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Henry Cuellar's Public Statements

Full Name: Henry Cuellar
Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 28, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 28
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Imelda; 2 Children: Christy, Catie
Birth Date: 09/19/1955
Birth Place: Laredo, TX
Home City: Laredo, TX
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
Dec. 19, 2013 357,000 Young Texans Can Stay On Their Parents' Health Plans until Age 26, Thanks to the Affordable Care Act
Dec. 18, 2013 My San Antonio - Mexican Energy Refroms Help North America
Dec. 17, 2013 More than 700,000 Texans Receive Rebate from Insurance Companies Because of Affordable Care Act
Dec. 13, 2013 Under the Affordable Care Act, 5,189,000 Million Texans Will Gain Access to Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Benefits
Dec. 12, 2013 Congressman Cuellar Votes for Deal that Prevents Government Shutdown
Dec. 12, 2013 Congressman Cuellar Creates Partnership between DoD and DHS for Additional Border Resources
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Vietnam Human Rights Abuses
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 10, 2013 Congressman Cuellar Announces Veterans' Benefits Increase for 2014
Dec. 9, 2013 Rep. Cuellar Announces 7.5 Million Texans Have Gained Access to Free Preventive Health Care
Dec. 5, 2013 Congressman Cuellar Calls for End to Damaging Sequester as Budget Negotiations
Dec. 5, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader - Medicare Advantage Plants
Dec. 2, 2013 Seniors Save Over $200M on Prescription Drugs in Texas Under ACA
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Nov. 20, 2013 Protecting States' Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act
Nov. 19, 2013 The Hill - America Needs Its Shale Energy and Hydraulic Fracturing Provides it
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Harry Reid and Republican Leader Mitch McConnell - Tightening Sanctions Against Iran
Nov. 8, 2013 Congressman Cuellar Applauds Use of Aerostats in Border Security Efforts
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Federal Defender Services Funding
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Government Shutdown
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebulius, Secretary Department of Health and Human Services and Eric Holder, Attorney General Department of Justice - Combat Fraud in Health Insurance Exchanges
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate
Oct. 24, 2013 Congressman Cuellar Applauds CBP for Release of Privacy Impact Assessment of Unmanned Systems
Oct. 22, 2013 Update from Congressman Cuellar: White House Re-Opens for Tours
Oct. 21, 2013 The Hill: Immigrants Build the Nation
Oct. 18, 2013 Congressman Cuellar Applauds Nomination of Jeh Johnson as Homeland Security Secretary
Oct. 16, 2013 Congressman Cuellar Votes to End Republican Shutdown and Increase Debt Limit
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner - Government Shutdown
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - In Support of Japanese Investment
Oct. 10, 2013 Congressman Cuellar Joins No Labels to Call for Negotiations between Democrats and Republicans
Oct. 7, 2013 Politico - Obamacare Showdown in Texas
Oct. 7, 2013 Enlace News - Cuellar Helps Answer; How Much Will Health Insurance Cost Us?
Oct. 5, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner - Demand a Vote on Bill to Reopen Government
Oct. 1, 2013 Congressman Cuellar Stands with Families of Texas Federal Employees
Sept. 30, 2013 Congressman Cuellar Releases Statement on Impact of Potential Government Shutdown in Texas
Sept. 28, 2013 Congressman Cuellar Releases Statement on Continuing Resolution and Government Shutdown
Sept. 26, 2013 Bucshon Launches Bipartisan Interstate 69 Congressional Caucus
Sept. 25, 2013 Congressman Cuellar Releases Statement on Announcement of New Texas Healthcare Premiums
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Clean Increase in Debt Ceiling
Sept. 20, 2013 Congressman Cuellar Releases Statement on 2014 Continuing Resolution
Sept. 19, 2013 Congressman Cuellar Releases Statement on Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act
Sept. 15, 2013 Congressman Cuellar Releases Statement on Chemical Weapons Agreement in Syria
Sept. 13, 2013 Congressman Henry Cuellar Presents $300k to Webb County Sheriff's Office, in Collaboration with Casa de Misericordi
Sept. 11, 2013 Congressman Cuellar Releases Statement Following Presidential Address on Syria
Sept. 6, 2013 Congressman Cuellar Presented over $1.5m to Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) for STEM Programs
Sept. 5, 2013 Congressman Henry Cuellar and Dr. Ray Keck Discuss Educational Opportunities for Hispanics with White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH)
Sept. 4, 2013 Congressman Henry Cuellar presented $1.5m to Serving Children and Adults in Need (SCAN)
Aug. 31, 2013 Congressman Cuellar Releases Statement Following President's Remarks on Syria
Aug. 26, 2013 My San Antonio - South Texas Consortium Will Boost Economy
Aug. 13, 2013 Congressman Cuellar Addresses Laredo AARP
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