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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Aug 15, 2016

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) announced a five-year, federal grant from the U.S. Department of Education expected to total $1,179,630.00 for the San Antonio Independent School District (SAISD).

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Aug 10, 2016

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) announced a three-year $458,821.00 federal grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for Southwest Research Institute (SwRI).

Aug 9, 2016

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) announced a $325,000.00 federal grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for St. Mary’s University. St.

Jul 19, 2016

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) announced three federal grants from the U.S. Department of Education totaling $878,400.00 for the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA).

Jul 12, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement after a Hague tribunal ruled on China and the Philippines’ territorial dispute in the South China Sea: 
 

Jul 8, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) issued the following statement on the Dallas shootings that killed five police officers and wounded seven other individuals: 

Jul 6, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement after the Asia Pacific Subcommittee’s passage of H. Res. 634, a measure of which he is an original cosponsor, that recognizes the importance of the United States-Republic of Korea-Japan trilateral relationship: 
 

Jul 6, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi announced that Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) will join the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI), effective immediately. 

Jun 30, 2016

San Antonio, TX – Today, House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) announced that House Democrats' updated Make It In America plan includes Congressman Joaquin Castro’s (TX-20) Supporting Afterschool STEM Act (H.R. 831). Rep.

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Jun 27, 2016

San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement after the Supreme Court ruled to strike down Texas House Bill 2 with its Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt decision: 

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Photo Galleries

Nov 4, 2015 Photo Gallery

Today, before attending a Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on Russia’s escalation in Syria, I met with Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland to discuss this pressing issue.

Oct 23, 2015 Photo Gallery

Today the Foreign Affairs Committee held a hearing on the Ex-Im Bank, an agency that keeps American products and companies globally competitive. In Texas, Ex-Im assists 880 small businesses, 127 minority-owned businesses, and 58 women-owned businesses. The Bank’s charter expired earlier this year, and we’re already seeing impacts in Texas.

Oct 19, 2015 Photo Gallery

It was wonderful to speak with thousands of service-oriented individuals from across the country at Points of Light’s National Conference on Volunteering and Service. Folks who volunteer their time to help others do so because they understand and embrace the potential of our fellow Americans. President George H.W.

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Videos

Jan 28, 2014 Video

Congressman Joaquin Castro shares thoughts on the State of the Union with the crew of Morning Joe and talks immigration, congressional gridlock, and a way forward for a bipartisan year of action and governance

Jan 24, 2014 Video

KABB Fox 29 in San Antonio highlights military service medal presentation by Congressman Joaquin Castro. In his first year as U.S. Representative, Castro's office was able to return over $1.2 million in lost benefits to constituents, including our veterans and their families.

Nov 15, 2013 Video

Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) discusses the latest moves to improve the Affordable Care Act, as well as share his thoughts on the need for Texas to expand Medicaid.

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