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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

Congressman Cuellar helps secure $1.7 billion for low-income and Hispanic student populations

January 27, 2020Congressman Henry Cuellar helped include over $1.7 billion in the final spending bill to expand student loan and education programs for low-income students and Hispanic student populations

WASHINGTON – The final spending bill is a $200 million increase from FY19.

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U.S.-Mexico border ports of entry prepare for an even busier year if USCMA passes

January 27, 2020The Senate is gearing up to vote on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement trade deal, but some lawmakers are already preparing for what happens once the deal passes.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Nexstar) — Texas Congressman Henry Cuellar says trade between the U.S. and Mexico is expected to increase by 5% every year under the new trade deal.

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Military medical professionals to help at local hospitals

January 27, 2020Congressman Cuellar announces military doctors to help at Laredo hospitals

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - It's being called a historic partnership: Laredo's two hospitals have now teamed up with the U.S. Army.

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San Antonio Wins $10 Million to Assist With Homelessness and Affordable Housing

January 27, 2020The federal government has thrown $10 million San Antonio's way to help combat homelessness and support affordable housing, according to U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar's office.

The Department of Housing and Urban Development will divide $9.4 million among organizations serving area homeless people, including the American GI-Forum, Haven for Hope, South Alamo Regional Alli

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Officials open United States 59 Loop 20 lanes over Interstate Highway 35

January 27, 2020The City of Laredo held a ribbon cutting on Tuesday to celebrate the recent opening of an overpass.

As part of the planned Milo Interchange, five direct connectors out of eight still have yet to be completed.

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