Gonzalez welcomes local leaders from the Rio Grande Valley to Washington, D.C.

Several community groups participate in inaugural advocacy trip

WASHINGTON – On June 12, about 40 community leaders from the Rio Grande Valley arrived in Washington, D.C., for the inaugural RGV2DC fly-in, a week of meetings with members of Congress and federal agency officials.

Congressman Gonzalez (TX-15), along with Congressmen Cuellar (TX-28) and Vela (TX-34), helped the group arrange meetings with congressional leadership and various federal agencies such as the Department of Justice, Department of Transportation, General Services Administration, and Economic Development Administration. The group will also be meeting with Texas Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz.

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