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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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May 4, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), founding co-chair of the U.S. Congressional Caucus on ASEAN and member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement welcoming foreign ministers from Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states to Washington, D.C.:

Apr 27, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) introduced legislation to more swiftly connect veterans in crisis directly with professionally trained responders through a confidential and toll-free hotline.

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Apr 10, 2017

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) issued the following statement after a U.S. District Judge ruled that Texas’ voter-identification law was enacted with the intent to discriminate against black and Hispanic voters:
 

Apr 6, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, issued the following statement after Chairman Devin Nunes announced he will step aside from leading the committee’s investigation into Russia:

Apr 6, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), founding co-chair of the Congressional Pre-K Caucus, introduced legislation that will help eligible local education entities across the country access federal prekindergarten (pre-k) funding.

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Apr 6, 2017

San Antonio, TX – Tonight, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) issued the following statement:
 

Apr 5, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and founding co-chair of the U.S.-Japan Caucus, released the following statement on North Korea’s ballistic missile test:

Mar 24, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) issued the following statement after Republicans decided not to hold a vote on their healthcare reform legislation: 

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Mar 22, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI), issued the following statement: 

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Photo Galleries

Apr 2, 2016 Photo Gallery

This morning I spoke with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Conference in San Antonio about immigration, changing demographics in Texas, the U.S.-EU relationship, and the refugee crisis in Europe.

Mar 31, 2016 Photo Gallery

It was great to join David Gergen at The Institute of Politics at Harvard University for the America Adelante Conference. We had a timely discussion about the challenges and opportunities facing the Latino population in America as it grows in size and influence.

Mar 30, 2016 Photo Gallery

UTSA - The University of Texas at San Antonio is doing great work – particularly in the sciences – collaborating with Japanese researchers and universities. Today I visited UTSA and encouraged the school to continue and expand those partnerships. I also shared my thoughts on why the strong U.S.-Japan relationship is so important for our nations’ security and economic success.

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Videos

Apr 23, 2015 Video

Congressman Castro introduces his amendment to formally establish the UTSA-led National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium within the Department of Homeland Security.

Apr 23, 2015 Video

Congressman Castro introduces his amendment to H.R. 1731 to make self-assessment tools available to small and medium-sized businesses for determining their cybersecurity readiness.

Apr 10, 2015 Video

In Panama while attending the Summit of the Americas, Congressman Castro sits down with Andrea Mitchell to discuss the importance of the Summit and the future of U.S.-Cuba relations.

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