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August 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) invites South Texas college students to apply for a congressional internship in his Edinburg or Washington, D.C., offices. Applications for Fall 2017 internships are now open.

August 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressmen Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15), Beto O’Rourke (TX-16), and Filemon Vela (TX-34) sent a letter to Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke, expressing their concern about the potential construction of a border wall at the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge.

 

August 3, 2017 Press Release

EDINBURG, TX—Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) today announced that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) $499,985 in federal funding to establish an NSF Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Site. The University’s Center for Industrialization and Commercialization (CIC) will house the site and Dr.

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August 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) sent a letter urging Texas Governor, Greg Abbott, to pardon Texas’ deported veterans. The letter comes a week after Congressman Gonzalez introduced the Repatriate Our Patriots Act, a piece of bipartisan legislation that would bring home deported veterans and expedite their citizenship application process. 

July 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15), whose district is anchored in McAllen on the U.S.-Mexico Border, delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in opposition to spending $1.6 billion of taxpayer money to construct a wall along the southern border.

July 26, 2017 Press Release
Bipartisan bill would bring deported veterans back to the United States

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressmen Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15), Don Young (AK-At Large), and Beto O’Rourke (TX-16) introduced the Repatriate Our Patriots Act, a critical piece of bipartisan legislation that brings home deported veterans and expedites their citizenship application process.  

July 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) released the following statement regarding the potential construction of a fence at the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge.

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July 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15), Chair of the Oil & Gas Caucus, delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in support of H.R. 2883, Promoting Cross-Border Energy Infrastructure Act.

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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