Washington, D.C.—Today, Bill Gates addressed the first bi-partisan meeting of the Freshman Class. Gates and his wife Melinda co-chair the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation where they work to expand opportunity to the world’s most disadvantaged people by collaborating with grantees and partners.
San Antonio, TX – Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro released the following statement after the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the United States added 236,000 jobs to the economy in February and the unemployment rate decreased to the lowest level in four years to 7.7%:
Washington, D.C—Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro released the following statement regarding the budget cuts scheduled to take effect today:
Washington, D.C. – Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro released the following statement upon the bipartisan reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) [H.R. 11] in the House of Representatives:
Washington, D.C. – Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro released the following statement:
Washington, D.C— Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro released this statement following the confirmation of Senator Chuck Hagel as Secretary of Defense:
Washington, D.C. – Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro released the following statement upon the bipartisan adoption of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Reauthorization [S. 47] in the Senate:
San Antonio, TX — Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro released this statement Celebrating Black History Month:
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:
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%:
Congratulations to Duo Xu of Clark High School, winner of this year's Congressional Art Competition for the 20th District. And thank you to all the other talented San Antonio students who submitted their artwork as well. Duo's winning piece will hang in the U.S. Capitol for one year.
Thanks to the extraordinary students at Travis Early College High School for having me this morning. Was great to speak with such bright, motivated young people.
Today I was at the San Antonio Food Bank to help announce a grant from the Department of Agriculture for an innovative pilot program that helps low-income, expectant mothers access fresh fruits and vegetables. I’m always working to get federal dollars to San Antonio so great organizations like the Food Bank can help make our city even better.
With the Senate having passed theImmigration Reform Bill, Congressman Joaquin Castro discusses his support coming from the House of Representatives to make Comprehensive Immigration Reform a reality.
Nuns on a Bus is a group of bi-partisan nuns traveling the nation for Immigration Reform. The tour is part of a 21 day, 6,500 mile trip that runs through San Antonio, TX and ends in San Francisco, CA. Congressman Joaquin Castro had a chance to discuss how the Texas economy will benefit from the updated immigration laws Immigration Reform will bring forth when the nuns were in town.
Congressman Joaquin Castro presents Purple Heart to Sheriff Deputy John Lauer of the Bexar County Jail.