Press Releases

May 29, 2019 Press Release
“Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report and remarks are clear and should alarm every American. Russia, a foreign adversary, blatantly attacked our political system and the investigation did not exonerate President Trump of obstruction of justice.
May 28, 2019 Press Release
“As the Trump administration implements hateful and senseless immigration policies, border communities like El Paso continue to shoulder the financial responsibility of upholding our nation’s tradition of welcoming asylum-seeking families in pursuit of the American Dream,” said Congresswoman Escobar.
May 22, 2019 Press Release
“I’d like to thank Congresswoman Maxine Waters for her work and leadership in bringing legislation forward to restore trust in federal consumer protections, and ensure these protections extend to all, including our nation’s service members and veterans,” said Congresswoman Escobar.
May 21, 2019 Press Release
“I want to thank Speaker Pelosi for appointing me to the U.S.-Mexico Interparliamentary Group,” said Congresswoman Escobar. “As representative of the largest bilateral city along the Texas border, I know that Mexico is not just our neighbor and partner, but also a valued friend. Our relationship is based on a shared vision of prosperity and opportunity, and I’m eager to work to strengthen this vision and ensure we find smart solutions to address our common challenges.”
May 17, 2019 Press Release
“I am immensely proud to have voted to pass the Equality Act to finally, fully end discrimination against LGBTQ individuals in Texas and across the country. This historic legislation honors the courage and persistence of tireless advocates and reaffirms that freedom from discrimination is a fundamental civil right.
May 16, 2019 Press Release
“As Congress fulfills our promise to strengthen health care and lower prescription drug costs for all Americans, it is important to bolster the Navigator Program to ensure we make every attempt to leave no one behind, regardless of the language they speak or their eligibility needs,” said Congresswoman Veronica Escobar.
May 15, 2019 Press Release
Bicameral Bill Would Strengthen Military Readiness by Making DOD Infrastructure and Operations More Energy Efficient and Resilient to Climate Change. DOD Would Be Required to Achieve Net Zero Emissions from Non-Combat Bases and Infrastructure by 2030

(Washington, D.C.) – Representative Veronica Escobar (D-Tex.), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, and United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), today announced the Department of Defense Climate Resiliency and Readiness Act.

May 10, 2019 Press Release
“While we all acknowledge that we face significant challenges with the increasing number of migrants at our southern border, America’s response should never include cruelty. The Trump administration’s Remain in Mexico policy is yet another attempt to bend our immigration laws in order to block asylum seekers from accessing due process by sending them into dangerous conditions in another country to await their asylum hearing,” said Congresswoman Escobar. “The Asylum Seeker Protection Act would put an end to this policy that purposely endangers lives, and would uphold due process, which is an American value.”
May 7, 2019 Press Release
“In the summer of 2017, the Trump administration quietly used El Paso as testing ground for its shameful family separation policy, which was publicly implemented one year ago, and that inhumanely ripped thousands of children from their parents’ arms at our southern border.
May 6, 2019 Press Release
“Congratulations to Sarah Murillo and all the young El Paso artists who submitted their artwork for this competition,” said Congresswoman Veronica Escobar. “The talent and creativity of all their pieces is a reflection of what our wonderful city has to offer. I look forward to welcoming Sarah to our nation’s capitol building, where her artwork will be displayed for thousands of visitors to see.”

(El Paso, TX) – Today, Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (TX-16) made a surprise visit to Bel Air High School to announce the winner of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition.