Representative Henry Cuellar's Public Statements


Full Name: Henry Cuellar
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
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Issue Position: Veterans' Affairs Issue Position: Workforce Development, Reforming Welfare and Job Creation Issue Position: Agriculture Issue Position: Education Issue Position: Fighting Crime Issue Position: Less Taxes, Better Government Issue Position: Health Care Issue Position: Financial Services Issue Position: Tax Relief Issue Position: Transportation Issue Position: Protecting Senior Citizens Issue Position: Homeland Security Issue Position: Support Our Military Issue Position: Support Small Businesses Issue Position: Healthcare Issue Position: Economic Security Issue Position: Agriculture Issue Position: Jobs & Growth Issue Position: Transportation Issue Position: Trade Issue Position: Environment Issue Position: Creating Jobs, Lowering Taxes Issue Position: Social Security Issue Position: Energy & Environment Issue Position: Education First Issue Position: Faith Based Organization Issue Position: Crime Issue Position: Homeland Security 8/19/14 McAllen Monitor - After August Recess, Cuellar Planning to Fund RGV Immigrant Expenses, Central American Aid Packages 8/19/14 Daily Beast - A Texas Democrat Tries to Fix the Border 8/19/14 San Antonio Express News - Cuellar: Neither Party Owns All the Good Ideas 8/19/14 Fox Rio 2 - Officials Discuss Humanitarian Crisis 8/13/14 KTSA - Cuellar Keeps Pushing Obama 8/13/14 McAllen Monitor - Cuellar Asks Obama for Meeting on Border Crisis 8/13/14 News 92 FM Houston - Congressman's Letter to President Urges Action on Border Crisis 8/12/14 WOAI - Immigration 'Spike' From Central America Seen as Ending 8/08/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Requesting a Meeting on Border Crisis 8/06/14 Rep. Cuellar Highlights Comprehensive Healthcare Benefits for Residents of 28th District of Texas 8/06/14 Cuellar and Cornyn Host Texas Shale Oil & Gas Caucus Crude Oil Exports Briefin 7/31/14 Secure the Southwest Border Act of 2014 7/31/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - House Should Stay in Session to Address Budget and Other Pressing Issues 7/30/14 Rep. Cuellar Votes for Bipartisan Deal that Improves Access to Care for Veterans 7/30/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Agriculture Market Access in TPP 7/29/14 Laredo Airport Receives $3.9 Million Federal Grant to Update Infrastructure 7/27/14 ABC "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" - Transcript: Childrens' Immigration Crisis 7/25/14 Rep. Cuellar Announces $3.3 Million in Federal Funding for Webb Law Enforcement 7/25/14 Rep. Cuellar Announces $4.7 Million in Federal Funding for Hidalgo Law Enforcem 7/18/14 Rep. Cuellar Reinstates $5 Million in Funding to US-Mexico Border Water Infrastructure Program 7/16/14 Cornyn, Cuellar Offer HUMANE Act to Solve Border Crisis 7/09/14 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: Immigration Crisis