Mobile Menu - OpenMobile Menu - Closed

Top social icons

Congressman Vicente Gonzalez

Representing the 15th District of Texas

Press Releases

May 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressmen Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) and Doug Collins (R-GA-09) introduced H.R. 5958, the Phair Pricing Act of 2018, to lower the cost of prescription medications for patients in the Medicare Part D program.

May 23, 2018 Press Release
115th Congress Now Most Closed Congress in History

WASHINGTON—On Tuesday, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) spoke on the House Floor to condemn the House Majority’s restrictive process as they break their own closed rule record, making the 115th Congress the most closed Congress in American history. 

May 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is accepting applications for projects under its Strategic Economic and Community Development (SECD) program. This initiative supports investments in connectivity, training, business development, and infrastructure.

May 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) recently sent a letter to the Director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons, Mark S. Inch, regarding last year’s prison inmate walk offs from the Satellite Prison Camp (SPC) in Three Rivers, Texas. This repeat offense has been compounded by the fact that prison facilities have consistently remained understaffed.

May 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) announced that the Office of Head Start, within the Administration for Children and Families, has awarded the Hidalgo County Head Start Program $13,254,121 in program funding.

Issues:
May 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) has released the following statement regarding the House Committee on Rules’ failure to make in order his amendment that would have added the congressman’s deported veterans bill, H.R. 3429, the Repatriate Our Patriots Act, to S. 2372, the VA MISSION Act of 2018: 

May 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is now accepting applications for the Community Facilities Technical Assistance and Training (TAT) Grant Program. These grants are intended to help small, low-income rural communities address gaps in resources and staff.

Issues:
May 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) announced that the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) has awarded approximately $3.6 million in federal funding to the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) School of Medicine’s South Texas Diabetes and Obesity Institute (STDOI).

May 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) announced that the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) has awarded $143,300 in federal funding to the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) School of Medicine’s Department of Biomedical Sciences.

May 9, 2018 Press Release

[Pictured above: Congressmen Mark Takano (CA-41), Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15), Raul Grijalva (AZ-03)]

Pages