REP. LONGORIA JOINT AUTHORS LEGISLATION WITH REP. SENFRONIA THOMPSON TO GIVE TEXAS STATE TROOPERS A RAISE

Today, Representative Oscar Longoria (D- La Joya) and Representative Senfronia Thompson (D-Houston) filed House Bill 2100; which, if passed, would increase the pay for State Troopers in Texas.

“The Texas State Troopers are the chief law enforcement agency in our state,” said Rep. Longoria. “They keep Texans safe every day and they risk their lives to ensure that we, as citizens of this state, are safe and well protected; this salary increase is a long time coming.”

Last October, the State Auditor’s Office concluded that the pay …

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REP. LONGORIA NAMED TO APPROPRIATIONS SUB-COMMITTEES: GENERAL GOVERNMENT AND VICE-CHAIRMAN OF BUDGET TRANSPARENCY AND REFORM

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 07, 2013

 

AUSTIN- This morning,  the House Committee on Appropriations Chairman Jim Pitts announced sub-committee appointments for members. Representative Oscar Longoria was named to the sub-committee on General Government and Vice-Chairman of the newly created Budget Transparency and Reform sub-committee.

 

“It is already a great honor to be on the Appropriations Committee, and I am very pleased that Chairman Pitts has appointed me Vice-Chairman of the new Budget Transparency and Reform sub-committee,” said Longoria. “I am content with both assignments and look forward …

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Legislators File Bills to Create New South Texas University, South Texas Medical School, Access PUF

UPDATE:  According to Senator Hinojosa, the pending Senate Bill to create a new University of  Texas System university with a  medical school in South Texas will be number S.B. 24.

For immediate release: February 4, 2013    

Contact: Sen. Eddie Lucio, Jr., 512-463-0127;Sen. Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa, 512-463-0120; Sen. Judith Zaffirini, 512-463-0121; Rep. Rene Oliveira, 512-463-0640; Rep. Ryan Guillen, 512-463-0416; Rep. Armando Martinez, 512-463-0530; Rep. Eddie Lucio III, 512-463-0606; Rep. Sergio Muñoz, Jr., 512-463-0704; Rep. Bobby Guerra, 512-463-0578; Rep. Terry Canales, 512-463-0426; Rep. Oscar Longoria,512-463-0645

Legislators File Bills …

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REP. LONGORIA NAMED TO APPROPRIATIONS AND INVESTMENTS & FINANCIAL SERVICES COMMITTEES

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REP. LONGORIA NAMED TO APPROPRIATIONS AND INVESTMENTS & FINANCIAL SERVICES COMMITTEES

 

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 2013

 

AUSTIN- Representative Oscar Longoria has been named to the following powerful House Committees: Appropriations and Investments & Financial Services.  The announcement was made this morning by Speaker of the House Joe Straus.

 

“It is an honor to serve on the Appropriations Committee as a Freshman,” said Representative Longoria. “The trust instilled in me by the Speaker of the House to work closely with House Appropriations Chairman Jim …

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RIO GRANDE VALLEY HIGHER EDUCATION DAY AT THE CAPITOL

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 RIO GRANDE VALLEY HIGHER EDUCATION DAY AT THE CAPITOL

 

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2013

 

This morning, students, staff, and Board Members from the University of Texas-Pan American and the University of Texas at Brownsville descended upon the Texas State Capitol to celebrate the first-ever Rio Grande Valley Higher Education Day. The group was led by UTPA President Dr. Robert Nelsen and UTB President Dr. Juliet V. Garcia.

 

Over 100 individuals from both universities participated in the event and were recognized with a resolution in …

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Texas Association of Realtors endorses Oscar Longoria

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Texas Association of Realtors endorses Oscar Longoria

Texas’ most influential association pledges its support

April 4, 2012 – AUSTIN – The Texas Association of Realtors today announced its decision to endorse Oscar Longoria in his election to the Texas House to represent District 35. Making the statement last week, Chairman Joe Stewart applauded Longoria’s commitment to Texas homeowners.
“The next legislative session will be filled with difficult decisions,” said Stewart. “That’s why we need lawmakers like Longoria who understand the critical role homeowners play in …

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Endorsements from the west

Yesterday we picked up a strong list of endorsements at an event at La Mansion in McAllen. This included officials from Hidalgo County, City of Sullivan, City of La Joya , City of Penitas and City of Palmview.

 Click here to see pictures from the event.

Bellow if a list of endorsements

Mayor of La Joya, Jose A. “Fito” Salinas
City of La Joya Mayor Pro-Tem, Mary Salinas
City of La Joya Alderman, Michael “Mike” Salinas
City of La Joya Alderman, Victorio Salinas
City of La Joya Alderwoman, Anna Lisa Ruiz
Mayor of …

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Texas House District 35

Dear friends,

I am excited to announce that I am running to serve as your next State Representative of the newly created Texas House District 35, which includes areas of Hidalgo County and Cameron County.

I am honored to say that I am a product of South Texas, being born and raised in the Rio Grande Valley. Today, as a family man and professional, I am ready to work hard in Austin to make sure that my district’s needs and concerns are addressed.

I am ready and eager …

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