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 2021-06-09 01:23 

KGRV

Congressman Vela announces $8.6M grant awarded to CACOST...

On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville) announced $8,615,877 in federal funding was awarded to the Community Action Corporation of South Texas (CACOST)....

 2021-05-14 04:11 

KSWB

[ FOX San Diego ]

Advocates outline ‘detrimental’ effects of border wall, reject prospect of work resuming...

U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, a Democrat who represents the Gulf Coast region of deep South Texas, added his voice to a national webinar on Thursday against what he says are harmful effects to the environment caused by border wall construction. In a videotaped ...

 2021-05-14 00:15 

WANE.com

[ Fort Wayne ]

Advocates outline 'detrimental' effects of border wall, reject prospect of work resuming...

U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, a Democrat who represents the Gulf Coast region of deep South Texas, added his voice to a national webinar on Thursday against what he says are harmful effects to the enviro......

 2021-05-13 23:56 

WFXP

[ Erie ]

Advocates outline 'detrimental' effects of border wall, reject prospect of work resuming...

U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, a Democrat who represents the Gulf Coast region of deep South Texas, added his voice to a national webinar on Thursday against what he says are harmful effects to the environment caused by border wall construction. In a videotaped ...

 2021-05-13 23:25 

KRQE

[ FOX New Mexico ]

Advocates outline 'detrimental' effects of border wall, reject prospect of work resuming...

U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, a Democrat who represents the Gulf Coast region of deep South Texas, added his voice to a national webinar on Thursday against what he says are harmful effects to the environment caused by border wall construction. In a videotaped ...

 2021-05-13 23:22 

8 News

[ WRIC ]

Advocates outline 'detrimental' effects of border wall, reject prospect of work resuming...

U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, a Democrat who represents the Gulf Coast region of deep South Texas, added his voice to a national webinar on Thursday against what he says are harmful effects to the enviro......

 2021-05-13 23:15 

KCIT/KMAR

[ NBC/FOX Amarillo ]

Advocates outline 'detrimental' effects of border wall, reject prospect of work resuming...

U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, a Democrat who represents the Gulf Coast region of deep South Texas, added his voice to a national webinar on Thursday against what he says are harmful effects to the environment caused by border wall construction. In a videotaped ...

 2021-05-13 23:13 

WNCT-TV

Advocates outline 'detrimental' effects of border wall, reject prospect of work resuming...

U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, a Democrat who represents the Gulf Coast region of deep South Texas, added his voice to a national webinar on Thursday against what he says are harmful effects to the enviro......

 2021-04-30 02:07 

KGRV

$28.6B restaurant relief program registration opens Friday...

U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela announced Tuesday that the Small Business Administration (SBA) would begin accepting applications for its $28.6B restaurant relief program as part of President Biden's American Rescue Plan....

 2021-04-14 17:01 

The Independent

Texas GOP Rep. Kevin Brady says he won't run again in 2022...

Congressman Kevin Brady of Texas says he's not running for reelection in 2022...

 2021-04-09 04:01 

Yahoo News

Vela hosts Service Academy Day; Students can learn about rigorous application process...

Apr. 9—South Texas middle school and high school students can learn how to go about applying to a U.S. service academy during a virtual Service Academy Day taking place on April 10. U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela Jr. will host the Zoom session, which starts...

 2021-04-08 20:46 

Yahoo News

Vela to host Service Academy Day...

Apr. 8—U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela Jr. will host a Service Academy Day via Zoom at 10 a.m. on April 10. The event is an opportunity for middle school and high school students in District 34 to hear from representatives of the U.S. Military Academy (West ...

 2021-03-30 03:43 

KGRV

4 Rio Grande Valley health centers to receive $26.4M in American Rescue Plan funding...

In a Monday news release U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville) announced that four South Texas Community Health Centers will receive a total of $26.4 million in American Rescue Plan funds....

 2021-03-25 04:01 

Yahoo News

Vela says Biden should have moved slower on migrant issue...

Mar. 25—As the Biden administration searches for ways to stem the unprecedented flow of Central American migrants to the country's border with Mexico, District 34 U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela Jr. weighed in on Wednesday with an official statement of h...

 2021-03-25 00:53 

Yahoo News

Texas Democrat urges Biden to turn away "older teenagers" at border...

Rep. Filemon Vela, a Texas Democrat and early supporter of President Biden, is urging the White House to adopt a short-term solution to the migration surge in his district: turn away older teenagers.Why it matters: It's another indication the current ...

 2021-03-25 00:53 

Axios

Texas Democrat urges Biden to turn away "older teenagers" at border...

Rep. Filemon Vela, a Texas Democrat and early supporter of President Biden, is urging the White House to adopt a short-term solution to the migration surge in his district: turn away older teenagers. Why it matters : It's another indication the curren...

 2021-03-22 19:41 

Conservative Review

Vice Chair Of The Democratic National Committee, Rep. Filemon Vela, Will Retire From Congress...

'Will Not Be Seeking Reelection'...

 2021-03-22 19:15 

KGRV

U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, whose seat is targeted by Republicans in 2022, says he will not seek reelection...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, a Brownsville Democrat, announced Monday he is retiring from Congress at the end of this term....

 2021-03-22 19:10 

Fox News

[ Politics ]

Two border Democrats won't seek re-election in 2022 amid border crisis...

Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Texas, announced that he would not be seeking re-election to his House seat as the border crisis grows and redistricting in the state of Texas looms....

 2021-03-22 18:44 

New Haven Register

Democratic Rep. Vela of Texas won't run again in 2022...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela of Texas announced Monday that he......

 2021-03-22 18:44 

San Francisco Chronicle

Democratic Rep. Vela of Texas won't run again in 2022...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela of Texas announced Monday that he......

 2021-03-22 18:44 

KVOA

Democratic Rep. Vela of Texas won't run again in 2022...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela of Texas says he won't seek reelection to his congressional district on the southern border. The announcement Monday makes the 58-year-old congressman the second House Democrat to announce he won...

 2021-03-22 18:44 

Stamford Advocate

Democratic Rep. Vela of Texas won't run again in 2022...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela of Texas announced Monday that he......

 2021-03-22 18:44 

Washington Times

Democratic Rep. Vela of Texas won't run again in 2022...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela of Texas announced Monday that he will not seek reelection to his congressional district on the southern border where Republicans are seeing new chances in 2022. Since Vela's first victory in 2012, the...

 2021-03-22 18:44 

AP

Democratic Rep. Vela of Texas won't run again in 2022...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela of Texas announced Monday that he will not seek reelection to his congressional district on the southern border where Republicans are seeing new......

 2021-03-22 18:44 

Federal News Network

Democratic Rep. Vela of Texas won't run again in 2022...

Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela of Texas says he won't seek reelection to his congressional district on the southern border......

 2021-03-22 18:03 

KCIT/KMAR

[ NBC/FOX Amarillo ]

U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, whose seat is targeted by Republicans in 2022, says he will not seek reelection...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, a Brownsville Democrat, announced Monday he is retiring from Congress at the end of this term. Vela was first elected in 2012 and represents much of the South Texas Gulf Coast. News of his retirement was first re...

 2021-03-22 16:52 

The Epoch Times

Democrat Rep. Filemon Vela of Texas to Retire From House in 2022...

Rep. Filemon Vela (D-Texas) is retiring in early 2023, he announced Monday....

 2021-03-22 16:04 

Washington Examiner

Filemon Vela, who told Trump to shove border wall, will retire from House...
 2021-03-22 15:58 

The Hill

Rep. Filemon Vela to retire from Congress...

Rep. Filemon Vela (D-Texas), who represents a district along the southern border, will not run for reelection next year....

 2021-03-22 15:57 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela says he will not run for reelection...

Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela of Texas, who is serving his fifth term in Congress, confirmed to CNN Monday he will not run for reelection for his House seat in 2022....

 2021-03-22 15:57 

KYMA KSWT KECY Yuma

Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela says he will not run for reelection...

Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela of Texas, who is serving his fifth term in Congress, confirmed to CNN Monday he will not run for reelection for his House seat in 2022. "It has been an honor to represent the citizens of the 34th District of Texas in the U...

 2021-03-22 15:57 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela says he will not run for reelection...

Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela of Texas, who is serving his fifth term in Congress, confirmed to CNN Monday he will not run for reelection for his House seat in 2022. "It has been an honor to represent the citizens of the 34th District of Texas in the U...

 2021-03-22 15:57 

KEYT

[ Santa Barbara ]

Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela says he will not run for reelection...

Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela of Texas, who is serving his fifth term in Congress, confirmed to CNN Monday he will not run for reelection for his House seat in 2022. "It has been an honor to represent the citizens of the 34th District of Texas in the U...

 2021-03-22 15:57 

KESQ

[ Palm Springs ]

Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela says he will not run for reelection...

Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela of Texas, who is serving his fifth term in Congress, confirmed to CNN Monday he will not run for reelection for his House seat in 2022. "It has been an honor to represent the citizens of the 34th District of Texas in the U...

 2021-03-22 15:57 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela says he will not run for reelection...

Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela of Texas, who is serving his fifth term in Congress, confirmed to CNN Monday he will not run for reelection for his House seat in 2022. "It has been an honor to represent the citizens of the 34th District of Texas in the U...

 2021-03-22 15:57 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela says he will not run for reelection...

Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela of Texas, who is serving his fifth term in Congress, confirmed to CNN Monday he will not run for reelection for his House seat in 2022. "It has been an honor to represent the citizens of the 34th District of Texas in the U...

 2021-03-22 15:32 

KSAT12

[ San Antonio, TX ]

U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, whose seat is targeted by Republicans in 2022, says he will not seek reelection...
 2021-03-22 12:40 

Roll Call

Texas Rep. Filemon Vela decides against reelection bid...

Democratic Rep. Filemn Vela said Monday he will not seek reelection in 2022 from a southern Texas district that Republicans are targeting. Vela, 58, is vice chair of the Democratic National Committee. He is the second Democrat representing a district alon...

 2021-03-20 07:53 

The Hindu

Top U.S. lawmakers welcome Defence Secretary Austin's maiden visit to India...

"Congratulations to Secretary Defence Austin on a successful visit to India", tweeted Congressman Filemon Vela, who is Vice-Chair of the Democratic Party appointed by President Joe Biden....

 2021-03-04 04:11 

KGRV

Nearly $20 million awarded to city of Raymondville and Hidalgo County for flood mitigation projects...

U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Brownsville announced a total of $20 million has been awarded to the city of Raymondville and Hidalgo County for 2015 flood mitigation projects by the Texas General Land Office (GLO)....

 2021-02-27 01:37 

KGRV

US Rep Filemon Vela announces $4.3 million grant awarded to South Texas airports...

In a news release U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Brownsville announced that $4.3 million in grant funding has been awarded to several airports located in Texas' 34th congressional district by the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administr...

 2021-02-05 21:13 

KGRV

$1.3 million awarded to San Benito, Brownsville for affordable housing...

More than $1 million has been awarded to San Benito and Brownsville for affordable housing, Congressman Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville) announced Friday....

 2021-01-06 22:25 

Victoria Advocate

Congressmen Cloud, Vela safe; Cloud calls events at Capitol "senseless violence"...

Congressmen Michael Cloud and Filemon Vela Jr. are both safe after supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the United States Capitol on Wednesday....

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