Press Releases

January 4, 2019 Press Release
H.R. 1, the For the People Act, Will Clean Up Corruption in Washington, Make it Easier to Vote, and Give Hardworking Americans More Power in Our Democracy
“The people of El Paso and across the country are disappointed with the culture of corruption in Washington D.C.,” said Congresswoman Escobar. “The new Democratic House majority has received marching orders from the American people and we are ready to deliver on our promise to put hardworking families first and return power to the people.”
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January 3, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman Veronica Escobar makes history as one of the two first Latinas from Texas to serve in the U.S. Congress.
“It is a privilege to serve the people of Texas’ 16th District and work for a community I love. My team and I have been working hard to ensure that we hit the ground running to pass legislation that re-opens our government and ends the Trump shutdown,” said Congresswoman Escobar. “In Congress, I will be committed to standing up for the border, advancing El Paso's agenda, and working alongside my colleagues to bring to Washington the accountability the American people deserve.”
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January 3, 2019 Press Release
Representative Escobar Sworn into 116th Congress
U.S. Representative Veronica Escobar was sworn in as a Member of the United States House of Representatives by the House Speaker on January 3rd, 2019.
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January 3, 2019 Press Release
The 116th freshman class stands ready for the new Congress.
The freshman class will be sworn in on January 3rd, 2019 when the First Session of the 116th United States Congress convenes.
January 3, 2019 Press Release
New Congress Will Meet in Washington, DC
The First Session of the 116th U.S. Congress will commence on January 3rd, 2019 in Washington, DC.
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