Trade

Rep. Cuellar Releases Statement on US, Mexico and Canada Reaching Deal on NAFTA

| Posted in Press Release
Tags: Trade

WASHINGTON— Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) released the following statement after US, Mexico and Canada reach deal on NAFTA: “I am glad that the Administration and Canada were finally able to come to an agreement on NAFTA. This has reflected what I have said all along— we must solidify a deal that includes Canada, so that we can build upon the successes of NAFTA and strengthen trade relations w... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Provides Statement on Trump’s NAFTA Update

| Posted in Press Release
Tags: Trade

WASHINGTON— Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) released the following statement after President Trump notified Congress of his intent to sign a trade agreement with Mexico without having completed negotiations with Canada: "President Trump’s official notice to Congress today is a welcomed step forward in the NAFTA negotiation process. This is a clear signal that the administration is serious about ... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar on NAFTA Progress: ‘A Step in the Right Direction’

| Posted in Press Release
Tags: Trade

Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) released the following statement regarding news that the United States and Mexico have reached a preliminary NAFTA deal, paving the way for Canada to rejoin negotiations: "While this entire process could have been avoided without the dramatization and harsh rhetoric from the administration, which has created uncertainty for business and stifled growth, this prelim... Read more »

Congressman Cuellar Announces $5.8 Million in Federal Funds for Laredo Airport Improvements

| Posted in Press Release

Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) today announced the awarding of $5,796,502 in federal funds from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)’s Airport Improvement Program to the Laredo International Airport. Congressman Cuellar announced $26.3 million in FAA funds last year to the Laredo International Airport to help finance the airport’s ongoing efforts to reduce noise for those living near the a... Read more »

Cuellar Issues Statement on USTR's NAFTA Negotiating Objectives

| Posted in Press Release

Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) has issued the following statement after the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative released its objectives for negotiating NAFTA: “My colleagues from Texas and I understand the importance of NAFTA for our state. We want to work with the Administration in a bipartisan way to make sure we build upon the success of NAFTA and modernize it for the 21st Century... Read more »

RIO GRANDE GUARDIAN: In video messages, Valley Congressmen focus on importance of trade with Mexico

| Posted in In The News
Tags: Trade

Two of the three congressmen that represent the Rio Grande Valley have spoken out against rhetoric that harms cross-border commerce. U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar of Laredo and U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez of McAllen recorded video messages for a “legislative report card luncheon” hosted by the RGV Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and held at the Double Tree Suites in McAllen. While the two lawmakers covered ... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar and Sen. Cornyn Meet with U.S. Trade Representative to Discuss NAFTA

| Posted in Press Release

Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28), Texas Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz (R-TX), and Congressmen Will Hurd (TX-23) and Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) met with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in response to a letter from Senator Cornyn and Congressman Cuellar requesting a meeting with Members of Congress representing constituencies along the U.S.-Mexico border. The Office of the U.... Read more »

LLAMAS COMUNICACION: Dan a conocer necesidades que enfrentan en Puente III

| Posted in In The News
Tags: Trade

Funcionarios y líderes de la comunidad recibieron a dos altos oficiales del Departamento de Transporte de Estados Unidos, para exponerles la urgente necesidad de hacer mejoras en el Puente del Comercio Mundial y una conexión carretera directa y de vía rápida hasta la carretera interestatal 35. Sandi Hutchinson, jefa de consejeros de la Administración Federal de Seguridad, y Sharon Worthy, director... Read more »

CAPITAL MEXICO: Refuerza Tamaulipas lazos con Texas

| Posted in In The News

En representación del gobierno de Tamaulipas, el Secretario de Desarrollo Económico, Carlos W. Talancón Ostos, participó en una conversación y análisis con autoridades estadounidenses, así como del sector privado, en Laredo, Texas, acerca de la solución para el problema de tráfico en los cruces internacionales en esa frontera. En la reunión sostenida en la Texas A&M International University (TAMIU... Read more »

Mexico’s Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray meets with Rep. Cuellar in Washington

| Posted in Press Release

Mexico’s Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Luis Videgaray, met with Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) today in Washington to discuss negotiations for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Congressman Cuellar has known both Secretary Videgaray and President Enrique Peña Nieto personally for many years. Congressman Cuellar also met with Mexico’s Under Secretary for North America Carlos Manuel... Read more »