Appropriations

Cuellar Secures Nearly $400K for PILLAR to Enhance Overdose and Prevention Activities

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Washington, DC—U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced that People with Ideas of Love, Liberty, Acceptance and Respect (PILLAR) in Laredo will receive $398,960 through the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The grant will help support the implementation of Project PAW (Positive Affirmation at Work) to enhance the organization’s current overdose and prevention activities and to...

Rep. Cuellar Announces Federal Investment Request for Binational River Park Project

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Laredo, TX – U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced that he requested $2 million in community project funding for the Rio Grande International Study Center (RGISC) and the City of Laredo to restore a segment of the Rio Grande River—Laredo’s only source of drinking water—and address key challenges that threaten water security through invasive species management and native species reforest...

El Representante Cuellar Anuncia Solicitud de Inversión Federal para Proyecto del Parque Binacional del Rio

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Laredo, TX – El Congresista de EE.UU. Henry Cuellar (TX-28) anunció que solicitó $2 millones en fondos para proyectos comunitarios para el Centro de Estudios Internacionales del Río Grande (RGISC) y la Ciudad de Laredo para restaurar un segmento del Río Grande, el único río de Laredo. fuente de agua potable y abordar los desafíos clave que amenazan la seguridad del agua a través del manejo de espe...

Cuellar Asegura Casi $400 mil para PILLAR para Mejorar las Actividades de Prevención y Sobredosis

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Washington, DC— El Congresista de EE.UU. Henry Cuellar (TX-28) anunció que Personas con Ideas de Amor, Libertad, Aceptación y Respeto (PILAR) en Laredo recibirán $398,960 a través del Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos (HHS). La subvención ayudará a respaldar la implementación del Proyecto PAW (Afirmación positiva en el trabajo) para mejorar las actividades actuales de prevención y sobredos...

Rep. Cuellar Secures $70 Million for Colonias, Rural Water Projects

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Washington, DC—Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28), a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced $70,000,000 in funding for Grants to support Colonias and other communities covered under the Rural Water and Waste Disposal Program. This funding will help provide clean drinking water and waste disposal systems in rural areas and colonias in South Texas. Additionally, the leg...

Rep. Cuellar Announces New Investments Headed to Texas Aimed at Carbon Reduction

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Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced that he secured $274 million, through the FY2022 omnibus appropriations legislation, for carbon capture, utilization, and storage. The funding includes support for emissions mitigation infrastructure, monitoring platforms and sensors, and front-end engineering and design studies. The legislation also includes language that su...

Rep. Cuellar Secures $20 Million for Electric Grid Stability and Clean Energy Technology

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Washington, D.C.— Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) helped secure $20 million for Energy Future Grants. These grants will provide novel methods for energy efficiency to support critical community infrastructure, ensuring Texas can better anticipate and prepare for future disasters. The funding was passed through Congress and signed into law as part of the FY2022 omnibus appropriations legislation....

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...

Rep. Cuellar Announces $2 Million for Laredo Detoxification Center

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Laredo, TX – Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $2,000,000 in federal funding for the City of Laredo Detoxification Center. The funds will support the salaries of roughly 26 staff members who assist Laredo residents battling alcohol and drug addictions. This funding is extremely helpful to the Laredo community which has historically lacked behavioral health care professionals, appr...

El Representante Cuellar Anuncia $2 Millones para Centro de Desintoxicacion de Laredo

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Laredo, TX – Hoy, El Congresista Henry Cuellar (TX-28) anuncio $2,000,000 en fondos federales para el Centro de Desintoxicación de la Ciudad de Laredo. Los fondos apoyaran los salarios de aproximadamente 26 miembros del personal que ayudan a los residentes de Laredo a luchar contra las adicciones al alcohol y las drogas. Este financiamiento es extremadamente útil para la comunidad de Laredo, que h...