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Congresswoman Escobar Votes for Package of Appropriations Bills for FY2023

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Today, Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (TX-16) voted for the passage of H.R. 8294, the Fiscal Year 2023 Six-Bill Appropriations Minibus. The minibus includes appropriations bills from Transportation, Housing and Urban Development; Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA; Energy and Water Development; Financial Services and General Government; Interior-Environment; and Military Construction…

Congresswoman Escobar Announces Phased Reopening of the Capitol Complex

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After health and safety guidelines mandated the closure of the Capitol Complex to the public for over two years, Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (TX-16) proudly invites constituents to make reservations to visit the U.S. Capitol as it reopens for tours. The Capitol building will reopen in the following phases:  Phase 1 began March 28th and is open for staff-led…

Congresswoman Escobar Votes to Pass the Build Back Better Act to Create Jobs, Deliver Tax Cuts and Lower Costs for El Paso Families

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Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (TX-16) voted to pass H.R. 5376, the Build Back Better Act, which delivers once-in-a-generation transformational investments to lower the everyday costs that burden El Paso’s hard-working families – from health care and education to childcare, paid leave, and more.

Congresswoman Escobar Remarks at El Paso Chamber 2021 State of Congress

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Today, Congresswoman Veronica Escobar delivered remarks at the El Paso Chamber 2021 State of Congress. Below is a transcript of her remarks as prepared: Good morning, everyone. I’d like to begin by thanking David Jerome and the El Paso Chamber for the opportunity to share our work with the business community, and I’d like to thank all of you for being here with us. Before I get…

Congresswoman Escobar Cosponsor the Our Lawn Act, Tells Politicians to Get Off the People’s Lawn

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Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (TX-16) joined a group of House Democrats as an original cosponsor of the Our Lawn Act. The legislation, introduced by Congressman Dean Phillips (MN-03), bans the use of White House grounds for political purposes. For nearly a century, the Hatch Act has existed to provide a clear distinction between public servants and electoral candidates. Both parties…

Congresswoman Escobar Joins Pelosi, Maloney, and House Democrats to Call on Postmaster General to Reverse Assault on Postal Service

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Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (TX-16) joined House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Committee on Oversight and Reform Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney, and 172 other House Democrats in sending a letter to Postmaster General Louis DeJoy calling for the reversal of policies that have worsened the crisis facing the Postal Service and exacerbated a dramatic increase in delayed and undelivered mail to El…

Congresswoman Escobar Votes for Second FY 2021 Appropriations Minibus

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Congresswoman Escobar (TX-16) voted to pass H.R. 7617, the second “minibus” of fiscal year 2021 appropriations bills. H.R. 7617 consists of six appropriations bills: Defense, Commerce-Justice-Science, Energy and Water Development, Financial Service and General Government, Labor-HHS-Education, and Transportation-Housing and Urban Development.

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