MISSION, Texas – Congressman Henry Cuellar held a conference call with reporters on May 27 to discuss federal funding for counties and cities under the Coronavirus-inspired CARES Act. 

Culler pointed out that the State of Texas is the conduit for a lot of the federal funds, approved under the CARES Act, for cities and counties. 

He said the State of Texas is holding back a lot of these federal funds. The intent of Congress, Cuellar said, is to get the funding to cities and counties, as soon as possible.

Cuellar also spoke about the border wall and plans for a virtual border wall.

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