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Congressman Vicente Gonzalez

Representing the 15th District of Texas

Press Releases

June 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Following the introduction of H.R. 3182, a bill to delay the FASB implementation of the CECL methodology, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez issued the following statement:

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June 11, 2019 Press Release

McAllen, TX – The office of Congressman Vicente Gonzalez in conjunction with the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s ROTC program will host the first-ever Service Academy Day for high school students and recent graduates of the 15th Congressional District of Texas. Students will learn about the admissions process for the U.S. Military Academy, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S.

June 11, 2019 Press Release

Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) introduced H.R. 3182, a bipartisan bill to delay the implementation of CECL while cost-benefit studies are done to explain the impact on certain kinds of business.

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May 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today Congressmen Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15), Henry Cuellar (TX-28), and Filemon Vela (TX-34) called out the Trump Administration for prioritizing disaster recovery assistance for other states over the Rio Grande Valley. Despite incurring millions in damages due to torrential flooding in June 2018, communities and families in South Texas continue to be denied critical Federal Emergen

May 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) sent a letter to The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley President, Guy Bailey, requesting a meeting to discuss the future of public radio and TV stations in the Rio Grande Valley. Given the recent shuttering of local NPR and PBS radio and TV stations, Congressman Gonzalez is engaging stakeholders to explore the possibility of housing them at

May 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued the following statement in response to the Trump Administration slapping a 17.5 percent tariff on Mexican fresh tomato imports after the United States and Mexico failed to renew the 2013 agreement that suspended a U.S. anti-dumping investigation:

May 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) announced that the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) is now accepting applications for three grants to enhance state and local law enforcement agencies’ ability to address community issues and combat drug abuse and distribution.

May 1, 2019 Press Release
Private Bill Referred to House Committee on the Judiciary Congressman Gonzalez Plans to Speak to the Chairman of House Committee on the Judiciary regarding Edgar Baltazar Garcia’s situation and ask for relief

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) has introduced a private bill for veteran Edgar Baltazar Garcia, H.R. 2394.

The private bill would allow Edgar Baltazar Garcia to receive an immigration visa or adjustment of status to that of a person lawfully admitted for permanent residence upon filing an application for visa under the Immigration and Nationality Act.

April 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) today issued the following statement regarding the upcoming court hearing of Veteran Edgar Baltazar Garcia. Mr. Baltazar Garcia is expected to go before an immigration judge at the Port Isabel Detention Center this afternoon.

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