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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Jul 31, 2013

Washington, D.C. Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro released this statement following the U.S. House of Representatives vote to address the doubling of student loan rates:

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Jul 25, 2013
Washington, D.C. Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] released this statement following the announcement by U.S.
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Jul 19, 2013
Washington, D.C. – Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro released the following statement after the Senate confirmation of Thomas Perez as United States Secretary of Labor:
 
“I want to congratulate Thomas Perez on his confirmation as United States Secretary of Labor.
Jun 27, 2013
Washington, D.C—Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro released this statement following passage of the bi-partisan ‘Gang of 8’ comprehensive immigration reform bill in the Senate:
 
“Our nation was built and continues to grow on the shoulders of immigrants.
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Jun 26, 2013

Washington, D.C. – Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] released this statement following the Supreme Court’s decision to declare unconstitutional the Defense of Marriage Act:

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Jun 25, 2013
San Antonio, TX– Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] released this statement following the Supreme Court’s decision to strike Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act:
 
"The courts have found intentional voter discrimination and suppression in Texas as recently as this past year.
Jun 21, 2013

Washington, D.C. – Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] released this statement following the  failure of the 2013 Farm Bill (H.R. 1947) in the U.S. House of Representatives:

Jun 14, 2013
Washington, D.C. – Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, voted in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2014 (H.R. 1960), which provides  necessary authorities and funding provisions for our nation’s military.
Jun 6, 2013
Washington, D.C. – Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] released this statement following the passage of an amendment to Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act [H.R. 2217] offered by Rep. Steve King [R-IA] that treat DREAMers, undocumented spouses of service members, and other immigrants in the same way as violent criminals.
May 24, 2013

San Antonio, TX – Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] is leading a coalition of 27 Republican and Democratic Congressmen to urge the Pentagon to assess military infrastructure abroad before calling for painful cuts in military communities at home.

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Photo Galleries

Oct 9, 2015 Photo Gallery

Today I met with Texas Department of Transportation Commissioner Bruce Bugg and discussed ways to expand and improve Texas' infrastructure.

Sep 29, 2015 Photo Gallery

Today I discussed Chile and the United States’ economic relationship and shared commitment to democracy with Speaker of the Chilean House of Representatives Marco Antonio Nuñez Lozano and Chile’s Ambassador to the U.S., Juan Gabriel Valdés.

Sep 28, 2015 Photo Gallery

It was an honor to meet with members of Japan’s Diet today. We discussed ways legislators from our nations can work together toward our common security, energy, and economic goals.

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Videos

Oct 25, 2013 Video

Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX) remains committed to reforming broken immigration system, saying that there was "overwhelming support" from the American public to pursue the issue.

Oct 17, 2013 Video

What we're doing today, we could've done on September 30th and avoided all of the pain that San Antonio and the country has gone through. The furloughed workers, the closed monuments, all of it could have been avoided. All of this had to do with politics.

Oct 17, 2013 Video

After sixteen long days for the 140,000 furloughed Texans and the thousands of Americans affected by the government shutdown, the Senate and the House finally voted to fund the government, get folks back to work, and pay our nation's bills. In the past couple of weeks, the American economy lost $24 billion before partisan politics were put aside.

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