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“Life isn’t fair, but government must be.” Gov. Richards’ powerful saying is reflected in the legislative career of South Texas’ Jennifer Saenz

“Life isn’t fair, but government must be.” Gov. Richards’ powerful saying is reflected in the legislative career of South Texas’ Jennifer Saenz - Titans of the Texas Legislature

FEATURED: Jennifer Saenz, then-Deputy Chief of Staff and General Counsel for Sen. Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa, D-McAllen, and Hinojosa pose on the floor of the Texas Senate Chamber with one of his many landmark legislative proposals during the 85th Texas Legislature. Saenz, who has extensive experience in the Texas Senate, Texas House of Representatives, and in the private sector, recently established her office in McAllen as part of the the Phenix Saenz government affairs firm, which is also is located in Austin.  

Photograph By SENATE MEDIA

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Hidalgo County Drainage District No. 1 awarded $32.7 million from Texas Water Development Board for flood control, announces Sen. Hinojosa

Hidalgo County Drainage District No. 1 awarded $32.7 million from Texas Water Development Board for flood control, announces Sen. Hinojosa - Texas Water Development Board - Titans of the Texas Legislature

FEATURED, FROM LEFT: Julián Álvarez III, Commissioner Representing Labor, Texas Workforce Commission; Arcelia “Shelly” Sánchez, Deputy Director, Workforce Solutions Strategy and Engagement; Sonia Falcón, Chair, Board of Directors, Texas Workforce Solutions; Sen. Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa, D-McAllen; and Dr. Shirley Reed, President, South Texas College, on Thursday, August 1, 2019. The South Texas College Board of Trustees has announced a 19-member search committee to find a successor to Reed, the founding president of the two-county community college system, who retired in January 2021.

Photograph Courtesy SOUTH TEXAS COLLEGE

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Landmark plan aimed at providing unserved regions, including many areas in South Texas, with access to vital high-speed Internet, features Rep. Terry Canales as a joint author

Landmark plan aimed at providing unserved regions, including many areas in South Texas, with access to vital high-speed Internet, features Rep. Terry Canales as a joint author - Titans of the Texas Legislature

FEATURED, FROM LEFT: Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg, Chair, House Committee on Transportation, on Wednesday, October 21, 2020, met with Dr. Luis Navarro, Therapeutic Optometrist, Optometric Glaucoma Specialist, and owner, Edinburg Vision Center, to review issues facing that profession and their patients. The two men met at Canales’ law office in Edinburg.

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Sen. Zaffirini files bills to reform Texas open government laws, reports attorney Omar Ochoa

Sen. Zaffirini files bills to reform Texas open government laws, reports attorney Omar Ochoa - Titans of the Texas Legislature

FEATURED: Sen. Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo, whose Senate District 21 includes Starr County, on Saturday, November 7, 2020, signs a Senate resolution on behalf of Central Texas Families for Safe Streets (CTFSS), which serves as a resource for individuals and families who have been affected through loss and suffering from traffic violence involving a motor vehicle. CTFSS’s mission is to promote alternative and safe transportation options through policy and legislation, advocacy, community outreach, and empowerment.

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