Education

Congressman Cuellar Secures Federal Funding for Starr County Students to Prepare for College

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Washington, DC—Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced that he secured $1,773,690 for students in Starr County through the Upward Bound program. The grants are awarded through the U.S. Department of Education and support high school students from low-income families and families in which neither parent holds a bachelor's degree in preparing for college. The goal of Upward Bound is ...

Congressman Cuellar Secures Federal Funding for Webb County Students to Prepare for College

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Washington, DC—Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced that he secured $453,211 for students in Webb County through the Upward Bound program. The grants are awarded through the U.S. Department of Education and support high school students from low-income families and families in which neither parent holds a bachelor's degree in preparing for college. The goal of Upward Bound is to ...

Cuellar Announces Completion of Broadband Connectivity Programs in Webb County

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Laredo, Texas—U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced the completion of Las Lomas, Las Penitas, Los Botines, Simeon Park and Hachar Business Park broadband connectivity projects. The projects were completed with the support of $14,000,000 in federal funding to provide families and businesses in rural communities across Texas with access to high-speed broadband. The funds were primarily us...

Cuellar Secures Nearly $8.5 Million for the National Museum of the American Latino

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Washington, DC—U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) secured $8,324,000 to support the construction of the National Museum of the American Latino. The new museum will become the cornerstone for visitors to learn how Hispanics have contributed to U.S. art, history, culture, and science. Additionally, it will serve as a gateway to exhibitions, collections, and programming at other Smithsonian museu...

Cuellar Votes for House Passage of Government Funding Legislation

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Washington, DC—House Appropriations member, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28),voted for the passage of H.R. 2471, the legislation consisting of all 12 fiscal year 2022 appropriations bills and supplemental funding to support Ukraine. “The legislation passed will provide vital funding for projects in South Texas that improve the standard of living for our neighbors, create jobs, and improve t...

Cuellar Vota a Favor de Legislación para Financiar al Gobierno en la Camara

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Washington, DC—El miembro de Asignaciones de la Cámara, el Congresista de Estados Unidos Henry Cuellar (TX-28), voto a favor de la aprobación de HR 2471, la legislación que consiste en los 12 proyectos de ley de asignaciones del año fiscal 2022 y fondos complementarios para apoyar a Ucrania. “La legislación aprobada proporcionará fondos vitales para proyectos en el sur de Texas que mejoren el niv...

Rep. Henry Cuellar Attends Randolph Field ISD’s Elementary School Ribbon Cutting

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San Antonio, TX- Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) attended a ribbon cutting event for Randolph Field ISD Elementary School. Randolph Field ISD servers approximately 1,500 students, almost all of whom are children of residents of Join Base San Antonio- Randolph. The school district has served children of former and active Air Force personnel for almost 90 years. “I have continuously vo...

El Representante Henry Cuellar Participa en el corte de Listón de la Escuela Primaria del Distrito Escolar Randolph Field

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San Antonio, TX- Hoy, el Congresista Estadounidense Henry Cuellar (TX-28) participó en un corte de listón de la escuela primaria del distrito escolar Randolph Field. Randolph Field ISD cuenta con aproximadamente 1,500 estudiantes, casi todos hijos de residentes de Join Base San Antonio-Randolph. El distrito escolar ha educado a los hijos del personal anterior y activo de la Fuerza Aérea durante ca...

Rep. Cuellar Applauds Overhaul of Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

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Washington, DC—Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) released the following statement after the Department of Education announced plans to restore the promise of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) through a time-limited waiver. This waiver will allow student borrowers to count payments from all federal loan programs or repayment plans toward forgiveness. The relief comes as...

Rep. Cuellar Announces $5.25 Million for STEM Education, Civics Instruction at Laredo College

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Laredo, TX- U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar announced $5.25 million for the Laredo College LEAPS Power Project and the 2021 Citizenship and Integration Program. The Learning, Excellence and Academic Preparedness in STEM (LEAPS) POWER Project is intended to support students majoring in science, technology, engineering and mathematics overcome various academic and financial barriers. This multi-milli...