WASHINGTON, DC —The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded nearly $600,000 for disaster assistance in the Texas 29th Congressional District.
The Harris County Department of Education has received the Office of Head Start - Administration for Children and Families grant for Harris County’s Head Start Disaster Assistance Program.
WASHINGTON, DC — The Financial Services Committee has confirmed that Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s CEO, will be testifying before the committee on October 23rd, 2019. He will be there to answer questions about Facebook’s Libra Project. The Committee and many of its members have previously expressed concerns about the project and its proposed rollout.
WASHINGTON, DC — This afternoon, Majority Leader Steny Hoyer joined Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia for a tour of BakerRipley’s East Aldine Campus, which offers a variety of community programming that aims to alleviate poverty in the greater Houston area.
Houston, TX – El líder mayoritario Steny Hoyer se unirá hoy 30 de septiembre a la Congresista Sylvia Garcia para una visita en el campus de BakerRipley en East Aldine.
HOUSTON, TX — Majority Leader Steny Hoyer will join Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia today, September 30th for a site visit at BakerRipley’s East Aldine Campus.
HOUSTON, TX. – La tormenta tropical Imelda causó estragos y daño en Houston y el condado Harris, donde en partes del condado Harris cayó más de 43 pulgadas de agua en solo 72 horas. Hasta ahora, 5 personas han sido reportadas muertas y varias más heridas.
HOUSTON, TX. – Tropical storm Imelda wreaked havoc on Houston and greater Harris County after dumping as much as 43 inches of rain in 72 hours in parts of Harris County. So far, five people have been reported dead, and several others injured as a result of the storm.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – La congresista Sylvia García (TX-29) se unió a sus colegas en la Cámara de Representantes para aprobar la ley bipartidista FAIR (por sus siglas en inglés), que pondría fin al uso forzado del arbitraje en los conflictos de consumidores, trabajadores, derechos civiles, y antimonopolio.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) joined her colleagues in the House of Representatives to pass the bipartisan FAIR Act, which would end the use of forced arbitration in consumer, worker, civil rights, and antitrust disputes.
WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia was joined by 15 colleagues in the House of Representatives sent a letter to the CEO of MeToo Kit, an at-home, self-administered rape kit.
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President Donald Trump’s views on immigration are hard to pin down.
La legisladora texana, durante un foro de inmigración en Houston, se manifestó en contra de esta regla y dijo que Trump no logrará quitarles la ciudadanía a los hijos de inmigrantes nacidos en este país. Añadió que el presidente “está buscando todas las maneras para no recibir a más gente en EEUU y que tengan dificultades para que obtengan su naturalización”.
Esta enmienda, aprobada por el Congreso el 4 de junio de 1919 y ratificada el 18 de agosto de 1920, es un logro realizado por mujeres que no se dieron por vencidas cuando las excluían de la política y del proceso electoral.
Ready, set, fest! Today we announced the program and speakers for the 2019 Texas Tribune Festival — Sept. 26-28 in downtown Austin. It’s our ninth annual ideas weekend, our biggest by a mile and absolutely our most ambitious yet.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has declared that the citizens of Venezuela “have suffered for too long at the hands” of the violent Maduro regime. His administration has warned Venezuela is as dangerous a place to be as North Korea, Iran and Syria. Violent crime is common; food, water, electricity and medicine are in short supply, the warnings say.
After remaining silent for nearly two years – with the exception of a brief statement expressing his reluctance to speak before Congress – former special counsel Robert Mueller testified before two U.S. House committees about his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and President Donald Trump’s actions around that investigation.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert on Wednesday tore into Robert Mueller during his long-awaited appearance on Capitol Hill, accusing the former special counsel of “perpetuating injustice” by dragging out his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Engineers and elected officials are using outdated tools to assess flood risks and make coastal areas more resilient to storms, which are becoming increasingly severe and frequent, a panel of experts testified Monday at a congressional committee hearing in Houston.