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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; 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
Jan. 25, 2013 CHC Chairman Hinojosa and CHC Leaders Meet with President Obama on Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Jan. 17, 2013 Statement on President Obama's Gun Control Measures
Jan. 16, 2013 Statement from Hinojosa on the Announcement that Secretary of the Interior will Resign
Jan. 15, 2013 Hinojosa Appointed to Key Committee Posts on Education and the Workforce and Financial Services
Jan. 11, 2013 Hinojosa to Welcome UPTA's Mariachi Aztlan to Presidential Inauguration and Festivities
Jan. 10, 2013 Statement on US Labor Secretary Hilda Solis' Resignation
Jan. 8, 2013 Congressman Vela Appointed to House Homeland Security Committee
Jan. 7, 2013 Congressman Hinojosa Announces Grant Awards for Libraries in the 15th Congressional District of Texas
Dec. 21, 2012 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa on Opposition to GOP's Plan "B"
Dec. 11, 2012 Statement from Congressman Ruben Hinojosa on Winner of 2012 Race to theON WINNER OF 2012 RACE TO THE TOP-DISTRICT COMPETITION
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to House and Senate Leadership - Unemployment
Dec. 3, 2012 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Calls Meeting of Tri-Caucus Chairs
Nov. 15, 2012 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Elected as New Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairman
Oct. 12, 2012 Congressman Rubén Hinojosa Announces USDA Rural Development Multi-Million Dollar Grant/Loan for San Patricio Electric Cooperative, Inc
Oct. 9, 2012 US House Republicans Shut Down Congress as Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Tries to Promote Farm Bill
Oct. 2, 2012 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa's Statement on National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Sept. 26, 2012 Congressman Ruebn Hinojosa Announces $460,000 Grant for the City of Alice Airport
Sept. 20, 2012 STEM Jobs Act of 2012
Sept. 11, 2012 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa's Statement on the 11th Aniversary of the Deadly Attacks of 9-11
Sept. 7, 2012 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Announces $3 Million Grant for UTPA
Aug. 15, 2012 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Announces USCIS Begins Accepting Requests for Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
Aug. 1, 2012 RESPA Home Warranty Clarification Act of 2011
July 26, 2012 Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act
July 25, 2012 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Announces Federal Grant Awarded to the City of Harlingen Police Department
July 23, 2012 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Announces Grant Awarded to UPTA for Computer Science Research Program
July 23, 2012 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Announces 2 Federal Grants for Over $3 Million for 2 LA Feria Emergency Shelters
July 20, 2012 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Announce USDA Gives Green Light for Multi-Million Dollar Fruit and Vegetable Irradiation Facility in McAllen
July 18, 2012 Hearing of the Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, and Competitiveness Subcommittee of the House Education and The Workforce Committee - Keeping College Within Reach: Exploring State Efforts to Curb Costs
July 18, 2012 Miller, Hinojosa Introduce Legislation to Help College Students Seeking to Transfer Between Schools
July 17, 2012 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Federal Grant Awarded to San Juan Police Department
July 16, 2012 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Announces Federal Grant Awarded to the City of Alice Police Department
July 16, 2012 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Announces Federal Grant Awarded to the City of Pharr Police Department
July 12, 2012 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Votes to Preserve Patient Protections, Strengthen the Middle Class
July 10, 2012 Repeal of Obamacare Act
July 10, 2012 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Blasts Governor Perry on his Opposition to the Affordable Care Act
July 10, 2012 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Announces Federal Grant for the City of McAllen's Police Department
June 29, 2012 Congressman Rubén Hinojosa Votes to Support Transportation Bill that Includes Keeping Student Loan Interest Rates Down, an I-69 Sign Designation for South Texas, and the Extension of the National Flood Insurance Program
June 29, 2012 Conference Report on H.R. 4348, Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act
June 28, 2012 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Joins Democratic Walk Out in a Show of Support for U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder
June 28, 2012 Statement from Congressman Ruben Hinojosa on the Supreme Court Upholding the Affordable Care Act
June 25, 2012 Statement from Congressman Rube Hinojosa on the Supreme Court Ruling of Arizona "Anti-Immigration" Law
June 21, 2012 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Announces Atascosa Health Center Awarded Federal Grant for Federally Qualified Health Center in Three Rivers
June 15, 2012 Statement from Congressman Ruben Hinojosa on US New Policy for Dream Act Students
June 14, 2012 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Announces Nearly 6 Million Dollar Grant for Workforce Solutions of McAllen and Other Texas Border Communities
June 7, 2012 Letter to Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives
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 29, 2012 Letter to Timothy Geithner, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury and Mr. Edward DeMarco, Acting Director
May 25, 2012 Honoring and Remembering Our Fallen Heroes, Our Veterans and Our Troops
May 22, 2012 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa to Promote Affordable Healthcare at the Grand Opening of the New Women's Health Center in San Juan
May 17, 2012 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Votes to Support the Extension of the National Flood Insurance Program
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