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Congressman Vicente Gonzalez

Representing the 15th District of Texas

Press Releases

September 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) today announced that the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) awarded the City of Hidalgo and Hidalgo Economic Development Corporation $1,200,000 for infrastructure and employment projects.

September 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) is encouraging eligible applicants in the 15th District of Texas to apply for funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG). The application period for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 opened today and will remain open until 5 p.m. ET on Friday, October 26, 2018.

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September 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) today announced that the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI) has awarded $950,000 to Affordable Homes of South Texas, Inc. in McAllen, Texas for Fiscal Year 2018. The funding will jumpstart additional affordable housing projects in South Texas communities.

September 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) is encouraging eligible rural communities in the 15th District of Texas to apply for water and waste disposal funding offered through the U.S.

September 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) today announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Community Planning and Development (CPD) has awarded $1,044,198 and $1,202,024 for Fiscal Year 2018 to Edinburg and Pharr, Texas, respectively.

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September 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) is encouraging eligible applicants in the 15th District of Texas to apply for available Recruiting Assistant positions for the 2020 Decennial Census. 

September 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) thanks House appropriators for including an extension for the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) in the 

September 14, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) is monitoring weather conditions in the 15th District of Texas given weather predictions of heavy rain expected over the weekend that could cause flooding in Central and South Texas.

September 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) is inviting all eligible high school students in the 15th District of Texas to apply for a nomination to attend the United States service academies beginning in Fall 2019.

September 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued the following statement in remembrance of the events that took place on September 11, 2001.

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