Local Congressmen to discuss poverty crisis in the Valley
SAN JUAN, TEXAS (KVEO NEWS CENTER 23) — Congressman Filemon Vela (TX-34) and Congressman Rubén Hinojosa (TX-15) will host a press conference at La Union Del Pueblo Entero (LUPE) headquarters in San Juan, TX to discuss the ongoing poverty crisis in the Rio Grande Valley.
Among the topics discussed will be the recent cuts to programs like Head Start and WIC and potential damage Republican Congressman Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) budget cuts would have on the poor and minorities throughout the area.
When: 2:00 pm
Where: LUPE headquarters
Corner of Cesar Chavez Road and Business 83
San Juan, TX 78589