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Congressman Vicente Gonzalez

Representing the 15th District of Texas

Press Releases

December 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 695, a spending package that includes $5.7 billion for a physical barrier on the U.S.-Mexico Border. 

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December 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued the following statement in response to the Trump Administration’s plans to withdraw U.S. Armed Forces and support from the embattled country of Syria.

December 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) today warned fellow Members of Congress and the American people about the threats and effects of a potential government shutdown. 

December 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) today announced that the National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH) has awarded $99,991 to the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s (UTRGV) Project SSTARC (Social Studies Through Authentic and Relevant Content): Promoting Humanities Learning in Elementary Schools.

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December 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressmen Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15), Filemon Vela (TX-34), and Henry Cuellar (TX-28) today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of Head Start has awarded a continuation grant of $27,236,014 to Hidalgo County Head Start.

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December 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) today issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 2, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018. Congressman Gonzalez supported H.R. 2 alongside 369 fellow representatives. The measure passed the Senate yesterday by a vote of 87-13 and now heads to the President’s desk for signature.

December 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued a statement today after President Donald J. Trump was quoted saying, “I am proud to shut down the government for border security,” during a meeting with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi.

December 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued the following statement after learning of the death of deported Vietnam War Army Veteran, Carlos Torres.

December 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) today announced that the U.S.

December 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressmen Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) and Henry Cuellar (TX-28) today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded Guadalupe County’s Green Valley Special Utility District (SUD) $13,816,000 in Water and Waste Disposal Loans and Grants.

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