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Congressman Joaquín Castro from Texas

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Congressman Joaquín  Castro
Democrat
Next Election: 2022
Joaquín Castro
Texas
202-225-3236
District: 20
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Latest Announcements:

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Latest Votes:

Jun 6 2023

Voted No On Agreeing to the Resolution on HRES463

Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 277) REINS Act; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 288) Separation of Powers Restoration Act; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. ...

Jun 6 2023

Voted No On Ordering the Previous Question on HRES463

Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 277) REINS Act; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 288) Separation of Powers Restoration Act; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. ...

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Campaign Finance Summary:

Contributions: $705,568
Individual $394,996
PAC & SuperPac $294,600
Disbursements: $718,442
Individual Refunds $9,618
Committee Refunds $6,000
Debts Owed $0
Cash on Hand $115,747

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Recently Sponsored Bills:

hr9539 - Dec 14 2022

To require the development of an inter-agency strategy and the submission of certain reports relating to the illegal export and trafficking of firearms from the United States to recipients in Mexico and certain Central American and Caribbean countries, and for other purposes.

House Foreign Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
6

hr9465 - Dec 8 2022

To provide locality pay to Federal employees working overseas under domestic teleworking agreements, and for other purposes.

House Oversight and Reform Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr9243 - Oct 28 2022

To provide for the treatment of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations as an international organization for purposes of the International Organizations Immunities Act, and for other purposes.

House Foreign Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr9206 - Oct 21 2022

To amend the Inspector General Act of 1978 to provide law enforcement authority to the Inspector General of the United States International Development Finance Corporation.

House Oversight and Reform Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr8932 - Sep 21 2022

To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to clarify requirements for disclosure of transfer of credit policies.

House Education and Labor Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr8463 - Jul 21 2022

To modify the requirements under the Millennium Challenge Act of 2003 for candidate countries, and for other purposes.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
14

hr8463 - Jul 21 2022

To modify the requirements under the Millennium Challenge Act of 2003 for candidate countries, and for other purposes.

House Foreign Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
14

hr8372 - Jul 14 2022

To prohibit the exercise of authorities under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act with respect to the United Nations and related organizations.

House Foreign Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
1

hres1106 - May 11 2022

Expressing support for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, its member states, and the United States-ASEAN Special Summit in Washington, DC, and reaffirming the commitment of the United States to continue to remain a strong, reliable, and active partner to ASEAN in the Indo-Pacific.

House Foreign Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
3

hr7549 - Apr 21 2022

To reform the process by which temporary nonagricultural workers' visas are allocated, and for other purposes.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
13

hr7318 - Mar 31 2022

To amend the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act to clarify the career services provided to adults and dislocated workers, and for other purposes.

House Education and Labor Committee

Cosponsors
0

hres892 - Feb 1 2022

Calling on the Government of the Republic of Rwanda to release Paul Rusesabagina on humanitarian grounds.

House Foreign Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
52

hr5749 - Oct 27 2021

To impose natural gas trading limits during emergencies.

House Agriculture Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr4802 - Jul 29 2021

To amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to clarify that charitable organization officials may receive food donations from schools under the food donation program, and for other purposes.

House Education and Labor Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr4589 - Jul 21 2021

To amend the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to establish in the Department of State a Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer and the Foreign Service Act of 1980 to promote increased diversity and inclusion in the Foreign Service, and for other purposes.

House Foreign Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
30

hr4589 - Jul 21 2021

To amend the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to establish in the Department of State a Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer and the Foreign Service Act of 1980 to promote increased diversity and inclusion in the Foreign Service, and for other purposes.

House Foreign Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
24

hr4306 - Jul 1 2021

To expand employment opportunities for spouses of Foreign Service officers, and for other purposes.

House Education and Labor Committee

Cosponsors
13

hr1681 - Mar 9 2021

To report data on COVID-19 immigration detention facilities and local correctional facilities that contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and for other purposes.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
6

hr493 - Jan 25 2021

For the relief of Alirio Palacios Gamez, Hilda Veronica Ramirez Mendez, and Jayro Ivan Juarez Ramirez.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr8954 - Dec 14 2020

To reform the process by which temporary nonagricultural workers' visas are allocated, and for other purposes.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
7

hr8913 - Dec 9 2020

To report data on COVID-19 immigration detention facilities and local correctional facilities that contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and for other purposes.

House Ways and Means Committee

Cosponsors
7

hres1242 - Nov 30 2020

Celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Alamo Colleges District.

House Education and Labor Committee

Cosponsors
4

hr8809 - Nov 24 2020

To review the termination characterization of former employees of the Department of State who were fired by reason of the sexual orientation of such employees, and for other purposes.

House Foreign Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
7

hr8628 - Oct 20 2020

To support the establishment of small business development centers internationally and promote international commerce, and for other purposes.

House Foreign Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
2

hr7925 - Aug 4 2020

To promote equity in advanced coursework and programs at elementary and secondary schools.

House Education and Labor Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr7798 - Jul 27 2020

To amend the Foreign Service Act of 1980 relating to selection boards regarding performance evaluations of Foreign Service officers, and for other purposes.

House Foreign Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr6595 - Apr 22 2020

To expedite and expand provision of American Citizen Services worldwide during the COVID-19 pandemic, and for other purposes.

House Foreign Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
0

hjres85 - Feb 14 2020

Relating to a national emergency declared by the President on February 15, 2019.

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Cosponsors
0

hres732 - Nov 22 2019

Condemning and recognizing transnational White supremacist extremism as a major global threat.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
1

hr4864 - Oct 28 2019

To develop and implement policies to advance early childhood development, to provide assistance for orphans and other vulnerable children in developing countries, and for other purposes.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
69

hr4864 - Oct 28 2019

To develop and implement policies to advance early childhood development, to provide assistance for orphans and other vulnerable children in developing countries, and for other purposes.

House Foreign Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
4

hr4539 - Sep 26 2019

For the relief of Alirio Palacios Gamez, Hilda Veronica Ramirez Mendez, and Jayro Ivan Juarez Ramirez.

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
0

hjres75 - Sep 19 2019

Relating to a national emergency declared by the President on February 15, 2019.

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr4380 - Sep 18 2019

To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to clarify requirements for disclosure of transfer of credit policies.

House Education and Labor

Cosponsors
1

hr4196 - Aug 20 2019

To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to include child development and early learning as community services under the Federal work-study program.

House Education and Labor

Cosponsors
2

hr3776 - Jul 16 2019

To prohibit Executive agencies from using the derogatory term "alien" to refer to an individual who is not a citizen or national of the United States, to amend chapter 1 of title 1, United States Code, to establish a uniform definition for the term "foreign national", and for other purposes.

House Oversight and Reform Committee

Cosponsors
16

hr3551 - Jun 27 2019

To ensure that Members of Congress have access to Federal facilities in order to exercise their constitutional oversight responsibilities.

House Oversight and Reform Committee

Cosponsors
0

hr2706 - May 14 2019

To amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to clarify that charitable organization officials may receive food donations from schools under the food donation program, and for other purposes.

House Education and Labor

Cosponsors
1

hjres46 - Feb 22 2019

Relating to a national emergency declared by the President on February 15, 2019.

Senate Armed Services Committee

Cosponsors
233

hjres46 - Feb 22 2019

Relating to a national emergency declared by the President on February 15, 2019.

Senate Armed Services Committee

Cosponsors
233