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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Jul 14, 2017
San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) announced a five-year federal grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), expected to total $5,000,000.00, for the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA).
Jul 7, 2017

Hamburg, Germany – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and Congressman Brendan Boyle (PA-13), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following statement after meeting with U.S. diplomats and European officials in Berlin and Hamburg, Germany: 
 

Jul 1, 2017

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement:
 

Jun 29, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, issued the following statement on the occasion of the Republic of Korea’s President Moon Jae-in’s visit to the United States:

Jun 26, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) issued the following statement after the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office released its analysis of Senate Republicans’ healthcare bill: 

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Jun 22, 2017

Washignton, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement regarding Senate Republicans’ proposed healthcare legislation:

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Jun 21, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, issued the following statement after this morning’s open hearing with former Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson:
 

Jun 15, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressmen Joaquin Castro (TX-20) and Gregory Meeks (NY-05), both members of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, sent a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, urging the Secretary to issue waivers for graduating Rangel and Pickering fellows’ appointment to the State Department Foreign Service despite the Department’s hiring freeze.

Jun 15, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, issued the following statement to mark the fifth anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:
 

Jun 14, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) issued the following statement after this morning’s shooting at a practice for the Congressional baseball game: 

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Photo Galleries

Jan 7, 2016 Photo Gallery

I had a great meeting with Bread for the World about child nutrition and strategies we can pursue to end hunger here in the United States and overseas.

Jan 7, 2016 Photo Gallery

Earlier today I attended an Armed Services Committee hearing that explored ways we can increase efficiency in the defense acquisition process.

Jan 7, 2016 Photo Gallery

This morning in the Foreign Affairs Committee I voted in favor of legislation that will bolster our nation’s counterterrorism efforts. I also voted for a bill that aims to end certain dangerous tropical diseases.

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Videos

Jun 25, 2014 Video

Congressman Castro introduces the Pre-K for USA Act. The Pre-K for USA Act allows local education agencies and governments to apply directly to federal government for grants to develop and expand high-quality pre-K programs.

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May 28, 2014 Video

Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) spoke in support of H. Res. 599, urging the Government of the People's Republic of China to respect the freedom of assembly, expression, religion, and all fundamental human rights of its citizens, in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square demonstrations.

May 9, 2014 Video

During debate in the House Foreign Affairs Committee Congressman Joaquin Castro expresses concern about political unrest in Venezuela and encourages the United States to not stay silent and stand up for democracy and human rights.

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