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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Oct 5, 2013
Washington, D.C. –U.S. Congressman Joaquin Castro released this statement following passage of the Federal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act:  
 
Oct 4, 2013
Washington, D.C. –U.S. Congressman Joaquin Castro today announced the organizations that will be receiving his pay for the duration of the government shutdown.
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Oct 1, 2013
Washington, D.C. –Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] released the following statement regarding a government shutdown: 
 
Sep 28, 2013
Washington, D.C. –Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] released the following statement regarding the House Republican Continuing Resolution and the potential for a government shutdown:
 
Sep 28, 2013
Washington, D.C. –Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] made the following remarks before the U.S. House of Representatives on the possibility of a government shutdown and to rectify the record on the importance of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in Texas:
 
 
 
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Sep 25, 2013
Washington, D.C. –Congressman Joaquin Castro today released the following statement after the Department of Health and Human Services released a report detailing affordable options for San Antonio residents seeking to sign up for new healthcare plans through the Affordable Care Act.
 
One in four Texans do not have health care.
Sep 20, 2013
Washington, D.C. –Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] released this statement following the passage of the Continuing Resolution: 
 
"Yesterday, in the name of making ‘ends meet,’ the House Republicans made a false choice in sabotaging our nation's safety net for the hungry in America.
Aug 2, 2013
Washington, D.C.Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro released the following statement after the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the United States added 162,000 jobs to the economy in July and the unemployment rate decreased to 7.4%:
 
“It is encouraging to see that our economy continues on a 41-month growth streak by adding 162,000 jobs last mon
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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Photo Galleries

Jun 17, 2015 Photo Gallery

I’m proud of these Stevenson Middle School students who are competing in the National History Day contest. Glad they had time to stop by my office!

Jun 10, 2015 Photo Gallery

In every country, in every region of the world, gender inequality continues to tear at humanity’s moral fabric. The United Nation’s HeForShe movement is raising awareness and driving change to empower women and girls. Tonight I had the honor of speaking with folks involved in this initiative who are committed to fighting injustice.

May 25, 2015 Photo Gallery

The Edgewood Class of '67 hosted a very moving Memorial Day ceremony this morning.

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Videos

Jul 17, 2013 Video

The Life and Death (and Life?) of the Party
The August issue of Texas Monthly features Representative Joaquin Castro, Wendy Davis, and Mayor Julian Castro. They discuss Battleground Texas and what needs to be done in order to have more democratic representatives for the state.

Jul 11, 2013 Video

San Antonio's very own Congressman Joaquin Castro visits the White House along with members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus to meet with the President and discuss Immigration Reform. Congressman Castro discusses the importance of Immigration Reform to the state of Texas.

Jul 11, 2013 Video

Congressman Joaquin Castro discusses the importance of Immigration Reform for the economy of Texas. Congressman Castro also discusses the importance of accomplishing Immigration Reform for the agriculture, high-tech, construction, and hospitality industries.

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