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Rubén Hinojosa, Sr.'s Public Statements

Full Name: Rubén E. Hinojosa, Sr.
Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 15, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 15
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Martha; 5 Children: Rubén Jr., Laura, Iliana, Kaitlin, Karén
Birth Date: 08/20/1940
Birth Place: Edcouch, TX
Home City: Mercedes, TX
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 7, 2014 Committee on House Administration Releases Hispanic Americans in Congress; 1822-2012
April 1, 2014 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Stands Against the GOP Budget Proposal -- If Passed it Would Hurt the Middle Class -- Seniors and Medical Research
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
April 1, 2014 Senators Hirono, Reed, Whtiehouse and Representative Hinojosa Introduce Bill to Expand Pell Grants, Help Year-Round Students
April 1, 2014 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Introduces the Pell Grant Protection Act for College Students
April 1, 2014 Miller, House Democrats Reintroduce Legislation to Save College Students' Time and Money When They Transfer Between Schools
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
March 27, 2014 Letter to President Barack Obama - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan
March 21, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit
March 19, 2014 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Announces $1.25 Million Awarded to New Braunfels by Economic Development Administration
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
March 18, 2014 Hearing of the House Education and the Workforce Committee - Reviving our Economy: How Career and Technical Education Can Strengthen the Workforce
March 13, 2014 Barr's Commonsense Solutions for Kentucky Communities Advance in House
March 12, 2014 Hearing of the Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, and Competitiveness Subcommittee of the House Education and the Workforce Committee - Examining the Mismanagement of the Student Loan Rehabilitation Process
March 12, 2014 Hinojosa Joins Effort to force House Republicans to Allow a Vote on the Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
March 4, 2014 Hinojosa and Vela Announce HUD Awards $2 Million to Boost Job Growth and Business Opportunities Along U.S.-Mexico Border
March 4, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse
March 4, 2014 Congressmen Filemon Vela and Rubén Hinojosa Announce HUD Awards $2 Million to Boost Job Growth and Business Opportunities Along U.S. -- Mexico Border
Feb. 28, 2014 Hinojosa Introduced the Rays Act to Allow Children a New Avenue for Saving Money for their Future
Feb. 28, 2014 Bonamici & Hinojosa Introduce New Bill to Improve the Older Americans Act
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Bill Shuster, Chairman, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and Barabara Boxer, Chairman, House Committee on Environment and Public Works - Water Resources Development Act
Feb. 27, 2014 Hearing of the Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, and Competitiveness Subcommittee and the Early Childhood, Elementary and the Secondary Education Subcommittee of the House Education and the Workforce Committee - Exploring Efforts to Strengthen the Teaching Profession
Feb. 25, 2014 Miller and Hinojosa Encouraged by Department of Education's Efforts to Rein in Distance Education Fraud, Recognize More Work is Needed
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of the Department of Defense - Predatory Lenders
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exclude 'Chained CPI' from Budget
Feb. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education, Department of Education - Student's Civil Rights and Equity
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administration, Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides
Feb. 11, 2014 Hearing of the Higher Education and Workforce Training Subcommittee of the House Education and the Workforce Committee - Serving Seniors Through the Older Americans Act
Feb. 6, 2014 Letter to Jeb Hensarling, Chairman House Financial Services Committee, and John Campbell, Chairman House Financial Services Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade - Hearing on Export-Import Bank
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Dave Camp, Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means, and Sander Levin, Ranking Member of the Committee on Ways and Means - State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Extension
Jan. 29, 2014 Lujan Grisham, CHC on the 5th Anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
Jan. 29, 2014 Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address 2014
Jan. 24, 2014 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Releases New Analysis Showing the Growing Number of Texans Left in the Cold with GOP Blockage of Unemployment Insurance Extension
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Deportations Now
Jan. 16, 2014 Democrats Work to Strengthen the Budget
Jan. 15, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, US Secretary of State - Vatican City Visit
Jan. 14, 2014 Letter to Jeb Hensarling, Cammittee Chairman of the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee - Call for Series of Hearings Focused on Poverty
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Janet Yellen, Vice Chair Federal Reserve Board of Governors - The Future of Community Banks
Jan. 8, 2014 Letter to Mary Jo White, Chair SEC Mark Wetjen, Acting Chair CFTC Martin Gruenberg, Chair FDIC Thomas Curry, Director OCC Ben Bernanke, Chair FRB - Regulators to Provide Targeted Volcker Relief to Community Banks
Jan. 8, 2014 Commitment to Expanding the American Dream and Building Ladders of Opportunity
Dec. 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Wheeler, Commissioner Clyburn, Commissioner O'Rielly, Commissioner Rosenworcel, and Commissioner Pai, Federal Communications Commission - Urging Action to Improve Internet Access in Schools
Dec. 16, 2013 Letter to Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security - Request for Meeting to Discuss Humanitarian Concerns
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Arne Duncan, US Secretary of Education - Regulations to Protect Students from Unmanageable Debt and Worthless Degrees
Dec. 11, 2013 Cummings, Issa, and Hinojosa Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Make College Costs More Transparent
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader, - Confirmation of Mel Watt
Dec. 3, 2013 Lujan Grisham, CHC Statements of Support On National Day To Act, Fast And Pray
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