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Rep. Cuellar Commemorates National Police Week in District 28
May 22, 2017
Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) and his staff met with law enforcement across Texas Congressional District 28 during National Police Week to discuss local issues and honor their service. “Every day, our law enforcement professionals work hard to keep our local communities and nation safe from crime and terrorism,” Congressman Cuellar said. “My staff and I met with law enforcement and families of fallen officers across my district and in Washington to honor their great service and sacrifice. ... More
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Rep. Cuellar: 25m. Library of Congress Items Now Free Online
May 19, 2017
Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar announced that the Library of Congress (LoC) has made 25 million items – including books, songs, manuscripts, maps, images, and more – available online for free downloads at http://www.loc.gov/cds/products/marcDist.php. Previously, accessing these materials required a paid subscription. “I hope educators, librarians, students, and parents throughout my district take advantage of this exciting new resource,” said Congressman Cuellar. “I am passionate about educati... More
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Rep. Cuellar Announces $834m. for Cops; Honors Slain Local Detective Marconi
May 18, 2017
Today, as part of National Police Week 2017, Congressman Henry Cuellar announced more than $834 million in support for our law enforcement professionals, including for programs to reduce violence against police and help them survive dangerous encounters with suspects. He also honored slain police detective Benjamin Marconi, whose family was in Washington yesterday to see his name added to a memorial for fallen officers. National Police Week, which runs May 14 through May 20 this year, is an annu... More
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Response to Notification of NAFTA Renegotiation
May 18, 2017
Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) responds to the notification (attached) from the Trump administration that they intend to open trade negotiations with Canada and Mexico: “Today, the administration indicated their intent to open North American trade negotiations. I am glad to see they finally agree with me that the best path forward is to update NAFTA, not dismantle it. NAFTA has been a big success for Texas and the entire United States. Trade from NAFTA supports more than 1.5 million Texas j... More
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Rep. Cuellar Announces $15 Million in Disaster Assistance for State of Texas
May 18, 2017
Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) today announced that State of Texas has received $15,639,000 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Program to help local communities in Texas recover from severe flooding. Among the counties that will receive funding are Hidalgo, Harris, Hays, and Travis Counties. These flexible grants help cities, counties, and States recover from presidentially-declared disasters, espec... More
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