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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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May 4, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement after voting against Republicans’ healthcare legislation, the American Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA): 

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May 4, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), founding co-chair of the U.S. Congressional Caucus on ASEAN and member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement welcoming foreign ministers from Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states to Washington, D.C.:

Apr 27, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) introduced legislation to more swiftly connect veterans in crisis directly with professionally trained responders through a confidential and toll-free hotline.

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Apr 10, 2017

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) issued the following statement after a U.S. District Judge ruled that Texas’ voter-identification law was enacted with the intent to discriminate against black and Hispanic voters:
 

Apr 6, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, issued the following statement after Chairman Devin Nunes announced he will step aside from leading the committee’s investigation into Russia:

Apr 6, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), founding co-chair of the Congressional Pre-K Caucus, introduced legislation that will help eligible local education entities across the country access federal prekindergarten (pre-k) funding.

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Apr 6, 2017

San Antonio, TX – Tonight, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) issued the following statement:
 

Apr 5, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and founding co-chair of the U.S.-Japan Caucus, released the following statement on North Korea’s ballistic missile test:

Mar 24, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) issued the following statement after Republicans decided not to hold a vote on their healthcare reform legislation: 

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Photo Galleries

Dec 2, 2015 Photo Gallery

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.

Nov 24, 2015 Photo Gallery

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.

Nov 20, 2015 Photo Gallery

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.

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Videos

Apr 2, 2014 Video

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.

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Mar 27, 2014 Video

Rep. Castro discusses the women's economic agenda in honor of women history month, March. When women succeed, America succeeds.

Mar 27, 2014 Video

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.

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