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Congressman Vicente Gonzalez

Representing the 15th District of Texas

Press Releases

June 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Recently, Congressmen Vicente Gonzalez (D-TX-15) and French Hill (R-AR-02) introduced H.R. 6021, the Small Business Audit Correction Act, that provides much-needed regulatory relief for small investment brokers by exempting them from certain audit requirements and reinstating previous regulations.

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June 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) and Sister Norma Pimentel of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley, urged Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (WI-01) to immediately bring a clean DREAM Act bill to the House Floor for a vote.

June 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued the following statement after the heartbreaking news that Tejano Music Legend and Grupo Mazz front man, Jimmy Gonzalez, had passed away in San Antonio, Texas: 

June 6, 2018 Press Release
Seeks to Strengthen U.S.-Central American Relations

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) visited El Salvador and Guatemala from Friday, May 25, 2018 to Saturday, June 2, 2018 with Sister Norma Pimentel, the Executive Director of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley. The delegation discussed ways the U.S.

June 6, 2018 Press Release
Helping low-income parents attain postsecondary education through campus-based child care services

WASHINGTON— Congressmen Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15), Henry Cuellar (TX-28), and Filemon Vela (TX-34) announced a $1.5 million grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Education to the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley through their Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) Grant program.

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June 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) has issued the following statement in response to reports that Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) was denied entry to an immigration detention center over the weekend in Brownsville, Texas:

June 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) will sign Discharge Petition No. 10, forcing Congress to consider several solutions for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program recipients.

June 1, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) has issued the following statement in response to President Donald J. Trump’s decision to levy steel and aluminum tariffs on the European Union, Canada, and Mexico:

May 30, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) announced that Leonardo Flores, a student at Edinburg High School, is the winner of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition. This year’s theme for the 15th District of Texas was ‘Home of the Brave,’ a celebration of our men and women in uniform.

May 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez’s (TX-15) amendment to H.R. 5515, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019, passed the House. The amendment urges high schools with U.S. Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) to include cybersecurity education in their coursework.

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