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Congressman Vicente Gonzalez

Representing the 15th District of Texas

Press Releases

March 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued the following statement in response to reports that the City of McAllen Police Department and Hidalgo County officials were notified that the U.S.

March 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) recently joined fellow members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee (HFAC) to pass H.R. 1616, the European Energy Security and Diversification Act of 2019. Congressman Gonzalez is an original cosponsor.

March 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued the following statement in response to the Senate passing H.J. Res. 46 by a vote of 59-41. The House adopted the measure by a vote of 245-182 on Tuesday, February 26, 2019. The bill now heads to President Donald J. Trump’s desk where it is expected to be the first veto of his Presidency.

March 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) today joined fellow members of the House Financial Services Committee for a hearing over the reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

March 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – At the invitation of Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15), Rabbi Claudio J. Kogan, Director of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine’s Institute for Bioethics and Social Justice, today delivered the invocation prayer in the U.S. House of Representatives. Congressman Gonzalez followed the prayer by honoring Rabbi Kogan via remarks on the House Floor.

March 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued the following statement in response to the Administration’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget request for $8.6 billion to continue border wall construction along the U.S.-Mexico Border. 

March 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued the following statement in response to his support of an amendment to H.R. 1 that would lower the mandatory minimum voting age from 18-years-old to 16-years-old in federal elections.

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March 5, 2019 Press Release
The congressman is encouraging local HSIs to participate in the 2019 Class of the E. Kika De La Garza Fellows Program

WASHINGTON – 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.

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March 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) is encouraging local fire departments and volunteer interest organizations to apply for funding through the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant Program. SAFER is funded through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

February 28, 2019 Press Release
Addresses Emergency Declarations

WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) joined a bipartisan a resolution 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. The effort was led by Congressmen Tom Reed (R-NY) and Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ).

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