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Former Rep. Sergio Muñoz, Sr., D-Mission, whose vision included proposed UT Health Science Center for the Valley, and South Texas College, laid to rest following his passing from COVID-19

Former Rep. Sergio Muñoz, Sr., D-Mission, whose vision included proposed UT Health Science Center for the Valley, and South Texas College, laid to rest following his passing from COVID-19 - Titans of the Texas Legislature

Featured, from left: Former Rep. Sergio Muñoz, Sr., D-Mission, and his daughter Marla (Jaime) López and son Rep. Sergio Muñoz, Jr., D-Mission, on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, celebrating Muñoz, Jr.’s Texas Democratic Party primary election victory for House District 36. Muñoz, Sr. passed away at the age of 68 on Thursday, July 30, 2020, from complications linked to COVID-19 following a reported four-week battle with the contagious and dangerous virus.

Photograph By PETER SALINAS 

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Sen. Zaffirini appointed to key Senate committees; UT System regents approve plan for a medical school at UT Health Science Center at Tyler

Featured: Sen. Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo, on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, participated at the Texas Capitol in a joint meeting of the Senate Natural Resources and Economic Development Committee and the Senate and Water Resources Committee. Featured, back row, from left, are: Sen. Pat Fallon, R-Prosper; Sen. Angela Paxton, R-McKinney; Sen. Peter Flores, R-Pleasanton; Sen. Bryan Hughes, R-Mineola; Sen. Kelly Hancock, R-North Richland Hills: and Zaffirini, who is Vice Chair of the Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Economic Development. Front row, from left, are: Sen. Carol Alvarado, D-Houston; Sen. Nathan Johnson, D-Dallas; Sen. Lois Kolkhorst, R-Brenham; Sen. Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood; and Sen. José Rodríguez, D-El Paso.

Featured: Sen. Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo, on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, participated at the Texas Capitol in a joint meeting of the Senate Natural Resources and Economic Development Committee and the Senate and Water Resources Committee. Featured, back row, from left, are Sen. Pat Fallon, R-Prosper; Sen. Angela Paxton, R-McKinney; Sen. Peter Flores, R-Pleasanton; Sen. Bryan Hughes, R-Mineola; Sen. Kelly Hancock, R-North Richland Hills: and Zaffirini, who is Vice-Chair of the Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Economic Development. Front row, from left, are Sen. Carol Alvarado, D-Houston; Sen. Nathan Johnson, D-Dallas; Sen. Lois Kolkhorst, R-Brenham; Sen. Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood; and Sen. José Rodríguez, D-El Paso. 

Photograph by SENATE MEDIA SERVICES

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