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Congressman Vicente Gonzalez

Representing the 15th District of Texas

Press Releases

April 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) has announced that the U.S. Census Bureau will be accepting applications for a Partnership Specialist in Hidalgo County, Texas, from April 19 – May 4, 2018, or at 11:59 p.m. EST/10:59 p.m. CST on the date the first 50 applications are received.

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April 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) announced that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) almost $250,000 in federal funding for the Symposium for Advancing STEM Latinas in Academic Careers. The federal funds will be made available to UTRGV on August 1, 2018.

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April 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) announced that the fiscal year 2018 Consolidated Appropriations Act funded critical USDA programs that help to combat Citrus Greening Disease at all-time high levels.

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April 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued the following statement in response to the devastating loss of former First Lady, Barbara Bush, who died at the age of 92:

April 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump regarding the deportation of U.S. Army veteran, Miguel Perez-Montes Jr., to Mexico. In his letter to President Trump, Congressman Gonzalez reminded the president about discussions the two had about the importance of protecting U.S. veterans in May and June of 2017.

April 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) has announced that he will be hosting: A Day of Interfaith Dialogue and Understanding on Capitol Hill, a religious summit, on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 from 1-4 p.m. EST in the Senate Visitor Center, Room 201-00.

April 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) has announced that the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is now accepting applications for its Assertive Community Treatments grant program. Applications are due no later than 11:59 p.m. EST on Tuesday, May 29, 2018.

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April 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued the following statement in response to the deployment of the National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border:

April 5, 2018 Press Release
H.R. 4905, The Improvement of Mapping, Addresses, Geography, Elevations, and Structures Act, Seeks to Promote National Flood Insurance Risk Mapping Reform

WASHINGTON – Congressmen Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) and Alexander X. Mooney (WV-02) introduced H.R. 4905, the Improvement of Mapping, Addresses, Geography, Elevation, and Structures (IMAGES) Act of 2018, to urge Congress to enhance the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), regulated under the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

April 3, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued the following statement in response to President Donald Trump's announcement to place National Guard troops on the U.S.-Mexico border:

 

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