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Congressmen Cuellar, Gonzalez, and Vela Protect Historic Cemeteries from Border Fencing in FY20 Appropriations Homeland Security Bill

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Congressmen Cuellar, Gonzalez, and Vela Protect Historic Cemeteries from Border Fencing in FY20 Appropriations Homeland Security Bill Compliments previous Appropriation language that prevents border construction in parks, wildlife refugee centers, and other sensitive areas Washington, D.C.—Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28), Vice Chair of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, as... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Helped Secure Over $1.7 Billion for Underserved and Hispanic Student Populations

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Tags: Education

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) helped include over $1.7 billion in the U.S. House of Representative’s fiscal year 2020 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill to expand education programs for low-income students and Hispanic student populations, a $200 million increase from FY19. “In today’s increasingly competitive global economy... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Announces $260,000 for San Antonio Summer Camp Code for Girls

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Rep. Cuellar Announces $260,000 for San Antonio Summer Camp Code for Girls Funds will go towards St. Mary’s University, University of Incarnate Word, and University of Texas San Antonio Coding Camps WASHINGTON, D.C.– Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $260,000 in federal funds for three San Antonio Universities through the Texas Workforce Commissions Camp Code grant. With these funds, St.... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Secures $110 Million for Cattle Health in FY20 Agriculture Appropriations Bill

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Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) secured $110 million for United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) cattle health initiatives in the FY20 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill. This an increase of $8.5 million from FY19 funding for USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) and $5 million for the USDA’s Agricultu... Read more »

El Representante Cuellar aseguro´ $110 millones para la salud del ganado en la Ley de Asignaciones para la agricultura en el año fiscal 2020

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Congresista Henry Cuellar (TX-28) aseguró $110 millones de dólares para la iniciativa de la salud del ganado del Departamento de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos en el proyecto de la Ley de Asignaciones de Agricultura, Desarrollo Rural, Administración de Alimentos y Medicamentos y Agencias Relacionas para el año fiscal 2020. La medida apoyará los esfuerzos de investigación, contención y erradic... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Secures Over $124 Million in FY20 Agriculture Appropriations Bill to Help Citrus Growers

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Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced over $124 million in federal funds to help struggling South Texas citrus growers. The funds, included in the U.S. House of Representatives’ fiscal year 2020 Agriculture Appropriations bill, will provide support to citrus farmers and help protect the industry against pests and disease. By allocating funds towards various efforts to help preserve citrus-tr... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Asegura mas de $124 Millones en la Ley de FY20 de Asignaciones para Ayudar a los Cultivadores de Cítricos del Sur de Texas

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El Congresista Henry Cuellar (TX-28) anunció que más de $124 millones en fondos federales serán usados para ayudar a los cultivadores de cítricos del sur de Texas. Los fondos, incluidos en el año fiscal 2020 de la cámara de representantes de los Estados Unidos, proporcionarán apoyo a los agricultores de cítricos y ayudarán a proteger la industria contra las plagas y las enfermedades. Dólares Feder... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Leads U.S.-Mexico Interparliamentary Group Meeting to Discuss Threat of Tariffs on Mexico

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Rep. Cuellar Leads U.S.-Mexico Interparliamentary Group Meeting to Discuss Threat of Tariffs on Mexico Washington, D.C.—As the Chair of the U.S.-Mexico Interparliamentary Group (IPG), Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) led a conversation with the congressional members of IPG and a delegation of Mexican lawmakers to discuss the Administration’s decision to impose a 5% tariff on Mexico and ways to im... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar: Trump’s Threat To Impose Tariffs on Mexico Threatens America’s Economy and the USMCA

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Rep. Cuellar: Trump’s Threat To Impose Tariffs on Mexico Threatens America’s Economy and the USMCA Washington, D.C.-- Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) released the following statement on President Trump’s threat to impose a 5% tariff on all goods coming from Mexico: “The President’s threat to impose tariffs on Mexico is a dangerous mistake that will have significant consequences to our eco... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Votes to Strengthen Americans’ Retirement Security

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Rep. Cuellar Votes to Strengthen Americans’ Retirement Security Bipartisan Bill Includes Fix for Unintended Tax Increase Impacting Gold Star Families & Surviving Children Washington, D.C— Last week, Congressman Cuellar (TX-28) voted in support of the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act. This bill, which passed in the House with overwhelming bipartisan support, helps ... Read more »