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Rep. Cuellar Attends Floresville Post Office Renaming Ceremony

Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) attended a dedication ceremony with officials from the United States Postal Service, local veterans groups and members in the community to officially rename the Floresville Post Office as the “Floresville Veterans Post Office Building,” in honor of the sacrifices made by veterans everywhere. In June of this year, Congressman Cuellar announced the successful passage of H.R. 891, a bill he authored to rename the post office in Floresville. The bill succes...

KGNS: Henry Cuellar: Anzon site has been cleaned

Its an update to an issue that's been going on for quite sometime. On Monday the office of Congressman Henry Cuellar, announced that a large portion of contaminated soil at the former Anzon site, has been cleaned. The site is now being redeveloped into a sewer treatment plant. At one time the largest antimony smelter in the world, the former Anzon site was originally located in Mexico. It moved to Laredo in response to a duty placed on foreign antimony in the 1920s. According to city officials, ...

Rep. Cuellar Announces Removal of Antimony from Former Anzon Smelter Site

Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) announced that a large portion of contaminated soil located at the former Anzon site, an old antimony smelter near residential neighborhoods in north Laredo, has been cleaned and is one step closer to being redeveloped into a sewer treatment plant. According to the Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry (ATSDR), a federal public health agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, antimony is a silvery white metal that can be harmf...

Rep. Cuellar Speaks to STEM Students at TAMIU

Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) today attended an event at Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) celebrating the beginning of the second year of a three-year grant to improve minority representation in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Congressman Cuellar helped to secure a three-year federal funding grant of approximately $750,000 for the TAMIU's Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program (MSEIP) in 2014, which aims to increase the partici...

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Rep. Cuellar Attends Floresville Post Office Renaming Ceremony

Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) attended a dedication ceremony with officials from the United States Postal Service, local veterans groups and members in the community to officially rename the Floresville Post Office as the “Floresville Veterans Post Office Building,” in honor of the sacrifices made by veterans everywhere. In June of this year, Congressman Cuellar announced the successful passage of H.R. 891, a bill he authored to rename the post office in Floresville. The bill succes...

Rep. Cuellar Announces Removal of Antimony from Former Anzon Smelter Site

Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) announced that a large portion of contaminated soil located at the former Anzon site, an old antimony smelter near residential neighborhoods in north Laredo, has been cleaned and is one step closer to being redeveloped into a sewer treatment plant. According to the Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry (ATSDR), a federal public health agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, antimony is a silvery white metal that can be harmf...

Rep. Cuellar Speaks to STEM Students at TAMIU

Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) today attended an event at Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) celebrating the beginning of the second year of a three-year grant to improve minority representation in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Congressman Cuellar helped to secure a three-year federal funding grant of approximately $750,000 for the TAMIU's Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program (MSEIP) in 2014, which aims to increase the partici...

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La Prensa de San Antonio: La frontera y la seguridad nacional

Esta semana, después de toda la política entre los partidos en el Congreso, mis compañeros en la Cámara de Representantes se reunieron para votar y pasar un proyecto de ley de asignaciones para el Departamento de Seguridad Nacional (DHS, por sus siglas en inglés), evitando el cierre parcial de esta agencia tan importante. Al pasar este proyecto para financiar el DHS, aseguramos que esta agencia siga trabajando para protegernos contra amenazas del terrorismo de todas partes del mundo. La realidad...

McAllen Monitor: COMMENTARY: DHS funding perk — Amendment to bill will improve border crossing experience

Posted: Sunday, March 8, 2015 5:00 am U.S. REP. HENRY CUELLAR | GUEST COLUMNIST Last week, after much politicking and debating within the Republican party, 75 of the 245 Republicans in the United States Congress joined the 182 united Democrats to keep the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) from shutting down. The passage of this funding bill, which Democrats had been pushing for weeks, ensures the department that keeps our nation safe from the threats we face from around the world is fully fu...

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Associations Praise Congressman Cuellar's 'Yes' Vote for Broad-based Economic Recovery Legislation

U.S. Representative Henry Cuellar received numerous letters of support and gratitude for his vote last week in favor of broad-based economic recovery: Texas Farm Bureau Farm Bureau praises financial relief bill Friday, October 03, 2008 - WACO – As the U.S. House of Representatives, on the second try, passed a bill designed to rescue the nation’s troubled financial system, Texas’ largest farm organization praised members of the Texas Congressional delegation that voted yes on the plan. “This was ...

Congressman Cuellar Offers Condolences to Loved Ones of Carlos Marin and Flight Passengers

Congressman Henry Cuellar issues the following statement on the death of Carlos Marin, Commissioner of the International Boundary and Water Commission, and other officials: "I am deeply saddened by the sudden death of Carlos Marin, his Mexican Counterpart Arturo Herrera, Jake Brisbin, Jr., Executive Director of the Rio Grande Council of Governments, and pilot Matthew Peter Juneau. "Carlos was a friend to all who knew him and was a person who truly cared about the well-being of residents along th...

CONGRESSMAN HENRY CUELLAR REMEMBERS THE VICTIMS AND LOVED ONES OF SEPTEMBER 11 ATTACKS

Congressman Henry Cuellar issued the following statement today in acknowledgment of the anniversary of the September 11th attacks. "As we mark the seventh anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, we remember the thousands of innocent men, women and children who lost their lives that day, and we extend our sympathies to their families, friends, and loved ones. "We also continue to honor the heroic service, actions, and sacrifices of those first responders, law enforcement personnel, volunteers, and other...

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KGNS: Henry Cuellar: Anzon site has been cleaned

Its an update to an issue that's been going on for quite sometime. On Monday the office of Congressman Henry Cuellar, announced that a large portion of contaminated soil at the former Anzon site, has been cleaned. The site is now being redeveloped into a sewer treatment plant. At one time the largest antimony smelter in the world, the former Anzon site was originally located in Mexico. It moved to Laredo in response to a duty placed on foreign antimony in the 1920s. According to city officials, ...

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