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Sen. Jose Rodriguez

Texas State Senate
District 29
José Rodríguez represents Texas Senate District 29, which includes the counties of El
Paso, Hudspeth, Culberson, Jeff Davis, and Presidio. He represents both urban and rural 
constituencies, and more than 350 miles of the Texas-Mexico border. Prior to his election to the Texas Senate in 2010, he served as the El Paso County Attorney for 17 years, where he established an unequaled record of enhancing legal services to protect vulnerable citizens and prevent crime with a focus on rehabilitation for juveniles and drug offenders. 

In the 83rd Legislature, Senator Rodríguez passed fifty bills and two concurrent resolutions into law. For his efforts on civil and criminal justice issues, he was named "Legislator of the Year" by the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Texas and the "Best of the Senate" by the Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas. Senator Rodríguez currently serves as the Chairman of the Senate Hispanic Caucus, the Vice Chairman of the Senate Jurisprudence Committee, and as a member of the Senate Committees on Criminal Justice, Government Organization, and Veterans Affairs & Military Installations.