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Rep. Cuellar Announces Opening of Area Census Office in Laredo

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LAREDO, TX— Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced the opening of an Area Census Office for the upcoming 2020 Census in Laredo, TX. The Laredo Area Census Office is projected to hire up to 12,000 citizens to work temporary part-time and full-time jobs. In addition, the office will employ around 50 managers, clerks and office supervisors. The office will cover 30 counties with a locally... Read more »

El Congresista Cuellar anuncia la apertura de la Oficina del Censo del Área en Laredo

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LAREDO, TX— Hoy, el congresista Henry Cuellar (TX-28) anunció la apertura de una Oficina del Censo del Área para el próximo Censo 2020 en Laredo, TX. Se proyecta que la Oficina del Censo del Área de Laredo contratará hasta 12,000 ciudadanos para trabajos temporales y de medio tiempo. Además, la oficina empleará a unos 50 gerentes, empleados y supervisores de oficina. La oficina cubrirá 30 condado... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Announces Over $2.9 Million for TAMIU’s Advanced Curriculum and Research Program

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Laredo, TX- Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) and TAMIU President Dr. Pablo Arenaz announced over $2.9 million for Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) to advance opportunities for Hispanic students seeking graduate degrees in Social Science or in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).These funds, allocated through the Department of Education’s Developing Hispanic-Serving I... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Announces $1.5 million for PILLAR to Fight Alcohol Abuse

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Laredo, TX- Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $1.5 million in funding to the People with Ideas of Love, Liberty, Acceptance, and Respect (PILLAR) organization in Laredo, TX. Over the next five years, PILLAR will receive $300,000 annually from the Department of Health and Human Services towards their Communities in Motion project that will work to combat alcohol abuse among children and y... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Announces Over $4.7 Million in Federal Funding to Support Border Security Operations in Hidalgo County

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Edinburg, TX—Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $4,750,000 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, ov... 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 $2,271,857 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 $78,000 in USDA Rural Development Grants for the City of Sullivan

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SULLIVAN CITY, TX—Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced that Sullivan City has received $78,000 in federal funds from the USDA Rural Development Program. The City was awarded $46,000 through the USDA Rural Development Communities Facilities Program and $32,000 through the Rural Development Business Program. Congressman Cuellar said, “It is critical that we invest in the infrastructure... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Fights Border Wall Construction

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Rio Grande City, TX-- Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) continues to fight against the Trump Administration's border wall after U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced the construction of 65 miles of new border fence in Starr County in 2020. "I take this matter very seriously and will continue to protect Starr County border communities from President Trump’s wall," said Congressman Cuellar. "... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Releases Statement on the Whistleblower Complaint and Memorandum of Telephone Conversation with President Trump and President Zelenskyy

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Washington, D.C.—Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) released the following statement following reports on the declassified whistleblower complaint and the memorandum of the telephone conversation with U.S. President Donald Trump and Ukraine President Volodymr Zelensky. “Let me be clear, I am concerned about the current allegations against the President of the United States. I agree with Speaker Pel... Read more »

Reps. Cuellar and Gonzalez, and the San Diego Congressional Delegation Secure Passage of NADB Reauthorization in the U.S. House Financial Services Committee

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Reps. Cuellar and Gonzalez, and the San Diego Congressional Delegation Secure Passage of NADB Reauthorization in the U.S. House Financial Services Committee Washington, D.C.— Congressmen Henry Cuellar (TX-28) and Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15), as well as the San Diego Congressional Delegation secured the passage of H.R. 132, the North American Development Bank Improvement and Pollution Solution Act of ... Read more »