Washington, D.C. – Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] released this statement following the Supreme Court’s decision to declare unconstitutional the Defense of Marriage Act:
Washington, D.C. – Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] released this statement following the failure of the 2013 Farm Bill (H.R. 1947) in the U.S. House of Representatives:
San Antonio, TX – Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] is leading a coalition of 27 Republican and Democratic Congressmen to urge the Pentagon to assess military infrastructure abroad before calling for painful cuts in military communities at home.
Texas has one of the highest teen pregnancy rates in the nation. Our state ranks 48th of 50 in teen pregnancies. Of additional concern, in 2010, Texas led the nation in the rate of repeat births, with 22 percent of girls ages 15-19 having a second child.
San Antonio, TX– Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro released the following statement celebrating Cesar Chavez Day, March 31:
Thank you to the 5th grade students and teachers at Kirkpatrick Elementary in Texas for a great conversation today. It was a lot of fun talking to such smart young people about their bright futures and my work as a member of Congress.
Girl Scouts empowers young women to be thoughtful leaders and global citizens. This morning it was a pleasure to meet with the organization’s CEO, Anna Maria Chávez, who was previously chief executive officer of Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas in San Antonio.
Congressman Joaquin Castro discusses a compromise that will need to be made in order to pass Comprehensive Immigration Reform in the House.
Congressman Joaquin Castro discusses two major issues he has taken on during his first six months in Congress: Immigration Reform and Sexual Assault in the Military.
Chris Hayes interviews Congressman Joaquin Castro about the Supreme Court's ruling on the Voting Rights Act, Voter ID laws in Texas, and regulations aimed at narrowing particular voters.