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

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
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Bill Shuster, Chairman, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and Barabara Boxer, Chairman, House Committee on Environment and Public Works - Water Resources Development Act
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides
July 17, 2013 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Receives "Friend of the National Parks" Award for Protecting the Parks from Harm
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran - EPA's Border Environment Infrastructure Fund Funding
Feb. 27, 2013 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Introduces Lower Rio Grande Valley Water Resources Conservation and Improvement Act of 2013
May 17, 2012 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Votes to Support the Extension of the National Flood Insurance Program
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Sept. 28, 2010 Letter to The President
Aug. 31, 2010 Letter to Kenneth Salazar, Secretary of the Department of Interior - New Permits for Shallow Water Drilling in the Gulf of Mexico
Aug. 4, 2010 Congressman Rubén Hinojosa Announces South Texas Declared Federal Disaster Area by President Obama Due to Hurricane Alex (9 Counties eligible for Federal Relief Funds)
July 12, 2010 Statement from Congressman Rubén Hinojosa Concerning Rio Grande River Overflow
March 24, 2010 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Votes To Strengthen Small Businesses And Create Jobs And Boost Disaster Relief Funding
Oct. 29, 2009 Congressman Rubén Hinojosa Votes To Clean Up Water, Protect Natural Resources
July 31, 2009 Congressman Hinojosa Votes To Boost “Cash for Clunkers” Program
June 2, 2009 Congressman Hinojosa Passes Legislation To Address Water Problems In South Texas
Aug. 4, 2007 New Direction For Energy Independence, National Security, And Consumer Protection Act
June 26, 2007 Department Of The Interior, Environment, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Environment
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