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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

Press Releases

Dec 12, 2013 Press Release
Washington, D.C. –Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] released the following statement in support for the Farm Bill extension, which passed with unanimous support in the U.S. House of Representatives:
 
Oct 16, 2013 Press Release
Washington, D.C. — Congressman Joaquin Castro released the following statement after the House of Representatives voted in favor to re-open the government and pay the nation’s bills, 285-144: 
 
Oct 16, 2013 Press Release
Washington, D.C. — Congressman Joaquin Castro today called on the House to reach a responsible solution to end the government shutdown and avoid a default citing the detrimental effects a default would have on Texans.
 
Oct 12, 2013 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro today announced that he signed a petition to reopen the government. This congressional procedure allows a majority of members to force a vote on a bill to fully fund the government.
 
Oct 5, 2013 Press Release
Washington, D.C. –U.S. Congressman Joaquin Castro released this statement following passage of the Federal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act:  
 
Oct 4, 2013 Press Release
Washington, D.C. –U.S. Congressman Joaquin Castro today announced the organizations that will be receiving his pay for the duration of the government shutdown.
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Oct 1, 2013 Press Release
Washington, D.C. –Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] released the following statement regarding a government shutdown: 
 
Sep 28, 2013 Press Release
Washington, D.C. –Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] released the following statement regarding the House Republican Continuing Resolution and the potential for a government shutdown:
 
Sep 28, 2013 Press Release
Washington, D.C. –Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] made the following remarks before the U.S. House of Representatives on the possibility of a government shutdown and to rectify the record on the importance of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in Texas:
 
 
 
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Sep 25, 2013 Press Release
Washington, D.C. –Congressman Joaquin Castro today released the following statement after the Department of Health and Human Services released a report detailing affordable options for San Antonio residents seeking to sign up for new healthcare plans through the Affordable Care Act.
 
One in four Texans do not have health care.

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