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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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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).

Jul 12, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement after a Hague tribunal ruled on China and the Philippines’ territorial dispute in the South China Sea: 
 

Jul 8, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) issued the following statement on the Dallas shootings that killed five police officers and wounded seven other individuals: 

Jul 6, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement after the Asia Pacific Subcommittee’s passage of H. Res. 634, a measure of which he is an original cosponsor, that recognizes the importance of the United States-Republic of Korea-Japan trilateral relationship: 
 

Jul 6, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi announced that Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) will join the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI), effective immediately. 

Jun 30, 2016

San Antonio, TX – Today, House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) announced that House Democrats' updated Make It In America plan includes Congressman Joaquin Castro’s (TX-20) Supporting Afterschool STEM Act (H.R. 831). Rep.

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Jun 27, 2016

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement after the Supreme Court ruled to strike down Texas House Bill 2 with its Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt decision: 

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Photo Galleries

Jan 18, 2016 Photo Gallery

Today I joined tens of thousands of San Antonians for the nation’s largest march celebrating the life and honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. His message of unconditional love and peaceful conflict resolution remains so valuable as we continue to work for justice in our society.

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Jan 16, 2016 Photo Gallery

This morning I joined Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity for breakfast in San Antonio to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and discuss ways we can continue his work of strengthening our communities.

Jan 13, 2016 Photo Gallery

I enjoyed meeting a group of Archer Fellows who stopped by my office today! These young Texans are doing great things in Washington this semester.

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Videos

Jul 10, 2014 Video

Representative Castro discusses the humanitarian crisis at the border as Congressional leaders continue to point fingers and stall on funding additional resources to handle the exodus of Central American children into the Texas border.

Jul 4, 2014 Video

Congressman Joaquin Castro discusses how congressional gridlock has not allowed Congress to act on immigration reform and adequately respond to the influx of Central American children to the U.S. southern border.

Jun 26, 2014 Video

Congressman Castro discusses the need for immigration reform. Castro says the current surge of unaccompanied minors making the dangerous trek from Central America to the U.S. could be mitigated by strong investments in the border and clear immigration policy delineated in the comprehensive immigration reform bills in the House and Senate.

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