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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
Primary March 4, 2014
General Nov. 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
Date Title
Issue Position: Medicare
Issue Position: Issues
Issue Position: Iraq
Issue Position: Water & Infrastructure
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Seniors
Issue Position: The Environment & Our Resources
Issue Position: Workforce Training
Issue Position: Immigration
Issue Position: National Security
Issue Position: Economy
Issue Position: Transportation
Issue Position: Homeland & National Security
Issue Position: Veterans
Aug. 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Urge President to Take Big, Broad Actions
Aug. 1, 2014 Waiving Requirement of Clause 6(a) of Rule XIII With Respect to Consideration of Certain Resolutions Reported From the Committee on Rules, and Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules
Aug. 1, 2014 Prohibitions Relating to Deferred Action for Aliens
July 31, 2014 Letter to Michael Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration - Keep Dubuque Air Traffic Control Tower Open
July 31, 2014 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa's Statement on Lack of Republican Leadership in Providing Solutions for Humanitarian Immigration Crisis
July 31, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5230, Secure the Southwest Border Act of 2014; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5272, Prohibitions Relating to Deferred Action for Aliens; and Providing for Consideration of the Senate Amendment to H.R. 5021, Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014; and For Other Purposes
July 30, 2014 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Supports Our Veterans - Votes for Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act Conference Report
July 29, 2014 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Introduces Border Health Security Act
July 25, 2014 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Announces $10 Million Federal Grant for McAllen Miller International Airport
July 23, 2014 Strengthening Transparency in Higher Education Act
July 23, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3136, Advancing Competdency-Based Education Demonstration Project Act of 2013, and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4984, Empowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act
July 23, 2014 National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity and Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance Extension
July 22, 2014 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Joins President Obama at White House for Signingof WIOA Into Law
July 22, 2014 Miller, Hinojosa, Tierney Commend President's Signing of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
July 15, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Pete Sessions, Chairman of the House Committee on Rules - Financial Services Committee Democrats Call for Transparency in TRIA Debate
July 11, 2014 CHC on Unaccompanied Minors Situation
July 9, 2014 Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills Act
July 9, 2014 Overhaul of America's Job Training Programs Headed to President's Desk Following Strong Bipartisan Support from Congress
July 9, 2014 Isakson's Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Passes House, Heads to President's Desk
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 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the Government Accountability Office - Report on Savings Bonds and Savings Vehicles
June 24, 2014 Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act
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
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