Representative Joaquin Castro's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 20, Democratic
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Issue Position: Health Care Issue Position: Education Issue Position: Economic Development 11/13/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Executive Action on Immigration 10/10/14 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript: Voting 10/09/14 Castro Statement On Texas Voter ID Block 10/06/14 Castro on Supreme Court's Decision To Allow Gay Marriage To Proceed In States 10/01/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Expressing Concern About Iran's Refusal to Cooperate with International Nuclear Inspectors 9/30/14 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commisioner of the Social Security Administration - Same Sex Couples and Social Security Benefits 9/25/14 Castro Statement On Corrupt Use Of Texas Taxpayer Funds 9/24/14 Congressman Crowley Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with 13th Annual Community Event 9/19/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Removing Americans Stranded in Mexico by Hurricane Odile 9/19/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Please Meet with Immigrant Families 8/26/14 Castro Highlights STEM Education Efforts As San Antonians Go Back To School 8/25/14 Letter to the Honorable John McHugh, Secretary of the United States Army. and General Raymond Odierno, Chief of Staff, United States Army - Importance of Fort Sam Houston 8/03/14 ABC "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" - Transcript: 8/01/14 Waiving Requirement of Clause 6(a) of Rule XIII With Respect to Consideration of Certain Resolutions Reported From the Committee on Rules, and Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules 8/01/14 Congressman Castro Statement on Passage of GOP Border Supplemental and Anti-Immigrant DACA Bill 7/22/14 Congressman Castro Welcomes Taylor as San Antonio's Interim Mayor 7/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations 6/26/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence 6/25/14 Pre-K for USA 6/20/14 Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Accelerate Development Gains And Promote Innovation At USAID 6/20/14 Cardin, Boozman Lead Bipartisan Effort To Accelerate Global Development Partnerships And Promote Innovation 6/17/14 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers 5/29/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras 5/28/14 Urging China to Respect the Freedom of Assembly, Expression, and Religion and All Fundamental Human Rights and the Rule of Law 5/28/14 Venezuelan Human Rights and Democracy Protection Act 5/22/14 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner- Same-Sex Spouses Deserve Equal Social Security Benefits 5/08/14 Castro on Veterans Medical Center Delay Allegations 5/08/14 Castro Statement on Sexual Assault in the Military 5/02/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for a 2015 Aging Conference 4/15/14 On Tax Day, Rep. Castro Calls on Congress to Restore Tax Fairness for Middle Class 4/08/14 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2015 4/04/14 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health 4/02/14 Affordable Care Act 4/02/14 Save American Workers Act of 2014 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 3/31/14 Castro Visits Troops in Afghanistan 3/31/14 Letter to Tom Latham, Chairman, and Ed Pastor, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee 3/28/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - STEM Education Grant Program for Hispanic Serving Institutions 3/26/14 Women's Economic Agenda 3/26/14 Castro Challenges Immigration Reform Stonewall, Demands Vote 3/26/14 Affordable Care Act 3/24/14 Castro Announces Inauguration of U.S-Japan Caucus 3/20/14 Castro on the 4th Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act & Local Enrollment Efforts 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 3/17/14 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs 3/10/14 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military 3/06/14 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Changes to Affordable Care Act Enrollment Process