Press Releases

November 18, 2019 Press Release
Media Contact: Robert Julien (DC) – Email: robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

WASHINGTON, DC —Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 4863, the United States Export Finance Agency Act of 2019, which would reauthorize the Export-Import (EX-IM) Bank for ten years and increase its lending authority to $175 billion dollars. The EX-IM Bank is the official credit agency of the United States that support U.S.

November 15, 2019 Press Release
Media Contact: Robert Julien – Email: Robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

November 14, 2019

Betsy DeVos

Secretary of Education

United States of Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20202

 

Secretary DeVos,

 

November 15, 2019 Press Release
Media Contact: Robert Julien – Email: Robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

Dear Colleague:

We invite you to become an original cosponsor of a resolution condemning Federal Housing and Finance Agency (FHFA) Director Mark A. Calabria’s decision to remove the critical borrower’s preferred language question from the redesigned Universal Residential Loan Application (URLA).

November 15, 2019 Press Release
Media Contact: Robert Julien – Email: Robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

WASHINGTON, DC — Earlier this week, the Houston City Council approved $24 million in federal funding that will go towards the East End Maker Hub, a startup hub in the Texas 29th Congressional District.

 

November 7, 2019 Press Release
Contacto de Prensa: Robert Julien – Email: Robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

HOUSTON, TX — Ayer, Mike Morath, el Comisionado de la Agencia de Educación de Texas (TEA, en inglés), le informó al Houston ISD que el estado de Texas se hará cargo del distrito escolar y que reemplazará a la junta escolar y a la superintendente.

November 7, 2019 Press Release
Media Contact: Robert Julien (DC) – Email: robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

HOUSTON, TX — Yesterday, Mike Morath, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) Commissioner, informed the Houston ISD that the state of Texas will be taking over the school district by replacing the board of trustees and superintendent. The potential state takeover has been looming over students, parents, and teachers in the Houston ISD for more than two years.

October 23, 2019 Press Release
Media Contact: Robert Julien (DC) – Email: robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

WASHINGTON, DC —Today, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia joined democratic members of the House Judiciary Committee to pass H.R. 4, the Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2019, out of committee. Congresswoman Garcia released the following statement: 

 

October 21, 2019 Press Release
Media Contact: Robert Julien – Email: robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

WASHINGTON, DCCongresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) will host a press availability tomorrow, Tuesday, October 22nd the day before the Zuckerberg hearing. This will be held in her office, Longworth 1620, starting at 3:00 PM. She has many concerns regarding Facebook’s Libra project.

October 17, 2019 Press Release
Contacto de Prensa: Robert Julien – Email: Robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

WASHINGTON, DC – La congresista Sylvia García del distrito 29 de Tejas presenta la de Ley de Seguridad del Acceso a las Urnas (PASA, en inglés), un proyecto de ley para evitar que la aplicación de la ley de inmigración se use como una táctica de intimidación hacia los votantes.

 

October 17, 2019 Press Release
Media Contact: Robert Julien – Email: Robert.julien@mail.house.gov; Cell: 202-227-0330

WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) introduces the Polling Access Safety Act (PASA), a bill to prevent immigration enforcement from being used as a voter intimidation tactic.

 

To protect eligible voters’ sense of security at the polls and encourage free and fair elections, PASA would:

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