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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Mar 26, 2014

Washington, D.C– Congressman Joaquin Castro (D-TX) released the following statement upon the House Democrats announcement of a Discharge Petition on H.R 15, the bipartisan Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act:

Mar 24, 2014

Washington, D.C– Congressman Joaquin Castro (D-TX) announces the creation of the bipartisan U.S- Japan Caucus. Rep. Castro is co-leading with Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) in the U.S. House of Representatives: 

Mar 20, 2014

San Antonio, TX – Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] released the following statement highlighting the 4th anniversary of the Affordable Care Act and local efforts to help San Antonians get access to affordable, quality health care: 

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Feb 26, 2014
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] released the following statement in support of the federal court ruling in San Antonio striking down Texas’ ban on gay marriage: 
 
Feb 11, 2014
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] released the following statement after voting in favor of fixing the Military retirement COLA cuts that were negotiated as part of the Budget Deal, as well voting in favor of paying our nation’s bills and preventing default: 
 
Jan 16, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Today, Thursday, January 16th, 2014 U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) and Congressman Jared Polis (D-CO) introduced the Investing IN States To Achieve Tuition Equity (IN-STATE) for Dreamers Act of 2014.

Jan 15, 2014
Washington, D.C— Congressman Joaquin Castro released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the bipartisan $1.012 trillion omnibus bill,  funding agencies for Fiscal Year 2014. The funding bill passed with 359 Representatives voting in favor and 67 voting against.   
 
Jan 8, 2014
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] along with a group of bipartisan legislators wrote a letter today to urge the powerful House Appropriations Committee to provide adequate funding for Federal Buildings Fund construction in FY 2014 before the January 15 funding deadline.
Jan 7, 2014
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] released the following statement applauding the Senate's vote to begin debate on a  bipartisan extension of unemployment insurance and calling on the House to take up the vote:
 
Dec 27, 2013
San Antonio, TX – 1.3 million Americans, including over 64,000 Texans, are losing all of their federal unemployment insurance tomorrow, December 28. An additional 106,900 Texans will lose their unemployment insurance in the first 6 months of 2014. Rep.

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Nov 17, 2015 Photo Gallery

I just attended a Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on efforts to cut off terrorist financing and strategies to continue isolating access to funds.

Nov 11, 2015 Photo Gallery

Grateful to all those at Lackland VFW Post 9174 who I met today. Thank you for serving our nation.

 
 
 
Nov 4, 2015 Photo Gallery

Met with Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lieutenant General Vincent R. Stewart this afternoon and had a good conversation about the agency’s work around the world.

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Mar 26, 2014 Video

San Antonio Congressman Joaquin Castro hosts a 'special order' discussion on the importance of the affordable, quality healthcare available to millions of Americans through the healthcare marketplace exchanges. As the Monday, March 31st deadline to begin health care exchanges Congressman Castro and other Representatives highlight local enrollment events in their home districts.

Mar 7, 2014 Video

Congressman Joaquin Castro speaks before the U.S. House of Representatives about the moral and economic need to fix America's broken immigration system.

Feb 26, 2014 Video

Congressman Joaquin Castro introduces his wife and baby to San Antonio during an exclusive sit down interview with KENS5's Deborah Knapp.

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