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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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May 23, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, had the following question and answer session with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing today on strengthening American diplomacy and reviewing the State Department’s budget, operations, and policy priorities:
May 17, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and Congressman Michael T. McCaul (TX-10), Chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security and senior member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, today welcomed the Foreign Affairs Committee’s approval of their bipartisan measure the Protecting Diplomats from Surveillance Through Consumer Devices Act (H.R. 4989), which would account for location-tracking consumer devices in U.S. embassy and consulate security policies.
May 16, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today made the following statement:
May 15, 2018
Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01), Chairwoman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, and Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, welcomed Amazon’s decision today to support the adoption of a policy that would allow qualified women and minorities to be considered for all board openings. On Friday, the Members wrote Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos expressing concern over Amazon’s Board of Directors recommended vote against a shareholder proposal that would implement the “Rooney Rule,” which requires qualified women and minority candidates be considered for director positions. The members wrote:
May 15, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, announced $460,845 of federal funding from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to support training undergraduate students in biomedical research:
May 10, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today made the following statement:
May 10, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, made the following statement at a forum he hosted along with Reps. Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15), Mark Takano (CA-41), and Raúl Grijalva (AZ-03) yesterday that focused on the challenges deported U.S. military veterans encounter:
May 10, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, announced $279,976 of federal funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support research in the field of organic materials and low-dimensional systems:
May 9, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today released the following statement:
May 9, 2018
Congressmen Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15), Mark Takano (CA-41), and Raúl Grijalva (AZ-03) will host a congressional member forum on the challenges deported U.S. military veterans encounter at 11 a.m. EST today in 334 Cannon House Office Building.

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Photo Galleries

Jan 23, 2017 Photo Gallery

I joined several of my colleagues for a hearing on business at the southern border, and am grateful that Robert McKinley from the UTSA Institute for Economic Development attended to share h

Jan 18, 2017 Photo Gallery

I joined Port San Antonio to celebrate Kelly Field’s centennial and highlight the former base’s 100 years of economic contributions to our city.

Jan 17, 2017 Photo Gallery

I joined SAReads to discuss the power of reading and importance of getting books in our kids’ hands. Together, we can increase literacy in San Antonio.

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Videos

Jul 25, 2017 Video

Rep. Joaquin Castro speaks on the House Floor in support of legislation that expands and strengthens sanctions on Russia.

Jul 20, 2017 Video

Rep. Joaquin Castro joins The Situation Room on CNN to discuss developments in the House Intelligence Committee's Investigation into Russia.

Jul 19, 2017 Video

Rep. Joaquin Castro discusses the President’s FY 2018 budget proposal that makes deep cuts to our nation’s global food security efforts at a House Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing.

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