Congressman Vela Appointed to Homeland Security Committee

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 - 9:35am

Newly elected District 34 Congressman Filemon Vela has been appointed to the House Homeland Security Committee and he will be receiving a briefing by Homeland Security on Thursday. Vela will be informed on the ongoing efforts to secure the U.S./Mexico border and other efforts spearheaded by Customs and Border Protection agency. Congressman Vela says he is focused on finding ways to revitalize the border economy and keep border safe stating, "We will work with all of our law enforcement officials so that we can supply them with the resources that they need both from a manpower and equipment standpoint to make sure they get to do the job they need to do."

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