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Congressman Joaquin Castro

Representing the 20th District of Texas

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Apr 18, 2019
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, released the following statement today in response to Attorney General Barr’s release of the redacted Mueller Report:
Apr 17, 2019
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, released the following statement today in response to President’s Trump veto of the bipartisan, bicameral Yemen resolution:
Apr 4, 2019
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, released the following statement today in response to the House filing a lawsuit to block President Trump’s national emergency declaration to build a wall along the southern border:
Apr 4, 2019
SAN ANTONIO—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committee, today announced that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $492,358 to the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) for a five-year project led by Dr. Xiaoyin Wang seeking to improve the creation, maintenance, and repair of computer code elements that can shorten the time needed to develop, test, and improve new software:
Apr 4, 2019

WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, released the following statement today to commemorate NATO’s 70th anniversary:

Apr 2, 2019
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, released the following statement today in observance of Equal Pay Day:
Apr 1, 2019
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence and Education and Labor Committees, released the following statement today in response to President’s Trump threat to close the border this week:
Mar 28, 2019
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence Committee and House Education and Labor Committee, today made the following statement on the House Oversight Committee’s investigation into voter irregularities in multiple states—including Texas—during the 2018 election:
Mar 28, 2019
WASHINGTON—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 Chairwoman Rosa DeLauro and Ranking Member Tom Cole urging them to fund the Preschool Development Grant Program with at least $400 million. Rep. Castro led the effort along with his colleague Rep. John Katko (NY-24).
Mar 28, 2019
WASHINGTON—Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Vice Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and a member of the House Intelligence Committee and the House Education and Labor Committee, led a Texas Democratic delegation request to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Chairwoman Rosa DeLauro and Ranking Member Tom Cole urging them to fund the continuation of the Department of Health and Human Service’s Office of Adolescent Health Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program (TPPP).

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

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.

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