Rep. Henry Cuellar (@RepCuellar )

Rep. Henry Cuellar

Bio Proudly representing the 28th Congressional District of Texas.
Location Laredo, Texas / Washington DC
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Account created 01-11-2010 20:20:17
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iPhone : This evening, I have the honor of serving as Speaker Pro Temp as the House debates the #AmericanRescuePlan.
 A once-in-a-hundred-year-crisis demands big, bold solutions. We must protect American lives & get our economy back on track.

Twitter for iPad : The coronavirus pandemic and economic crises are destroying lives and livelihoods across the country. I will continue to work with my colleagues in Congress as well as with President Biden to ensure that we continue to safely protect and rebuild our communities.

Twitter for iPad : Today, the House will vote to pass the American Rescue Plan Act, which will crush the virus, return children safely to the classroom, get vaccines to the people, put dollars into families’ pockets and put people back to work.

Twitter for iPad : Benedictine College is lucky to have you – congrats and good luck! twitter.com/JaimesIker/sta…

Twitter for iPad : 🚨 If you live in Starr, La Salle, McMullen & Zapata Counties make sure to file this report right away as these areas are still under review.

Twitter for iPad : Have you experienced damage to your residence or business due to the winter storm? Report damages through the Texas Division of Emergency Management Individual Assistance – State of Texas Assessment Tool. The data provided to FEMA helps highlight the need for federal disaster assistance.
tdem.texas.gov/warming-center/

Twitter for iPad : 🚨 SCAM ALERT 🚨

If you receive a call from someone claiming to be a CBP officer or Border Patrol agent demanding payment from you, hang up—its a scam. CBP does NOT solicit money over the phone.

More ➡️ go.usa.gov/xsx2q

Twitter Web App : Freezing temperatures & power outages created a crisis for Texas farmers & ranchers, leaving them racing to keep their animals & crops alive.

That's why I joined Rep. Vicente Gonzalez & Rep. Tony Gonzales letter, calling for federal assistance to those who suffered losses. twitter.com/RepGonzalez/st…

Twitter for iPad : Thank you FEMA for approving Webb and Atascosa Counties on their requests for Individual Assistance in the wake of the winter storm. These services provided through IA programs will provide immediate relief to Texas families as they work to rebuild their communities.

iPhone : Vulnerable communities are receiving fewer #COVID19 vaccines despite being at a higher risk of getting the disease.  

Public-private partnerships like this are a key component to expanding equitable access to vaccines.
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Twitter Web App : Winter storms create significant challenges and often result in catastrophic loss for agricultural producers, especially for those raising livestock, row crops, and vulnerable crops like citrus. .Dept. of Agriculture offers several programs to help with recovery: go.usa.gov/xsbeG

Twitter for iPad : 🚨 ICYMI: Due to recent winter weather and power outages, the @IRS is extending the April 15th tax-filing and payment deadline to June 15th for all Texas residents and businesses.
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Twitter Web App : Great news to start off the day! The J&J vaccine will be a game-changer for residents in our rural communities.

It is critical that we make sure that hard to reach residents have access to this critical lifeline.
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iPhone : I just met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau – my first bilateral meeting as president. Tune in as we discuss the meeting and how we’ll tackle the shared challenges we face. pscp.tv/w/cwQ0FjF4ZUVX…

Twitter Web App : Thanks to President Biden & his administration, we are on track to have three million coronavirus vaccine doses per day available by April.

As we continue to see increased production, I will continue to ensure that the vaccines are available widely & equitably.
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Twitter Web App : I am committed to making sure Texans have safe and nutritious food as we continue to face this weather emergency.

SNAP recipients can apply for replacement benefits for food lost or destroyed due to the severe winter weather by dialing 2-1-1.
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Twitter for iPad : Each week, my office has been tracking vaccine allocations to our district. If you’re a frontline health care worker, resident at long-term care facilities, ages 65+ or 16+ with a health condition, check w/ local vaccination providers to register & protect yourself from #COVID19.

Twitter Web App : We cannot wait any longer – lives and livelihoods are on the line. For this reason, I’ll be heading back to Washington, D.C. this week to pass President Biden’s American Rescue Plan.

To everyone across my district, the state and nation - help is on the way.

Twitter Web App : My heart aches for the thousands of families who have lost loved-ones to the coronavirus. As we mourn the lives of 500,000, I pray that our nation continues to find the strength to overcome this dire situation.