Congressman Vicente Gonzalez to speak at Edinburg Chamber event

Congressman Gonzalez to address important congressional issues that will affect South TX

Join the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce and Pathfinder Public Affairs as they welcome Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) to their Caffeine with Colleagues. The virtual event will be held on Friday, January 15, 2021, at 10 A.M.

On January 3, 2021, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) was sworn in as a Member of the 117th Congress. Now in his third term, Congressman Gonzalez will continue to work with Congressional leadership and the incoming Biden-Harris Administration to support Central and South Texas.

During the chamber event, Congressman Gonzalez will share insight on the 117th United States Congress. Additionally, Congressman Gonzalez will discuss his perspective as he works for funds. Importantly, these funds will support vaccine distribution, small business growth, maintain unemployment insurance, expand broadband access, and assist educational institutions in Central and South Texas.

Despite the ongoing pandemic and economic crisis, “This Congress will be one of the most important in American history. As we navigate a vital vaccine rollout and recover from the coronavirus. I will fight for the equitable and swift distribution of vaccines and much-needed assistance so that Texans can get safely back to work,” stated Congressman Vicente Gonzalez.

Congressman Gonzalez continues to work for our community

Furthermore, Congressman Gonzalez will focus on kitchen-table issues that are important to every American.

Some of these issues include:

  • lowering prescription drug costs and increase access to affordable health care.
  • increasing educational funding.
  • Assuring the availability of high paying jobs and instituting student loan forgiveness.
  • Bringing broadband to rural and lower-income households and schools.
  • Protecting social security, Medicare, and Medicaid.
  • Ensuring our farmers and ranchers have access to resources to survive and thrive in a changing climate.
  • Developing an all-of-the-above energy strategy that works for our region.
  • Bringing our deported veterans home; and ensuring our service members, veterans, and their families have access to the benefits they earned.

“We have our work cut out for us and I am anxious to get back to work for the constituents of the 15th District of Texas,” said Congressman Gonzales.

Hear more on the congressional issues Congressman Gonzales will continue to work towards during the Edinburg Chambers Caffeine with Colleagues event. Free tickets are available on For more information on upcoming events visit or call (956) 383-4974.