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  • Congressman Cuellar Announces Language in Appropriations Bill to Help Homeless Veterans on U.S.-Mexico Border
    Posted in Press Release on June 2, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Supporting Veterans, Responsible Spending

    Today Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) announced he included language in the Fiscal Year 2017 U.S. House Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill to encourage the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to find ways to reduce veteran homelessness on the U.S.- Mexico border. The bill was passed out of the full U.S. House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday and now heads to the floor for a vote by the full House. This is a problem th... Read more

  • ELMANANA: Honran a soldados caídos
    Posted in In The News on May 31, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Supporting Veterans

    Líderes de la comunidad se reúnen a rendirles tributo a quienes murieron por defender a la nación Joe “Flash” Lerma y su hija Liza visitaron la tumba del cabo Alberto Lerma, padre del primero y abuelo de la joven. FOTOS: FRANCISCO DÍAZ/EL MAÑANA FRANCISCO DÍAZ | 31/05/2016 LAREDO, TX.- La comunidad laredense festejó ayer el Memorial Day para honrar la memoria de los caídos en guerras. El cementerio municipal se vistió de colores y detalles patrióticos para recordarlos con honores. La ceremonia s... Read more

  • NRB: More Religious Freedom Fights in House This Week
    Posted in In The News on May 27, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Supporting Veterans, Appropriations

    More Religious Freedom Fights in House This Week Last week’s religious liberty battles that began on military and veterans legislation spilled over onto another bill on the floor of the House of Representatives this week. Having lost by one vote last Thursday, Rep. Sean Maloney (D-N.Y.) came back again with a measure supporting President Obama’s executive order in 2014 that required federal contractors to recognize new rights based on “sexual orientation” and “gender identity.” Notably, the Pres... Read more

  • LAREDO MORNING TIMES: Homeless Veterans get a helping hand
    Posted in In The News on May 25, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Supporting Veterans, Appropriations

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  • ELQUIOSCO: Apoya Henry Cuellar a veteranos
    Posted in In The News on May 25, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Supporting Veterans

    Apoya Henry Cuellar a veteranos El congresista busca gestionar mejores viviendas y transporte, así como vales LAREDO, TEXAS. [LÍDER INFORMATIVO].- Esta semana el Henry Cuellar, congresista de Texas, volvió alzar la voz en pro de los veteranos del condado de Webb y de la Ciudad de Laredo, manifestando las serias carencias que se viven en el sur de Texas, así como en todo el país. En su participación ante el Comité de la Cámara de Asignaciones y Rendiciones de Cuentas de Gastos Federales, el congr... Read more

  • Congressman Cuellar’s Language to Offer Veterans a Burial Place Closer to Home Passes Full House
    Posted in Press Release on May 23, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Supporting Veterans, Appropriations

    Today Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) announced the passage by the full U.S. House of the Fiscal Year 2017 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs House Appropriations bill. The bill includes language by the congressman that could provide for new burial places for veterans in Texas’ 28th Congressional District. The bill was approved by the House Thursday on a vote of 295-129. The language Cuellar introduced in the bill encourages the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to look at the... Read more

  • Congressman Cuellar’s Language to Help Homeless Veterans Passes Full House
    Posted in Press Release on May 20, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Supporting Veterans, Appropriations

    Today Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) announced the passage by the full U.S. House of the Fiscal Year 2017 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations. Congressman Cuellar included a number of provisions in the bill to support homeless veterans. The bill passed the House Thursday on a vote of 295-129. Congressman Cuellar’s language has several parts. First, it encourages the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to work with local service agencies, particularly in small and ... Read more

  • Congressman Cuellar’s Language to Help Homeless Veterans in Laredo Passes Full House
    Posted in Press Release on May 20, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Supporting Veterans, Appropriations

    Today Congressman Henry Cuellar announced the passage by the full U.S. House of the Fiscal Year 2017 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill. The bill passed on a vote of 295-129 Thursday Thursday and includes language by the congressman to support homeless veterans in Laredo. Congressman Cuellar’s language has several parts. First, it encourages the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to work with local service agencies, particularly in small and rural communities, t... Read more

  • Congressman Cuellar’s Telehealth Language for Rural Veterans Passes Full House
    Posted in Press Release on May 19, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Supporting Veterans

    Today Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) announced the passage by the full U.S. House of the Fiscal Year 2017 House Military Construction and Veterans Affairs appropriations bill. The bill includes language to increase telehealth options for veterans. The bill also includes the nearly $2.4 billion requested by the President for telehealth. The bill passed on a vote of 295-129 Thursday. Telehealth is the use of electronic and telecommunications technologies to support remote health care delivery... Read more

  • KGNS: Congressman Cuellar attempting to bring Veterans Cemetery to Laredo
    Posted in In The News on April 29, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Supporting Veterans

    Congressman Cuellar attempting to bring Veterans Cemetery to Laredo LAREDO, TEXAS (KGNS) - Congressman Henry Cuellar and other officials are thinking outside the box to obtain a local dedicated resting place for the brave men and women who fought for their country. Right now, San Antonio has the closest VA cemetery - which is 150 miles away. The application process for a VA cemetery could be long, since other areas in Texas are being prioritized due to larger veteran populations. However, design... Read more