Education

Rep. Cuellar Helped Secure Over $1.7 Billion for Underserved and Hispanic Student Populations

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) helped include over $1.7 billion in the U.S. House of Representative’s fiscal year 2020 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill to expand education programs for low-income students and Hispanic student populations, a $200 million increase from FY19. “In today’s increasingly competitive global economy... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Announces over $24 Billion for Education through ‘Minibus’ Appropriations Bill

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) helped secure over $22.5 billion for Pell Grants and a $100 increase in the maximum annual award per student in a “minibus” appropriations package containing the Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations bills. He also included $1.5 billion to expand education programs for low-income students in the 2... Read more »

Cuellar Announces Paid Honors Internships with the Federal Bureau of Investigation

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) will be accepting applications for its 2019 Honors Internship Program. The 10-week program runs from June 10th to August 16th and is a great opportunity for students to work with special agents, intelligence analysts, and professional staff. Interns that participate in this paid internsh... Read more »

Congressmen Cuellar and Gonzalez Announce Over $2 Million for University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

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Today, Congressmen Henry Cuellar (TX-28) and Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) announced an award of over $2 million in federal funding to the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV). This funding will create a professional development project to improve the teaching and learning of current and historical understandings of American history, civics, government and geography in Hidalgo County. The U.S.... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Announces $500,000 for PILLAR to Help Fight HIV/AIDS Among High Risk Populations

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LAREDO— Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) joined representatives and the City of Laredo Health Department in announcing $500,000 in federal funding for People with Ideas of Love, Liberty, Acceptance and Respect (PILLAR) aimed at decreasing community HIV risk-factors, providing testing to residents and treating those living with HIV. $250,000 will go towards staff retention and expansion, a... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Announces Over $1.4 Million for New HSI STEM Program at UTRGV

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Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced over $1.4 million for the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) to increase the retention and graduation of undergraduate students in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). Congressman Cuellar created the first-ever NSF STEM program focused on HSIs through his work on the appropriations committee. With these funds, UTRGV will d... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Help Secures Over $1.5 Billion for Low-Income Students and Hispanic Education

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WASHINGTON— Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) helped include over $1.5 billion in the U.S. House of Representative’s fiscal year 2019 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill to expand education programs for low-income students and Hispanic student populations. Specifically, this bill provides funding for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Underg... Read more »

El Congresista Cuellar ayuda a asegurar $1.4 mil millones para distritos escolares militares

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WASHINGTON- El Congresista Henry Cuellar (TX-28) ayudó a asegurar $1.4 mil millones de dólares, un aumento de $52 millones del año fiscal 2018, en la Ley de Asignaciones del año fiscal 2019 de proyectos de Labor, Salud y Servicios Humanos, Educación y Agencias Gubernamentales Relacionadas de la Cámara de Representantes de los EE.UU. para el Programa Impact Aid que apoya la educación de niños del p... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Announces Over $500 Million to Help Migrant and Farmworker Students Continue their Education

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WASHINGTON— Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced over $500 million in funding in the U.S. House of Representative’s fiscal year 2019 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Government Agencies Appropriations bill for educational programs supporting migrant and farmworker students. With this funding, Texas educators will be able to continue to dismantle barriers to education... Read more »

El Congresista Cuellar anuncia más de $500 millones de dólares para ayudar a los estudiantes migrantes y trabajadores agrícolas a continuar su educación

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WASHINGTON - El Congresista Henry Cuellar (TX-28) anunció más de $500 millones de dólares en fondos en la Ley de Asignaciones del año fiscal 2019 de proyectos de Labor, Salud y Servicios Humanos, Educación y Agencias Gubernamentales Relacionadas de la Cámara de Representantes de los EE.UU. para programas educativos que apoyan a estudiantes migrantes y trabajadores agrícolas. Con estos fondos, los ... Read more »