Trade and Economy

Rep. Cuellar, TAMIU Small Business Development Center, and regional partners hosted Access to Capital Event

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LAREDO–Today, the office of Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) in collaboration with the TAMIU Small Business Development Center, hosted the ‘Access to Capital’ Forum and Small Business Resource fair to promote resources for business financing. This event took place at Texas A&M International University, and it brought together business owners and community members of LaSalle, Webb and Zapata count... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Helps Secure $148 Million Supporting Small Businesses and Alleviating Regulations on Small Financial Institutions

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WASHINGTON— Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) helped secure $148 million in the U.S. House of Representative’s fiscal year 2019 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations bill, supporting small businesses and alleviating regulations on small financial institutions. He also secured language supporting local businesses by increasing trade efficiency and funding development centers in t... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Helps Pass Bill Increasing Certainty for Businesses and Local Communities through Unfunded Mandate Reform

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WASHINGTON— Last week, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) helped pass H.R. 50, the Unfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act of 2017, in the U.S. House of Representatives. This bill will benefit rural underserved communities and small businesses through unfunded mandate reform. An unfunded mandate is a statue or regulation that requires a state or local government or private business to pe... Read more »

El Congresista Cuellar ayuda a aprobar proyecto de ley aumentando la seguridad para las empresas y las comunidades locales a través de una reforma de mandatos sin fondos

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WASHINGTON- La semana pasada, el Congresista Henry Cuellar (TX-28) ayudó a aprobar la ley H.R. 50, Ley de Información y Transparencia de Mandatos Sin Fondos (Unfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act) del 2017, en la Cámara de Representantes de los Estados Unidos. Este proyecto de ley beneficiará a comunidades rurales y pequeñas empresas a través de una reforma de mandatos no financiados.... 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 »

Rep. Cuellar Releases Statement on Federal Budget Deal

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Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28), a member of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee, released the following statement regarding his vote to keep the federal government funded through March 23, 2018: “It is not unusual for a budget to pass that doesn’t satisfy everyone,” said Congressman Cuellar. “As members of Congress, we cannot turn our backs on our fellow Americans. Millions of hardwo... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Speaks at US-Mexico Bordernomics News Conference

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Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28), a member of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee, and Homeland Security and Defense Subcommittees, joined Congressman William Hurd (TX-23), Senior Vice President of IBC Bank Eddie Aldrete, Executive Director of Mexicans & Americans Thinking Together (MATT) Aracley Garcia-Granados, Board Member of the MATT Foundation & Former Texas Secretary of State Hop... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Releases Statement on President Trump’s State of the Union Address

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Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) released the following statement following President Trump’s State of the Union Address to Congress: “Tonight, in his State of the Union speech, President Trump addressed the nation and laid out an agenda for the American people,” said Congressman Cuellar. “I am hopeful that the framework presented by the President will guide the country towards economic growth an... Read more »

Rep. Cuellar Addresses Federal Employees and Families in his District

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Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28), a member of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee and Subcommittees of Homeland Security and Defense, released the following statement, addressing federal employees: “I will always do what’s best for the people and families in my district,” said Congressman Cuellar. “That is why last week, I voted yes to keep the government open. The last federal governm... Read more »