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Congressman Vicente Gonzalez

Representing the 15th District of Texas

Congressman Gonzalez Hosts Banking and Housing Roundtable

August 1, 2018
Press Release

MCALLEN, Texas – On Tuesday, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) joined community banking and housing leaders to provide a legislative update and chart a path forward for business and community development in South Texas.

Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) with community banking and housing leaders after discussing business and community development in South Texas.

“Our community bankers and housing leaders are our eyes and ears on the ground,” Congressman Gonzalez said. “Connecting with these individuals has given me a clearer picture of the local impact of what we have already done in the banking and housing space and where we need to go. I look forward to working with each and every one of them to continue building a brighter future for South Texans from all walks of life.”

The Dallas Federal Home Loan Bank, in conjunction with the office of Congressman Gonzalez, hosted the roundtable in downtown McAllen. The discussion focused on the effects of banking regulation on independent and community banks’ ability to foster housing lending. 


Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) provides a legislative update to banking and housing leaders in McAllen, Texas.

The congressman is a member of the powerful House Financial Services Committee which has jurisdiction over the banking system, economic stabilization, insurance, international financial and monetary organizations, public and private housing, securities and exchanges, and urban development. Congressman Gonzalez serves on the following subcommittees: Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment, Housing and Insurance, and Oversight and Investigation.