Washington, D.C— Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro released this statement following passage to of a bill to ensure the complete and timely payment of the obligations of the United States government [H.R. 325]:
Washington, D.C.—Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro released the following statement commemorating the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.:
Washington, D.C— Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro released this statement following the announcement of Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis’s resignation from her post:
Washington, D.C-- Congressmen Joaquin Castro and Pete Gallego today announced that the United States Air Force has indicated Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland is the preferred and reasonable host for the relocation of the Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) and the Air Liaison Officer (ALO) training school.
Washington, D.C.—Today, Rep. Joaquin Castro (TX-20) was elected Co-President of the Democratic Freshman Class of the 113th United States Congress.
Washington, D.C.—Joaquin Castro was sworn in as the Representative of Texas Congressional District 20 for the 113th United States Congress.
During the ceremony, the freshman Congressman was joined by family, friends, and supporters who made the trip from San Antonio to Washington, D.C.
This morning I had a productive meeting with Organization of American States (OAS) Secretary General Luis Almagro about challenges and opportunities in the Western Hemisphere.
Today, I joined a bipartisan group of elected officials for a briefing on the security and infrastructure deficiencies at San Antonio’s John Wood Federal Courthouse. For years, I have pushed for federal funding to build a safe, structurally sound courthouse.
I took a fun tour of Huppertz Elementary School in San Antonio today and heard about the great work Teach For America teachers are doing there. I’m grateful for all the wonderful teachers in San Antonio, and I also appreciate the festive turkey hat some students I met today made for me.
Congressman Castro discusses the importance of having access to affordable, quality health care in the United States during the debate to repeal the Affordable Care Act for the 52nd. Hard-working Americans should have access to affordable, quality health care.
Rep. Castro discusses the women's economic agenda in honor of women history month, March. When women succeed, America succeeds.
Congressman Joaquin Castro discusses the need to use every tool possible, including a discharge petition, to ensure that the House of Representatives votes to fix our broken immigration system. Rep. Castro also discusses the need for bettering large bills, including the Affordable Care Act.