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Filemon Vela, Jr.'s Public Statements

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03/30/2022 Letter to Katherine Tai, United States Trade Representative, and Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Prioritize Agriculture in Indo-Pacific Economic Framework Discussions
03/17/2022 Letter to Hon. Greg Abbott, Governor of Texas, Hon. Ken Paxton, Attorney General of Texas - Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (Tx-29) Delivers Letter to Governor Abbott and Ag Paxton Demanding the Halt of Their Anti-trans Attacks
03/16/2022 Congressman Vela Announces Passage of Legislation to Add Fort Brown to Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park
03/15/2022 Congressman Vela Introduces Bill to Rename Brownsville Post Office After Fallen Soldier
03/15/2022 Boundary of Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Park
03/10/2022 Congressmen Vela and Gonzalez Announce $19.4 Million in Funding for Local Projects Across South Texas
03/08/2022 Letter to Joseph R. Biden, President of the United States - Congressman Cuellar Applauds Ban on Russian Oil Imports and Calls on President Biden to Increase Domestic Energy Production
03/04/2022 Congressman Vela Votes to Honor our Promise to Toxic-Exposed Veterans
03/01/2022 Letter to Kristen Clarke, Assistant Attorney General of the United States - Rep. Veasey Leads Texas Delegation on Letter Urging Department of Justice to Expedite Case Against Texas' Voter Suppression Law
01/20/2022 Congressmen Vela and Gonzalez Announce $157M Funding for Historic Port and Waterway Infrastructure Projects
01/19/2022 Letter to Hon. Kristen Clarke, Assistant Attorney General Dept. of Justice - Allred Leads Colleagues Requesting DOJ Monitor Election Audit Targeting Large Texas Counties
01/19/2022 Letter to Hon. Jennifer Granholm, Secretary of Energy - Sen. Ted Cruz Leads Bipartisan Letter to Department of Energy in Support of Expanding Texas LNG Exports
01/18/2022 Menendez Joins Congressional Hispanic Caucus In Requesting Meetings With Social Media CEOs To Discuss Spanish-Language Misinformation
01/13/2022 Letter to Hon. Colonel Daniel Heape, Inspector General of Texas Military Department: Texas Democratic Congressional Delegation Calling for an Investigation Into Operation Lone Star
01/04/2022 Congressman Vela Introduces the Bipartisan Saving America's Future by Educating (SAFE) Kids Act
12/21/2021 Letter to Xavier Becerra, United States Secretary of Health and Human Services, Murphy and Other Tri-Caucus Members Send Letter to HHS Regarding Disparities in Cancer Care
12/17/2021 Evans Stands By Vote for House Build Back Better Bill, Keeps Hope Alive for More Progress for the People
12/09/2021 Congressman Vela Announces House Passage of FY 22 NDAA
12/09/2021 Letter to Hon. Joseph Biden, President of the United States of America - Do Not Ban Crude Oil Exports
12/02/2021 Congressman Vela Reintroduces Legislation to Ensure Fair and Equitable Financing for Higher Education
11/24/2021 Letter to Hon. Gina Raimondo, Secretary of Commerce - Cornyn, Doggett, McCaul, Texas Colleagues Urge Commerce Secretary Raimondo to Consider Texas for Key Semiconductor Production Sites
11/22/2021 Letter to Joseph Biden, President of the United States of America - Replenish the Small Business Administration's Restaurant Revitalization Fund
11/17/2021 PRESS RELEASE: Congressman Vela Introduces Bill to Provide Water Infrastructure Funding to Underserved Communities
11/02/2021 Congressman Vela Introduces Bill to Protect Americans' Data Privacy
10/22/2021 Statement on Infrastructure and Reconciliation From Group of Nine

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