Tax Relief

Rep. Cuellar Issues Statement on House Tax Bill

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Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) has released the following statement explaining his vote against the House $1.5 trillion tax bill, H.R. 1 – the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, today in Washington, D.C.: “I genuinely wanted to support this legislation, but after analyzing the details, it fails to accomplish certain goals that true tax reform should strive to achieve. This bill increases the deficit, trigg... Read more »

Congressman Cuellar Presented with Spirit of Enterprise Award from Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce

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Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) was presented with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s annual Spirit of Enterprise Award, given in recognition of his support for pro-job, pro-growth policies in the U.S. House of Representatives. The award ceremony took place at the Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce. This past year, Congressman Cuellar was given a 93 percent rating by the U.S. Chamber of Co... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Issues Statement on Border Tax Plan

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Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) today issued a statement after the Trump Administration and GOP leadership sent a joint release stating their decision to drop the controversial Border Adjustment Tax (BAT): “A border adjustment tax would have meant a $5 trillion tax hike for hard working families. Trade is a major part of the Texas economy, and all Americans depend on a robust trade industry to p... Read more »

Mexico’s Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray meets with Rep. Cuellar in Washington

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Mexico’s Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Luis Videgaray, met with Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) today in Washington to discuss negotiations for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Congressman Cuellar has known both Secretary Videgaray and President Enrique Peña Nieto personally for many years. Congressman Cuellar also met with Mexico’s Under Secretary for North America Carlos Manuel... Read more »

Luis Videgaray se reúne con y el congresista Henry Cuéllar en Washington

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El secretario de relaciones exteriores de México, Luis Vidgegary, hoy se reunió con el congresista demócrata por el distrito 28 de Texas, Henry Cuéllar, en Washington para discutir las negociaciones del Tratado Libre de Comercio de América del Norte (TLCAN, o NAFTA por sus siglas en inglés). El congresista Cuéllar y el secretario se conocen desde antes de la elección del Presidente Enrique Peña Ni... Read more »

Congressman Cuellar Sworn Into 115th Congress

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Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28) was sworn into his seventh term in the United States House of Representatives by Speaker Paul Ryan. Congressman Cuellar stands by House Speaker Paul Ryan as he takes the official oath of office as the 115th Congress formally convened on Tuesday in Washington, D.C. The Speaker of the House led today's traditional swearing-in ceremony on the floor of the U.S... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Announces Two Federal Grants Totaling Over $1 Million to TAMIU

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Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) announced today the awarding of two federal grants totaling over $1 million to Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) from the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Matching Grant Program. Congressman Henry Cuellar presents a check for a two grants totaling over $1 million to TAMIU on Tue... Read more »

CNSNEWS: Rep. Cuellar Wants to Change the Law Giving Cuban Border-Crossers 'Pure Amnesty'

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Cuban migrants talk with a Costa Rican immigration official at the border with Nicaragua as they try to make their way to the United States. (AP File Photo) (CNSNews.com) - It's time to change the Cuban Adjustment Act, which gives automatic amnesty -- and taxpayer assistance -- to the tens of thousands of Cubans who are making their way to U.S. soil, says Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas). "I think the... Read more »

KGNS VIDEO: Decline in used car sales

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Decline in used car sales (link below) Buying cars in the U.S. and importing them to Mexico has become less common and in doing so, affecting the economy along the border. Prior to NAFTA, Mexico did not allow car imports. Through the agreement, certain cars have been eligible for import. However, Mexico could charge an import duty for cars that do not meet certain requirements. It's that tax that ... Read more »

Congressman Cuellar Receives Spirit of Enterprise Award from U.S. Chamber of Commerce for 10th Time

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Today, for the 10th time since starting in Congress in 2005, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) received the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s annual Spirit of Enterprise Award, given in recognition of his support for pro-jobs, pro-growth policies in the first session of the 114th Congress. This past year Congressman Cuellar was given a 94% rating by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. This marks the 28th yea... Read more »