressmen Joaquin Castro (D-TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs and Armed Services Committees, issued the following statement on the terrorist attacks in Paris: 
 

Nov 6, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Yesterday, Congressmen Joaquin Castro (D-TX-20), Mike Coffman (R-CO-06), and Jeff Denham (R-CA-10) introduced legislation aimed at reducing the number of women veterans who are homeless in America.

Nov 5, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after voting in favor of S. 1356, Revised National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Conference Agreement: 
 

Nov 4, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressmen Joaquin Castro (D-TX-20) and Michael McCaul (R-TX-10) introduced the Global Development Lab Act of 2015, legislation that authorizes and augments the capabilities of the U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID) Global Development Lab.

Nov 4, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressmen Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Henry Cuellar (TX-28), and Lloyd Doggett (TX-35) today announced $2,779,683 in federal grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to support affordable housing in San Antonio.

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