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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 reform for housing and development and key reforms in criminal and juvenile justice.

Colonias

Colonias

Marisa Marquez passed historic statewide legislation that allows counties to regulate building standards in colonias, increasing the safety and standard...

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Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice

HB 3654 by Representative Marissa Marquez establishes minimum health care and housing standards for pregnant county jail inmates. HB 3653...

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Juvenile Justice

Juvenile Justice

Safeguarding children, no matter what their circumstances, should always be a priority for Texas.  HB 3303 by Representative Marquez allows...

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Higher Education

Higher Education

Rep. Marquez made sure both UTEP and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center – El Paso received their fair share...

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Public Education

Public Education

Republican budget cuts to public education in 2011 reduced education funding by $4 billion.  As the only member of the...

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Transparency

Transparency

Throughout her tenure, Rep. Marquez has been instrumental in increasing transparency in local government institutions.  House Bill 343 requires trustees of...

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