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Rubén Hinojosa, Sr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Business and Consumers

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
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
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exclude 'Chained CPI' from Budget
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
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - US Airways and American Airlines Lawsuit
March 15, 2013 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Votes Against Partisan Workforce Bill
Jan. 15, 2013 Hinojosa Appointed to Key Committee Posts on Education and the Workforce and Financial Services
Jan. 10, 2013 Statement on US Labor Secretary Hilda Solis' Resignation
July 26, 2012 Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act
April 18, 2012 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa States at Congressional Hearing: "Modern, Accountable Federal Workforce Investment and Training Program is Key to Economic Growth"
Jan. 24, 2012 A Statement from Congressman Rubén Hinojosa on President Obama's State of the Union Address 2012
Sept. 21, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner - Emergency Funds
Sept. 8, 2011 Statement from Ruben Hinojosa on President Obama's "The American Jobs Act" Speech
April 29, 2011 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Will Participate in the Opening of the Mercedes Development Corp. and Chamber of Commerce Offices
Jan. 25, 2011 A Statement from Congressman Ruben Hinojosa on President Obama's State of the Union Address
Sept. 23, 2010 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Votes to Pass Small Business Jobs Act to Help Economic Growth
July 21, 2010 Congressman Rubén Hinojosa Joins President Obama at Signing of Wall Street Reform-Consumer Protection Act Into Law
June 17, 2010 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Votes to Create Jobs, Strengthen Small Businesses
June 16, 2010 Small Business Jobs and Credit Act of 2010
June 14, 2010 Extending Effective Date of Gift Card Provisions of Credit Card Law
May 28, 2010 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Votes to Continue American Job Creation, Economic Growth
March 24, 2010 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Votes To Strengthen Small Businesses And Create Jobs And Boost Disaster Relief Funding
Jan. 29, 2010 Op-Ed: Small Business, Jobs And Wall Street Reform
Oct. 29, 2009 Congressman Rubén Hinojosa Votes To Create Jobs, Boost Economic Growth
Aug. 19, 2009 Congressman Hinojosa Praises Credit Card Reforms Taking Effect This Week
July 28, 2009 Congressman Hinojosa Announces $600K For Business Projects In Mercedes And La Feria
June 17, 2009 Hinojosa Supports President Obama's Comprehensive Plan For Regulatory Reform
May 20, 2009 Credit Cardholders' Bill Of Rights Act Of 2009
Dec. 11, 2008 Hinojosa Statement On Auto Industry Restructuring Package
Oct. 29, 2007 Anthony DeJuan Boatwright Act
June 25, 2007 Nonadmitted And Reinsurance Reform Act Of 2007
Dec. 15, 2005 Hinojosa Stresses Importance of Financial Literacy
Nov. 23, 2004 Remarks at Press Release on Record Low Unemployment for Hidalgo County
Nov. 16, 2004 Letter to the Honorable Dennis Hastert, House Speaker
July 7, 2004 Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2005
May 18, 2004 Hearing on the National Market System
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Rebuilding our Economy
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Economy
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Economic Development
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