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… Read more »
Laredo, TX– Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $7,200,000 for Serving Children and Adults in Need (SCAN) and Laredo Independent School District (LISD) to implement the SCAN-LISD Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education (AWARE) Project in Laredo. Through the project, SCAN will provide school-based services to improve mental health and combat… Read more »
Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) voted to pass the FY 2023 Omnibus Appropriations bill and fund the federal government through the next fiscal year. The final funding package also includes $28,682,064 in Community Project Funding for 15 community projects across the 28th Congressional District of Texas.
“The FY 2023 Omnibus Appropriations bill… Read more »
Laredo, TX — Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $10,300,510 for Laredo Independent School District (LISD) and United Independent School District (UISD) to purchase laptops, routers, modems, tablets, and broadband services at school libraries. The funding can also be used to support off-campus learning, such as nightly homework, to ensure students have the necessary… Read more »
Laredo, Texas— Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced that TAMIU has been awarded $3,500,857 in Department of Education and National Science Foundation (NSF) grants.
The Department of Education grant is from the agency’s Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program and will provide $2,999,955 over five years. Funding will be used to improve student wellness,… Read more »
Rio Grande City, Texas— U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $3,991,988 for the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s (UTRGV) student parent childcare program funded through the Department of Education’s Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) program. The program will assist Pell-eligible student parents at UTRGV with childcare while they pursue their… Read more »
Rio Grande City, Texas—Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $1,400,000 for South Texas College’s Project ACCESS (Assistance in Child Care and Enhanced Support Services). The program will assist 45 Pell-eligible student parents at South Texas College with childcare while they pursue their education.
The funding was awarded through the Department of Education’s Child… Read more »
Laredo, TX — Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $11,215,902 in federal funding for Webb County’s Head Start and Early Head Start Programs. These programs are dedicated to helping low income children, ages 1 to 5, with their educational development as well as providing numerous healthcare services.
“The best way that we can ensure sustainable development and growth… Read more »
Washington, DC—Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) released the following statement after the federal government announced a plan to provide historic and targeted student debt relief:
“When my parents came to the United States, they instilled the value of education into me and my siblings. I understand and appreciate the importance of an education and always advocate for… Read more »
Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced that the federal government is renewing its commitment to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program and has forgiven over $9.5 BILLION in student debt. The PSLF program reduces the financial burden for students
In October 2021, the Department of Education announced significant reforms to expand… Read more »