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July 17, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued the following statement regarding the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiating objectives outlined by the United States Trade Representative.

 

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July 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) is glad to announce that the 15th District of Texas will participate in the third Congressional App Challenge (CAC), an app competition for students in high school and below.

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July 6, 2017 Press Release

GEORGE WEST, TX— Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) joined thirty members of the Texas Farm Bureau at the Live Oak County Fairgrounds in George West on Wednesday to discuss the cattle fever tick outbreak and other issues important to South Texas farmers and ranchers.

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July 6, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Gonzalez to Co-Chair Blue Dog Coalition Task Force

WASHINGTON—Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) today announced that he will co-chair the Blue Dog Coalition’s Task Force on National Defense. The task force will proactively promote a strong national defense, improve the lives of our service members and veterans, and ensure American global leadership.

July 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) today issued the following statement about the proposed cuts to disabled veterans benefits in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2018:

June 22, 2017 Press Release

SEGUIN, TX—Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service’s Health Resources and Services Administration has awarded Texas Lutheran University (TLU) more than $490,000 in federal funds.

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June 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) announced the formation of the Congressional Oil & Gas Caucus, a Congressional Member Organization dedicated to educating Members of Congress about issues related to the production, transport, refining, distribution, and trade of oil, gas, and other petroleum hydrocarbons including crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liqu

June 19, 2017 Press Release
Funds will Grow Farm Production and Access for over 30,000 Students

WESLACO, TX—Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded $93,058 in federal funds to IDEA Public Schools in Weslaco as part of the Department’s Farm to School Grant program.

June 19, 2017 Press Release

STOCKDALE, TX -- Congressman Vicente Gonzalez announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Development Agency awarded $50,000 to the City of Stockdale as a part of the Community Facility Grant Program. These funds will be used to replace the existing truck, which has been in use since 1984.

 

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June 19, 2017 Press Release
Funds will Connect School Cafeterias and Students with Valley Farmers and Ranchers

PHARR, TX—Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) announced that $44,646 in federal funds to the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District (ISD) for their Improving Student Achievement Through Nutrition Program from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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