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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

Sep 28, 2015 Photo Gallery

This afternoon I had a great meeting with these researchers who described the awesome work being done at the Southwest Research Institute.

Sep 17, 2015 Photo Gallery

Met with folks from the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) about the need for more biomedical research to find treatments and cures for diseases like hydrocephalus.

Sep 10, 2015 Photo Gallery

It was great to meet with a group of students from Stanford University today!

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Videos

Oct 5, 2013 Video

In solidarity with the hundreds of thousands of furloughed workers in Texas and across the nation, Rep. Joaquin Castro announced Monday Sept. 30 that he would be donating his paycheck for as long as the government is shutdown.

Oct 2, 2013 Video

Before the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman Joaquin Castro discusses the tactics the Tea Party has employed to hold the government hostage throughout the shutdown. Rep. Castro speaks of the positive effects of the Affordable Care Act in Texas.

Sep 30, 2013 Video

A look at the effects of a government shutdown on San Antonio, Military City USA. Representative Joaquin Castro opposes the hostage politics that are leading to a government shutdown, saying that the partisan environment has been bad for the country in every way.

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