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Today, the Brownsville Herald published an editorial cartoon urging President Obama to discuss the water crisis with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto during their summit on immigration reform in Mexico City today.
WASHINGTON, DC – This Saturday, Congressman Filemon Vela (TX-34) and Congressman Rubén Hinojosa (TX-15) will host a Veterans Enrollment Fair at the Tomas Garces Texas National Guard Armory in Weslaco to encourage all eligible veterans to enroll in the VA health system and take advantage of their earned benefits.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville) announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has delayed the closure of all 149 federal contract air traffic control towers until June 15th, including the local tower in Brownsville.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville) visited Sea Turtle Inc. on South Padre Island to learn more about their conservation efforts and see first-hand the important work they do to protect sea turtles in the Gulf of Mexico. Founded in 1977, Sea Turtle Inc.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville) was honored by the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) with the 2013 Champion of Change Award. This annual award is presented to Members of Congress whose leadership efforts have been effective in advancing the nation’s commitment to policies that support positive change for people with Down Syndrome.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressmen Filemon Vela (TX-34), Michael McCaul (TX-10), Henry Cuellar (TX-28), Beto O’Rourke (TX-16), Pete Gallego (TX-23), and Blake Farenthold (TX-27) introduced H.R. 1108, The Cross-Border Trade Enhancement Act of 2013. This bipartisan bill gives U.S.
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On January 3, 2013, family members, constituents, and supporters joined Congressman Vela at his Washington D.C. office located at 437 Cannon House Office Building.