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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 (Marty); 5 Children: Rubén Jr., Laura, Iliana, Kaitlin, Karén
Birth Date: 08/20/1940
Birth Place: Edcouch, TX
Home City: Mercedes, TX
Religion: Roman Catholic
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Issue Position: Transportation
Issue Position: Issues
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Medicare
Issue Position: Water & Infrastructure
Issue Position: Economy
Issue Position: Immigration
Issue Position: Seniors
Issue Position: Homeland & National Security
Issue Position: Iraq
Issue Position: Workforce Training
Issue Position: National Security
Issue Position: The Environment & Our Resources
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence
June 25, 2014 Sen. Cardin, Rep. Conyers, CPC, CBC, CHC and CAPAC Leaders, Launch #MoreThanAProfile
June 25, 2014 Congressmen Thompson, Hinojosa, and Vela to Tour McAllen Border Patrol Detention Facility & Sacred Heart Church Refuge Center
June 25, 2014 Pass Comprehensive Immigration Reform
June 24, 2014 Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act
June 24, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the Government Accountability Office - Report on Savings Bonds and Savings Vehicles
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
June 20, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Increased Classroom Connectivity for Underserved Communities
June 17, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Africa Immigration Issue
June 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Enact More Humane Immigration Deportation and Detention Policy
June 11, 2014 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
June 10, 2014 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa's Statement on the VA Audit Report That Rio Grande Valley Veterans Are Waiting Months to See a Physician
June 9, 2014 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa on President's Stand to Make Student Loans More Affordable
June 6, 2014 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa's Statement on the 70th Anniversary of D-Day
June 5, 2014 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Encourages Eligible Individuals To Renew DACA Grants
May 30, 2014 CPC, CBC, CHC and CAPAC Chairs Applaud Amendment to End Racial Profiling
May 30, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Preventing Sex Trafficking
May 30, 2014 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Applauds White House "My Brother's Keeper" Initiative
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 29, 2014 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - LIFO Language in House Republican Tax Proposal
May 28, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Profiling at Courthouses
May 27, 2014 Letter to Ashley Higgins, United States Department of Education - Gainful Employment Rule
May 23, 2014 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa's Statement on the Nomination of Mayor Julian Castro as the Next Secretary of the Department of Urban Development
May 21, 2014 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Joins Bipartisan Bicameral Group Introducing the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
May 21, 2014 Bipartisan, Bicameral Group Announces Deal to Improve American Workforce Development System
May 9, 2014 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Announces He Will Cosponsor Bipartisan Delegation With 50 Members of Congress Introducing MOM Act Ahead of Mother's Day
May 9, 2014 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Supports Bipartisan Charter School Act
May 8, 2014 Success and Opportunity Through Quality Charter Schools Act
May 8, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development - Regarding Fair Housing
May 7, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States, Regarding Racial Profiling
May 6, 2014 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Announce House Passes Bipartisan Helping Expand Lending Practices In Rural Communities Act
May 6, 2014 Helping Expanding Lending Practices in Rural Communities Act
May 5, 2014 The Hill - Why the Inequality Debate Must Consider Race
May 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for a 2015 Aging Conference
April 30, 2014 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Renews Efforts to Raise the Minimum Wage Despite Senate's Vote to Block Legislation
April 30, 2014 In Support of Designating April 30, 2014 as "Dia de los Ninos: Celebrating Young Americans"
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