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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Apr 1, 2015

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) today presented World War II veteran and San Antonio resident Paul Garcia with five medals to honor his military service. Rep. Castro awarded Mr.

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Mar 26, 2015

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) today issued the following statement after voting in favor of the bipartisan Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015. The measure passed the House of Representatives with a bipartisan vote of 392-37. 

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Mar 25, 2015

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) today issued the following statement after casting his vote against the House GOP’s budget. The measure passed the Republican-led House of Representatives 228-199. 

Mar 16, 2015

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representatives Joaquin Castro (TX-20) and Scott Peters (CA-52) led 71 other colleagues in a letter to President Obama, urging him to take concrete actions to help clear the green card backlog, improve the lives of hundreds of thousands of immigrants, and provide a critical shot in the arm for innovation and job creation.

Mar 3, 2015

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation funding the Department of Homeland Security through the end of the 2015 Fiscal Year: 

Feb 27, 2015

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) released the following statement after the House failed to pass a three-week Continuing Resolution to fund the Department of Homeland Security:

Feb 26, 2015

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) today introduced an education amendment, which was rejected by House Republicans on H.R.5. The commonsense amendment would appoint a neutral ombudsperson in the Department of Education to ensure American students’ textbooks meet the high academic standards our young people need to succeed in their future pursuits.

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Feb 17, 2015

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) issued the following statement on the decision of a Texas U.S. District Judge in the case of the State of Texas v. United States of America: 

Feb 11, 2015

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) yesterday introduced legislation to promote and expand access to education in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects.

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Feb 10, 2015

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joaquin Castro, a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and Armed Services Committee, today released the following statement after news of the death of Kayla Jean Mueller, an American held captive by the terror group ISIS: 

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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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