Representative Joaquin Castro's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 20, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 20
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11/19/15 Letter to Congressional Leadership - Bring a Clean Spending Bill to the Floor 11/18/15 Letter to Chairman Rogers and Ranking Member Lowey - Boost in NIH funding 11/18/15 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, Presidnet of the United States - Award Simeon Booker the Presidential Medal of Freedom 11/03/15 Letter to President Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Authority - Violence in the West Bank and Israel 10/27/15 White Hours Initiative for Educational Excellence for Hispanics 10/23/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Raising the Debt Ceiling 10/09/15 Letter to the Hon. John Kerry, U.S. Secretary of State - Call for Continued U.S. Support Ahead of Haiti Elections 9/25/15 Congressman Cuellar, San Antonio Delegation Introduce Courthouse Funding Bill 9/22/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House- Keep House in Session Until Shutdown Averted 9/11/15 Castro Announces $250k to Support UTSA's Mechanical Engineering Department 9/11/15 Castro, Green Urge CMS to Evaluate Harmful Texas Medicaid Cuts 9/11/15 Letter to Andrew Slavitt, Acting Administrator Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Evaluate Texas Medicaid Cuts 9/10/15 Castro Introduces Legislation to Increase Law Enforcement Transparency and Improve Police and Public Safety 9/09/15 Letter to Edward R. Royce, Chairman House Committee on Foreign Affairs - Hold Congressional Hearing on Syrian Refugee Crisis 9/01/15 Castro Statement on Recent San Antonio Shooting 8/28/15 Castro Statement on Trip to Japan 8/14/15 Castro Statement on U.S. Embassy Opening in Havana 8/14/15 Castro Statement on U.S. Oil Swaps with Mexico 8/12/15 Letter to His Holiness, Pope Francis - Address to Congress 8/10/15 Castro Announces over $430k to Support San Antonio Universities 7/31/15 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - End Family Detention Policy 7/30/15 Castro Statement on the 50th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid 7/29/15 Castro Statement on HIghway Funding Vote 7/27/15 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - LGBT Foreign Service Officers 7/24/15 Letter to General Frank J. Grass, Chief, National Guard Bureau - Bring Cyber Protection Team to San Antonio 7/20/15 Castro Statement on Opening of Cuban and U.S. Embassies 7/16/15 Castro Statement on Shooting in Tennessee 7/15/15 Castro Statement on Highway Trust Fund Vote 7/15/15 Castro Announces Over $675K to Support San Antonio Universities 7/14/15 Castro Statement on Iran Agreement 7/10/15 Castro Amendment Supporting Young Scientists Unanimously Passes the House of Representatives 7/10/15 Castro Introduces Resolution Recognizing the San Antonio Missions' UNESCO World Heritage Site Designation 7/08/15 Castro Statement on Elementary and Secondary Education Act Vote 7/07/15 Letter to Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray, Senate Leaders - Education Act 7/07/15 San Antonio Delegation Praises World Heritage Designation for Missions 6/30/15 Letter to Secretary John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Conditions in Mexico 6/26/15 Castro Statement on the Supreme Court's Obergefell v. Hodges Ruling 6/25/15 Castro Statement on the Supreme Court's King v. Burwell Ruling 6/24/15 Letter to Secretary Jeh Johnson, Department of Homeland Security - Family Detention Facilities 6/23/15 Castro, Members of Texas Democratic Delegation Urge Speaker Boehner to Allow Vote on Ex-Im Bank Reauthorization 6/23/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Export-Import Reauthorization Vote 6/19/15 Castro Introduces Resolution Recognizing DACA's Anniversary and Positive Impacts 6/16/15 New Democrat Coalition Weighs in on Implementation of WIOA 6/15/15 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Department of Homeland Security - Designating Guatemala for Temporary Protected Status 6/15/15 Letter to Tom Perez, Secretary of the Department of Labor - Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) 6/10/15 Letter to Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray, Chairman and Ranking Member, respectively, of the Senate HELP Committee - Every Child Achieves Act 6/05/15 Castro Statement on San Antonio Missions UNESCO World Heritage Site Designation 6/02/15 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 6/02/15 Castro Police Body camera Amendment Unanimously Passes the House of Representatives 5/27/15 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - Family Detention