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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Jun 8, 2016

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement after the House Committee on Rules rejected his FY 2017 Legislative Branch Appropriations amendment seeking to allow the Library of Congress to move forward with its proposal to replace “illegal alien” in its subject headings system: 

May 27, 2016

San Antonio, TX – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), founding co-chair of the U.S.-Japan Caucus and member of the House Foreign Affairs and Armed Services Committees, released the following statement on President Barack Obama’s historic visit to the Hiroshima memorial: 
 

May 18, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) issued the following statement after his vote in opposition to H.R. 5243, the Zika Response Appropriations Act, 2016:

May 16, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed Congressman Joaquin Castro’s (TX-20) bill to bolster our nation’s cyber defenses and keep local communities safe from attacks. Rep. Castro’s legislation, H.R.

May 16, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Second Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), led a letter to the House Appropriations Committee, urging them to strike a provision from the FY2017 Legislative Branch Appropriations bill that would require the Library of Congress to use the terms “aliens” and “illegal aliens” in its subject headings.

May 2, 2016

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement regarding the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ decision to grant a temporary, 15-month extension for Texas’ 1115 Medicaid Waiver: 

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Apr 28, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Today the House Homeland Security Committee passed H.R. 4743, The National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium Act, a bill introduced by Congressmen Joaquin Castro (TX-20).

Apr 14, 2016

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) will launch the first-ever Congressional Pre-K Caucus. Rep. Castro is a co-chair of the bipartisan group, which seeks to gain a deeper understanding of the benefits of early childhood education and promote policy recommendations to expand high-quality pre-k access in the United States.

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Apr 8, 2016

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after reports of a shooting at Lackland Air Force Base:
 

Mar 17, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement after voting against H.Res. 639, a Republican measure that would allow Speaker Paul Ryan to file an amicus brief on behalf of the House in the U.S. v. Texas litigation challenging President Obama’s executive actions on immigration: 
 

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Photo Galleries

Feb 19, 2016 Photo Gallery

Thank you to all the students learning Japanese at San Antonio ISD Tafolla Middle School who shared their studies with Ambassador Sasae and me today. I attended Tafolla when I was younger, and I’m proud that my middle school has such an impressive language program.

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Feb 19, 2016 Photo Gallery

It’s an honor to welcome Ambassador Kenichiro Sasae to San Antonio today – our city and Japan share strong economic and cultural ties. I’m grateful for all the work he and the Embassy of Japan in the USA do to bolster U.S.-Japan relations. We began the Ambassador’s visit by having lunch with local business, government, and community leaders.

Feb 16, 2016 Photo Gallery

I spoke at the City of Leon Valley City Council meeting tonight to share the constituent services my office provides and give a congressional update. Thanks to Mayor Riley and all the council members for having me.

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Videos

Feb 18, 2015 Video

Congressman Castro discusses the current immigration debate and the real families affected by our broken immigration system on MSNBC's All in with Chris Hayes.

Aug 14, 2014 Video

Congressman Castro discussed foreign affairs, as well as the latest on the intelligence community as part of ABC's This Week roundtable. Other panelists included David Remnick, Bill Kristol, and Greta Van Susteren. Hosted by George Stephanopoulos. (Part 2 of 2).

Aug 4, 2014 Video

Congressman Castro discussed the situation at the border, as well as immigration reform as part of ABC's This Week roundtable. Other panelists included David Remnick, Bill Kristol, and Greta Van Susteren. Hosted by George Stephanopoulos. (Part 1 of 2).

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