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San Antonio Business Journal: Congressman Hurd: Energy production is a matter of national security

Congressman Will Hurd (R-Helotes) told a group of South Texas businessmen the success of the oil and natural gas industry in the United States is a matter of national security. Hurd made his remarks before a crowd of 200 people attending the Eagle Ford Consortium Conference in San Antonio on Thursday morning. "American energy security isn't just about securing resources, this is an issue of national security as well," Hurd said. A recent report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EI...

Legislature Could Kill Proposal For SA-Monterrey Rail

It takes about five hours to drive from Monterrey, Mexico, to San Antonio — that's if there's not much of a line at the border. It's quite a popular route, considering the growing volume of Monterrey émigrés in SA (there's a reason the Stone Oak/Sonterra area is called "Sonterrey" or "Little Monterrey"). So they and others may like the sound of being able to cut that trip down to two hours. That's what Congressman Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, is trying to do. His plan? High-speed trains linking the ...

Honoring heroes

In commemoration of Memorial Day, six brothers from Zapata were honored for their heroic efforts during World War II by Congressman Henry Cuellar as well as county and state officials at a community-wide event held outside the Zapata County Courthouse on Monday morning. In March, Cuellar recognized brothers Teodoro, Leopoldo, Antonio, Anselmo, Filiberto Jr. and Jose Manuel Treviño with a speech on floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, D.C. He presented six American flags that...

Rep. Cuellar Honors Family of Veteran Brothers in Zapata

This Memorial Day, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28) honored six heroes from Zapata who served honorably in the United States Armed Forces during World War II. In March, Congressman Cuellar recognized brothers Teodoro, Leopoldo, Antonio, Anselmo, Filiberto, Jr. and Jose Manuel Treviño with a speech on floor the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, D.C. Congressman Cuellar also presented six American flags that were flown over the U.S. Capitol to the families of the Treviño brothers duri...

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Rep. Cuellar Honors Family of Veteran Brothers in Zapata

This Memorial Day, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28) honored six heroes from Zapata who served honorably in the United States Armed Forces during World War II. In March, Congressman Cuellar recognized brothers Teodoro, Leopoldo, Antonio, Anselmo, Filiberto, Jr. and Jose Manuel Treviño with a speech on floor the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, D.C. Congressman Cuellar also presented six American flags that were flown over the U.S. Capitol to the families of the Treviño brothers duri...

Rep. Cuellar Speaks at STEM Connector Event at Northeast Lakeview College

On Saturday, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) and representatives from Lackland Air Force Base Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) Team, San Antonio River Authority, Boeing, Thermo-Fisher Scientific, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, among other organizations spoke to students, parents and the greater Northeast San Antonio community on the opportunities associated with careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematic...

Rep. Henry Cuellar Works to have Freight Corridors Start at Land Ports of Entry

Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28) last week was successful in adding important language in the Fiscal Year 2016 appropriations bill for Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations (T-HUD) that specifies that freight corridors stretch all the way to their land ports of entry at the border. The addition of this language adds land ports to the list of critical infrastructure projects, which allows inland ports to now be funded under the National Infrastructur...

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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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San Antonio Business Journal: Congressman Hurd: Energy production is a matter of national security

Congressman Will Hurd (R-Helotes) told a group of South Texas businessmen the success of the oil and natural gas industry in the United States is a matter of national security. Hurd made his remarks before a crowd of 200 people attending the Eagle Ford Consortium Conference in San Antonio on Thursday morning. "American energy security isn't just about securing resources, this is an issue of national security as well," Hurd said. A recent report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EI...

Legislature Could Kill Proposal For SA-Monterrey Rail

It takes about five hours to drive from Monterrey, Mexico, to San Antonio — that's if there's not much of a line at the border. It's quite a popular route, considering the growing volume of Monterrey émigrés in SA (there's a reason the Stone Oak/Sonterra area is called "Sonterrey" or "Little Monterrey"). So they and others may like the sound of being able to cut that trip down to two hours. That's what Congressman Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, is trying to do. His plan? High-speed trains linking the ...

Honoring heroes

In commemoration of Memorial Day, six brothers from Zapata were honored for their heroic efforts during World War II by Congressman Henry Cuellar as well as county and state officials at a community-wide event held outside the Zapata County Courthouse on Monday morning. In March, Cuellar recognized brothers Teodoro, Leopoldo, Antonio, Anselmo, Filiberto Jr. and Jose Manuel Treviño with a speech on floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, D.C. He presented six American flags that...

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