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  • Cuellar, Blue Dogs Meet with President Obama
    Posted in Press Release on February 11, 2009 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Relief

    Yesterday, Congressman Henry Cuellar and other members of the fiscally conservative Blue Dog Coalition met with President Obama at the White House to discuss the need for long-term fiscal reform, including balancing the budget and bringing much-needed accountability to the federal government. Blue Dogs have been longstanding advocates of responsible fiscal policy and have committed to working with the President and leaders in Congress to take meaningful steps to put the country back on a path to fiscal and economic sustainability. Read more

  • Cuellar: "A Once-in-a-Lifetime Crisis Demands a Once-in-a-Lifetime Response"
    Posted in Press Release on January 28, 2009 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Relief, Financial Services

    “We’re facing a once-in-a-lifetime crisis that demands a once-in-a-lifetime response. Economists across the political spectrum agree that bold and decisive action is the only path that offers a real chance at economic recovery." Read more

  • Powerful "Blue Dog Coalition" Names Cuellar as Newest Member
    Posted in Press Release on January 8, 2009 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Relief

    Congressman Henry Cuellar has been named to the powerful Blue Dog Coalition, a group of fiscally conservative Democrats that is widely considered the most influential moderate voice on Capitol Hill. Read more

  • Congressman Cuellar Supports Tax Relief Legislation
    Posted in Recent Vote on September 26, 2008 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Relief

    U.S. Representative Henry Cuellar voted recently in favor of tax bills to bring relief to American families and businesses and to provide tax incentives for energy production and conservation. The first measure, H.R. 7060, would extend tax incentives for individuals and businesses to encourage investment in renewable energy and energy conservation. H.R. 7060 passed the House by a vote of 257 to 166. The second bill, H.R. 7006, would affect federally-declared disasters nationwide by providing eve... Read more

  • CONGRESSMAN HENRY CUELLAR VOTES IN SUPPORT OF PLAN TO ADDRESS HOUSING CRISIS
    Posted in Press Release on May 9, 2008 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Relief

    Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar joined a majority in the House of Representatives in support of the American Housing Rescue and Foreclosure Prevention Act, which helps address the home mortgage foreclosure crisis. This landmark legislation will enable hundreds of thousands of homeowners to refinance their homes, switching from risky subprime mortgages to safer loans backed by the Federal Housing Administration. This legislation represents a sensible solution for both len... Read more

  • ON TAX DAY, CONGRESSMAN HENRY CUELLAR BACKS PLAN TO PROTECT TAXPAYERS
    Posted in Press Release on April 15, 2008 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Relief

    As taxpayers in Texas completed their tax returns, Congressman Cuellar joined a majority in the House of Representatives in support of the Taxpayer Assistance and Simplification Act, vowing to help put the tax code back on the side of middle class families. The Taxpayer Assistance and Simplification Act was passed by the House today in a vote of 238-179. The bill takes action on behalf of America’s taxpayers. The legislation strengthens taxpayer protections from identity theft and tax fraud, sim... Read more

  • CONGRESSMAN HENRY CUELLAR RANKED SECOND-MOST-CENTRIST CONGRESSMAN
    Posted in Press Release on March 19, 2008 | Preview rr
    Tags: Supporting Veterans, Transportation, Trade, Tax Relief, Border & Homeland Security , Health Care, Agriculture, Seniors & Medicare , Keeping Communties Safe, Financial Services, Energy Independence , Faith Based Organizations

    Washington – The National Journal’s 2007 congressional vote ratings place Congressman Henry Cuellar as the second-most-centrist Congressman in the U.S. House of Representatives. Reporters and editors from the non-partisan magazine, including CNN political analyst William Schneider, based ratings on key votes relating to economic, social, or foreign policy issues, gauging their votes from conservative to progressive. Of the 109 decisive votes scored for this report, Congressman Cuellar received a... Read more

  • CONGRESSMAN HENRY CUELLAR VOTES FOR BUDGET PLAN TO STRENGTHEN ECONOMY, MAKE AMERICA SAFER
    Posted in Press Release on March 13, 2008 | Preview rr
    Tags: Supporting Veterans, Tax Relief, Border & Homeland Security , Health Care, Financial Services

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Cuellar joined a majority in the House of Representatives in support of a new fiscally responsible budget plan that will strengthen the economy and make America safer. The budget for Fiscal Year 2009 was approved by a vote of 212-207. The budget resolution complies with the House pay-as-you-go rule that requires all mandatory spending and revenue provisions to be deficit-neutral. While adhering to the pay-go rule, the budget does not raise taxes by one penny... Read more

  • A Much Needed Boost for the Economy
    Posted in Op-Eds on March 6, 2008 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Relief, Financial Services

    In a couple of months, many Americans will be relieved to find a much-needed check in their mailboxes compliments of the U.S. federal government. This rebate comes when most Americans are facing severe financial troubles. Family incomes and home prices are down while health care, energy, food, education costs, and mortgage foreclosures have climbed. The hardworking people of America deserve better, and Congress has taken timely, targeted action. In our bipartisan effort to provide tax relief for... Read more

  • CONGRESSMAN CUELLAR BACKS BIPARTISAN ECONOMIC STIMULUS PLAN
    Posted in Press Release on January 29, 2008 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Relief

    Congressman Cuellar today joined an overwhelming bipartisan majority in the House of Representatives in support of the Recovery Rebates and Economic Stimulus for the American People Act. The legislation will help stimulate the economy, providing tax rebates to 8,600,000 households in Texas and was passed by a vote of 385-35. Congress is determined to act quickly, so that families could receive tax rebates of up to $1,200 per couple, plus $300 per child, as early as mid-May. “Families in the 28th... Read more