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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Dec 2, 2015

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement after voting in favor of the conference agreement on S. 1177, the Every Student Succeeds Act:

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Dec 1, 2015

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) today announced $365,150 in federal grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) mental health research.

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Nov 28, 2015

San Antonio, TX - Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement after yesterday's shooting in Colorado:
 
"I am deeply saddened that yet again our nation has suffered a tragic mass shooting. My prayers are with the victims and their families, and I hope that all those affected can find peace in the wake of such horrible tragedy.

Nov 18, 2015

Washington, D.C. - Yesterday, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) introduced legislation that will help eligible education and government entities across the country access federal prekindergarten (pre-k) funding.

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Nov 17, 2015

Washington, D.C. - Congressmen Joaquin Castro (TX-20) today announced $45,000 in federal grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to support a healthy eating initiative for San Antonio children.

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Nov 14, 2015

San Antonio, TX - Congressmen Joaquin Castro (D-TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs and Armed Services Committees, issued the following statement on the terrorist attacks in Paris: 
 

Nov 6, 2015

Washington, D.C. - Yesterday, Congressmen Joaquin Castro (D-TX-20), Mike Coffman (R-CO-06), and Jeff Denham (R-CA-10) introduced legislation aimed at reducing the number of women veterans who are homeless in America.

Nov 5, 2015

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after voting in favor of S. 1356, Revised National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Conference Agreement: 
 

Nov 4, 2015

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressmen Joaquin Castro (D-TX-20) and Michael McCaul (R-TX-10) introduced the Global Development Lab Act of 2015, legislation that authorizes and augments the capabilities of the U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID) Global Development Lab.

Nov 4, 2015

Washington, D.C. - Congressmen Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Henry Cuellar (TX-28), and Lloyd Doggett (TX-35) today announced $2,779,683 in federal grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to support affordable housing in San Antonio.

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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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Videos

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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