REP. LONGORIA TO HOST JOINT INTERIM COMMITTEE HEARING TO STUDY HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN LA JOYA, TOMORROW!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, 2014
LA JOYA, TX- Texas State Representative Oscar Longoria (HD-35) will host the appointed Joint Interim Committee To Study Human Trafficking for a hearing in La Joya on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 10 a.m. at the Nellie Schunior Central Administration Building (201 W. Expressway 83).
The Committee will hear testimony on ways to further combat human trafficking along the Texas border and region; and discuss services available to victims.
Representative Senfronia Thompson and Senator Joan Huffman of Houston Co-Chair the committee, which also include Reps. Todd Hunter, Debbie Riddle, Roberto Alonzo, Joe Moody, Tan Parker, James White, Toni Rose, Paul Workman, Allen Fletcher, and Rep. Longoria. Senators on the committee include, Brian Birdwell, Donna Campbell, Craig Estes, Jane Nelson, Leticia Van de Putte, and John Whitmire.
Testimony will be open to the public. It is expected that various local leaders, legislators, organizations, and law enforcement officials will testify before the committee. This is the first time the committee holds a human trafficking hearing in the Rio Grande Valley.
All media are invited to attend.
EVENT: Joint Interim Committee Hearing to Study Human Trafficking
DATE: Thursday, July 24, 2014
TIME: 10:00 a.m.
LOCATION: Nellie Schunior Central Administration Building
201 W. Expressway 83
La Joya, Texas 78560