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Rep. Cuellar and Diputado Delgado Hosts Meeting with the US-Mexico Interparliamentary Group (IPG)

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Washington, D.C.— Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) and Diputado Mario Martín Delgado Carrillo, Co-Chairs of the US-Mexico Interparliamentary Group (IPG), hosted a virtual meeting to discuss the United States- Mexico- Canada Agreement (USMCA) and ways to improve upon the current relationship between the U.S. and Mexico governments. The U.S.-Mexico IPG has been held regularly since 1961 to bring to... Read More »

Rep. Cuellar Announces Over $3.9 Million in Federal Funds for San Antonio’s Homeland Security Preparedness

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San Antonio, TX— Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced that the City of San Antonio will receive a $3.5 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) FY20 Urban Area Security Initiative to expand and improve homeland security preparedness. In addition, non-profits in the San Antonio area have received $424,380 from the U.S. Department of Homeland Secur... Read More »

Rep. Cuellar Announces Over $4.9 Million in Federal Funding to Support Border Security Operations in Hidalgo County

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Mission, TX—Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $4,909,500 in federal funds for Hidalgo County through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Operation Stonegarden Grant Program (OPSG). The Stonegarden Program increases operational capabilities of federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies. The funds for Hidalgo County will support law enforcement through funding equipment, ove... Read More »

Rep. Cuellar Announces Over $2.2 Million in Federal Funding to Support Border Security Operations in Starr County

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Rio Grande City, TX—Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $2,276,857 in federal funds for Starr County through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Operation Stonegarden Grant Program (OPSG). The Stonegarden Program increases operational capabilities of federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies. The funds for Starr County will support law enforcement through funding equipment,... Read More »

Rep. Cuellar Announces Over $3.8 Million in Federal Funding to Support Border Security Operations in Webb County

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Laredo, TX—Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $3,805,000 in federal funds for Webb County through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Operation Stonegarden Grant Program (OPSG). The Stonegarden Program increases operational capabilities of federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies. The funds for Webb County will support law enforcement through funding equipment, over-time ... Read More »

Rep. Cuellar Announces $333,000 in Federal Funding to Support Border Security Operations in Zapata County

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Zapata, TX—Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $333,000 in federal funds for Zapata County through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Operation Stonegarden Grant Program (OPSG). The Stonegarden Program increases operational capabilities of federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies. The funds for Zapata County will support law enforcement through funding equipment, over-tim... Read More »

Rep. Cuellar Announces $183,000 in Federal Funding to Support Security Operations in La Salle County

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Encinal, TX—Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $183,000 in federal funds for La Salle County through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Operation Stonegarden Grant Program (OPSG). The Stonegarden Program increases operational capabilities of federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies. The funds for La Salle County will support law enforcement through funding equipment, ove... Read More »

Rep. Cuellar Announces $183,000 in Federal Funding to Support Security Operations in McMullen County

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Tilden, TX—Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $183,000 in federal funds for McMullen County through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Operation Stonegarden Grant Program (OPSG). The Stonegarden Program increases operational capabilities of federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies. The funds for McMullen County will support law enforcement through funding equipment, over... Read More »

Rep. Cuellar Votes to Pass Patient Protection & Affordable Care Enhancement Act

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) took bold action to build on the Affordable Care Act to lower health costs and prescription drug prices for all Americans by voting for and helping pass the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act. Today’s vote comes days after the Trump Administration filed a brief asking the Supreme Court to strike down the entirety of the ACA. ... Read More »

RIO GRANDE GUARDIAN: Pioneers revisit their efforts to create a Virtual College of Texas

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LAREDO, Texas – The COVID-19 global pandemic has schools across the country wading in unfamiliar waters as they plan for their upcoming fall semesters. In Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott and Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath confirmed the reopening of schools but have not yet released guidelines for safely returning students to the classrooms. With much left up in the air, what is certain, is the e... Read More »

Rep. Cuellar Helps Unveil Patient Protection & Affordable Care Enhancement Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, one day after the Trump Administration filed a brief asking the Supreme Court to strike down the Affordable Care Act, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) helped unveil new legislation to build on the ACA to lower health costs and prescription drug prices: the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act. “From Day One, I have been working hard to defend the Afford... Read More »

DALLAS MORNING NEWS: Trump violated Constitution by diverting Pentagon funds to build border wall, federal appeals court rules

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Members of Congress bristled as the White House siphoned billions out of the defense budget for a project they had refused to fund. United State Border Patrol chief Rodney Scott gives President Donald Trump a tour of a section of the border wall, Tuesday, June 23, 2020, in San Luis, Ariz. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)(Evan Vucci) By Todd J. Gillman 1:29 PM on Jun 26, 2020 — Updated at 5:04 PM on Jun 26, ... Read More »

Rep. Cuellar Votes for George Floyd Justice in Policing Act

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Washington, D.C.—Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) voted for the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act. This legislation is a comprehensive approach that will hold police accountable, end racial profiling, empower our communities, and build trust between law enforcement and our communities. Congressman Cuellar calls on the Senate to find a compromise on this legislation. “I share our nation’... Read More »

Rep. Cuellar Announces $360,000 in Federal Funds to the Fair Housing Council of Greater San Antonio

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Laredo, TX – Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $360,000 in federal funds to the Fair Housing Council of Greater San Antonio. These funds, awarded through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)’s Fair Housing Initiative Program: Private Enforcement Initiative, will help provide fair housing enforcement activities in Bexar County as well as 36 additional counties across... Read More »

Rep. Cuellar Announces $1,167,719 in Federal Funding to Atascosa Health Center

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Pleasanton, TX – Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $1,167,719 in federal funding to Atascosa Health Center (AHC). These funds, awarded through the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Health Resources and Services Administration' Heath Center Cluster program, will help AHC provide critical health care services to communities in Atascosa, Wilson, and McMullen Counties. “Rural cou... Read More »