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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Jan 16, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Today, Thursday, January 16th, 2014 U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) and Congressman Jared Polis (D-CO) introduced the Investing IN States To Achieve Tuition Equity (IN-STATE) for Dreamers Act of 2014.

Jan 15, 2014
Washington, D.C— Congressman Joaquin Castro released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the bipartisan $1.012 trillion omnibus bill,  funding agencies for Fiscal Year 2014. The funding bill passed with 359 Representatives voting in favor and 67 voting against.   
 
Jan 8, 2014
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] along with a group of bipartisan legislators wrote a letter today to urge the powerful House Appropriations Committee to provide adequate funding for Federal Buildings Fund construction in FY 2014 before the January 15 funding deadline.
Jan 7, 2014
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] released the following statement applauding the Senate's vote to begin debate on a  bipartisan extension of unemployment insurance and calling on the House to take up the vote:
 
Dec 27, 2013
San Antonio, TX – 1.3 million Americans, including over 64,000 Texans, are losing all of their federal unemployment insurance tomorrow, December 28. An additional 106,900 Texans will lose their unemployment insurance in the first 6 months of 2014. Rep.
Dec 12, 2013
San Antonio, TX–Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] released the following statement in support of the reauthorization of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014, which provides necessary authorities and important funding provisions for our nation’s military.
Dec 12, 2013
Washington, D.C. –Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] released the following statement in support for the Farm Bill extension, which passed with unanimous support in the U.S. House of Representatives:
 
Oct 16, 2013
Washington, D.C. — Congressman Joaquin Castro released the following statement after the House of Representatives voted in favor to re-open the government and pay the nation’s bills, 285-144: 
 
Oct 16, 2013
Washington, D.C. — Congressman Joaquin Castro today called on the House to reach a responsible solution to end the government shutdown and avoid a default citing the detrimental effects a default would have on Texans.
 
Oct 12, 2013
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro today announced that he signed a petition to reopen the government. This congressional procedure allows a majority of members to force a vote on a bill to fully fund the government.
 

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Photo Galleries

Mar 28, 2015 Photo Gallery

Great to see so many San Antonians at today's march to honor the life and legacy of César Chávez.

Mar 25, 2015 Photo Gallery

Toyota employs more than 2,700 people in San Antonio – glad some of these hardworking folks stopped by my office today for a meeting.

Mar 20, 2015 Photo Gallery

Humbled to receive the Eagle Leadership Award from the Latino Leaders Network. I was honored to be able to share my grandmother and mother’s story at today's luncheon. It is a story of persistence, strength, and hard work that is not uncommon in America’s Latino community.

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Videos

Jun 24, 2013 Video

The Lead with Jake Tapper
Congressman Joaquin Castro discusses Immigration Reform, the importance of a path to citizenship, and realistic border enforcement.

Jun 24, 2013 Video

Bloomberg Interview with Congressman Joaquin Castro on the Economic Benefits of Comprehensive Immigration Reform in Congress.

Jun 17, 2013 Video

Congressman Joaquin Castro speaking about the progress of immigration reform in Congress and the importance of a realistic pathway to citizenship when debating objective border enforcement goals.

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