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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Jan 5, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, the members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) named Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI). In this role, Congressman Castro will help foster the next generation of Hispanic leadership in the United States. 

Dec 29, 2016

San Antonio, TX – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement regarding the Obama Administration’s new sanctions on Russia for its interference in the United States’ 2016 election:
 

Dec 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 Committee, released the following statement regarding Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe’s visit to Pearl Harbor today with President Barack Obama: 
 

Dec 17, 2016

San Antonio, TX – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, issued the following statement after President Barack Obama signed into law the Department of State Authorities Act for Fiscal Year 2017:
 

Dec 12, 2016

San Antonio, TX – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement regarding Russian interference in the 2016 election: 
 

Dec 7, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), founding co-chair of the U.S.-Japan Caucus and member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement to mark the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor:

Dec 5, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement regarding the sinkhole that took the life of Bexar County Sheriff’s Deputy Dora Linda (Solis) Nishihara:

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Dec 5, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today issued the following statement after voting in favor of the Department of State Authorities Act for Fiscal Year 2017:

Dec 2, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) today issued the following statement after voting in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2017:

Dec 1, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) announced an eight-year, federal grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services expected to total $5,292,000.00 for The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA).

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Dec 17, 2015 Photo Gallery

I joined other members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee this morning to meet with France’s Ambassador to the United States, Gérard Araud.

Dec 14, 2015 Photo Gallery

This morning, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell met with San Antonio leaders and discussed why it’s so important for folks in our city to enroll for healthcare coverage.

Dec 3, 2015 Photo Gallery

It was great to meet with folks from the Greater Austin Council of the Navy League of the U.S. this morning.

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Videos

May 9, 2014 Video

Congressman Castro said he is troubled by the allegations that Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals' officials in Texas tampered with wait lists of sick veterans. Castro wrote to Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to ensure that there is a prompt face to face audit of the medical center get to the bottom of these allegations.

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Apr 17, 2014 Video

Congressman Joaquin Castro, D-San Antonio, joined representatives from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas and Broadway Bank in announcing $900,000 in Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grants that were awarded to housing projects in San Antonio.

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Apr 10, 2014 Video

Congressman Joaquin Castro discusses the latest House budget. The Ryan Budget passed by the House with only Republican support will be making it more expensive for students to attend college. Cutting access to higher education is cutting access to the middle class. That is why it is so important for students to watch what is happening in Congress and have their voices heard.

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