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CONGRESSMAN CUELLAR VOTES IN SUPPORT OF SAVING THOUSANDS OF TEACHER JOBS IN TEXAS

 
Courtesy Eddie Zavala,
 
Legislation to bring more than $66 million to school districts in Cuellar’s District, $850,000 to Texas’ Medicaid programs
 
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Henry Cuellar, TX-28, voted today in support of H.R. 1586, the Education Jobs and Medicaid Assistance Act, which will save thousands of jobs for teachers, firefighters and police, while at the same time benefitting Texas school children and neighborhoods, all without increasing the deficit.
 
This bill makes critical investments to Texas’ educational system that will save an estimated 13,400 education jobs in Texas alone. Specifically, more than $66.4 …

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Courtesy Eddie Zavala,
 
Spearheaded effort requesting Pelosi, Hoyer to bring Bill to the House Floor
 
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Henry Cuellar, TX-28, today helped unanimously pass HR 6080, the 2010 Emergency Border Security Supplemental Appropriations Bill, which provides $600 million to strengthen border security and help reduce violence along the Southwest border.
 
The text of the bill is identical to that passed by the Senate last Thursday, but now avoids the violation of the Origination Clause of the U.S. Constitution.
 
Last week, Congressman Cuellar led efforts urging Speaker Pelosi and Leader Hoyer to bring …

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Routine Traffic Stop Leads to 766 lbs. of Marijuana

Courtesy Joe Baeza,
  On Friday August 06, 2010 after 7 p.m., the Laredo Police Department’s Pipeline Unit (highway interdiction) while working I-35 stopped a white in color tractor hauling a grey trailer going northbound on I-35.  The LPD pipeline officer noted a traffic violation and conducted a lawful traffic stop at the 16 mile marker.  The officer conducted a routine K-9 run of the outside of the truck.  The police K-9 indicated that there was a hint of narcotics inside the trailer.  The officer searched the trailer and found 766 lbs …

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STATEMENT FROM THE LAREDO BRONCOS

Courtesy Laredo Broncos,
The Laredo Broncos are disappointed with yesterday’s budget approval vote given to Ventura Group to operate in the new baseball stadium.   The Laredo Broncos are proud of the 5 years that we have operated at a stadium which many consider to be outdated, but we were anxious to get baseball back in Laredo after a decade without America’s pastime.
So we put our heads down and resurrected pro baseball in Laredo, working hard with many wonderful organizations and people with the hopes of a new stadium one day. A …

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The Dillas use a nine run third inning to run away with the 18-5 victory

Courtesy Danny Angel,
(August 9th, AMARILLO, TX) -Amarillo (41-31) scored 18 runs on 21 hits, including a nine run third inning to defeat the Broncos (33-39) in game three of the four game series. The Broncos were looking to take a lead in the series against the Dillas, they sent RHP Robert Roth (1-4) to the mound against RHP Taylor Allen (3-2) of the Dillas.  Allen, making his third start since returning to the Dillas after missing a month with a staph infection retired the Broncos in the order in the …