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Rubén Hinojosa, Sr.'s Public Statements

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 29, 2014 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - LIFO Language in House Republican Tax Proposal
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 28, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Profiling at Courthouses
May 27, 2014 Letter to Ashley Higgins, United States Department of Education - Gainful Employment Rule
May 23, 2014 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa's Statement on the Nomination of Mayor Julian Castro as the Next Secretary of the Department of Urban Development
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 9, 2014 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Supports Bipartisan Charter School Act
May 9, 2014 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Announces He Will Cosponsor Bipartisan Delegation With 50 Members of Congress Introducing MOM Act Ahead of Mother's Day
May 8, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development - Regarding Fair Housing
May 8, 2014 Success and Opportunity Through Quality Charter Schools Act
May 7, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States, Regarding Racial Profiling
May 6, 2014 Helping Expanding Lending Practices in Rural Communities Act
May 6, 2014 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Announce House Passes Bipartisan Helping Expand Lending Practices In Rural Communities Act
May 5, 2014 The Hill - Why the Inequality Debate Must Consider Race
May 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for a 2015 Aging Conference
April 30, 2014 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Renews Efforts to Raise the Minimum Wage Despite Senate's Vote to Block Legislation
April 30, 2014 In Support of Designating April 30, 2014 as "Dia de los Ninos: Celebrating Young Americans"
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 7, 2014 Committee on House Administration Releases Hispanic Americans in Congress; 1822-2012
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 1, 2014 Miller, House Democrats Reintroduce Legislation to Save College Students' Time and Money When They Transfer Between Schools
April 1, 2014 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Stands Against the GOP Budget Proposal -- If Passed it Would Hurt the Middle Class -- Seniors and Medical Research
April 1, 2014 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Introduces the Pell Grant Protection Act for College Students
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
April 1, 2014 Senators Hirono, Reed, Whtiehouse and Representative Hinojosa Introduce Bill to Expand Pell Grants, Help Year-Round Students
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security of the House Appropriations Committee - Eliminate Immigrant Detention Bed Quota
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
March 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan
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
March 18, 2014 Hearing of the House Education and the Workforce Committee - Reviving our Economy: How Career and Technical Education Can Strengthen the Workforce
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
March 13, 2014 Barr's Commonsense Solutions for Kentucky Communities Advance in House
March 12, 2014 Hinojosa Joins Effort to Force House Republicans to Allow a Vote on the Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act
March 12, 2014 Hearing of the Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, and Competitiveness Subcommittee of the House Education and the Workforce Committee - Examining the Mismanagement of the Student Loan Rehabilitation Process
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
March 4, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse
March 4, 2014 Hinojosa and Vela Announce HUD Awards $2 Million to Boost Job Growth and Business Opportunities Along U.S.-Mexico Border
March 4, 2014 Congressmen Filemon Vela and Rubén Hinojosa Announce HUD Awards $2 Million to Boost Job Growth and Business Opportunities Along U.S. -- Mexico Border
Feb. 28, 2014 Bonamici & Hinojosa Introduce New Bill to Improve the Older Americans Act
Feb. 28, 2014 Hinojosa Introduced the Rays Act to Allow Children a New Avenue for Saving Money for their Future
Feb. 27, 2014 Hearing of the Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, and Competitiveness Subcommittee and the Early Childhood, Elementary and the Secondary Education Subcommittee of the House Education and the Workforce Committee - Exploring Efforts to Strengthen the Teaching Profession
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. 25, 2014 Miller and Hinojosa Encouraged by Department of Education's Efforts to Rein in Distance Education Fraud, Recognize More Work is Needed
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of the Department of Defense - Predatory Lenders
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exclude 'Chained CPI' from Budget
Feb. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education, Department of Education - Student's Civil Rights and Equity
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