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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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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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Jul 19, 2013
Washington, D.C. – Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro released the following statement after the Senate confirmation of Thomas Perez as United States Secretary of Labor:
 
“I want to congratulate Thomas Perez on his confirmation as United States Secretary of Labor.
Jun 27, 2013
Washington, D.C—Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro released this statement following passage of the bi-partisan ‘Gang of 8’ comprehensive immigration reform bill in the Senate:
 
“Our nation was built and continues to grow on the shoulders of immigrants.
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Jun 26, 2013

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:

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Jun 25, 2013
San Antonio, TX– Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] released this statement following the Supreme Court’s decision to strike Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act:
 
"The courts have found intentional voter discrimination and suppression in Texas as recently as this past year.
Jun 21, 2013

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:

Jun 14, 2013
Washington, D.C. – Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, voted in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2014 (H.R. 1960), which provides  necessary authorities and funding provisions for our nation’s military.

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Mar 17, 2015 Photo Gallery

Met with a delegation from Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala today. We discussed ways our countries can work together to strengthen our economies and move our shared priorities forward.

Mar 4, 2015 Photo Gallery

Spoke with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Jason Collins about ways American kids can live more active lifestyles. Meeting was a slam dunk.

Mar 4, 2015 Photo Gallery

Great things are happening in Laredo, and this morning I had a chance to hear about them from folks who are visiting Washington.

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Jun 17, 2013 Video

Joaquin Castro wishes all of the mothers in San Antonio and across our nation a wonderful and happy Mother's Day.

Jun 17, 2013 Video

Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro [TX-20] successfully included language in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2014 that directs the Comptroller General of the United States to provide a status report on the implementation of the 46 recommendations by the Air Force in the wake of mass revelations of sexual assault incidents at Lackland Air Force Base.

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