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Congressman Vicente Gonzalez

Representing the 15th District of Texas

Press Releases

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
Funds will Grow Farm Production and Access for over 30,000 Students

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
Funds will Connect School Cafeterias and Students with Valley Farmers and Ranchers

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
Gonzalez Leads the Effort Toward Bipartisan Relationship with Trump Administration

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
Several Community Groups Participate in Inaugural Advocacy Trip

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
Congressman raises concerns about possible consequences for elderly Americans

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
Gonzalez to Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Repatriate Deported Veterans

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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