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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Feb 1, 2013

San Antonio, TX — Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro released this statement as Hillary Rodham Clinton stepped down from her post as Secretary of State and John Kerry became the head of the Department:

Feb 1, 2013

San Antonio, TX — Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro released this statement after the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the United States added 157,000 jobs to the economy in January and the unemployment rate remained essentially unchanged at 7.9%:

Jan 29, 2013

Washington, D.C.— Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro released this statement following President Obama’s call for comprehensive immigration reform:

Jan 25, 2013

Washington, D.C— Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro released this statement following the decision by the Department of Defense to lift the ban on women serving in combat:

Jan 23, 2013

Washington, D.C.— Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro released this statement following the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s hearing on the Benghazi terror attack:

Jan 23, 2013

Washington, D.C.— Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro released this statement following the House Armed Services Committee’s hearing on sexual misconduct at Lackland Air Force Base:

Jan 23, 2013

Washington, D.C— Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro released this statement following passage to of a bill to ensure the complete and timely payment of the obligations of the United States government [H.R. 325]: 

Jan 21, 2013

Washington, D.C.—Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro released the following statement commemorating the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.:

Jan 9, 2013

Washington, D.C— Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro released this statement following the announcement of Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis’s resignation from her post:

Jan 9, 2013

Washington, D.C-- Congressmen Joaquin Castro and Pete Gallego today announced that the United States Air Force has indicated Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland is the preferred and reasonable host for the relocation of the Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) and the Air Liaison Officer (ALO) training school.

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Photo Galleries

Aug 25, 2015 Photo Gallery

Texas and my home city San Antonio have felt firsthand the positive impact of strong economic and cultural relations with Japan. Japan is a leader in foreign direct investment in Texas, and Japanese businesses support thousands of San Antonio jobs. This past week I was in Japan, where I had the opportunity to meet with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, U.S.

Jul 23, 2015 Photo Gallery

Yesterday I had a good meeting with JBSA Lackland’s 37th Training Wing about a variety of issues affecting the base, including military funding, community partnerships, and construction projects.

Jul 17, 2015 Photo Gallery

Today I presented two impressive San Antonio students with Congressional Award Medals. I’m proud of their service to the San Antonio community and I look forward to seeing their continued success.

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Videos

Sep 27, 2013 Video

Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-San Antonio) speaks before the U.S. House of Representatives on the Affordable Care Act and Texans, congressional gridlock, and the importance of moving America forward.

Sep 24, 2013 Video

Congressman Joaquin Castro [D-TX] said that he hopes "cooler heads will prevail" to avoid a government shutdown, after speaking at the Mighty Waters Conference in New York with Congressman Paul Tonko [D-NY].

Sep 23, 2013 Video

Twin brothers, San Antonio Congressman Joaquin Castro and Mayor Julian Castro, are the clue for the San Antonio category in the historic American game show Jeopardy on Friday, September 20, 2013.

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