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Rep. Cuellar Announces $367,374 in Federal Funding for School Violence Prevention to Mission CISD

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MISSION, TX- Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $367, 374 in federal funding for Mission CISD. These funds, awarded through the Department of Justice COPS Office School Violence Prevention program, will be used to improve security at K-12 schools in Mission CISD through evidence-based school safety programs. Specifically, the grant will support purchasing dispatch consoles and other techn... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Announces Over $765,000 in Federal Funds for Police Body-Worn Cameras in Bexar County

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San Antonio, TX—Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $765,416 in federal funds for police body-worn cameras throughout Bexar County. These federal funds will be used to create the first widely distributed camera system in Bexar county. The county will match the federal grant, allocating an additional $767,023 to the program, which will provide $1,532,439 in total. These funds will be used t... Read more »

El Congresista Cuellar agradece el envío de tropas a casa para las vacaciones

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WASHINGTON - El Congresista Henry Cuellar (TX-28) ha pedido continuamente que las tropas de los Estados Unidos en la frontera se envíen a sus hogares para las vacaciones y que no se extienda su misión más allá de la fecha de vencimiento. Hoy, el Congresista emitió la siguiente declaración en respuesta a informes que muestran que cientos de soldados serán enviados a casa esta semana: “Me alienta ve... Read more »

Restaurant owners get a lesson on how to expand their business (video in link below)

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Restaurant owners get a lesson on how to expand their business (video in link below) According to business owners, they have seen less people from Mexico dining in. During a meeting with Congressman Cuellar, they discussed some of the concerns they have and say they are currently working to bring those customers back to their business. Coming up on KGNS News at Ten, we’ll speak to restaurant owner... Read more »

STATEMENT BY SECRETARY JOHNSON ON SOUTHWEST BORDER SECURITY

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In October a total of 46,195 individuals were apprehended between ports of entry on our southwest border, compared with 39,501 in September and 37,048 in August. Within these totals, we have seen corresponding increases in the numbers of unaccompanied children and individuals in families apprehended. We’ve also seen increases in the numbers of those who present themselves at ports of entry along t... Read more »

USDA: NIFA Announces $3.1 Million in Available Funding to Train the Next Generation of Agricultural Leaders

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WASHINGTON, August 12, 2016 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced the availability of $3.1 million to train the next generation of agricultural leaders. This funding is available through the Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate and Postgraduate Fellowship Grants Program (NNF). “In the next few years, we exp... Read more »

Medicaid Will Pay for Mosquito Repellent to Fight Zika

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NEWS RELEASE Texas Health and Human Services Commission Charles Smith Executive Commissioner Date: Aug. 3, 2016 Contact: Bryan Black, 512-424-6951 Medicaid Will Pay for Mosquito Repellent to Fight Zika AUSTIN – Texas Medicaid will cover the cost of mosquito repellent for women who are between the ages of 10 and 45 or pregnant, HHS Executive Commissioner Charles Smith announced today. The decision ... Read more »

THE OREGONION: Oregon congressman, others want to pump the brakes on overtime reform

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U.S. Congressmen Kurt Schrader (D-Oregon), Jim Cooper (D-Tennessee), Henry Cuellar (D-Texas) and Collin Peterson (D-Minnesota) introduced legislation Thursday to make the phase-in of the new federal overtime rule more gradual. As it stands now, the rule, which will go into effect on Dec. 1, updates the threshold at which salaried "white collar" employees are eligible for overtime. Right now, emplo... Read more »

HoyTamaulipas: Encuentro de dos Alcaldes

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Encuentro de dos Alcaldes Por: Primitivo López El Día Lunes 27 de Junio del 2016 La Nota se ha leido 366 veces. 31 en este Día. * Cabeza de Vaca en Laredo, Texas * Seis años sin Rodolfo Torre Cantú * Finanzas Sanas” CCR Formal fue sólo en la vestimenta, de traje y corbata, y más bien fue informal, de acercamiento en el primer encuentro que tuvieron este lunes el alcalde (Mayor) de Laredo, Texas Pe... Read more »

ROLLCALL: Chamber of Commerce Endorses Nebraska Democrat

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Chamber of Commerce Endorses Nebraska Democrat Pro-business group rarely backs Democrats for federal office In a rare move, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce backed a Democrat for Congress on Monday. Nebraska Rep. Brad Ashford, one of this year's most vulnerable incumbents , earned the pro-business group's endorsement at an event in the state's 2nd District. "The Chamber of Commerce and I both know tha... Read more »