Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) introduced H.R. 2754, a bill to rename the Del Mar Post Office in Laredo after local, fallen military heroes: Lance Corporal David Lee Espinoza, Lance Corporal Juan Rodrigo Rodriguez, and Sergeant Roberto Arizola, Jr. The entire Texas Congressional Delegation joined in co-sponsoring the bill.
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Laredo, TX – Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) and the City of Laredo announced $247,100 in funding for the new Vietnam Veterans Trail and Plaza. The project will consist of the construction of an approximately 1,400 foot-long, 10-foot-wide walking trail adjacent to the Joe A. Guerra Laredo Public Library. This development will honor all the brave men and women who fought for… Read more »
Washington, DC—U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) released the below statement following the Congressional passage of the bipartisan Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring Our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics (PACT) Act of 2022:
“The passage of the bipartisan PACT Act is a crucial step forward to ensure that our veterans have access to health care services—many of… Read more »
Washington, DC— El Congresista de EE.UU. Henry Cuellar (TX-28) anunció que Personas con Ideas de Amor, Libertad, Aceptación y Respeto (PILAR) en Laredo recibirán $398,960 a través del Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos (HHS). La subvención ayudará a respaldar la implementación del Proyecto PAW (Afirmación positiva en el trabajo) para mejorar las actividades actuales de… Read more »
Washington, DC– Today, U.S. Representatives Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28), Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL-25), Kay Granger (R-TX-12), Jimmy Panetta (D-CA-20), and John Rutherford (R-FL-4) introduced the 13 Folds of Honor Act, a bill that provides a script to be read during official or burial flag-folding ceremonies.
A flag-folding presentation honors the service and sacrifice of veterans or deceased… Read more »
Washington, DC– Hoy, los representantes de EE. UU. Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28), Mario Díaz-Balart (R-FL-25), Kay Granger (R-TX-12), Jimmy Panetta (D-CA-20), y John Rutherford (R-FL-4) introdujeron el Proyecto de Ley de los 13 Pliegues de Honor, un proyecto de ley que proporciona un guion para ser leído durante las ceremonias oficiales o funerarias de plegado de bandera.
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WASHINGTON, D.C.-- Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) co-sponsors H.R. 3224, the Deborah Sampson Act, which aims to address inequities in accessing VA healthcare and benefits for women veterans. The Deborah Sampson Act will improve access to healthcare, legal services, housing, and other resources for women veterans.
“Veterans deserve the highest quality care when they return home,… Read more »
LAREDO, TX- On Monday, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) was honored by the Korean War Veterans and the Daughters of the American Revolution in the annual Memorial Day Ceremony in Laredo. During the ceremony, he was recognized for his dedication and support of all veterans. Memorial Day is a federal holiday and is held for remembering and honoring persons who have died while serving in… Read more »
WASHINGTON- Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) included language and funding in the U.S. House of Representative’s fiscal year 2019 Defense Appropriations bill that helps support troops through medical assistance, cancer research, and therapy to help facilitate recovery after serving in the military. This bill passed full committee markup today and is scheduled to move for a vote on the… Read more »
WASHINGTON—Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced he included language in the U.S. House of Representative’s fiscal year 2019 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill, which passed committee yesterday, to support homeless veterans, including those on the border, to increase access to cemeteries for veterans in rural areas, and increase the availability of… Read more »