Mobile Menu - OpenMobile Menu - Closed

Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

Media

Sep 11, 2015

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) today announced the availability of  tickets to be present on Capitol Hill during His Holiness Pope Francis' visit to Washington, D.C. for residents of Texas' 20th District. 

Sep 11, 2015

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) today announced a $250,000 federal grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) for the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA).

Sep 10, 2015

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) introduced legislation to bring transparency and accountability to law enforcement agencies across the nation with the aim of reducing the use of force by and against police officers. The Police Reporting of Information, Data and Evidence (PRIDE) Act would require states to report to the U.S.

Issues:
Sep 9, 2015

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) today sent a letter to House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Edward Royce (CA-39) calling for a congressional hearing on the Syrian refugee crisis. Hundreds of thousands of individuals have been displaced due to the violence and destruction of the four-year Syrian civil war.

Sep 1, 2015

San Antonio, TX - Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement regarding the fatal shooting of a San Antonio man by Bexar County Sheriff's deputies:

Issues:
Aug 28, 2015

San Antonio, TX - Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), co-chair of the Congressional U.S.-Japan Caucus, issued the following statement after the conclusion of his five-day trip to Japan:

Aug 14, 2015

San Antonio, TX - Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement regarding the Department of Commerce's approval of limited sales of U.S. crude oil to Mexico:  

Aug 14, 2015

San Antonio, TX - Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following statement on the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Havana:

Aug 10, 2015

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) today announced $439,983 in federal grants from the U.S. Department of Education for two universities in San Antonio. St.

Jul 30, 2015

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement recognizing the 50th anniversary of the creation of Medicare and Medicaid:

Pages

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.

Pages

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.

Issues:
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.

Pages