Tag: Filemon Vela

Rep. Vela’s statement in remembrance of the 19th anniversary of 9/11

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville) issued the following statement in remembrance of the 19th Anniversary of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. “Nineteen years...

Vela part of DNC montage

U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela had a role in the first night of the Democratic National Convention — a small role, but a role nonetheless. Elected...

Vela, Gonzalez request Census Bureau keep Oct. 31 deadline

U.S. Reps. Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville) and Vicente Gonzalez, (D-McAllen) urged U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham to continue the U.S. Census count through October 31 as...

Vela statement on Trump’s calls to use military against protesters

U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Brownsville, issued the following statement after President Trump threatened to deploy military troops across the country to end protests. “I stand...