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  • Rep. Cuellar Speaks on the Arrest of Border Patrol Agent Suspected of Killing Four in Laredo
    Posted in Press Release on September 15, 2018 | Preview rr

    LAREDO –Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) released the following statement following the arrest a Border Patrol agent suspected of killing four in Laredo: "The arrest of the border patrol agent who has allegedly committed multiple murders could not have happened without the hard work and expertise of the Texas Rangers, the Webb County Sheriff's Office, the Webb County District Attorney's Office, and Laredo Police Department. Having just spoken with Webb County Sheriff Martin Cuellar, there is no... Read more

  • Rep. Cuellar Announces Additional $25 Million in Federal Reimbursement for Mission Reach Project
    Posted in Press Release on September 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    Representative Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced an additional $25 million in federal reimbursement for the San Antonio/Bexar County Mission Reach Project in the fiscal year 2019 “minibus” Appropriations Bill package, which includes the Energy and Water, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Legislative Branch funding bills. This package of bills will be voted on today. The Mission Reach Project is a United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) project to prevent San Antonio River flood... Read more

  • Congressmen Cuellar and Cloud Vote to Secure $13 Million to Boost Oil Exports in Texas
    Posted in Press Release on September 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    Congressmen Henry Cuellar (TX-28) and Michael Cloud (TX-27) announced $13 million in federal funding towards the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP), which they voted to secure in a FY19 “minibus” Appropriations package, which includes the Energy and Water, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Legislative Branch Appropriations bills. The package of bills passed the House and Senate, and will be sent to the President’s desk shortly. The Corpus Christi Ship Channel Imp... Read more

  • Rep. Cuellar Announces Laredo College as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity
    Posted in Press Release on September 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) and representatives from Laredo College announced Laredo College was recently recognized as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Security. The goal of the National Centers of Excellence is to reduce the vulnerability of our nation’s information infrastructure by promoting higher education and research in cyber defense, and by prioritizing the development of professionals with this expertise. Laredo College was recently designated as a Nationa... Read more

  • El Congresista Cuellar anuncia reconocimiento de Laredo College como Centro Nacional de Excelencia Académica en Ciberseguridad
    Posted in Press Release on September 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    Hoy, el Congresista Henry Cuellar (TX-28) y representantes del Laredo College anunciaron que Laredo College fue recientemente reconocido como Centro Nacional de Excelencia Académica en Seguridad Cibernética. El objetivo de los Centros Nacionales de Excelencia es reducir la vulnerabilidad de la infraestructura de información de nuestro país al promover la educación superior y la investigación en ciberdefensa, y priorizando el desarrollo de profesionales en este ámbito. Laredo College fue designad... Read more

  • Congressman Cuellar Announces $2 million in Federal Funding to Laredo Intl Airport for Noise Mitigation
    Posted in Press Release on September 10, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) today announced the awarding of $2 million in federal funds from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airport Improvement Program to the Laredo International Airport. The FAA grant will be used to help finance the airport’s ongoing efforts to reduce noise for those living near the airport. As the Laredo International Airport continues to grow, a higher volume of air traffic has contributed to noise for residents in the surrounding neighborhoods. The noise... Read more

  • El Congresista Cuellar anuncia $2 millones de dólares en fondos federales para el aeropuerto internacional de Laredo para mitigar el ruido
    Posted in Press Release on September 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    El Congresista Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) anunció hoy la adjudicación de $2 millones de dólares en fondos federales del Programa de Mejora del Aeropuerto de la Administración Federal de Aviación (FAA por sus siglas en inglés) al Aeropuerto Internacional de Laredo. La subvención de la FAA se usará para ayudar a financiar los esfuerzos continuos del aeropuerto para reducir el ruido para los residentes que viven cerca del aeropuerto. A medida que el Aeropuerto Internacional de Laredo continúa creciend... Read more

  • Rep. Cuellar Announces $550,000 for Justice for Families Program to Webb County
    Posted in Press Release on September 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) announced the awarding of $550,000 in federal funds to Webb County from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Office on Violence Against Women. The grant is being funded by the Justice for Families Program to improve the response of all aspects of the civil and criminal justice systems to families with a history of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, or in cases involving allegations of child sexual abuse. The Justice for Famili... Read more

  • El Congresista Cuellar anuncia $ 550,000 para el programa Justicia para Familias al Condado de Webb
    Posted in Press Release on September 10, 2018 | Preview rr

    Hoy, el Congresista Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) anunció la adjudicación de $550,000 en fondos federales al Condado de Webb de la Oficina de Violencia contra las Mujeres del Departamento de Justicia de EE. UU. (DOJ por sus siglas en inglés). La subvención está siendo financiada por el Programa Justicia para Familias para mejorar la respuesta de todos los aspectos de los sistemas de justicia civil y criminal a familias con antecedentes de violencia doméstica, violencia de pareja, asalto sexual, acoso,... Read more

  • Chairman Chabot and Rep. Cuellar Introduce Legislation to Protect Small Business Trademarks
    Posted in Press Release on September 4, 2018 | Preview rr

    House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) and Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX) recently introduced H.R. 6695, the Trademark Licensing Protection Act of 2018, which clarifies that licensing trademarks, and controlling or exercising those trademarks, do not create an employment relationship. “In an effort to strengthen the protections of small businesses, especially franchisees, we must ensure that the millions of Americans they employ have the provisions and protections they need avail... Read more