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Rep. Cuellar Secures $66,830 DOJ Grant for Webb County Sheriff’s Office and Laredo Police Department

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Laredo, TX— U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) secured $66,830 through the Department of Justice’s Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program for the Webb County Sheriff’s Office and the Laredo Police Department. The program allows local government units to support activities to prevent and control crime. “These federal funds will help keep our deputies at the Webb County She...

El Representante Cuellar Asegura Subvención del DOJ de $66,830 para la Oficina del Sheriff del Condado Webb y el Departamento de Policía de Laredo

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Laredo, TX - El Congresista Estadounidense Henry Cuellar (TX-28) aseguro $66,830 a través del Programa de Subsidio de Asistencia Judicial (JAG) Edward Byrne Memorial del Departamento de Justicia para la Oficina del Sheriff del Condado Webb y el Departamento de Policía de Laredo. El programa permite a las unidades del gobierno local apoyar actividades para prevenir y controlar la delincuencia. “Est...

Rep. Cuellar Announces Nov. 8 as Date to Allow Fully Vaccinated Non-essential Travelers to Enter the U.S. Through Land and Ferry POEs

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Washington, D.C.—Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) released the following statement regarding the White House’s decision to set November 8th as the date to end travel restrictions through land and ferry ports of entry for fully vaccinated non-essential internationals: “November 8th will be the day when fully vaccinated non-essential travelers will be allowed to enter the U.S. through o...

El Representante Cuellar Anuncia el 8 de Noviembre Como Fecha para Permitir que los Viajeros No Esenciales Completamente Vacunados Ingresen a los EE. UU. A Través de Puertos de Entrada Terrestres y de Ferry

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Washington, D.C. -Hoy, el congresista Henry Cuellar (TX-28) publico el siguiente comunicado con respecto a la decisión de la Casa Blanca de establecer el 8 de Noviembre como la fecha para terminar con las restricciones de viaje a través de los puertos de entrada terrestres y de ferry para los internacionales no esenciales totalmente vacunados: “El 8 de noviembre será el día en que se permitirá a ...

Rep. Henry Cuellar Attends Randolph Field ISD’s Elementary School Ribbon Cutting

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San Antonio, TX- Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) attended a ribbon cutting event for Randolph Field ISD Elementary School. Randolph Field ISD servers approximately 1,500 students, almost all of whom are children of residents of Join Base San Antonio- Randolph. The school district has served children of former and active Air Force personnel for almost 90 years. “I have continuously vo...

El Representante Henry Cuellar Participa en el corte de Listón de la Escuela Primaria del Distrito Escolar Randolph Field

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San Antonio, TX- Hoy, el Congresista Estadounidense Henry Cuellar (TX-28) participó en un corte de listón de la escuela primaria del distrito escolar Randolph Field. Randolph Field ISD cuenta con aproximadamente 1,500 estudiantes, casi todos hijos de residentes de Join Base San Antonio-Randolph. El distrito escolar ha educado a los hijos del personal anterior y activo de la Fuerza Aérea durante ca...

Rep. Cuellar’s Statement on Decision to Allow Fully Vaccinated Non-Essential Travelers to Enter United States Via Land

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Laredo, TX – Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) released the following statement in regard to the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) decision to amend Title 19 regulations to allow fully vaccinated non-essential travelers to enter the United States via land and ferry ports of entry across the U.S. northern and southern borders. “Finally! Finally! Those are the first words that come...

Comunicado del Representante Cuellar Sobre la Decisión de Permitir a Viajeros Completamente Vacunados No Esenciales Entrar a E.U. por Vía Terrestre

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Laredo, TX – Hoy, el Congresista Estadounidense Henry Cuellar (TX-28) emitió el siguiente comunicado en respuesta a la decisión del Departamento de Seguridad Nacional (DHS) de enmendar las regulaciones del Titulo 19 para permitir a viajeros no esenciales y completamente vacunados ingresar a Estados Unidos por tierra y puertos de entrada de ferry a lo largo de las fronteras norte y sur de E.U “¡Por...

Cuellar, McCaul on the U.S.-Mexico High-Level Security Dialogue

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Washington, DC – Chairman of the U.S.-Mexico Interparliamentary Group Henry Cuellar (D-TX) and Ranking Member Michael McCaul (R-TX) and released the following statement ahead of the planned U.S.-Mexico High-Level Security Dialogue in Mexico City. “We strongly urge the Biden Administration and the Mexican government to take swift and meaningful steps towards modernizing and addressing the disintegr...

Cuellar, Comer Introduce Bipartisan Bill Allowing Home Recovery for Medicare Patients

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Washington, DC—Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) and Congressman James Comer (KY-1) introduced the Choose Home Care Act of 2021. This bipartisan legislation allows qualifying Medicare beneficiaries recovering from a hospitalization to choose to receive post-hospital services in their homes, rather than in an institutional setting. Due to COVID-19 and related health emergencies, institu...

Rep. Cuellar Applauds Overhaul of Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

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Washington, DC—Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) released the following statement after the Department of Education announced plans to restore the promise of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) through a time-limited waiver. This waiver will allow student borrowers to count payments from all federal loan programs or repayment plans toward forgiveness. The relief comes as...

Rep. Cuellar Announces Nearly $5 Million for the Camino Real Community Services Center to Battle Mental Illnesses, Emotional Disturbances, and Substance Abuse

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San Antonio, TX – Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $4,996,436 in federal funding for the Camino Real Community Services Center to support the increase and strengthening of treatments for serious mental illnesses, serious emotional disturbances, and co-occurring mental and substance use disorders. The project will build on the existing services and expand to meet the need and rest...

El Representante Cuellar Anuncia Casi $5 Millones para el Centro de Servicios de la Comunidad Camino Real para Combatir Enfermedades Mentales, Perturbaciones Emocionales, y Abuso de Sustancias

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San Antonio, TX – Hoy, el Congresista Henry Cuellar (TX-28) anuncio $4,996,436 en fondos federales para el Centro de Servicios de La Comunidad Camino Real para apoyar el incremento y fortalecimiento de los tratamientos para enfermedades mentales severas, perturbaciones emocionales severas, y desordenes de uso recurrente de sustancias. El proyecto construirá sobre los servicios existentes para cump...

Rep. Cuellar Announces $5.25 Million for STEM Education, Civics Instruction at Laredo College

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Laredo, TX- U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar announced $5.25 million for the Laredo College LEAPS Power Project and the 2021 Citizenship and Integration Program. The Learning, Excellence and Academic Preparedness in STEM (LEAPS) POWER Project is intended to support students majoring in science, technology, engineering and mathematics overcome various academic and financial barriers. This multi-milli...

Rep. Cuellar Votes to Address Debt Ceiling, Prevent Catastrophic Default

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Washington, DC– Yesterday, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28), a senior member of the Appropriations Committee, voted for must-pass legislation to prevent a default on the federal debt, which would result in economic catastrophe for nearly every American family. This crucial legislation suspends the debt ceiling through December 2022, so that the federal government can continue to meet the fin...