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Rep. Cuellar Announces $250,000 EDA Grant to Laredo Development Foundation

Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28) today announced a $250,000 grant from the Economic Development Administration (EDA) to the Laredo Development Foundation (LDF) for the development of their new International Business Assistance Center. Aside from the $250,000 grant from the EDA, the Laredo Development Foundation is matching $75,000 in funds for a total investment of $325,000 that will further develop the International Business Assistance Center. The center will help businesses by promoting inte...

LAREDO MORNING TIMES: $62 million in fixes eyed for bridges

U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, announced Thursday that the Juarez-Lincoln International Bridge, also known as bridge II, will undergo renovations starting this summer that will include a new bus inspection and passenger processing area; an improved waiting area; restrooms and a canopy for loading and unloading buses. The $62 million construction project will also include some renovations to the Gateway to the Americas International Bridge, also known as bridge I. Bridge I renovations ...

Rep. Henry Cuellar Issues Statement on Supreme Court Obergefell v. Hodges Ruling

Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28) issued the following statement regarding today’s Supreme Court ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges. The court ruled 5-4 in favor of marriage equality: “The Supreme Court has ruled that all Americans are entitled to marriage equality under the U.S. Constitution. Today’s 5-4 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges strikes down bans on same-sex marriage and concludes that there is no lawful basis for a State to refuse recognition of a lawful same-sex marriage performed in ano...

LA VERDAD: Confirman 62 mdd para modernización del puente internacional Juárez-Lincoln

El congresista por Laredo, Henry Cuéllar, anunció este jueves que la modernización al puente internacional Juárez-Lincoln, también conocido como puente II, comenzarán a finales de este verano gracias a los fondos que se aseguraron del comité fiscal de asignaciones del presupuesto del año 2014. Brasfield y Gorrie, LLC de Birmingham, Alabama, se ha adjudicado el contrato para el proyecto por 62 millones de dólares para mejorar el procesamiento de vehículos en el puente Juárez-Lincoln. Las renovaci...

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Rep. Cuellar Announces $250,000 EDA Grant to Laredo Development Foundation

Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28) today announced a $250,000 grant from the Economic Development Administration (EDA) to the Laredo Development Foundation (LDF) for the development of their new International Business Assistance Center. Aside from the $250,000 grant from the EDA, the Laredo Development Foundation is matching $75,000 in funds for a total investment of $325,000 that will further develop the International Business Assistance Center. The center will help businesses by promoting inte...

Rep. Henry Cuellar Issues Statement on Supreme Court Obergefell v. Hodges Ruling

Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28) issued the following statement regarding today’s Supreme Court ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges. The court ruled 5-4 in favor of marriage equality: “The Supreme Court has ruled that all Americans are entitled to marriage equality under the U.S. Constitution. Today’s 5-4 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges strikes down bans on same-sex marriage and concludes that there is no lawful basis for a State to refuse recognition of a lawful same-sex marriage performed in ano...

Statement by White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest

The President commends Members of Congress who took important steps this week to ensure that the United States can negotiate and enforce strong, high-standard trade agreements that are good for American workers and our economy. Thanks to the leadership of Rep. Cuellar, workers and businesses in Texas will have more opportunity to compete and win in markets both at home and abroad. With bipartisan support from Congress, Trade Promotion Authority will help America write the rules of our new, globa...

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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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LAREDO MORNING TIMES: $62 million in fixes eyed for bridges

U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, announced Thursday that the Juarez-Lincoln International Bridge, also known as bridge II, will undergo renovations starting this summer that will include a new bus inspection and passenger processing area; an improved waiting area; restrooms and a canopy for loading and unloading buses. The $62 million construction project will also include some renovations to the Gateway to the Americas International Bridge, also known as bridge I. Bridge I renovations ...

KGNS: Cuellar announces multi-million dollar renovation project for Juarez-Lincoln International Bridge

Renovations for the Lincoln-Juarez International Bridge will begin later this Summer. The renovations include a new bus inspection and passengerprocessing area, featuring individual bus stalls, pedestrian inspection lanes, a waiting area, restrooms, and a canopy for loading and unloading buses. Congressman Henry Cuellar says he is also working to secure additional funding for renovations to the Gateway to the Americas International Bridge also known as bridge one as well as adding areas to impro...

LA VERDAD: Confirman 62 mdd para modernización del puente internacional Juárez-Lincoln

El congresista por Laredo, Henry Cuéllar, anunció este jueves que la modernización al puente internacional Juárez-Lincoln, también conocido como puente II, comenzarán a finales de este verano gracias a los fondos que se aseguraron del comité fiscal de asignaciones del presupuesto del año 2014. Brasfield y Gorrie, LLC de Birmingham, Alabama, se ha adjudicado el contrato para el proyecto por 62 millones de dólares para mejorar el procesamiento de vehículos en el puente Juárez-Lincoln. Las renovaci...

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