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Rep. Cuellar Awards Purple Heart to Laredo Veteran

Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) today awarded Sergeant Valentin Moreno, a veteran with the United States Army, with the Purple Heart Award. The Purple Heart is awarded to members of the armed forces of the United States who are wounded by an instrument of war in the hands of the enemy. It was established by General George Washington in 1782. For injuries received on August 19, 1969 as a result of hostile actions in the Republic of Vietnam, Mr. Moreno was entitled to the Purple Heart. In reco...

Rep. Cuellar Marks Women’s Equality Day

Today, Rep. Cuellar (D-TX-28) marked Women’s Equality Day, a celebration of the 95th anniversary of the adoption of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which ensured women’s right to vote across the country. This hard-won victory came after 72 years of marching and petitioning as well as ostracism and imprisonment following the first major women’s rights conference at Seneca Falls, New York, in 1848. “Women’s Equality Day serves as an important reminder of the great accomplishments of w...

LAREDO MORNING TIMES: Lincoln-Juarez International Bridge Renovations Kick Off

Rep. Cuellar Announces Federal Grant Award to TAMIU

Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28), along with Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) President Dr. Ray Keck III and TRiO Student Support Services Program Director Leticia Valle, announced today that TAMIU has been awarded a $1.2 million grant by the United States Department of Education, which will be used by the university’s TRiO Student Support Services program to provide academic assistance to students in need. The $1.2 million federal grant from the Department of Education will be disb...

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Rep. Cuellar Awards Purple Heart to Laredo Veteran

Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) today awarded Sergeant Valentin Moreno, a veteran with the United States Army, with the Purple Heart Award. The Purple Heart is awarded to members of the armed forces of the United States who are wounded by an instrument of war in the hands of the enemy. It was established by General George Washington in 1782. For injuries received on August 19, 1969 as a result of hostile actions in the Republic of Vietnam, Mr. Moreno was entitled to the Purple Heart. In reco...

Rep. Cuellar Marks Women’s Equality Day

Today, Rep. Cuellar (D-TX-28) marked Women’s Equality Day, a celebration of the 95th anniversary of the adoption of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which ensured women’s right to vote across the country. This hard-won victory came after 72 years of marching and petitioning as well as ostracism and imprisonment following the first major women’s rights conference at Seneca Falls, New York, in 1848. “Women’s Equality Day serves as an important reminder of the great accomplishments of w...

Rep. Cuellar Announces Federal Grant Award to TAMIU

Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28), along with Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) President Dr. Ray Keck III and TRiO Student Support Services Program Director Leticia Valle, announced today that TAMIU has been awarded a $1.2 million grant by the United States Department of Education, which will be used by the university’s TRiO Student Support Services program to provide academic assistance to students in need. The $1.2 million federal grant from the Department of Education will be disb...

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La Prensa de San Antonio: La frontera y la seguridad nacional

Esta semana, después de toda la política entre los partidos en el Congreso, mis compañeros en la Cámara de Representantes se reunieron para votar y pasar un proyecto de ley de asignaciones para el Departamento de Seguridad Nacional (DHS, por sus siglas en inglés), evitando el cierre parcial de esta agencia tan importante. Al pasar este proyecto para financiar el DHS, aseguramos que esta agencia siga trabajando para protegernos contra amenazas del terrorismo de todas partes del mundo. La realidad...

McAllen Monitor: COMMENTARY: DHS funding perk — Amendment to bill will improve border crossing experience

Posted: Sunday, March 8, 2015 5:00 am U.S. REP. HENRY CUELLAR | GUEST COLUMNIST Last week, after much politicking and debating within the Republican party, 75 of the 245 Republicans in the United States Congress joined the 182 united Democrats to keep the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) from shutting down. The passage of this funding bill, which Democrats had been pushing for weeks, ensures the department that keeps our nation safe from the threats we face from around the world is fully fu...

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Associations Praise Congressman Cuellar's 'Yes' Vote for Broad-based Economic Recovery Legislation

U.S. Representative Henry Cuellar received numerous letters of support and gratitude for his vote last week in favor of broad-based economic recovery: Texas Farm Bureau Farm Bureau praises financial relief bill Friday, October 03, 2008 - WACO – As the U.S. House of Representatives, on the second try, passed a bill designed to rescue the nation’s troubled financial system, Texas’ largest farm organization praised members of the Texas Congressional delegation that voted yes on the plan. “This was ...

Congressman Cuellar Offers Condolences to Loved Ones of Carlos Marin and Flight Passengers

Congressman Henry Cuellar issues the following statement on the death of Carlos Marin, Commissioner of the International Boundary and Water Commission, and other officials: "I am deeply saddened by the sudden death of Carlos Marin, his Mexican Counterpart Arturo Herrera, Jake Brisbin, Jr., Executive Director of the Rio Grande Council of Governments, and pilot Matthew Peter Juneau. "Carlos was a friend to all who knew him and was a person who truly cared about the well-being of residents along th...

CONGRESSMAN HENRY CUELLAR REMEMBERS THE VICTIMS AND LOVED ONES OF SEPTEMBER 11 ATTACKS

Congressman Henry Cuellar issued the following statement today in acknowledgment of the anniversary of the September 11th attacks. "As we mark the seventh anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, we remember the thousands of innocent men, women and children who lost their lives that day, and we extend our sympathies to their families, friends, and loved ones. "We also continue to honor the heroic service, actions, and sacrifices of those first responders, law enforcement personnel, volunteers, and other...

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National Retail Federation Names Congressman Cuellar one of Their “Heroes of Main Street”

This week, The National Retail Federations (NRF) named Congressman Henry Cuellar one of their “Heroes of Main Street.” As part of the National Retail Federation’s annual Retail Advocates Summit fly-in, the National Retail Federation recognized a bipartisan group of 289 members of Congress for their support of retail industry priorities such as international trade, patent reform, health care, tax reform and workforce policies that work for employees and employers alike. “Thank you National Retail...

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