3rd term Democrat from Texas 34th District.
Marital Status: Married (Rose)
Prev. Occupation: Attorney
Prev. Political Exp.: no prior elected office
Education: BA Georgetown University, 1985; JD University of Texas, 1987
Birthplace: Harlingen, TX
Percentage in Last Election: 63%
Major Opponent: Rey Gonzalez Jr.
Current Elected Office Contact Information
Washington, D.C. Office:437 Cannon House Office Building,
Current Elected Office Staff Members:
Current Elected Office Bills:
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|Bill Name||Cosponsor?||Send Message|
|H.R.299 - Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017||Yes|
|H.R.497 - Santa Ana River Wash Plan Land Exchange Act||No|
|H.R.974 - H.R. 974, The BRAVE Act||No|
|H.R.279 - Ease and facilitate the relocation of military families||No|
|H.R.6234 - Private Corrado Piccoli Purple Heart Preservation Act of 2016||No|
|H.R.969 - 2/13/2015--Introduced.Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2015 Includes as part of the Republ...||Yes|
|H.R.2835 - Border Jobs for Veterans Act of 2015||No|
|H.R.1735 - National Defense Authorization Act for FY2016||No|
|H.R.2573 - Dignity for America’s Military Families Act||No|
|H.R.1313 - Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business Relief Act||No|
|H.R.91 - Veteran's I.D. Card Act||No|