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January 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) today announced $17,747,300 in preliminary Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) Title I formula allocations funds for Local Educational Agencies (LEA) in the 15th District of Texas. The U.S. Department of Education will release final totals in June 2021.

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January 21, 2021 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) today announced $130,031,486 in preliminary federal funds for Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) Title I for schools in the Rio Grande Valley in the 15th District of Texas. The U.S. Department of Education will release final totals in June 2021.

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January 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – After last year’s successful launch, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) will be holding the 15th District of Texas’ second annual “Valentines for Vets” program to collect and distribute Valentine’s Day cards to local veterans.

January 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressmen Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15), Brad Schneider (IL-10), Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler (NY-10), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01),  Don Bacon (NE-01) and Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) announced the introduction of Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act (DTPA) of 2021, a bipartisan and bicameral bill. A Senate companion bill is led by Sen.

January 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued a statement in support of President-elect Joe Biden’s American Rescue Plan: 

January 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) and Members of the Texas Democrat Congressional Delegation sent a letter to Governor Greg Abbott urging him to prioritize the hardest impacted groups and vulnerable populations to receive the vaccine. 

January 13, 2021 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) released a statement following the vote to impeach President Donald J. Trump:

January 11, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued a statement regarding the President’s trip to South Texas:

January 8, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Late Thursday evening, Officer Brian D. Sicknick of the U.S. Capitol Police passed away as a result of injuries sustained during the violent insurrection by domestic terrorists on the U.S. Capitol. Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) was in the U.S. House of Representatives chambers when the domestic terrorists breached the chamber doors.

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March 6, 2019 In The News

Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) is encouraging local Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI) to apply for collaboration efforts with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) through the 2019 Class of the E. Kika De La Garza Fellows Program.

March 1, 2019 In The News

Washington, DC - A bipartisan group of Members of Congress, led by Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY) and Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ), introduced a resolution Wednesday to claw back power from the Executive Branch. By amending the National Emergencies Act, Congress will have to approve any new emergency declaration within 60 days – similar to the War Powers Act.

February 19, 2019 In The News

MCALLEN, RGV – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez plans to help National Public Radio stay on the air in the Rio Grande Valley.

NPR’s future in the Valley has been thrown in doubt by the Diocese of Brownsville’s decision to sell RGV Public Radio 88 FM. This station, on 88.1 FM in the upper Valley and 88.9 FM, has carried the NPR feed for decades. 

February 19, 2019 In The News

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Representatives Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15), Ann Wagner (MO-02), Sylvia Garcia (TX-29), and Trey Hollingsworth (IN-09) have introduced the VAWA Protections for Rural Women Act of 2019, that will add the Rural Housing Voucher program to the list of covered housing programs under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).

February 15, 2019 In The News

Even before President Trump announced Friday that he was declaring a national emergency to fund a border wall, U.S. Representative Joaquin Castro, D-San Antonio, tweeted that he would lead an effort to block it.

February 15, 2019 In The News

EL PASO, Texas – Two groups representing El Paso County and the Border Network for Human Rights say they will file a lawsuit against President Trump over his decision to declare a national emergency.

The national emergency will allow the Trump administration to build a border wall without congressional approval.

February 13, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON (WHAM) - Rep. Tom Reed is among 11 members of Congress who are proposing a bill to fund hiring additional school resource officers.

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February 12, 2019 In The News

U.S. Congressman Vicente Gonzalez, D-McAllen, is reviving a bill he filed last session that aims to end the deportation of U.S. veterans.

February 6, 2019 In The News

MCALLEN, RGV – The crisis is not at the border, but in the Central American countries; most of the drugs go through international bridges, and 67 percent of the people who are illegally in the United States entered with a legal permit such as visa.

January 31, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez, D-McAllen, has co-sponsored a resolution that would work to reimburse federal contractors’ lost wages, according to a news release.

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