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Rubén Hinojosa, Sr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Education

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
Date Title
May 21, 2014 Bipartisan, Bicameral Group Announces Deal to Improve American Workforce Development System
April 1, 2014 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Stands Against the GOP Budget Proposal -- If Passed it Would Hurt the Middle Class -- Seniors and Medical Research
March 19, 2014 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Announces $1.25 Million Awarded to New Braunfels by Economic Development Administration
March 18, 2014 Hearing of the House Education and the Workforce Committee - Reviving our Economy: How Career and Technical Education Can Strengthen the Workforce
Jan. 29, 2014 Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address 2014
Nov. 13, 2013 Discovery - Discovery Communications and STEMconnector® to Hold Capitol Hill Symposium on Diversity in STEM Education
May 13, 2013 Congressman Rubén Hinojosa Announces Grant Awarded to UTPA for Mathematics & Physical Sciences
May 8, 2013 Congressman Rubén Hinojosa Announces $1,660,000 Grant Award for UTPA
April 26, 2013 In Support of H. Res. 172: Supporting the Goals and Ideals of National Financial Literacy Month
March 21, 2013 Reps. Chu, Hinojosa Bring Quality Educators to Neediest Kids
March 15, 2013 Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills Act
March 15, 2013 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Votes Against Partisan Workforce Bill
March 6, 2013 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Along With Committee Dems Walk Out of Workforce Training Bill Debate & Vote
Feb. 28, 2013 Texas Border Congressmen Hinojosa, Cuellar, Vela, Gallego, and O'Rourke Address Sequestration Impact
Feb. 6, 2013 Hinojosa Co-Sponsors Fast-Track to College Act with Congressman Fattah
Jan. 7, 2013 Congressman Hinojosa Announces Grant Awards for Libraries in the 15th Congressional District of Texas
May 31, 2012 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Announces Americorps Grant for $370,000 to be Distributed Between 15 Cities Including 10 in the Rio Grande Valley for Americorps Teachers
May 10, 2012 Congressman Rubén Hinojosa Wins Endorsement of the National Education Association
May 10, 2012 Supporting the Goals and Ideals of National Teacher Day
April 18, 2012 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa States at Congressional Hearing: "Modern, Accountable Federal Workforce Investment and Training Program is Key to Economic Growth"
April 17, 2012 Modern, Accountable Federal Workforce Investment and Training Program a Key to Economic Growth
March 21, 2012 Congressmen Hinojosa, Tierney and Miller to Offer Bill to Address Worker Retraining Crisis
March 20, 2012 Reps. Tierney, Hinojosa, Miller to Offer Bill to Address Worker Retraining Crisis
Feb. 28, 2012 Protecting Academic Freedom in Higher Education Act
Feb. 10, 2012 Letter to Chairman Kline
Dec. 8, 2011 Bill Would Dismantle National Commitment to Job Training and Educational Assistance, Say Top House Democrats
Nov. 28, 2011 Hearing of the Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, and Competitiveness Subcommittee of the Education and The Workforce Committee - Keeping College within Reach: Discussing Ways Institutions Can Streamline Costs and Reduce Tuition
Oct. 25, 2011 Student Loan Transition Was Seamless, Bipartisan Witnesses Confirm to Education Panel
Oct. 20, 2011 Miller Encouraged by the Department of Education's Initial Steps to Protect Taxpayer Investment in Federal Student Loans
Oct. 4, 2011 Hearing of the House Education and the Workforce Committee - "Modernizing the Workforce Investment Act: Developing an Effective Job Training System for Modernizing Workers and Employers"
July 15, 2011 Republicans Pass Legislation to Raid Funding for Poor and Minority Students and Undermine Civil Rights
June 29, 2011 Grijalva Joined By Broad Cross-Section of Members of Congress In Praising Yesterday's First Ever Senate Hearing on The DREAM Act
June 17, 2011 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Sponsors Adult Education and Economic Growth Act of 2011
May 11, 2011 Hearing of the Higher Education and Workforce Training Subcommittee of the House Education and The Workforce Committee - Removing Inefficiencies in the Nation's Job Training Programs
April 7, 2011 Rep. Scott Introduces Legislation to Improve America's High School Graduation Rate
April 5, 2011 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Address the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) in Washington, D.C.
March 30, 2011 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Joins Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Other Top Democrats to Fight For the Rights of Low-Income and Middle Class Families and College Students
March 15, 2011 Education For All Children
March 11, 2011 Program Integrity and Taxpayer Investments Are Protected in New Higher Education Regulations, Witnesses Tell House Panel
March 11, 2011 Hearing of the Higher Education and Workforce Training Subcommittee of the House Education and The Workforce Committee - "Education Regulations: Federal Overreach into Academic Affairs"
Feb. 14, 2011 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa: Republicans Propose to Cut Investments in America's Future
Jan. 25, 2011 A Statement from Congressman Ruben Hinojosa on President Obama's State of the Union Address
Dec. 21, 2010 America Competes Reauthorization Act of 2010
Dec. 21, 2010 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Votes on Passage ot the American Competes Act
Dec. 17, 2010 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Votes for Tax Cut Benefits to Boost the Economy and Create Jobs
Dec. 8, 2010 Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2010
Dec. 8, 2010 Dream Act
July 2, 2010 Texas Democratic Congressional Delegation Statement on Texas-Specific Language to Prevent State Diversion of Education Funds
June 16, 2010 Supporting American Education Week
May 27, 2010 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, and Competitiveness of the House Committee on Education & Labor - "Examining GAO's Findings on Efforts to Improve Oversight of Low Income and Minority Serving Institutions"
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