Please take a moment to read my latest update from Washington and Texas Congressional District 28. You can stay connected by signing up for my weekly email here.
Meeting with the Ambassador of Mexico to the United States
On June 16, I met with Ambassador Alejandro Estivill, Deputy Chief of Mission, from the Embassy of Mexico to the United States to discuss
Meeting with Honduran and El Salvadoran Ambassadors to the United States
On June 16, I met with Ambassador of Honduras to the U.S. Jorge Alberto Milla Reyes (left) and Ambassador of El Salvador to the U.S. Francisco Altschul Fuentes (right) to discuss issues affecting Honduras, El Salvador and the United States.
Rep. Cuellar Supports H.R. 891 to Rename Floresville Post Office
On June 16, I announced the successful passage from the House of H.R. 891, a bill I authored to rename the post office in Floresville as the “Floresville Veterans Post Office Building.” Click here to view video of this announcement.
Discussing Economic Development Projects in Encinal
On June 9, my outreach coordinator for Webb, La Salle and Zapata Counties, Michael Buentello, met with Encinal Mayor Sylvano Sanchez to discuss economic development projects in the area.
Meeting with Laredo area veterans
On June 15, my constituent service representative, Sylvia Segovia, met with Laredo-area veterans and representatives from the Laredo VA Outpatient Clinic and the Department of Veterans Affairs Texas Valley Coastal Bend to answer questions about veterans care and to provide updates on services at the clinic.
Discussing Border Issues and Concerns in the Rio Grande Valley
On June 12, my southern district outreach coordinator, Nichole Hernandez, met with representatives from the cities of Granjeno, La Joya, Penitas, Sullivan City, Escobares and Roma during a Border Issues and Concerns Meeting hosted by City of La Joya Mayor Jose "Fito" Salinas.
Ashley Randol - San Antonio District Office
Ashley Randol is a junior studying political science at Texas Tech University and a summer intern in my San Antonio District Office.
She decided to pursue an internship in my office because she wanted to get a "behind the scenes" experience of working in a congressional office and helping constituents of District 28.
Read more about Ashley and other interns in my office here.
Find out how to apply for an internship with my office either in the district or in D.C. here.
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission - Prevent a Poisoning: Think Outside the Box
Think outside the medicine box and kitchen cabinets to all the rooms of your home. Electronic products containing coin-sized batteries, single-use laundry packets and carbon monoxide emitters such as generators and furnaces can pose poisoning risks to children. This video from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission shows us how to prevent unintentionally poisoning.
The House is in session next week!
In the News
6/17/15, Wilson County News: Debating ‘Made in the USA’ labels
6/17/15, Texas Tribune: More Judges Sought for Growing Immigration Backlog
6/17/15, Fusion: Black Hawks descend on the Mexican border gripped by accusations of excessive force
6/14/15, El Manana de Reynosa: Vigilarán Blackhawks en la zona fronteriza
6/12/15, Televisa: Con helicópteros blindados, Patrulla Fronteriza reforzará vigilancia en Tamaulipas
6/12/15, NTN24: Barack Obama intenta garantizar aprobación de un acuerdo comercial con países del Pacífico
6/12/15, KGNS: Blackhawk helicopters land in Laredo
6/12/15, San Antonio Current: Cross-Border War Of Words Erupts Following Chopper Shooting
6/12/15, Daily Mail: Obama makes personal plea ahead of razor-edge U.S. Congress trade vote
6/12/15, The Ripon Advance: Emmer: TPA passage vital to support U.S. jobs
Neighborhood Office Hours
Tuesday, June 23rd
Poteet City Hall
474 Avenue H
10:00am - 11:00am
Lytle City Hall
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Have a question about neighborhood office hours? Call my toll free number at 877-780-0028