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Texas Members Introduce Bill to Improve Border Infrastructure

Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX), working with Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) and Congressman Will Hurd (R-TX), announced today the introduction of legislation which will give states more flexibility in how they use federal transportation funds, allowing them to invest more into border infrastructure. “This is an important bill, one that will undoubtedly benefit Laredo and the Rio Grande Valley; as well as border communities across the country. My hometown of Laredo i...

KGNS: Rep. Henry Cuellar Ensures Transparency of CBP and ICE with FY16 DHS Appropriations Bill

Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28), member of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee, was successful in adding language into the Fiscal Year 2016 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Bill. The language in the bill, which passed Tuesday, would bring more transparency within Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Last year, Congressman Cuellar spoke with CBP port directors to address concerns from citizens in his district about the treatment r...

Rep. Henry Cuellar Ensures Transparency of CBP and ICE with FY16 DHS Appropriations Bill

Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28), member of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee, was successful in adding language into the Fiscal Year 2016 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Bill. The language in the bill, which passed Tuesday, would bring more transparency within Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Last year, Congressman Cuellar spoke with CBP port directors to address concerns from citizens in his district about the treatment r...

Rep. Cuellar Honored for Support of National Parks

Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28) received the Friend of the National Parks Award from the nonpartisan National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA). This award recognizes Congressman Cuellar’s votes during the 113th Congress which contributed to the protection and enhancement of America’s national parks. NPCA’s Friend of the National Parks Award was established in 1999 to track and publicize congressional members’ votes on significant park issues. This year, NPCA tracked votes for thre...

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Texas Members Introduce Bill to Improve Border Infrastructure

Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX), working with Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) and Congressman Will Hurd (R-TX), announced today the introduction of legislation which will give states more flexibility in how they use federal transportation funds, allowing them to invest more into border infrastructure. “This is an important bill, one that will undoubtedly benefit Laredo and the Rio Grande Valley; as well as border communities across the country. My hometown of Laredo i...

Rep. Henry Cuellar Ensures Transparency of CBP and ICE with FY16 DHS Appropriations Bill

Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28), member of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee, was successful in adding language into the Fiscal Year 2016 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Bill. The language in the bill, which passed Tuesday, would bring more transparency within Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Last year, Congressman Cuellar spoke with CBP port directors to address concerns from citizens in his district about the treatment r...

Rep. Cuellar Honored for Support of National Parks

Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28) received the Friend of the National Parks Award from the nonpartisan National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA). This award recognizes Congressman Cuellar’s votes during the 113th Congress which contributed to the protection and enhancement of America’s national parks. NPCA’s Friend of the National Parks Award was established in 1999 to track and publicize congressional members’ votes on significant park issues. This year, NPCA tracked votes for thre...

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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: Rep. Henry Cuellar Ensures Transparency of CBP and ICE with FY16 DHS Appropriations Bill

Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28), member of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee, was successful in adding language into the Fiscal Year 2016 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Bill. The language in the bill, which passed Tuesday, would bring more transparency within Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Last year, Congressman Cuellar spoke with CBP port directors to address concerns from citizens in his district about the treatment r...

LAREDO MORNING TIMES: $62 million in fixes eyed for bridges

U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, announced Thursday that the Juarez-Lincoln International Bridge, also known as bridge II, will undergo renovations starting this summer that will include a new bus inspection and passenger processing area; an improved waiting area; restrooms and a canopy for loading and unloading buses. The $62 million construction project will also include some renovations to the Gateway to the Americas International Bridge, also known as bridge I. Bridge I renovations ...

KGNS: Cuellar announces multi-million dollar renovation project for Juarez-Lincoln International Bridge

Renovations for the Lincoln-Juarez International Bridge will begin later this Summer. The renovations include a new bus inspection and passengerprocessing area, featuring individual bus stalls, pedestrian inspection lanes, a waiting area, restrooms, and a canopy for loading and unloading buses. Congressman Henry Cuellar says he is also working to secure additional funding for renovations to the Gateway to the Americas International Bridge also known as bridge one as well as adding areas to impro...

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