Washington, D.C—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement and letter following allegations of Veterans Affairs (VA) officials in Austin and San Antonio of manipulating medical appointment data at the Austin VA Outpatient Clinic and the North Central Federal Clinic in San Antonio:
Washington, D.C– Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) issued the following statement after the House Armed Services Committee voted against amending the Uniform Code of Military Justice to move prosecution of sexual assault cases in the military out of the chain of command:
Washington, D.C– Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) announced $44.1 million for two military projects in San Antonio as part of the 2015 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act (H.R 4486).
San Antonio, TX– On Tax Day, Rep. Joaquin Castro (TX-20) introduced the Cut Taxes for the Middle Class Act (H.R. 4469) to restore tax fairness for America’s middle class families. This bill extends 8 tax cuts that expired at the end of 2013 and are meant to lift Americans in a time of economic recovery.
Washington, D.C– Congressman Joaquin Castro (D-TX) released the following statement upon his return from visiting the U.S. military troops stationed in Afghanistan. Congressman Castro joined House Armed Services Committee Chairman Howard “Buck” McKeon (R-CA) and Rep.
Washington, D.C– Congressman Joaquin Castro (D-TX) released the following statement upon the House Democrats announcement of a Discharge Petition on H.R 15, the bipartisan Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act:
Washington, D.C– Congressman Joaquin Castro (D-TX) announces the creation of the bipartisan U.S- Japan Caucus. Rep. Castro is co-leading with Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) in the U.S. House of Representatives:
San Antonio, TX – Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] released the following statement highlighting the 4th anniversary of the Affordable Care Act and local efforts to help San Antonians get access to affordable, quality health care:
Yesterday I met with a group of San Antonians who work for GE Healthcare. We discussed how crucial the Ex-Im Bank is for U.S. businesses, large and small.
This morning the Congressional Hispanic Caucus met with Secretary Clinton to lay out our priorities for growing America’s economy and achieving much-needed comprehensive immigration reform.
Had the pleasure of meeting with a San Antonio student who is in Washington for the Running Start Young Women’s Political Leadership Program. She has a bright future and I look forward to seeing her in elected office one day.
Congressman Joaquin Castro, 39, celebrated his birthday along with his brother, San Antonio mayor Julian Castro. The event, which took place at Pearl Stable in San Antonio, Texas, has been a tradition for the both of them since 2001.
September 16, 2013
Congressman Joaquin Castro [D-TX] was the youngest member of Congress to address the ceremony for the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, commemorating the 'Dream' speech delivered by Martin Luther King Jr. on the same steps at the Lincoln Memorial.
KVUE in Austin explores the prospects of electing a state-wide democratic candidate in Texas. Congressman Joaquin Castro is seen as a possible future contender, alongside San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro and State Senator Wendy Davis.