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Congresswoman Escobar and El Paso Children’s Hospital Announce Reception of $1.5 Million Coronavirus Relief Funding

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Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (TX-16) and Cindy Stout, CEO and President of El Paso Children’s Hospital (EPCH) announced that EPCH has been awarded a total of $1,500,000 in federal grant funding to assist with the impact of incurring additional expenses for the care of young coronavirus (COVID-19) patients, stoppage of elective procedures, unreimbursed expenses, and lost revenues due to the COVID... Read more »

Congresswoman Escobar and El Paso International Airport Announce Reception of $15 Million Coronavirus Relief Funding

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Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (TX-16) and Monica Lombraña, Chief Operations and Transportation Officer for the City of El Paso announced that the El Paso International Airport (ELP) has been awarded a total of $15,431,799 in federal grant funding to assist with prevention, preparedness, and response to the impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. "The El Paso International Airport is an im... Read more »

El Paso Leaders Joint Statement Urging Cooperation and Encouraging El Paso-Juárez Region to Prepare to Minimize Impact of Coronavirus

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Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (TX-16), Congressman Will Hurd (TX-23), Mayor Dee Margo, County Judge Ricardo A. Samaniego, and Borderplex Chief Executive Officer Jon Barela, released the following joint statement urging U.S. and Mexican authorities to cooperate to contain spread of coronavirus, and El Paso-Juárez region to make contingency plans to minimize impact Read more »

Congresswoman Escobar Votes for the Bipartisan Families First Coronavirus Response Act

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Today, Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (TX-16) voted for H.R. 6201, the bipartisan Families First Coronavirus Response Act, a critical legislation to support El Paso families facing the COVID-19 public health threat. “As El Pasoans learn about the first presumptive positive case of coronavirus, I’m putting families first by supporting critical legislation that appropriates funds to ensure free coro... Read more »

Congresswoman Escobar Announces Office Changes to Mitigate COVID-19 Spread

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Today, Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (TX-16) announced changes to operations in her Washington, D.C. and El Paso offices that reflect the current public health recommendations. “As a member of Congress, the health and safety of Americans is my top priority. In that spirit, my office will implement new measures to assist in preventing the spread of coronavirus,” said Congresswoman Escobar. “An oun... Read more »

Congresswoman Escobar Votes for Emergency Supplemental to Address Threat Posed by Coronavirus

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Today, Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (TX-16) voted for H.R. 6074, the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act. This $8.3 billion emergency supplemental package will robustly address the coronavirus (COVID-19), including vaccine development, support for state and local governments, and assistance for affected small businesses. “As COVID-19 cases in the United States i... Read more »

Congresswoman Escobar Statement on President Trump’s Attempt to Steal Military Funding to Pay for Border Wall

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(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (TX-16), member of the House Armed Services Committee, issued the following after the U.S. Department of Defense notified Congress it will reprogram $3.8 billion of military funds to build President Trump’s border wall: “President Trump claims to love our military but his latest attempt to steal critical funding from our troops demonstrat... Read more »

Congresswoman Veronica Escobar Joins Congressional Delegation to Munich Security Conference, NATO Headquarters and European Commission

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(Munich, Germany) – Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (TX-16), member of the House Armed Services Committee, joined a congressional delegation led by Speaker Nancy Pelosi to the 2020 Munich Security Conference, NATO Headquarters and to the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium. “As a member of the House Armed Services Committee and Freshman Co-Representative to Leadership, it is a privilege to par... Read more »

Respuesta Demócrata en Español de la Congresista Veronica Escobar al Estado de la Unión del President Trump

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Washington, D.C. – Hoy, la Congresista Veronica Escobar de Texas, dio la respuesta demócrata en español al discurso del Estado de la Unión del Presidente Donald Trump. A continuación la trascripción completa de su discurso: Congresista Escobar. Buenas noches. Soy la congresista Veronica Escobar y estoy orgullosa de representar a El Paso, Texas. Es un honor dirigirme a ustedes esta noche desde el ... Read more »

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