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Poe and Green Disappointed with Changes to Water Resources Development Act

In response to discouraging changes to the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) that removed vital support for our nation’s ports Congressman Ted Poe (TX- 02) and Congressman Gene Green (TX-29) issued the following statements. The House is expected to vote on WRDA next week.

CASTRO ANNOUNCES $4M TO HELP END VETERANS HOMELESSNESS

San Antonio, TX - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) renewed $4,040,000.00 of federal funding for...

CASTRO ANNOUNCES $3.27M FOR SOUTHWEST RESEARCH INSTITUTE ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROJECT

Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) announced a $3,279,208.00 grant from the Department of Energy (DOE) for the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI). The DOE funding will support an SwRI project to make coal-based power generation more efficient, cleaner, and less expensive. SwRI is collaborating on the project – entitled “Pre-Project Planning for a Flameless Pressurized Oxy-combustion Pilot Plant” – with ITEA S.p.A., Jacobs, the Electric Power Research Institute, General Electric Global Research, and Peter Reineck Associates

Congressman Veasey Services DFW Homes with Time Warner Cable

On Monday, March 28, 2016, Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, will clock in bright and early to join the Dallas area staff of Time Warner Cable to learn firsthand about the telecommunications industry and assist in cable installation services for DFW Metroplex residents. After participating in an abbreviated training, Veasey will perform warehouse equipment check-ins and assist in two cable and high-speed internet installations for TX-33 residents

Williams Supports Texas Private Property Owners in ‘Fed. Land Grab’ Dispute

Congressman Roger Williams (R – Texas), along with 21 members of the Texas Congressional Delegation, today filed an amicus brief in the federal district court in Wichita Falls in support of landowners whose private properties along a 116 mile stretch of the Red River are currently in dispute with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM)

Thornberry files legal brief in Red River landowners’ lawsuit

U.S. Congressman Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) along with Texas Republican Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz and 19 representatives today filed an amicus brief in the case of Aderholt et al. v. Bureau of Land Management et al. The lawsuit, which was filed on behalf of landowners along the Red River by the Texas Public Policy Foundation, seeks to protect the landowners’ property rights from claims by the federal government’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM)

Congressman Cuellar Hosts Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart at World Trade Bridge

Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) and the city of Laredo welcomed Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL-25) for a tour of the World Trade Bridge as well as the Laredo airport and other parts of the city.

Weber Reintroduces Empowering Our Veterans Act

Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) reintroduced the Empowering our Veterans Act (H.R. 3113), which would prohibit the Veterans Administration (VA) from spending any more money on alternative energy projects, and reallocate any unobligated funds toward reducing the VA enrollee backlog

CONGRESSMAN RUBÉN HINOJOSA ANNOUNCES SBA OFFERING LOANS FOR STORM DAMAGE

Congressman Rubén Hinojosa announced the Small Business Administration (SBA) will be offering residents and small business owners, who had storm damage from May 4 through June 16, 2015, loans at a low interest rate.

CONGRESSMAN RUBÉN HINOJOSA APPLAUDS SUPREME COURT’S UPHOLDING OF AFFORDABLE CARE ACT AND HOUSING LAW

Congressman Rubén Hinojosa, along with many of his colleagues who supported President Obama’s plan for the Affordable Care Act were thankful that the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a key provision of the Affordable Care Act agreeing with President Obama’s administration that government subsidies that make health insurance affordable for millions of Americans should be available to all.

Congressman Al Green Applauds Supreme Court’s Ruling to Uphold Tool Used to Fight Invidious...

On Thursday, June 25, 2015, Congressman Al Green (TX-09) released a statement on the Supreme Court's ruling on the legal doctrine known as Disparate Impact in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, et al v. Inclusive Communities Project, Inc

Sessions Votes to Unleash America’s Trade Power and Maintain Our Rule of Law

U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX-32), Chairman of the House Rules Committee and a Member of House Republican Leadership, today released the following statement applauding the passage of Trade Promotion Authority

Smith: Congress Needs Trade Oversight

Congressman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) released the following statement today after voting once more to give Congress and the American people control over the president’s existing power to negotiate trade agreements.

Smith: Congress Should Have a Say on Trade

Congressman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) released the following statement today after voting to give Congress and the American people control over the president’s existing power to negotiate trade agreements

Rep. Cuellar, USDA Announce $30,000 Investment in Encinal Water Supply Corporation

Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Under Secretary Lisa Mensah today announced that Encinal Water Supply Corporation will receive $30,000 in federal funds to complete a Preliminary Engineering Report and Environmental Report. The reports are required for the city to complete an application to apply for financial assistance from USDA Rural Development for water system improvements

CONGRESSMAN RUBÉN HINOJOSA ANNOUNCES USDA GRANTS AWARDED FOR EARTH DAY WATER PROJECTS IN DUVAL...

Congressman Rubén Hinojosa announces the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded grants and loans to Duval County and to the City of Alton for water projects and improvements as part of their Earth Day 2015 Project Selection

FORT WORTH HOUSING AUTHORITY IN CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 33 RECEIVES OVER $500,000 IN FEDERAL HOUSING...

Fort Worth, TX - March 13, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) announced the awarding of over $500,000 federal funds to the Fort Worth Housing Authority (FWHA). The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded $250,000 in Emergency Capital Funds to FWHA, which will be used to improve the safety and security at Butler Place Public Housing Community. Another $269,856 will go to the Housing Choice Voucher Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program that assists families with supportive services

Congressman Al Green Introduces The Housing Fairness Act of 2013 and the Original Living...

January 15, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- During the week of January 14, 2013, Congressman Al Green (TX-09) introduced two bills: the Veterans, Women, Families with Children, Race, and Persons with Disabilities Housing Fairness Act of 2013, also known as the Housing Fairness Act of 2013, as well as the Original Living American Wage (LAW) Act of 2013 in the House of Representatives

Preventing Homelessness Among West Texas Veterans

WASHINGTON, DC - July 30, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Randy Neugebauer (TX-19) is pleased to announce a Veteran’s Affairs grant to improve services to veterans in West Texas. The West Central Texas Regional Foundation was awarded nearly $500,000 to provide supportive services to veterans and their families to prevent homelessness. The grants will be used to fund three full-time staff members that will assist approximately 120 families with financial counseling, employment assistance, child care, transportation, and other services that either prevent homelessness or help families recover from the loss of housing. The foundation will focus on holistic approaches that help families continue being self-sustaining in the long-term.

Reyes Announces $3.1 Million USDA Grant to Provide Water for 80 Homes

Washington, D.C. - January 24, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Silvestre Reyes (D-TX) announced today that the U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) through the Water and Waste Disposal Program awarded a $3,111,500 grant and a $500,000 loan to El Paso County.

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Congressman Al Green Attends Ribbon Cutting of The Pointe at Crestmont...

On Thursday, April 25, 2019, Congressman Al Green attended the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for The Pointe at Crestmont Apartment Homes. “I am honored to salute Mayor Sylvester Turner, Houston City Council Member Dwight Boykins