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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Apr 1, 2015

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) today presented World War II veteran and San Antonio resident Paul Garcia with five medals to honor his military service. Rep. Castro awarded Mr.

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Mar 26, 2015

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) today issued the following statement after voting in favor of the bipartisan Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015. The measure passed the House of Representatives with a bipartisan vote of 392-37. 

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Mar 25, 2015

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) today issued the following statement after casting his vote against the House GOP’s budget. The measure passed the Republican-led House of Representatives 228-199. 

Mar 16, 2015

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representatives Joaquin Castro (TX-20) and Scott Peters (CA-52) led 71 other colleagues in a letter to President Obama, urging him to take concrete actions to help clear the green card backlog, improve the lives of hundreds of thousands of immigrants, and provide a critical shot in the arm for innovation and job creation.

Mar 3, 2015

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation funding the Department of Homeland Security through the end of the 2015 Fiscal Year: 

Feb 27, 2015

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement after the House failed to pass a three-week Continuing Resolution to fund the Department of Homeland Security:

Feb 26, 2015

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) today introduced an education amendment, which was rejected by House Republicans on H.R.5. The commonsense amendment would appoint a neutral ombudsperson in the Department of Education to ensure American students’ textbooks meet the high academic standards our young people need to succeed in their future pursuits.

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Feb 17, 2015

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) issued the following statement on the decision of a Texas U.S. District Judge in the case of the State of Texas v. United States of America: 

Feb 11, 2015

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) yesterday introduced legislation to promote and expand access to education in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects.

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Feb 10, 2015

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro, a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and Armed Services Committee, today released the following statement after news of the death of Kayla Jean Mueller, an American held captive by the terror group ISIS: 

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Jul 9, 2015 Photo Gallery

This morning I met with the Congressional Study Group on Europe and members of Germany’s parliament to discuss pressing issues in the European Union.

Jun 25, 2015 Photo Gallery

This morning I joined the Institute for Higher Education Policy and Texas Guaranteed to discuss the importance of making higher education in America affordable and accessible for our students.

Jun 24, 2015 Photo Gallery

I’m glad I had a chance to speak with Admiral Dennis Blair of the Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA about the importance of the U.S.-Japan economic and security relationship.

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Videos

Jul 18, 2013 Video

Congressman Joaquin Castro answers a Twitter question about children who came to the United States through no fault of their own, known as DREAMERS. He states that moral and economic stakes are high, and Texas has the most to gain or lose through Comprehensive Immigration Reform. The bottom line is that Comprehensive Immigration Reform means jobs.

Jul 17, 2013 Video

Congressman Joaquin Castro discusses the Infrastructure of Opportunity with Rep. John Garamendi. Just as there is a system, an infrastructure of transportation, of roads and streets and highways that helps each of us get to where we want to go on the road, we know that in life in America there is another kind of infrastructure.

Jul 17, 2013 Video

Texas Monthly Article entitled: The Life and Death (and Life?) of the Party features Congressman Castro, his brother, San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro, and Texas state senator Wendy Davis. They discuss the current state the Democrats in Texas as well as the future of the Party in upcoming elections.

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