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    As the son of migrant workers and former member of the Agriculture Committee, Henry knows the importance of Agriculture and Agricultural trade to families in the 28th District and the national economy. He also believes that Congress must continue investing in all forms of domestic energy production with domestic energy resources, such as oil, wind, natural gas, solar and other alternative energy fuels. 

  • The Cuellar Family

    Henry and his wife, Imelda, reside in Laredo, Texas with their two daughters, Christina and Catherine.


    Henry is an expert on border security and homeland security. His ability to bridge the gap between local law enforcement and DHS has resulted in millions in funding for local public safety programs.


    Henry believes we have an obligation to honor and care for every veteran in our nation and their families for their undeniable service. He has worked had to secure new benefits to American veterans and to increase their access to support and healthcare.


    Henry quizzes elementary school kids on American History. 

The Latest from Henry

Laredo chosen for potential COVID-19 vaccine study

August 9, 2020

Laredo is one of three South Texas areas that have been chosen for a clinical research study for a possible vaccine against COVID-19. The decision was announced by Rep.

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San Antonio one of several South Texas areas where COVID-19 vaccine will be tested

August 9, 2020

SAN ANTONIO - San Antonio is one of several South Texas locations where volunteers will participate in a COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial.

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Congressman Cuellar announces additional resources to help during pandemic

August 9, 2020The Department of Defense to distribute 500 professionals to seven cities

LAREDO, Tex. (KGNS) -As resources for the coronavirus become scarce, federal, state, and local representatives are working to bring more help to the Gateway City.

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Rep. Cuellar announces more than $2.6 million in funding for San Antonio first responders

August 9, 2020

SAN ANTONIO - Rep. Henry Cuellar announced Monday more than $2.6 million in federal COVID-19 emergency funding for local first responders. 

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Battle for the border

August 9, 2020Sacred Heart Children’s Home among protected areas in DHS bill

Laredo’s Rep.

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