Representative Rubén E. Hinojosa, Sr.'s Public Statements

Biographical

Full Name: Rubén E. Hinojosa, Sr.
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
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4/09/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal 4/07/14 Committee on House Administration Releases Hispanic Americans in Congress; 1822-2012 4/01/14 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Stands Against the GOP Budget Proposal -- If Passed it Would Hurt the Middle Class -- Seniors and Medical Research 4/01/14 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams 4/01/14 Senators Hirono, Reed, Whtiehouse and Representative Hinojosa Introduce Bill to Expand Pell Grants, Help Year-Round Students 4/01/14 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Introduces the Pell Grant Protection Act for College Students 4/01/14 Miller, House Democrats Reintroduce Legislation to Save College Students' Time and Money When They Transfer Between Schools 3/27/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act 3/27/14 Letter to President Barack Obama - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan 3/21/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit 3/19/14 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Announces $1.25 Million Awarded to New Braunfels by Economic Development Administration 3/18/14 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 3/18/14 Hearing of the House Education and the Workforce Committee - Reviving our Economy: How Career and Technical Education Can Strengthen the Workforce 3/13/14 Barr's Commonsense Solutions for Kentucky Communities Advance in House 3/12/14 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 3/12/14 Hinojosa Joins Effort to force House Republicans to Allow a Vote on the Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act 3/06/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind 3/04/14 Hinojosa and Vela Announce HUD Awards $2 Million to Boost Job Growth and Business Opportunities Along U.S.-Mexico Border 3/04/14 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse 3/04/14 Congressmen Filemon Vela and Rubén Hinojosa Announce HUD Awards $2 Million to Boost Job Growth and Business Opportunities Along U.S. -- Mexico Border 2/28/14 Hinojosa Introduced the Rays Act to Allow Children a New Avenue for Saving Money for their Future 2/28/14 Bonamici & Hinojosa Introduce New Bill to Improve the Older Americans Act 2/27/14 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 2/27/14 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 2/25/14 Miller and Hinojosa Encouraged by Department of Education's Efforts to Rein in Distance Education Fraud, Recognize More Work is Needed 2/21/14 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of the Department of Defense - Predatory Lenders 2/19/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exclude 'Chained CPI' from Budget 2/18/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education 2/12/14 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education, Department of Education - Student's Civil Rights and Equity 2/11/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administration, Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides 2/11/14 Hearing of the Higher Education and Workforce Training Subcommittee of the House Education and the Workforce Committee - Serving Seniors Through the Older Americans Act 2/06/14 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 1/30/14 Letter to Dave Camp, Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means, and Sander Levin, Ranking Member of the Committee on Ways and Means - State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Extension 1/29/14 Lujan Grisham, CHC on the 5th Anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act 1/29/14 Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address 2014 1/24/14 Congressman Ruben Hinojosa Releases New Analysis Showing the Growing Number of Texans Left in the Cold with GOP Blockage of Unemployment Insurance Extension 1/24/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Deportations Now 1/16/14 Democrats Work to Strengthen the Budget 1/15/14 Letter to John Kerry, US Secretary of State - Vatican City Visit 1/14/14 Letter to Jeb Hensarling, Cammittee Chairman of the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee - Call for Series of Hearings Focused on Poverty 1/10/14 Letter to Janet Yellen, Vice Chair Federal Reserve Board of Governors - The Future of Community Banks 1/08/14 Letter to Mary Jo White, Chair SEC Mark Wetjen, Acting Chair CFTC Martin Gruenberg, Chair FDIC Thomas Curry, Director OCC Ben Bernanke, Chair FRB - Regulators to Provide Targeted Volcker Relief to Community Banks 1/08/14 Commitment to Expanding the American Dream and Building Ladders of Opportunity 12/19/13 Letter to Chairman Wheeler, Commissioner Clyburn, Commissioner O'Rielly, Commissioner Rosenworcel, and Commissioner Pai, Federal Communications Commission - Urging Action to Improve Internet Access in Schools 12/16/13 Letter to Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security - Request for Meeting to Discuss Humanitarian Concerns 12/13/13 Letter to Arne Duncan, US Secretary of Education - Regulations to Protect Students from Unmanageable Debt and Worthless Degrees 12/11/13 Cummings, Issa, and Hinojosa Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Make College Costs More Transparent 12/11/13 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance 12/09/13 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader, - Confirmation of Mel Watt 12/03/13 Lujan Grisham, CHC Statements of Support On National Day To Act, Fast And Pray