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Rep. Cuellar Announces Over $56.6 Million for Early Head Start and Head Start in Webb County

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Rep. Cuellar Announces Over $56.6 Million for Early Head Start and Head Start in Webb County Program will enhance cognitive, social, and emotional development of 1,290 children LAREDO, TX—Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced over $56.6 million for Early Head Start and Head Start in Webb County to help local children become better prepared to succeed in school. Over a five year period, Early... Read More »

Rep. Cuellar: Trump Cuts of $3.6 Billion From Military Construction Projects Is Unacceptable

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Rep. Cuellar: Trump Cuts of $3.6 Billion From Military Construction Projects Is Unacceptable Texas Loses $357 million, Including Funds for JBSA Washington, D.C.—Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) released the following statement on the Administration’s decision to reprogram $3.6 billion of military construction funds to build the border wall: “This is not reprogramming, this is unilaterally cutting... Read More »

Rep. Cuellar Announces $328,000 in Federal Funding to Support Border Security in Zapata County

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Rep. Cuellar Announces $328,000 in Federal Funding to Support Border Security in Zapata County Funds will be used for hiring more officers, paying overtime, and acquiring new equipment Zapata, TX— Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $328,000 in federal funds for Zapata County’s law enforcement to support joint missions in securing the United States’ border. Specifically, the Operation Ston... Read More »

Rep. Cuellar Announces $1.9 Million in Federal Funding for South Texas College

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Rep. Cuellar Announces $1.9 Million in Federal Funding for South Texas College Grant assists migratory or seasonal workers in Starr and Hidalgo counties obtain high school equivalent education services Mission, TX- Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced over $1.9 million in federal funds for South Texas College through the Department of Education’s High School Equivalency Program (HEP). These... Read More »

Rep. Cuellar to Announce $64,000 for Teach for America in Hidalgo and Starr Counties

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Rep. Cuellar to Announce $64,000 for Teach for America in Hidalgo and Starr Counties The grant will fund 64 TFA corps members for the 2019-2020 school year MISSION, TX – Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $64,000 in federal funding for Teach for America in Hidalgo and Starr counties through One Star Foundation (AmeriCorps Texas). The One Star Foundation supported by the Corporation for Na... Read More »

Rep. Cuellar Announces the Release of the Humanitarian Reimbursement Application

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Rep. Cuellar Announces the Release of the Humanitarian Reimbursement Application The Congressman’s Office Will Provide Assistance to Local Stakeholders in Reimbursement Process Washington, D.C.—Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced the release of the Emergency Food and Shelter Program National Board’s Supplemental Appropriations Assistance Funding application, which will provide reimb... Read More »

Rep. Cuellar Announces $294,140 for Health Care Services in Webb and Zapata County

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LAREDO,TX— Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $294,140 in federal funding for health care services in Webb and Zapata county through the Gateway Community Health Center. Specifically, the Gateway Community Health Center received $167,000 through the Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Health Center Cluster Program and $127,140 through HHS’s Health Center Quality Improvement Program. T... Read More »

Reps. Cuellar, Gonzalez, and Vela Announce $1.9 Million in Federal Funding for Soil Science Collaborative Research

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Reps. Cuellar, Gonzalez, and Vela Announce $1.9 Million in Federal Funding for Soil Science Collaborative Research University of Texas Rio Grande Valley One of Fifteen Schools to Participate Washington, D.C.—Congressmen Henry Cuellar (TX-28), Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15), and Filemon Vela (TX-34) announced $1.9 million for soil science research nationwide. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UT... Read More »

Rep. Cuellar Provides Update on Upcoming Supplemental Appropriations Assistance Funding Announcement

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Rep. Cuellar Provides Update on Upcoming Supplemental Appropriations Assistance Funding Announcement The Emergency Food and Shelter Program National Board releases eligibility and overview of application Washington, D.C.— Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced eligibility, guidelines, and requirements for local stakeholders for the upcoming release of the Supplemental Appropriations As... Read More »

Reps. Cuellar, Weber, and McCaul Introduce Bill to Combat Domestic Terrorism

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Reps. Cuellar, Weber, and McCaul Introduce Bill to Combat Domestic Terrorism Washington, D.C. – Earlier this week, three Texas Congressmen, Henry Cuellar (TX-28), Randy Weber (TX-14), and Michael McCaul (TX-10), introduced bipartisan legislation that would allow federal law enforcement officers and prosecutors to better identify and charge those committing acts of domestic terrorism in the United ... Read More »

Reps. Cuellar and Brady Meet with Mexican Officials to Discuss the USMCA

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Reps. Cuellar and Brady Meet with Mexican Officials to Discuss the USMCA Washington, D.C.—Congressmen Henry Cuellar (TX-28) and Kevin Brady (TX-8) visited Mexico City to meet with Mexican officials, including Secretary of Foreign Affairs Marcelo Ebrard, Undersecretary of Foreign Affairs Jesus Seade Secretary of Labor Maria Luisa Alcalde Luján, and Undersecretary of Foreign Trade Luz Maria de la Mo... Read More »

Rep. Cuellar Joins Speaker Pelosi on Congressional Delegation to the Northern Triangle and McAllen, Texas

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Rep. Cuellar Joins Speaker Pelosi on Congressional Delegation to the Northern Triangle and McAllen, Texas Washington, D.C.—Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) is joining U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (CA-12) on a congressional delegation to Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras to have discussions with representatives of the government, the judiciary, civil society, community and fait... Read More »

Rep. Cuellar, 213 Democratic Members Urge Senator McConnell to Hold Vote on Bipartisan Gun Violence Prevention Legislation

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Rep. Cuellar, 213 Democratic Members Urge Senator McConnell to Hold Vote on Bipartisan Gun Violence Prevention Legislation Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) and 213 Members of the House Democratic Caucus wrote to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell demanding the Senate take action to pass H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act, and H.R. 1112, the Enhanced Backgro... Read More »

Rep. Cuellar Announces $1 Million in Federal Funding to Laredo International Airport for Noise Mitigation

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Rep. Cuellar Announces $1 Million in Federal Funding to Laredo International Airport for Noise Mitigation Funds will continue to address aircraft noise for residences adjacent to airport Laredo, TX —Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $1 million in federal funds from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airport Improvement Program to the Laredo International Airport. The FAA gr... Read More »

Rep. Cuellar Announces $4,750,000 in Federal Funding to Support Border Security Operations in Hidalgo County

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Rep. Cuellar Announces $4,750,000 in Federal Funding to Support Border Security Operations in Hidalgo County Congressman secures $90 million nationwide for Operation Stongarden Grant Program, a $5 million increase from FY18 Mission, TX—Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $4,750,000 in federal funds for Hidalgo County from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Operation Stonegarden Gra... Read More »