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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Oct 16, 2013
Washington, D.C. — Congressman Joaquin Castro today called on the House to reach a responsible solution to end the government shutdown and avoid a default citing the detrimental effects a default would have on Texans.
 
Oct 12, 2013
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro today announced that he signed a petition to reopen the government. This congressional procedure allows a majority of members to force a vote on a bill to fully fund the government.
 
Oct 5, 2013
Washington, D.C. –U.S. Congressman Joaquin Castro released this statement following passage of the Federal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act:  
 
Oct 4, 2013
Washington, D.C. –U.S. Congressman Joaquin Castro today announced the organizations that will be receiving his pay for the duration of the government shutdown.
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Oct 1, 2013
Washington, D.C. –Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] released the following statement regarding a government shutdown: 
 
Sep 28, 2013
Washington, D.C. –Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] released the following statement regarding the House Republican Continuing Resolution and the potential for a government shutdown:
 
Sep 28, 2013
Washington, D.C. –Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] made the following remarks before the U.S. House of Representatives on the possibility of a government shutdown and to rectify the record on the importance of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in Texas:
 
 
 
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Sep 25, 2013
Washington, D.C. –Congressman Joaquin Castro today released the following statement after the Department of Health and Human Services released a report detailing affordable options for San Antonio residents seeking to sign up for new healthcare plans through the Affordable Care Act.
 
One in four Texans do not have health care.
Sep 20, 2013
Washington, D.C. –Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] released this statement following the passage of the Continuing Resolution: 
 
"Yesterday, in the name of making ‘ends meet,’ the House Republicans made a false choice in sabotaging our nation's safety net for the hungry in America.
Aug 2, 2013
Washington, D.C.Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro released the following statement after the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the United States added 162,000 jobs to the economy in July and the unemployment rate decreased to 7.4%:
 
“It is encouraging to see that our economy continues on a 41-month growth streak by adding 162,000 jobs last mon

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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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