WASHINGTON – On Thursday, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) voted to raise the minimum wage for the first time in decades for the hard-working men and women of the 15th District of Texas. H.R. 582, the Raise the Wage Act, would gradually increase the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025. The measure passed 231 to 199.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) thanked President Trump for declaring the Rio Grande Valley a federal disaster area in response to flooding and rain that devastated the region. A state of disaster was declared in Cameron, Hidalgo, and Willacy Counties after experiencing severe flooding that caused widespread property damage to the area.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15), Ruben Gallego, (AZ-07), Raúl Grijalva (AZ-03), Darren Soto (FL-09) and Veronica Escobar (TX-16), introduced the Protecting Immigrant Gold Star and Military Families Act, following reports that the Trump Administration is withdrawing support from