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Rep. Cuellar Announces Acceptance of La Vernia Student into U.S. Air Force Academy

Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) today announced the acceptance of La Vernia High School senior Alyssa Tamburo into the United States Air Force Academy for the fall 2017 academic semester. Congressman Cuellar presents La Vernia High School senior Alyssa Tamburo with a Congressional Certificate of Recognition on Monday in honor of being accepted into the U.S. Air Force Academy. Each year, Congressman Cuellar provides service academy nominations as one step in the military academies’ applicatio...

Rep. Cuellar Announces Acceptance of Poteet Students into U.S. Naval Academy and U.S. Air Force Academy Prep School

Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) today announced the acceptance of Poteet High School seniors Emma Foster into the United States Naval Academy, and Rex Yee into the United States Air Force Academy Preparatory School. Both will enter during the fall 2017 academic semester. Congressman Cuellar presents Poteet High School senior Emma Foster with a Congressional Certificate of Recognition at the Poteet High School Competition Gymnasium Monday in honor of being accepted into the U.S. Naval Academy...

Rep. Cuellar: Trump Shutdown Threat over Border Wall Funding is ‘Irresponsible’

In response to threats from President Trump to shut down the government if Congress will not approve funds to build a fence on our southern border, Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) said: “President Trump is threatening to shut down the government if he doesn’t get to build his symbolic border wall. He wants to cut things like education, transportation, and health care, to fund his pet project. Now that he is facing bipartisan opposition to this irresponsible plan, he wants to punish the American peo...

Se Aprueba Legislación de Cuéllar-Cornyn, Ley de Mejora del Comercio Fronterizo

La legislación del congresista demócrata por el distrito 28 de Texas, Henry Cuéllar, la Ley de Mejoramiento del Comercio Transfronterizo de 2016 (H.R. 875 Cross-Border Trade Enhancement Act of 2016), fue aprobado hoy por un voto de voz en la Cámara de Representantes de forma unánime. La legislación bipartidista y bicameral otorgará a la oficina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos (CBP) y a la Administración de Servicios Generales (GSA) la autoridad para establecer alianzas i...

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Rep. Cuellar: Trump Shutdown Threat over Border Wall Funding is ‘Irresponsible’

In response to threats from President Trump to shut down the government if Congress will not approve funds to build a fence on our southern border, Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) said: “President Trump is threatening to shut down the government if he doesn’t get to build his symbolic border wall. He wants to cut things like education, transportation, and health care, to fund his pet project. Now that he is facing bipartisan opposition to this irresponsible plan, he wants to punish the American peo...

Rep. Cuellar Announces Acceptance of Poteet Students into U.S. Naval Academy and U.S. Air Force Academy Prep School

Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) today announced the acceptance of Poteet High School seniors Emma Foster into the United States Naval Academy, and Rex Yee into the United States Air Force Academy Preparatory School. Both will enter during the fall 2017 academic semester. Congressman Cuellar presents Poteet High School senior Emma Foster with a Congressional Certificate of Recognition at the Poteet High School Competition Gymnasium Monday in honor of being accepted into the U.S. Naval Academy...

Rep. Cuellar Announces Acceptance of La Vernia Student into U.S. Air Force Academy

Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) today announced the acceptance of La Vernia High School senior Alyssa Tamburo into the United States Air Force Academy for the fall 2017 academic semester. Congressman Cuellar presents La Vernia High School senior Alyssa Tamburo with a Congressional Certificate of Recognition on Monday in honor of being accepted into the U.S. Air Force Academy. Each year, Congressman Cuellar provides service academy nominations as one step in the military academies’ applicatio...

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EL FINANCIERO: ¿Por qué importan las ideologías de los candidatos estadounidenses a México?

Para nuestros dos países, que comparten una de las fronteras más largas del mundo, un alto volumen de comercio de cerca de 1.5 millones de dólares al día, y con 22 millones de estadounidenses de origen mexicano que vive en los Estados Unidos (EU), las buenas relaciones diplomáticas son la base fundamental para el éxito de nuestras economías. Al ser un representante de EU en demarcación fronteriza, me sorprende que el candidato republicano a la presidencia, Donald Trump, siga amenazando la relaci...

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...

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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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Se Aprueba Legislación de Cuéllar-Cornyn, Ley de Mejora del Comercio Fronterizo

La legislación del congresista demócrata por el distrito 28 de Texas, Henry Cuéllar, la Ley de Mejoramiento del Comercio Transfronterizo de 2016 (H.R. 875 Cross-Border Trade Enhancement Act of 2016), fue aprobado hoy por un voto de voz en la Cámara de Representantes de forma unánime. La legislación bipartidista y bicameral otorgará a la oficina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos (CBP) y a la Administración de Servicios Generales (GSA) la autoridad para establecer alianzas i...

Rep. Cuellar Congratulates Senator Cornyn on Senate Passage of the Cross-Border Trade Enhancement Act

Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) today congratulated Senator John Cornyn on Senate passage of the Cross-Border Trade Enhancement Act, a bill that he and Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced in February 2015. Yesterday, the bill passed the U.S. Senate by unanimous consent. The bipartisan, bicameral legislation will give U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the General Services Administration (GSA) the authority to enter into innovative partnerships with local governments and private sect...

POSTA: Abrirán al público estudio de tren rápido Mty-San Antonio

El estudio de viabilidad para el desarrollo de un tren de alta velocidad que iría desde San Antonio, Texas, hasta Monterrey, Nuevo León, estará disponible para revisión y comentarios del público el próximo 29 de agosto; sin embargo, el Departamento de Transporte de Texas junto con la Administración Federal de Ferrocarriles publicará el estudio final a principios del 2017. El congresista por el Distrito 28 de Texas, Henry Cuéllar dijo que con esta ruta, los pasajeros harían en dos horas un viaje ...

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