Seniors & Medicare

Rep Cuellar: Trump Cuts Webb County Infrastructure, Services

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Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) expressed his concern about President Trump’s budget cuts to Texas infrastructure, education, agriculture, business, and other vital programs: “The people of Texas’ 28th district will suffer if President Trump’s budget cuts are forced through Congress,” said Congressman Cuellar. For example, in Webb County alone, students at Texas A&M International, Lared... Read more »

Congressman Cuellar Sworn Into 115th Congress

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Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28) was sworn into his seventh term in the United States House of Representatives by Speaker Paul Ryan. Congressman Cuellar stands by House Speaker Paul Ryan as he takes the official oath of office as the 115th Congress formally convened on Tuesday in Washington, D.C. The Speaker of the House led today's traditional swearing-in ceremony on the floor of the U.S... Read more »

Congressman Cuellar Issues Statement on Zapata Residents Living Beyond IBWC Boundary Line

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Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) has released the following statement regarding the issue of Zapata residents living beyond an International Boundary and Water Commission (IBWC) flowage easement: “Recently, several of my constituents from Zapata County called my office about a letter they received from the International Boundary and Water Commission, stating they were illegally living on federa... Read more »

THE MONITOR: South Texas Senior Summit on April 7

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South Texas Senior Summit on April 7 The RGV Hispanic Chamber Health Committee is well underway at making preparations for the annual “South Texas Senior Summit” that is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 7, at the Boggus Event Center in Pharr. The event focuses on the senior community and offers free health screenings and dozens of informational booths that offer free services from th... Read more »

LAREDO MORNING TIMES: Cuellar Pens Service Bill

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Cuellar pens service bill U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar says he successfully included language in the recent government funding bill that calls on the Office of Management and Budget to explain to Congress how it will ensure greater performance across the government and better customer service. “One of my primary missions as a member of Congress is to improve the responsiveness of our government,... Read more »

Congressman Cuellar Celebrates 50 Years of Medicare and Medicaid

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Congressman Henry Cuellar has issued the following statement on the 50th Anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson’s signing of the Social Security Act Amendments of 1965 into law, creating Medicare and Medicaid. Medicare provides health insurance for people age 65 and older, as well as individuals with certain disabilities; while Medicaid is a joint federal-state program that provides health covera... Read more »

INSURANCE NEWS NET:Congressman Cuellar Celebrates 50 Years of Medicare and Medicaid

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Congressman Henry Cuellar has issued the following statement on the 50th Anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson's signing of the Social Security Act Amendments of 1965 into law, creating Medicare and Medicaid. Medicare provides health insurance for people age 65 and older, as well as individuals with certain disabilities; while Medicaid is a joint federal-state program that provides health covera... Read more »

THE MONITOR: The Monitor's Board of Contributors - 2015-2016

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For the past few months, we've put a call out on Opinion pages for writers who are interested in writing for us regularly via our Board of Contributors. Today, we are pleased to announce the 20 who have been selected to serve on this inaugural board, listed below. All come from different industries and vocations and have varied interests and hobbies. In our first group meeting on Wednesday, the di... Read more »

House Passes Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, Includes Provision of Rep. Cuellar

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The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the bipartisan Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, which included specific language added by Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28). The language addition would prevent the inappropriate use of quality measures to ensure patients and healthcare professionals have the assurance they deserve, so they no longer need to fear undue legal issues regar... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Reacts to State of the Union Address

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Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28) issued the following statement in reaction to the State of the Union address, delivered by President Obama this evening. “Tonight, I sat in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives with an open mind, not listening for Democratic or Republican talking points, but instead listening for Texas values and ideas that will continue to move our state and country ... Read more »