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Rep. Cuellar Announces $3,120,000 in Federal Funds for Schoolyard Forestry in Laredo

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Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar, Ph.D. (TX-28) announced $3,120,000 in federal funds for schoolyard forestry in Laredo. The funds, awarded by the Texas A&M Forestry Service, were made possible by the Inflation Reduction Act, which Dr. Cuellar helped pass in 2022. “Quality campus amenities encourage a positive learning environment for our students. The funds announced today for the…

Rep. Cuellar Champions Higher Education in Government Funding Bills

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Last week, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar, Ph.D. (TX-28), a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee, voted to pass an FY24 government funding bill that contains major wins for South Texas colleges and universities. “As a former college professor, I understand the important role that higher education plays in a young person’s career,” said Dr. Cuellar. “I am proud to have…

Rep. Cuellar Delivers for South Texas Public Schools

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Last month, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar, Ph.D. (TX-28), a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee, championed provisions in the FY24 government funding bill that will deliver billions of dollars to South Texas schools, including federal grants for public schools and special education programs. “As a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee, I was proud to secure…

Rep. Cuellar Announces $5,381,454 in Federal Funding for Texas A&M International University

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Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28), a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced $5,381,454 in federal funding for Texas A&M International University (TAMIU). The funding comprises of three separate awards: $2,999,053 is awarded for TAMIU’s Student Emotional and Academic Success project to improve the social, emotional, and academic needs of…

Rep. Cuellar and the Department of Education Announce Nearly $4 Million in Federal Funding for South Texas Public Schools

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Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar, Ph.D. (TX-28) and the U.S. Department of Education announced $3,999,984 for the Region One Education Service Center to support the academic well-being and success of South Texas public school students. This grant will be spread out over five years. This award, funded through the Education Innovation and Research (EIR) Program, will go towards…

Rep. Cuellar Announces $963,000 in Congressionally Directed Funding for Texas A&M International University’s STEM Connector Project with Laredo College

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Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar, Ph.D. (TX-28) announced $963,000 in Congressionally directed funding for Texas A&M International University’s (TAMIU) STEM Connector Project with Laredo College. The funds will be used to create a graduate certificate in Systems Engineering at TAMIU, develop a coordinated engineering curriculum at TAMIU and Laredo College, purchase…

Rep. Cuellar Secures Over $2,800,000 in Federal Funding for Broadband Internet at South Texas College

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Rio Grande City, TX – Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) secured $2,850,148 in federal funding for broadband internet at South Texas College (STC). The funding was provided by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Connecting Minority Communities (CMC) Pilot Program and will be used to improve broadband internet access across all STC campuses. Specifically, the funds will be used…

Rep. Cuellar Announces $1,399,532 in Federal Funding for Texas A&M International University

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Laredo, TX – Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $1,399,532 in federal funding for Texas A&M International University (TAMIU). $1,199,532 will be used for TAMIU’s Preparing STEM Majors as Outstanding Certified Secondary Mathematics Teachers for South Texas program, and $200,000 will be used for TAMIU’s Track 1 Project. Both awards were provided by the National…

Rep. Cuellar Announces Nearly $3 Million to Promote Graduate-Level Opportunities for Hispanics at TAMIU

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Laredo, TX - Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $2,910,420 in federal funding for Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) to promote graduate-level opportunities for Hispanics through their Next Level Engineering (NLE) Project.  The Project will expand courses and institutional resources for Hispanic graduate-level students by developing a Master of…

Rep. Cuellar Announces $10,000 for Luminaria Contemporary Arts Festival

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Luminaria Festival

  San Antonio, TX–Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $10,000 for the Luminaria Contemporary Arts Festival. The funds will help support local artists by helping cover expenses for the planning and installation of the festival.  “This grant funding provided by the National Endowment of the Arts (NEA) will help ensure that we continue supporting local…