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January 9, 2018 Press Release

SEGUIN, Texas – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) invites all qualified applicants to apply for the new Field Representative position located in Seguin, Texas. This individual would be responsible for opening a district office in Seguin, while also serving the residents of Guadalupe, Karnes, Live Oak, and Wilson Counties.

January 4, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has begun accepting applications for the Fiscal Year 2017 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG). The congressman encourages eligible applicants in the 15th District of Texas to apply before the application period closes at 5 p.m.

January 3, 2018 Press Release

EDINBURG, Texas - Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) invites all eligible U.S. military veterans to apply for the Wounded Warrior Fellowship Program. The fellow will be placed in the Congressman’s Edinburg District Office for two years.

December 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15), announced that the Economic Development Administration (EDA) has approved a $210,000 investment award for the Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council (LRGVDC)’s Economic Development District Planning Project in Weslaco, Texas.

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December 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) announced that the Office of Head Start, within the Administration for Children and Families, has awarded the Hidalgo County Head Start Program $13,254,123 in federal funding. Head Start is a federal program that promotes school readiness for pre-school children from low-income families.

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December 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) made the following statement on the House of Representatives’ passage of the Conference Report for H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act today. The House adopted the bill by a vote of 227 in favor and 203 opposed. Below is Congressman Gonzalez’s statement:

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December 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) has announced that the United States Census Bureau recently released plans to open a new Area Census Office in Hidalgo County that will ensure the Rio Grande Valley is properly surveyed in 2020. The Area Census Office is scheduled to open during the summer of 2019 and will service Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr, and Willacy Counties.

December 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON—On Wednesday, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) along with other members of the Blue Dog Coalition sent a letter to Secretary of Treasury, Steven Mnuchin, calling on the U.S. Department of the Treasury to release an analysis of the House and Senate tax bills.

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December 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON—This week, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15), and fellow members of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus, called on congressional leadership to negotiate a long-term, fiscally-responsible, bipartisan budget deal.

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November 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) has announced his opposition to the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) plan to repeal current Net Neutrality regulations that ensure a free and open internet.

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