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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Mar 27, 2018
Congressional Pre-K Caucus Co-Chairs Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20); Congresswoman Katherine M. Clark (MA-05); and Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) announced that Congressman Kevin Yoder (KS-03) will replace former Congressman Richard Hanna (NY-22) as the new Co-Chair of the Caucus. This bipartisan group of lawmakers seek to gain a deeper understanding of the benefits of early childhood education and promote policy recommendations and legislation in Congress to expand high-quality pre-k access throughout the United States.
Mar 23, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, will join Rice University’s Baker Institute’s Mexico Center and Latin America Initiative for a discussion on the United States’ role in Latin America this Monday, March 26, 2018 from 1:00pm-1:45pmCT.
Mar 23, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, today released the following video invitation:
Mar 22, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today released the following video statement following the House Intelligence Committee’s vote to release the Republican’s Trump-Russia report:
Mar 22, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, led his colleagues from the Hispanic Caucus in a letter to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Francis Cissna requesting information about the creation of a new division that reportedly seeks to “police” its caseworkers. The lawmakers expressed their concerns amid the Trump administration’s harsh immigration policies and disrespect for this community.
Mar 21, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, had the following question and answer session with USAID Administrator Ambassador Mark Green at the House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing on the President’s Fiscal Year 2019 foreign affairs budget proposal:
Mar 21, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, authored an op-ed in the Dallas Morning News today about four things Texas must do in order to secure our midterm elections this year.
Mar 20, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today made the following statement after receiving a personal briefing from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Criminal Investigative Division:
Mar 19, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), founding co-chair of the Pre-K Caucus in Congress, led a bipartisan request to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Chairman Tom Cole and House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro urging them to fund the Preschool Development Grant Program at $350 million. Rep. Castro led the effort along with his colleague Rep. John Katko (NY-24).
Mar 19, 2018
Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, led a bipartisan request to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense Chairwoman Kay Granger and House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense Ranking Member Peter J. Visclosky to include $9.2 million in the Defense Health Program Research and Development account for the National Trauma Research Action Plan. The letter was led by Reps. Joaquin Castro, Will Hurd; C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger; and Joseph P. Kennedy III.

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Photo Galleries

Dec 7, 2016 Photo Gallery

I joined Dr. Nicole Hurd and my brother Secretary Julián Castro to speak with an inspiring group of National College Advising Corps advisers who are working in communities across the nation to help young people achieve their dreams of going to college.

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Nov 30, 2016 Photo Gallery

Congressman Dave Reichert, my fellow U.S.-Japan Caucus Co-Chair, and I met with a Keidanren delegation of business officials to discuss our nations’ economic partnership and strategic alliance.

Nov 28, 2016 Photo Gallery

The number of people with Alzheimer’s is rising in Texas and across the nation. This terrible disease takes a devastating emotional and financial toll on those whom it afflicts and their caretakers. I joined the Alzheimer’s Association: San Antonio & South Texas for an informative and moving discussion about Alzheimer’s and the urgent need to find a cure.

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Videos

Jun 9, 2017 Video

Rep. Joaquin Castro joins Wolf Blitzer to discuss the major takeaways and developments from the House Intelligence Committee's hearing with former FBI Director James Comey.

May 23, 2017 Video

Congressman Castro speaks on the House floor about the dire conditions in Venezuela and the need for the United States to work with regional partners to help end the crisis.

May 23, 2017 Video

Congressman Castro questions former CIA Director John Brennan about Russian interference in the U.S. election during an open House Intelligence Committee hearing.

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