Marisa Márquez was born to El Paso natives Dr. Ricardo Márquez and Gloria Flores in Houston, Texas. Shortly after, her family returned to El Paso, where she attended local schools and graduated from Faith Christian…


The legislature meets every odd-numbered year to write new laws and to find solutions to the problems facing the state. This meeting time, which begins on the second Tuesday in January and lasts 140 days…


State Representative Marisa Marquez focused on a variety of issues, and had marked successes in increasing government transparency, historical funding for Texas Tech and UTEP, statewide…


In the 84th Session, Marquez was named the first women on the Appropriations Sub-Committee on Education.  Through her role on the Education subcommittee, Marquez successfully added vital program funding for El Paso to the final budget…


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El Paso, Texas – State Representative Marisa Márquez (D-El Paso) today announced her retirement from the Texas House of Representatives. First elected in 2008 and preceded by former State Representative Paul Moreno, Márquez’s tenure was marked by successes in increasing government transparency, historical funding for Texas Tech and UTEP, statewide reform for housing and development and key reforms in criminal and juvenile justice.

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