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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Nov 6, 2015

Washington, D.C. - Yesterday, Congressmen Joaquin Castro (D-TX-20), Mike Coffman (R-CO-06), and Jeff Denham (R-CA-10) introduced legislation aimed at reducing the number of women veterans who are homeless in America.

Nov 5, 2015

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after voting in favor of S. 1356, Revised National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Conference Agreement: 
 

Nov 4, 2015

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressmen Joaquin Castro (D-TX-20) and Michael McCaul (R-TX-10) introduced the Global Development Lab Act of 2015, legislation that authorizes and augments the capabilities of the U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID) Global Development Lab.

Nov 4, 2015

Washington, D.C. - Congressmen Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Henry Cuellar (TX-28), and Lloyd Doggett (TX-35) today announced $2,779,683 in federal grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to support affordable housing in San Antonio.

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Oct 30, 2015

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) today announced an $874,826.44 reimbursement from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to the San Antonio River Authority (SARA) for the Mission Reach project. SARA will return the funds to Bexar County, which was the primary funding source for the project.

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Oct 28, 2015

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 1314, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015: 
 

Oct 27, 2015

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Congresswoman Karen Bass (CA-37), and Congressman Charles B. Rangel (NY-13) introduced legislation to promote diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity within the U.S. Department of State's workforce.

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Oct 27, 2015

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 597, legislation to reauthorize the U.S. Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank's charter, which has been expired since June 30 of this year: 
 

Oct 21, 2015

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) introduced legislation to remove offensive and inflammatory language characterizing immigrants as "aliens" from federal law. The Correcting Hurtful and Alienating Names in Government Expression (CHANGE) Act changes this terminology in U.S. code and federal agencies' materials and documentation.  

Oct 9, 2015

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement after voting in opposition of H.R. 702, legislation to lift the United States' ban on crude oil exports: 
 

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Photo Galleries

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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Videos

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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