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Congressman Vicente Gonzalez

Representing the 15th District of Texas

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June 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) announced the formation of the Congressional Oil & Gas Caucus, a Congressional Member Organization dedicated to educating Members of Congress about issues related to the production, transport, refining, distribution, and trade of oil, gas, and other petroleum hydrocarbons including crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liqu

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June 19, 2017 Press Release

WESLACO, TX—Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded $93,058 in federal funds to IDEA Public Schools in Weslaco as part of the Department’s Farm to School Grant program.

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June 19, 2017 Press Release

STOCKDALE, TX -- Congressman Vicente Gonzalez announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Development Agency awarded $50,000 to the City of Stockdale as a part of the Community Facility Grant Program. These funds will be used to replace the existing truck, which has been in use since 1984.

 

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June 19, 2017 Press Release

PHARR, TX—Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) announced that $44,646 in federal funds to the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District (ISD) for their Improving Student Achievement Through Nutrition Program from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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June 19, 2017 Press Release

MCALLEN, TX—Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) and Filemon Vela (TX-34) released the following statements following the discovery of the bodies of the seven missing sailors from the USS Fitzgerald:

June 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) on Monday night met with President Donald Trump for a private dinner at the White House to strengthen bipartisan consensus between Congress and the President’s administration. He is one of only a handful of Democrats in the country to meet with the President.

 

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June 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON Today, about 40 community leaders from the Rio Grande Valley arrive in Washington, D.C., for the inaugural RGV2DC fly-in, a week of meetings with members of Congress and federal agency officials.

 

June 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C.  Today, U.S. Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15), House Financial Services Committee member, delivered the following remarks on the House Floor addressing concerns about the CHOICE Act.

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June 7, 2017 Press Release

TIJUANA, MEX Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) and several other members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus traveled to the Deported Veterans Support House in Tijuana, Mexico on Saturday, June 3, 2017 to meet with U.S. military veterans who were deported. The group spoke with deported veterans and listened to their personal hardships.

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June 15, 2017 In The News

President Donald Trump’s actions and rhetoric regarding immigration and the U.S.-Mexico border have led some South Texas lawmakers to urge him to spend time in the Rio Grande Valley.

 

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June 14, 2017 In The News

McAllen Democratic Congressman Vicente Gonzalez privately dined with President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday night. There were a couple other House members at the dinner.

 

Gonzalez and Trump discussed border security, infrastructure modernization, tax reform and veterans.

 

June 11, 2017 In The News

 

WESLACO, RGV – The Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council has passed a resolution that will form the basis of the Valley’s message when 35 or so of its local leaders visit Washington this week.

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June 9, 2017 In The News

 U.S Representative Vicente Gonzalez spent the first weekend of June visiting the men and women at the Deported Veterans Support House-- a place the veterans built for themselves in Tijuana, México.

Gonzalez was joined by Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-San Antonio) and other state representatives from New Mexico, Arizona and California.

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June 8, 2017 In The News

U.S Representative Vicente Gonzalez spent the first weekend of June visiting the men and women at the Deported Veterans Support House-- a place the veterans built for themselves in Tijuana, México.

Gonzalez was joined by Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-San Antonio) and other state representatives from New Mexico, Arizona and California.

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January 3, 2017 In The News
An article about the 115th United States Congress.
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January 3, 2017 Photo Gallery
The U.S. House of Representatives' Flickr photo gallery.
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June 8, 2017 Video

On Thursday, June 8, 2017, Rep. Vicente Gonzalez, Member of the House Financial Services Committee, spoke on the House Floor addressing his concerns with the CHOICE Act. The Congressman is deeply troubled that the bill will make seniors citizens vulnerable to financial abuse and exploitation schemes.

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January 3, 2017 Video
A Video of the Lincoln Memorial.
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