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Congressman Vicente Gonzalez

Representing the 15th District of Texas

Press Releases

October 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued the following statement in response to Defense Secretary James Mattis’ plans to send additional U.S. troops to the U.S.-Mexico Border.

October 24, 2018 Press Release
The South Texas Bipartisan Congressional Delegation is Requesting Additional Support for Cameron and Hidalgo after Severe Storms and Flooding

WASHINGTON – Senators John Cornyn (TX) and Ted Cruz (TX) today joined Congressmen Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15), Henry Cuellar (TX-28), and Filemon Vela (TX-34) in a letter to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator William ‘Brock’ Long requesting that FEMA reconsider their denial of damages reported by Cameron and Hidalgo Counties in their applications for Public Assistance (PA) re

October 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued the following statement in response to the administration’s recent language regarding migrants travelling through Central America.

October 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) opened a district office in Seguin, Texas on Wednesday, October 17 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

 

October 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) today announced that the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) has awarded $1,278,922 to Texas RioGrande Legal Aid to offer disaster legal services to Hurricane Harvey survivors.

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October 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) awarded $320,988 to the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) to support agriculture science education via the Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) Education Grant Program.

October 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Development program has approved a $174,857 grant for the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV).

October 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued the following statement in response to House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s plan to introduce a bill that fully funds the administration’s proposed border wall on the U.S.-Mexico Border.

October 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) has co-sponsored H.R. 6933, the Equal Treatment of Public Servants Act of 2018, that makes sure that teachers, firefighters, and police officers will receive a Social Security benefit that reflects their actual work history.

October 4, 2018 Press Release
Over $800,000 in funds will support law enforcement operations and expand victims’ access to legal services

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) today announced that U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has awarded a combined $802,799 to five public and private sector applicants in the 15th District of Texas for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018.

The funding will be distributed as follows:

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