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Rep. Cuellar Announces Over $1.2 Million in Federal Funds for Gateway Community Health Center

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Laredo, TX—Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $1,253,360 in federal funding to support Gateway Community Health Center’s efforts to respond to the coronavirus pandemic. This funding, awarded through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), will be used to deliver health essential services in Webb and Zapata County. Congressman Cuellar also joined a letter to Congressional ... Read More »

Rep. Cuellar Announces $914,855 in Federal Funding for Atascosa Health Center

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Pleasanton, TX—Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $914,855 in federal funding to support Atascosa Health Center’s efforts to respond to the coronavirus pandemic. This funding, awarded through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), will be used to deliver essential health services in Atascosa, McMullen and Wilson County. Congressman Cuellar also joined a letter to Congres... Read More »

Rep. Cuellar Announces $93,287,276 in Federal Funding for San Antonio’s Public Transportation Systems

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San Antonio, TX – Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $93,287,276 in federal funding for the public transportation systems in San Antonio. These funds awarded through the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), will be used to cover costs necessary to operate, maintain, and manage a public transit system during the COVID-19 pandemic. “There are many Americans who depend on public transit as ... Read More »

Rep. Cuellar Announces $9,988,345 in Federal Funding for Laredo’s Public Transportation Systems

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Laredo, TX – Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $9,988,345 in federal funding for public transportation systems in Laredo. These funds awarded through the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), will be used to cover costs necessary to operate, maintain, and manage a public transit system during the COVID-19 pandemic. “There are many Americans who depend on public transit as their primary m... Read More »

Rep. Cuellar Announces Over $7.36 Million in Federal Funds for Housing Initiatives in Mission and Hidalgo County

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Laredo, TX—Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $7,361,923 in federal funds for housing initiatives in Mission and Hidalgo County. These funds, awarded through the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s two grant programs, will support access to safe and affordable housing during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Many people in our community are struggling to keep up with the cost of housing d... Read More »

Rep. Cuellar Announces Over $14 Million in Federal Funds for Housing Initiatives in San Antonio and Bexar County

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Laredo, TX—Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $14,011,858 in federal funds for housing initiatives in San Antonio and Bexar County. These funds, awarded through the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s three grant programs, will support access to safe and affordable housing during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Many people in our community are struggling to keep up with the cost of hous... Read More »

Rep. Cuellar Announces Over $3.39 Million in Federal Funds for Housing Initiatives in Laredo

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Laredo, TX—Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $3,395,325 in federal funds for housing initiatives in Laredo. These funds, awarded through the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s two grant programs, will support access to safe and affordable housing during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Many people in our community are struggling to keep up with the cost of housing during the COVID-19 p... Read More »

Rep. Cuellar Announces $271,054 in Federal Funding for Laredo and Webb County’s Law Enforcement

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Laredo, TX—Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $271,054 in federal funding for Laredo and Webb County’s law enforcement efforts to combat the outbreak of COVID-19. The City of Laredo will receive $213,046 and Webb County will receive $58,008 to help purchase personal protective equipment, medical supplies, and overtime. Federal funding will be allocated through the Department of Justice’s ... Read More »

Rep. Cuellar Announces $2,469,043 in Federal Funding for San Antonio and Bexar County’s Law Enforcement

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San Antonio, TX—Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $2,469,043 in federal funding for San Antonio and Bexar County’s law enforcement efforts to combat the outbreak of COVID-19. Specifically, the City of San Antonio received $2,331,581 and Bexar County received $137,462 to help purchase personal protective equipment, medical supplies, and overtime. Federal funding will be allocated through ... Read More »

Rep. Cuellar Announces $146,058 in Federal Funding for Hidalgo County’s Law Enforcement

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Mission, TX—Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $146,058 in federal funding for Hidalgo County’s law enforcement efforts to combat the outbreak of COVID-19. This funding, awarded through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act’s Byrne Justice Assistance Grants (JAG), will help purchase personal protective equipment, medical supplies, and overtime. “Our nation is faci... Read More »

WOAI: Bexar County, San Antonio law enforcement to receive nearly $2.5 in federal funding

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Bexar County, San Antonio law enforcement to receive nearly $2.5 in federal funding by Gerald Tracy Thursday, April 2nd 2020 SAN ANTONIO - Law enforcement in Bexar County and San Antonio have received nearly $2.5 million from federal funding. The money, which Congressman Henry Cuellar announced Thursday, will go toward law enforcement purchasing personal protective equipment, medical supplies and... Read More »

CAPITAL JOURNAL: Members of Congress urge USDA to give immediate assistance to cattle producers

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Members of Congress urge USDA to give immediate assistance to cattle producers By Capital Journal staff U.S. Sens. John Thune (R-SD) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and U.S. Reps. Dusty Johnson (R-SD) and Henry Cuellar (D-Texas) have led the writing of a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue. The letter requests that Perdue provide immediate assistance to catt... Read More »

KGNS: Congressman Cuellar discusses stimulus package

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Congressman Cuellar discusses stimulus package By Luis Barrio | Posted: Mon 10:16 AM, Mar 30, 2020 | Updated: Mon 11:10 AM, Mar 30, 2020 LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - It's a sign of the times, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to grow not only in Laredo but across the nation. In order for the House of Representatives to pass the historic two trillion-dollar economic stimulus package bill, the vote had to b... Read More »

KVEO: Border congressional leaders praise $2 trillion COVID-19 relief package

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Border congressional leaders praise $2 trillion COVID-19 relief package LOCAL NEWS by: Sandra Sanchez Posted: Mar 27, 2020 / 03:41 PM CDT / Updated: Mar 27, 2020 / 03:41 PM CDT McALLEN, Texas (Border Report) — Congressional lawmakers representing the Southwest border region hailed Friday’s passage of a historic $2 trillion stimulus package to help with COVID-19. “Congress has worked quickly to pa... Read More »

KGNS: Congressman Cuellar announces funds for health department

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Congressman Cuellar announces funds for health department Funding for equipment and services Posted: Fri 4:38 AM, Mar 27, 2020 | Updated: Fri 6:39 PM, Mar 27, 2020 LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - Congressman Henry Cuellar has announced nearly a half a million dollars of federal funds for the health department to continue their efforts to fight the novel coronavirus. File photo: Laredo Health Department A tota... Read More »