Press Conference with the NBPC: NDAA FY 2024

Please join us as both the National Border Patrol Council-Local 2455 and U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar announce the Overtime provisions recently passed that will bring a long-awaited benefit to the men and women of the United States Border Patrol

U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar, Ph.D. (TX-28), a senior member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense, issued the following statement after voting to pass H.R. 2670, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year (FY) 2024.

“Today, I voted to pass critical legislation that prioritizes American national security while providing historic funding for our troops and their families,” said Congressman Henry Cuellar, a senior member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense. “I am pleased to have helped secure language in the 2024 NDAA that will address the needs of South Texas communities. Our Border Patrol Agents continue to work in unprecedented situations at the Southern border, and this bill will ensure they receive proper and fair compensation for all hours worked.

We appreciate Congressman Cuellar’s steadfast support for Border Patrol agents, said Hector Garza, Vice President of the National Border Patrol Council. “Through his efforts, we were able to secure this important pay reform that will allow us to better recruit and retain future personnel.”…