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

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: National Security
Issue Position: Homeland & National Security
June 25, 2014 Congressmen Thompson, Hinojosa, and Vela to tour McAllen Border Patrol Detention Facility & Sacred Heart Church Refuge Center
May 28, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Profiling at Courthouses
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
Jan. 29, 2014 Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address 2014
Oct. 29, 2013 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Announces Bipartisan Coalition to Fix the National Flood Insurance Program
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)
Jan. 8, 2013 Congressman Vela Appointed to House Homeland Security Committee
Aug. 15, 2012 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Announces USCIS Begins Accepting Requests for Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
July 23, 2012 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Announces 2 Federal Grants for Over $3 Million for 2 LA Feria Emergency Shelters
May 29, 2012 Letter to Timothy Geithner, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury and Mr. Edward DeMarco, Acting Director
May 16, 2012 National Flood Insurance Program Extension Act
Dec. 16, 2011 Letter to Eric H. Holder, Jr. Attorney General -
July 13, 2011 US House of Representatives Overwhelmingly Approves Legislation Co-Sponsored by Congressman Ruben Hinojosa to Reauthorize and Significantly Reform the National Flood Insurance Program
June 24, 2011 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Sponsors Bill to Increase the Number of Federal Judgeships Along Southwest Border of U.S.
May 2, 2011 Statement on Death of Osama bin Laden
Jan. 12, 2011 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Holds Community Congressional Update at UTPA to Answer Constituent Concerns
Jan. 10, 2011 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Issues a Statement on the Shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and Other Victims
Nov. 1, 2010 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa To Give Keynote Address At The LRGYDC Workshop On Regional Flood Control
Aug. 10, 2010 Congressman Rubén Hinojosa Announces Passage of Border Security Bill (Bill provides $600 Million for Southwest Border)
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 27, 2010 Seeking Additional Assistance for Victims of Hurricane Alex
July 27, 2010 Congressman Rubén Hinojosa Addresses Congress on the Flooding in the Rio Grande Valley
July 15, 2010 Congressman Rubén Hinojosa Supports Extending and Improving Flood Insurance Program
July 1, 2010 Congressman Rubén Hinojosa Announces Extension of National Flood Insurance Program
May 11, 2010 Border Congressmen Respond To Governor Perry's Remarks On Border Security
April 13, 2010 Congressman Rubén Hinojosa Asks U.S. Census For More Help For Border Census Count
March 18, 2010 Letter To Senators Max Baucus and Charles E. Grassley
Jan. 27, 2010 Congressman Rubén Hinojosa's Statements On The State Of The Union
Oct. 14, 2009 Congressman Rubén Hinojosa Votes To Keep America Safe, Secure Borders
July 30, 2009 Congressman Hinojosa Votes To Support Troops, Military Families
July 29, 2009 Hinojosa Votes To Protect South Texas By Extending The Authorization Of The National Flood Insurance Program
Oct. 3, 2008 Hinojosa Statement On the Vote On the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act
Sept. 25, 2008 Hinojosa Announces Funding for Levees and Hurricane Dolly Relief
Sept. 16, 2008 Hinojosa Announces $1 Million FEMA Grant for the City of Edinburg
Sept. 3, 2008 Hinojosa Announces Department of Homeland Security Grant for McAllen
Nov. 14, 2007 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - The Merida Initiative
Sept. 19, 2007 Terrorism Risk Insurance Revision and Extension Act of 2007
Sept. 10, 2007 Recognizing September 11 as a day of Remembrance
Aug. 4, 2007 New Direction For Energy Independence, National Security, And Consumer Protection Act
June 12, 2007 Opening Remarks of the Honorable Ruben Hinojosa - "H.R. 1682, the Flood Insurance Reform and Modernization Act of 2007"
Sept. 27, 2006 Press Release - Hinojosa Urges Extension of Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative
May 4, 2006 Letter to Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi
April 6, 2006 Hinojosa Testifies Before Appropriations Subcommittee on Levee Funding
Jan. 26, 2006 TX Delegation Letter to HUD on Hurricane Relief Funding
Oct. 25, 2005 Establishing Interagency Aerospace Revitalization Task Force to Develop a National Strategy for Aerospace Workforce Recruitment, Training, and...
Sept. 2, 2005 Hinojosa Statement Regarding Hurricane Katrina and Emergency Funds
July 7, 2005 Hinojosa Statement on Attacks in London, England
March 17, 2005 Hearing of House Subcommittee on 21st Century Competitiveness and Subcommittee on Select Education: Tracking International Students in Higher Ed...
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