Trade and Economy

Rep. Cuellar Announces Pleasanton Municipal Airport to Receive $600,000 in Federal Funding for New Fuel Farm

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Pleasanton Municipal Airport

Pleasanton, TX—Today, U.S. Representative Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced that the Pleasanton Municipal Airport will receive $600,000 in federal funding for the construction of a new fuel farm to replace the airport’s current, outdated fuel system. The new fuel farm, consisting of two 10,000-gallon tanks and a new JET A fuel tank, will provide a better delivery system and added…

House Passes Rep. Cuellar’s Bill - Expanding Access to Capital for Rural Job Creators Act

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Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar’s (D-TX-28) bipartisan Expanding Access to Capital for Rural Job Creators Act passed in the House of Representatives. Congressman Alex X. Mooney (R-WV-2), Congressman Chris Pappas (D-NH-1), and Congresswoman Teresa Leger Fernandez (D-NM-3) co-sponsored the Act to survey the problems small businesses in rural areas face when attempting…

Reps. Cuellar and McCaul Introduce the Bipartisan United States-Mexico Tourism Improvement Act

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Washington, DC – Yesterday, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) and Congressman Michael McCaul (R-TX-10) introduced the bipartisan United States-Mexico Tourism Improvement Act. This legislation will increase governmental cooperation between the United States and Mexico to reinvigorate tourism in both countries in response to disruptions caused by COVID-19. “The United States is…

Los Representantes Cuellar y McCaul Presentan la Ley Bipartidista de Mejora del Turismo de Estados Unidos y México

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Washington, DC – Ayer, el Congresista Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) y el Congresista Michael McCaul (R-TX-10) presentaron la Ley de Mejoramiento del Turismo bipartidista Estados Unidos-México. Esta legislación aumentará la cooperación gubernamental entre los Estados Unidos y México para revitalizar el turismo en ambos países en respuesta a las interrupciones causadas por el…

Rep. Cuellar Introduces the Bipartisan Expanding Access to Capital for Rural Job Creators Act

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Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28), Congressman Alex X. Mooney (R-WV-2), and Congressman Chris Pappas (D-NH-1) introduced the Expanding Access to Capital for Rural Job Creators Act to survey the problems small businesses in rural areas face when attempting to access capital. “Small businesses, and the entrepreneurs behind…

Rep. Cuellar Presenta Proyecto de Ley Bipartidista de Ampliación del Acceso al Capital para Creadores de Empleos Rurales

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Washington, DC – Hoy, el Congresista Henry Cuellar (TX-28), el Congresista Alex X. Mooney (R-WV-2) y el Congresista Chris Pappas (D-NH-1) presentaron la Ley de expansión del acceso al capital para creadores de empleos rurales para examinar los problemas a las que se enfrentan las pequeñas empresas de las zonas rurales cuando intentan acceder al capital. “Las pequeñas empresas y los…

Rep. Cuellar Leads 30 Colleagues in Supporting Critical Pro-Worker Program

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Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) led an effort to reauthorize the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program, a critical program that helps workers affected by import competition to obtain skills and credentials take on new, well-paying jobs. More than 2.5 million American workers have participated in TAA since Congress first established the program in 1974.…

Rep. Cuellar Votes for Omnibus and Secures $28,682,064 for 15 Local Projects in TX-28

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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…

Rep. Cuellar Announces Major Funding for Transportation Projects in Bexar County

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Bexar Transportation

San Antonio, TX—Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $2,516,143,218 in funding for transportation projects Bexar County. Funds are authorized through the Texas Department of Transportation’s 2023 Unified Transportation Program (UTP), which is the state’s 10-year plan to guide the development of transportation work across the…

Rep. Cuellar Announces a $750,000 Federal Earmark to Support Renovation and Restoration of Historic Plaza Theater

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Plaza Theater

Laredo, Texas— Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced a $750,000 federal earmark he secured to support the renovation and restoration of Laredo’s historic Plaza Theatre. The project will consist of accessibility improvements, roof repairs, restroom code updates, light repairs, and mural restorations. The theater will also be converted into a multi-purpose facility that…