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Congressman Vicente Gonzalez

Representing the 15th District of Texas

Press Releases

February 27, 2019 Press Release
This program helps veterans reduce burden of costly utility bills.

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) is encouraging Hidalgo County veterans to apply for Operation Bravo Zulu, supported through the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans’ Assistance and offered through the Hidalgo County Community Service Agency. This program provides eligible veterans with financial assistance for utility services.

February 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) today voted in support of H.J.Res. 46, which would terminate President Donald J. Trump’s February 15, 2019, national emergency declaration intended to fund his border wall. Congressman Gonzalez is an original co-sponsor. The measure passed the House by a vote of 245-182.

February 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressmen Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) and Doug Collins (GA-09) today sent a letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar in support of provisions in the Modernizing Part D and Medicare Advantage to Lower Drug Prices and Reduce Out-of-Pocket Expenses proposed rule.

February 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Representatives Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15), Ann Wagner (MO-02), Sylvia Garcia (TX-29), and Trey Hollingsworth (IN-09) have introduced the VAWA Protections for Rural Women Act of 2019, that will add the Rural Housing Voucher program to the list of covered housing programs under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).

February 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued the following statement in response to the announcement that President Donald J. Trump will be signing an emergency declaration to fund a border wall on the U.S.-Mexico Border – directly impacting the 15th District of Texas.

February 14, 2019 Press Release
Limited exclusion of sensitive areas small consolation to other affected areas

WASHINGTON – Congressmen Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) and Filemon Vela (TX-34) issued the following statement on the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 funding agreement:

February 12, 2019 Press Release
The Lawmakers Continue Their Efforts to Bring Home Deported Veterans

WASHINGTON – Congressmen Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) and Don Young (AK-At Large) have reintroduced the Repatriate Our Patriots Act (H.R. 1078), bipartisan legislation that would create a pathway to citizenship for deported veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces. 

February 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued the following statement in response to tonight’s State of the Union address from President Donald J. Trump.

February 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) today announced $11,860,322 in preliminary Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) Title I formula allocations funds for Local Educational Agencies (LEA) in the 15th District of Texas. The U.S. Department of Education will release final totals in June 2019.

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February 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued the following statement in response to the Administration’s announcement to begin withdrawal processes from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty.

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