June 6th, 2022
On Friday, I sent a letter to United States Attorney General Merrick Garland
May 20th, 2022
I questioned Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Russell Smith on the recent string of suicides on the USS George Washington. The line of questioning was part of a House Appropriations hearing regarding Navy and...
April 18th, 2022
Students in grades 9 – 12 may submit two-dimensional entries such as paintings, drawings, photos, computer-generated art, collages, and prints to Congressman Gonzales’ office for consideration. The deadline for students to...
April 7th, 2022
On Wednesday, I questioned the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Denis McDonough on the status of the new VA healthcare center in El Paso during the House Appropriations Committee’s hearing on the VA budget for...
April 4th, 2022
Last week I joined my colleagues on the House Appropriations Subcommittee for Military Construction and Veterans Affairs in an oversight hearing on substandard housing conditions in privatized military housing.
March 23rd, 2022
On Monday, I announced $140,893 in grant funds from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for healthcare in San Antonio. The funds will go towards the El Centro Del Barrio’s Health Resources and Services...
March 15th, 2022
The Border Security Technology Caucus will improve the way Congress develops border policies by bringing together a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers to ensure the United States is on the cutting-edge of technology that will...
February 24th, 2022
The United States, our partners and our allies should not be dependent on our competitors as an energy source, especially when we have an abundance of natural gas right in our backyard.
February 15th, 2022
I am thrilled to see it become a national landmark and witness the impact that will have on Marfa. Preserving the Blackwell School will be crucial to ensuring that future generations learn its rich, complicated history.
February 4th, 2022
I joined my fellow members of the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) in releasing a statement ahead of the opening of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.
June 3rd, 2022
Thursday I sent a letter to Department of Education Secretary Miguel Cardona urging expedited approval for Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District (CISD) grant requests
May 13th, 2022
I spoke on the House floor on Thursday in celebration of National Nurses Week, recognizing nurses at the Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC). In May 2019, I spent 23 days – 3 of which were in a coma – at BAMC after sustaining...
April 14th, 2022
U.S. Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson and I introduced the Find and Protect Foster Youth Act.
April 5th, 2022
These illegal marketplaces are a hub and a safe haven for some of society’s most dangerous criminals, and as these bad actors get more advanced, we need to ensure our law enforcement has the proper tools to crack down on...
March 31st, 2022
Her death is a solemn reminder of the sacrifices our men and women in green - and their families - make every day. I am proud to have her legacy live on in our district by renaming the Rocksprings Border Patrol station in...
March 17th, 2022
The United States and Congress will be pivotal in turning the tide of this war and we must move forward with unwavering support for Ukraine.
March 3rd, 2022
His speech confirmed what Texans already knew – America cannot rely on the Administration for results.
February 18th, 2022
Farmers and ranchers in my district have experienced cut water lines, stolen property, broken fences, and other damages as a result of migrants passing through the area.
February 14th, 2022
We are lucky to have NSA Texas right here in San Antonio and it was great to hear their plans to recruit talented folks from the area.
January 31st, 2022
I’m honored to receive the PROMISE Award and look forward to continuing to advocate for the program.