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Rubén Hinojosa, Sr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

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
Issue Position: Workforce Training
July 22, 2014 Miller, Hinojosa, Tierney Commend President's Signing of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity 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
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 21, 2014 Bipartisan, Bicameral Group Announces Deal to Improve American Workforce Development System
May 21, 2014 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Joins Bipartisan Bicameral Group Introducing the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
May 5, 2014 The Hill - Why the Inequality Debate Must Consider Race
April 30, 2014 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Renews Efforts to Raise the Minimum Wage Despite Senate's Vote to Block Legislation
March 4, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides
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. 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
Oct. 5, 2013 Federal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act
Oct. 4, 2013 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Says GOP Government Shutdown Puts Many Americans Bracing for Tropical Storm Karen at an Extreme Disadvantage (No Federal Funding Could Affect RGV in Case of Emergency Disasters)
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Rick Perry, Governor of Texas - Civilian Furloughs
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
June 10, 2013 Congressman Rubén Hinojosa Calls for Enactment of the Paycheck Fairness Act-Today Marks the 50th Anniversary of the Equal Pay Act
April 23, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Civilian Furloughs
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Job Corps Program Funding
April 9, 2013 Congressman Rubén Hinojosa Calls for Enactment of the Paycheck Fairness Act
March 15, 2013 Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills Act
Feb. 15, 2013 Hinojosa Introduces Workforce Investment Act
Sept. 20, 2012 STEM Jobs Act of 2012
June 14, 2012 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Announces Nearly 6 Million Dollar Grant for Workforce Solutions of McAllen and Other Texas Border Communities
April 17, 2012 Modern, Accountable Federal Workforce Investment and Training Program a Key to Economic Growth
Jan. 5, 2012 Congressman Ruben Supports President Obama's New Summer Jobs for Youth Program
Dec. 20, 2011 Statement from Congressman Ruben Hinojosa on Republican Refusal to Pass the Payroll Tax Cut Bill
March 24, 2011 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa on Hidalgo County Being Ranked Number 1 Nationwide For Metro-Area Job Growth
July 30, 2010 Congressman Ruban Hinojosa Votes to Give Whistleblower Protections to Offshore Workers
July 28, 2010 Congressman Rubén Hinojosa's Statement on the 75th Anniversary of Social Security
May 28, 2010 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Votes to Continue American Job Creation, Economic Growth
July 31, 2009 Congressman Hinojosa Supports Say-on-Pay Legislation
June 9, 2009 Congressman Hinojosa Meets With Secretary Solis Regarding Workforce Investment Act
Jan. 29, 2009 Texas Needs American Recovery And Reinvestment Plan
Jan. 9, 2009 Hinojosa Votes to Restore Americans' Rights to Challenge Discrimination Claims
Jan. 18, 2008 Hinojosa Announces the Groundbreaking of Donna-Rio Bravo International Bridge Project
June 6, 2006 Hinojosa, Reyes Continue Work to Increase Diversity in STEM Fields
Oct. 25, 2005 Establishing Interagency Aerospace Revitalization Task Force to Develop a National Strategy for Aerospace Workforce Recruitment, Training, and...
Nov. 19, 2004 October Unemployment Rate for Hidalgo County Falls One-Point to 9.7 Percent
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Jobs
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