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July 28, 2020 Press Release

 WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued a statement following Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s trip to South Texas.

July 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued a statement following the events that occurred at the Hampton Inn regarding federal agents or contractors, migrant children and the Texas Civil Rights Project.

July 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressmen Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) and Filemon Vela (TX-34) issued the following statement after President Trump urged schools to reopen and threatened to withhold federal funding for those that do not resume normal operations in the fall.

July 16, 2020 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued a statement urging Governor Greg Abbott and officials on the federal level to direct more resources to South Texas to combat the surge of COVID-19:

 

July 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued a statement following the Trump administration’s decision to have hospitals report data directly to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) instead of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC):

July 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued a statement following the decision of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to rescind a rule that would have required international students to transfer or leave the country if their schools held classes entirely online because of the pandemic:

July 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, in response to the Trump Administration’s June executive proclamation suspending all work visas during the COVID-19 pandemic, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) along with Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Congressman Bobby Scott (VA-3), Congresswoman Karen Bass (CA-37), Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27), Congressman Raúl Grijalva (AZ-3), Congresswoman Yvette Clarke (NY-9), a

July 14, 2020 Press Release
Unemployment Benefits scheduled to expire at end of July if Trump does not take action

WASHINGTON - Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump urging his administration to extend federal unemployment insurance benefits, which are set to run out at the end of July without action by the White House and U.S. Senate.

July 13, 2020 Press Release

MCALLEN, Texas – Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued a statement following the passing of Border Patrol agent Enrique J. Rositas due to COVID-19:

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