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August 28, 2017 Press Release

EDINBURG, TX—Federal, state, and local search and rescue teams are operating 24/7 to reach those stranded in flooded areas. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has more than 400 Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) personnel working to save lives in south Texas.

August 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) is urging residents in Texas’ 15th District to take precautionary measures to be prepared for Hurricane Harvey to make landfall.

August 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) issued an update regarding Hurricane Harvey, which is expected to make landfall on the Texas Coast in the upcoming days. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the storm strengthened quickly and has officially been upgraded from a Tropical Depression to a Hurricane.

August 22, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Moves Lightning Fast on Recently Updated Vets Bill of Rights One of The Very First in 115th Congress to Affirm New Veterans Initiative

WASHINGTON—Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) announced today that The Circle of Friends for American Veterans honors his support for the Veterans’ Bill of Rights. With this affirmation, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez becomes one of the first Members of this Congress to affirm the recently updated 115th Congressional version of the Veterans’ Bill of Rights.

August 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) invites all eligible high school students to apply for a nomination to attend the United States service academies. Members of Congress are authorized by law to nominate candidates for appointment to four of five U.S. service academies. These schools are:

August 11, 2017 Press Release

MCALLEN, TX—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 $4,196,996 in program funding.

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August 11, 2017 Press Release

EDINBURG, TX— Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) announced that the Center for Mental Health Services within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) School of Medicine $101,539 to establish a robust suicide prevention program on its medical school campus.

August 10, 2017 Press Release

MCALLEN, TX—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 $9,186,984 in project funding. Head Start is a federal program that promotes school readiness for pre-school children from low-income families.

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August 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) sent a letter urging Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke, and Secretary of Veteran’s Affairs David Shulkin, to support the Repatriate Our Patriots Act.

August 9, 2017 Press Release

EDINBURG, TX— Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) announced that the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) has received $217,950 in federal funding to plan and prepare for a clinical trial on the effectiveness of exposure therapy as a viable treatment option for dental phobia in children.

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