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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Sep 7, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement after the House passed H. Res.

Sep 7, 2016

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement after University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) President Dr. Ricardo Romo announced his retirement at the end of the 2016-2017 academic year:  

Sep 1, 2016

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) renewed $4,040,000.00 of federal funding for the non-profit agency Family Endeavors.

Aug 26, 2016

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) announced a $3,279,208.00 grant from the Department of Energy (DOE) for the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI). The DOE funding will support an SwRI project to make coal-based power generation more efficient, cleaner, and less expensive.

Aug 25, 2016

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement regarding the City of San Antonio’s proposed contract with the San Antonio Police Officers Association (SAPOA): 
 

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Aug 25, 2016

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) announced a three-year $763,417.00 federal grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for Northwest Vista College’s proposed Alamo Institute for Materials Technology (AIMTEC) project, which will address Texas’ urgent nanotechnology workforce development needs that the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board ide

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Aug 15, 2016

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) announced a five-year, federal grant from the U.S. Department of Education expected to total $1,179,630.00 for the San Antonio Independent School District (SAISD).

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Aug 10, 2016

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) announced a three-year $458,821.00 federal grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for Southwest Research Institute (SwRI).

Aug 9, 2016

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) announced a $325,000.00 federal grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for St. Mary’s University. St.

Jul 19, 2016

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) announced three federal grants from the U.S. Department of Education totaling $878,400.00 for the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA).

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Mar 17, 2016 Photo Gallery

I'm grateful that Ambassador Caroline Kennedy met with the U.S.-Japan Caucus today to discuss security, trade, and other pressing issues.

Mar 15, 2016 Photo Gallery

I’m glad the Boys & Girls Clubs of America stopped by my office today to talk about their new program that supports military families.

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Mar 15, 2016 Photo Gallery

The Zika virus outbreak in the Western Hemisphere is extremely concerning. Already, more than 20 cases have been confirmed in Texas. This morning I spoke with the Inter-American Dialogue about the importance of U.S.

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Videos

Feb 26, 2015 Video

Congressman Castro introduces his amendment to education bill H.R.5 to improve the college readiness of homeless youth through increased access to counseling.

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Feb 26, 2015 Video

Congressman Castro introduces his amendment to education bill H.R.5 that would appoint a neutral ombudsperson in the Department of Education to address K-12 student textbook standards and concerns.

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Feb 26, 2015 Video

Congressman Castro offers his reactions to the President's town hall on immigration and emphasizes the need to secure the homeland against ISIS and other terrorist threats.

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