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July 10, 2020 Press Release

MCALLEN, Texas – Today, Congressmen Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) and Filemon Vela (TX-34) called on Governor Greg Abbott to issue stay-at-home orders in regions of the state most affected by the overwhelming surge of COVID-19 cases. South Texas has been hit particularly hard with a surge in cases in the entire region, with one in 10 deaths of COVID-19 recorded in Hidalgo County.

July 10, 2020 Press Release

 

MCALLEN, Texas – Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued the following statement following the news of two McAllen police officers falling in the line of duty:

 

July 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) called out Mr. Trump’s plan to cut federal funds for public schools if they do not fully reopen in the fall:

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July 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON –  Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) released a statement following the Trump administration’s decision to strip international students of their U.S. visas if their coursework is done entirely online during a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic:

July 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressmen Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) and Filemon Vela (TX-34) issued statements calling for action and oversight in regards to the tragic death of Spc. Vanessa Guillen:

July 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON –On Wednesday, July 1, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) and Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18) sent a letter to Governor Greg Abbott requesting mandatory mask orders and the return of authority to local emergency managers to better handle COVID-19 response.

July 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) announced $2,874,097 for the McAllen Miller International Airport to improve airport drainage. Awarded by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the grant will fund the installation of 2,800 feet of drainage improvements to eliminate ponding on airfield surfaces.

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