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August 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued a statement following the concerning news that the Trump administration may attempt to suppress U.S. voters by tampering with the U.S. postal service (USPS):  

August 13, 2020 Press Release

MCALLEN, Texas – Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez announced $86,435.60 in funding for firefighter safety and operations in Donna, Edinburg, and Pharr in the 15th District of Texas. 

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August 11, 2020 Press Release

MCALLEN, Texas – Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) announced the new rescheduled date for the Vietnam War 50th anniversary commemoration lapel pinning ceremony for those in the 15th District of Texas. The event will be held virtually on Saturday, August 22 at 1 p.m. CT.

August 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) announced a $1,643,385 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) to research how different approaches to mentoring affect youth. 

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August 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressmen Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) and Filemon Vela (TX-34) urged U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham to continue self-response and non-response follow-up (NRFU) for the U.S. Census through October 31 as originally planned. Director Dillingham and the Trump administration recently indicated that Census efforts would end a month earlier than scheduled. 

August 4, 2020 Press Release

MCALLEN, Texas – Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued a statement following the news that the Rio Grande Valley has reportedly hit a grim milestone: more than 1,000 lives have been lost due to the coronavirus.

July 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) released a statement following Mr. Trump’s suggestion that the presidential election should be delayed in November:

July 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) is encouraging those in South Texas who have been impacted by Hurricane Hanna to submit a disaster survey. The survey is being conducted by the state of Texas to determine how much assistance is needed and if South Texas meets the threshold to qualify for federal aid. 

July 29, 2020 Press Release

MCALLEN, Texas – Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) announced the location of mobile COVID-19 testing sites in Hidalgo, Guadalupe and Live Oak Counties in the 15th District of Texas. Sites will conduct swab testing.

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