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Filemon Vela, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Business and Consumers

Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 34, Democratic
Date Title
May 18, 2017 vela Reacts to Trump Administration Plan to Renegotiate NAFTA
May 18, 2017 Vela Announces $3.7 million in Additional Funding Toward Cattle Fever Tick Eradication
May 2, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald J. Trump, President of the United States - Mexico's Sugar Trade Practices
Jan. 25, 2017 Congressman Filemon Vela Hosts Bipartisan Hearing On Border Business
Nov. 2, 2016 Letter to House Committee Leaders - Protect Pell Grant Funding
Oct. 28, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President, United States of America - Engaging China on Biotechnology
Sept. 28, 2016 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payday Rule
May 20, 2016 Letter to Chairman Meredith Broadbent, International Trade Commission - Combat Illegal Trade
May 19, 2016 Payne, Jr., Nearly 90 Members Issue Joint Statement on Verizon Labor Negotiations
April 25, 2016 Letter to Thomas E. Wheeler, Chairman of the FCC - Reps. Yvette D. Clarke and Gene Green Urge FCC to Delay Further Action Until Completion of Impact Study
March 31, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Jenny Yang, Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Fight The Wage Gap
March 28, 2016 Letter to Fed. Chair Janet Yellen, FDIC Chairman Martin Gruenberg, CFPB Director Richard Cordray, Currency Comptroller Thomas Curry, and NCUA Chairman Deborah Matz - Push for Tailored Regulations
Nov. 4, 2015 Hearing of the Border and Maritime Security Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Vela, Hearing Titled "A New Approach to Increase Trade and Security: An Examination of CBP's Public Private Partnerships."
Sept. 28, 2015 Cross-Border Rail Security Act of 2015
Sept. 25, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Trans-Pacific Partnership
June 23, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Export-Import Reauthorization Vote
June 23, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Export-Import Reauthorization Vote
May 20, 2015 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - TRID Regulation
May 20, 2015 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - TRID Regulation
April 30, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation - U.S. Open Skies Policy
April 16, 2015 Letter to Governors - Religious Freedom Restoration Act
Sept. 19, 2014 Congressman Filemon Vela and BEDC President Jason Hilts Participate in Roundtable Economic Discussion at White House Hosted by United States Trade Representative Mike Froman
Aug. 6, 2014 Congressman Vela Announces $705K Grant for Brownsville Navigation District
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
April 1, 2014 Congressman Filemon Vela and Congressman Beto O'Rourke Visit Atlanta with Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce Walter Bastian to Highlight Importance of Trade with Mexico
March 21, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit
Dec. 20, 2013 Congressman Vela Supports Partnership Between CBP and Border Trade Alliance to Expand Services
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Outdated Fast Track For Trans-Pacific Partnership
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - US Airways and American Airlines Lawsuit
Oct. 7, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Implement Additional Sanctions on Iran
Aug. 2, 2013 Congressmen Cuellar and Vela Applaud Selection of South Texas Consortium for CBP Partnership
July 25, 2013 Congressman Cuellar and other Members of Border Caucus Highlight Region's Importance to U.S. Economy
March 13, 2013 Congressmen Vela, Cuellar, McCaul, O'Rourke, Gallego, and Farenthold Introduce the Cross-Border Trade Enhancement Act
March 13, 2013 Congressmen Cuellar, McCaul, Vela, O'Rourke, Gallego, and Farenthold Introduce the Bipartisan "Cross-Border Trade Enhancement Act of 2013"
Feb. 14, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Aug. 1, 2012 Filemon Vela Secures Landslide Victory in Democratic Primary for Texas Congressional Seat
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