Oscar Longoria

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Oscar Longoria
Member of the Texas House of Representatives
from the 35th district
Assumed office
Personal details
Born Mission, Texas
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Jennifer
Alma mater University of Texas
Occupation Attorney
Website http://oscarlongoria.com

Oscar Longoria is a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives, representing the 35th District. He was first elected to the Texas legislature in 2013.

Early life and education[edit]

Longoria was born in Mission and raised in South Texas. He attended the La Joya Independent School District. Longoria attended South Texas College for two years before transferring to the University of Texas at Austin, where he graduated in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies. In 2007, Longoria graduated with his Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of Texas School of Law.

Texas House of Representatives[edit]

During the 2013 legislative session, Longoria was appointed to the House Appropriations Committee, where he serves on the sub-committee for Articles I, IV, and V, and as vice-chairman of the Budget Transparency and Reform sub-committee. He is also an appointed member of the Investments & Financial Services Committee.

During the interim, he was appointed to the Fiscal Impact of Texas Border Support Operations committee and the Human Trafficking committee.

Legal career[edit]

Longoria owns and operates the Law Office of Oscar Longoria. He is licensed to practice law in Texas, including in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. Longoria is a member of the Hidalgo County Bar Association, and the Hidalgo County Young Lawyers Association.

Longoria has previously served on the Agua Special Utility District as a board member and is also a former member of the board of trustees for South Texas College.

Personal life[edit]

Longoria is married to Jennifer Ruiz-Longoria of Mission.


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