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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Jan 6, 2016

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) today announced a $300,000 reimbursement from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to the San Antonio River Authority (SARA) for the Mission Reach project. SARA will return the funds to Bexar County, which was the primary funding source for the project.

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Dec 18, 2015

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement after voting in favor of the Senate Amendment to H.R. 2029, the FY2016 Omnibus Appropriations Bill:
 

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Dec 17, 2015

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) today announced $2.7 million in federal grants from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to support job training and poverty reduction in San Antonio. The San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA) will receive the funding through HUD's Jobs Plus Pilot program.

Dec 8, 2015

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs and Armed Services Committees, released the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 158, the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act:

Dec 3, 2015

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced that the Department of Defense would allow women to serve in all combat positions:
 

Dec 3, 2015

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 22, the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, which guarantees federal transportation infrastructure funding for the next five years:

Dec 2, 2015

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement after voting in favor of the conference agreement on S. 1177, the Every Student Succeeds Act:

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Dec 1, 2015

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) today announced $365,150 in federal grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) mental health research.

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Nov 28, 2015

San Antonio, TX - Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement after yesterday's shooting in Colorado:
 
"I am deeply saddened that yet again our nation has suffered a tragic mass shooting. My prayers are with the victims and their families, and I hope that all those affected can find peace in the wake of such horrible tragedy.

Nov 18, 2015

Washington, D.C. - Yesterday, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) introduced legislation that will help eligible education and government entities across the country access federal prekindergarten (pre-k) funding.

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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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