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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

Press Releases

Mar 24, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C– Congressman Joaquin Castro (D-TX) announces the creation of the bipartisan U.S- Japan Caucus. Rep. Castro is co-leading with Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) in the U.S. House of Representatives: 

Mar 20, 2014 Press Release

San Antonio, TX – Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] released the following statement highlighting the 4th anniversary of the Affordable Care Act and local efforts to help San Antonians get access to affordable, quality health care: 

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Feb 26, 2014 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] released the following statement in support of the federal court ruling in San Antonio striking down Texas’ ban on gay marriage: 
 
Feb 11, 2014 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] released the following statement after voting in favor of fixing the Military retirement COLA cuts that were negotiated as part of the Budget Deal, as well voting in favor of paying our nation’s bills and preventing default: 
 
Jan 16, 2014 Press Release
The Investing IN States To Achieve Tuition Equity (IN-STATE) for Dreamers Act provides incentives for states to offer in-state tuition, need-based financial aid for DREAMers

Washington, D.C. – Today, Thursday, January 16th, 2014 U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) and Congressman Jared Polis (D-CO) introduced the Investing IN States To Achieve Tuition Equity (IN-STATE) for Dreamers Act of 2014.

Jan 15, 2014 Press Release
Washington, D.C— Congressman Joaquin Castro released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the bipartisan $1.012 trillion omnibus bill,  funding agencies for Fiscal Year 2014. The funding bill passed with 359 Representatives voting in favor and 67 voting against.   
 
Jan 8, 2014 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] along with a group of bipartisan legislators wrote a letter today to urge the powerful House Appropriations Committee to provide adequate funding for Federal Buildings Fund construction in FY 2014 before the January 15 funding deadline.
Jan 7, 2014 Press Release
Castro Urges Immediate House Action to Help Texans looking for work
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] released the following statement applauding the Senate's vote to begin debate on a  bipartisan extension of unemployment insurance and calling on the House to take up the vote:
 
Dec 27, 2013 Press Release
Republican Blockage and Dec. 28 cut-off leaves 64,294 of Texans out in the cold
San Antonio, TX – 1.3 million Americans, including over 64,000 Texans, are losing all of their federal unemployment insurance tomorrow, December 28. An additional 106,900 Texans will lose their unemployment insurance in the first 6 months of 2014. Rep.
Dec 12, 2013 Press Release
San Antonio, TX–Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] released the following statement in support of the reauthorization of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014, which provides necessary authorities and important funding provisions for our nation’s military.

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