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Congressman Vicente Gonzalez

Representing the 15th District of Texas

Press Releases

July 30, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued the following statement to commemorate the 53rd anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson signing Medicare and Medicaid into law on July 30, 1965:

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July 30, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued the following statement in response to President Donald J. Trump’s threat to shut down the government if Congress does not appropriate border wall funding in the next federal spending bill.

July 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) is encouraging eligible applicants to apply for the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Fiscal Year 2018 Homeland Security National Training Program/Continuing Training Grants (HSNTP/CTG). These grants develop and deliver innovative training programs that are national in scope and play an important role in the implementation of the Nati

July 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez’s (TX-15) amendment encouraging high schools with U.S. Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) to add cybersecurity coursework was included in the Conference Report to accompany H.R. 5519, the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019.

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July 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued the following statement in response to U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman’s denial of the administration’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit from states and advocacy groups regarding the reinstatement of a citizenship question to the 2020 Decennial Census questionnaire.

July 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) is encouraging Hidalgo County residents that suffered temporary or permanent job loss, as a result of recent severe storms and flooding from June 19 to July 13, 2018, to apply for available Disaster Unemployment Assistance, offered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

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July 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Recently, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) spoke on the House Floor to condemn the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) over reports of the mistreatment and abuse of children at the Shiloh Residential Treatment Center.

July 20, 2018 Press Release

MCALLEN, Texas – Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) visited the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) Three in McAllen, Texas, to view the facility and urge Hidalgo County residents to seek out available assistance, following historic severe storms and flooding.

July 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressmen Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15), Henry Cuellar (TX-28), and Filemon Vela (TX-34) sent today a letter to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator William B. Long, requesting that FEMA provide Spanish speaking representatives, or translators, to further assist residents affected by recent severe storms and flooding.

July 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) today announced that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) $495,042 to assist Department of Computer Science studies on the algorithmic self-assembly of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA).

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