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Rubén Hinojosa, The 15th Congressional District of Texas
Rubén Hinojosa, The 15th Congressional District of Texas
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Older Americans Act

This year, Congress reauthorized the Older Americans Act -- landmark legislation that is a statement of our national obligation to older Americans.

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Congressman Hinojosa surveys young constituents to find out how they like the playground built with federal funds he helped secure.
Congressman Hinojosa surveys young constituents to find out how they like the playground built with federal funds he helped secure.
Site last updated: November 13, 2006
Hinojosa Hosts Agriculture Town Hall

Congressman Rubén Hinojosa (TX-15) joined Congressman Collin Peterson (MN-07), Ranking Member of the House Agriculture Committee, for a town hall meeting with local farmers and ranchers to discuss the upcoming reauthorization of the Farm Bill and emergency, disaster assistance legislation.  The town hall was attended by agriculture producers and interested parties including irrigators, bankers, insurance agents and growers.

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Latest News
» Hinojosa Urges More Hispanic Participation in STEM Fields

Today, Congressman Rubén Hinojosa (TX-15), fellow members of Congress and industry leaders from national corporations participated in a roundtable discussion during the 5th Annual Hispanic Engineering, Science & Technology Week (HESTEC). The roundtable, moderated by Jose Diaz-Balart of Telemundo’s “Cada Dia,” and held at the University of Texas Pan-American, focused on increasing investment from the private sector in encouraging Hispanic students to pursue careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). In addition, the roundtable looked at how the federal government can increase resources for programs that work to increases students’ interest in these fields.

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» Hinojosa, City of Donna Announce Next Phase of Donna-Rio Bravo International Bridge

Today, Congressman Rubén Hinojosa (TX-15), participated in an event at Donna City Hall to announce the next phase of the Donna-Rio Bravo International Bridge Project. He was joined by Mayor Ricardo L. Morales, City of Donna; P.R. Avila, City Manager; Guadalupe Castillo, Chair, Donna International Bridge Corporation; Scott Armey, Regional Administrator, U.S. General Services Administration; and Arq. Vicente Saint Martin, Director de Infraestructura para el Comercio Exterior, Tamaulipas, Mexico.

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Success Story
Smart Growth; Smart Development

In November 2005, the House passed the conference report for the Departments of Transportation, Treasure, Housing and Urban Development, and Judiciary. In this bill, Congressman Rubén Hinojosa was able to secure funding for projects in the 15th Congressional District.

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Congressman Hinojosa at a Glance
Rubén Hinojosa (EE-no-HO-suh)
District: Texas 15th Congressional District
In Office Since: 1996 / Fifth term
Key Issues: A champion for the disadvantaged. Strong advocate for education, housing, and economic development. (Photo: Congressman Hinojosa visited the children at Los Vecinos Head Start in Harlingen, TX to observe how the program is working).
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