Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) and U.S. Congressman Jodey Arrington (R-TX-19) introduced the bipartisan I-27 Numbering Act of 2023. This legislation would name the interstate-designated segments of the Texas Ports-to-Plains Corridor as “Interstate Route 27.”
“In the FY22 omnibus appropriations bill, I secured the I-27 highway expansion project… Read more »
San Diego, TX – Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $2,965,800 for a new Duval County Emergency Operations Center (EOC). The funds will be used to provide Duval County’s fire department, first responders, and emergency services with a new state-of-the-art facility. The EOC will allow all county department heads to work together during a major disaster for proper and… Read more »
Zapata, Texas - U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $2,000,000 in federal funding for Zapata County to construct a new, efficient fire station to replace the current building that was built in the 1980s. The current building has outlived its useful lifecycle and faces plumbing issues, water damage, and other structural damage. The new fire station will support both the Zapata… 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 »
Washington, D.C.— U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) released FBI crime statistics from 2021, demonstrating that border communities are safer than non-border major cities in the United States.
“As someone who lives and raises their family on the border, I have found the rhetoric about our southern border offers little resemblance to what is on the ground,” said Congressman… Read more »
Rio Grande City, Texas— U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) held a press conference to announce a $2,509,264 federal earmark to construct the new Rio Grande City Public Safety Building and Emergency Shelter. The grant will cover approximately 35% of the total $7.1 million project. The remaining 65% will be funded by the city.
The shelter will consolidate police, fire,… Read more »
Laredo, TX—U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced that the City of Laredo and Laredo Transit Management Inc. will receive $7,430,385, in addition to the $5 million El metro received in April, from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Low or No Emissions and Bus and Bus Facilities Grant Program. El Metro will use the funds to replace its aging bus fleet with 14… Read more »
“After reviewing this legislation while speaking with my constituents, local elected officials, and community leaders in the 28th District of Texas, I have decided to vote YES on the Inflation Reduction Act.
The bottom line is simple, this bill is good for hardworking Texans without adding to the national debt.
Specifically, the Inflation Reduction Act:
• Invests approximately… Read more »
Laredo, TX – U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced that he secured $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… Read more »
Rio Grande City, TX —Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced that South Texas College will receive $6,803,772 from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund. This funding allows institutions of higher education to continue to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. More specifically, South Texas College will use the funds for emergency… Read more »