- Name: Rubén Hinojosa
- Born: 08/20/1940 (81 years old)
Rubén Eloy Hinojosa (born August 20, 1940) is an American politician who served as U.S. Representative for Texas’s 15th congressional district, from 1997 to 2017. He is a member of the Democratic Party. The district stretches from Seguin (east of San Antonio), to McAllen on the Mexican border. Much of the region is rural although Hidalgo County is part of the third-fastest-growing metropolitan statistical area in the country. Hinojosa served on the House Financial Services and Education committees.
Birth Place: Edcouch, Texas, U.S.
Rubén Hinojosa quotes :
If we do not get No Child Left Behind right for Limited English Proficient students, the law will be a failure for most schools in the 15th Congressional District, and for many across the nation.Rubén Hinojosa
Our record number of teenagers must become our record number of high school and college graduates and our record number of teachers, scientists, doctors, lawyers, and skilled professionals.Ruben Hinojosa
While I do commend the Administration on its commitment and focus on high school reform, I believe that we must focus on graduation as the key accountability measure.Ruben Hinojosa
As problems like identity theft become more prevalent, now more than ever, Americans need to take their financial health seriously - and this information is of the utmost importance.Ruben Hinojosa
The people of South and Central Texas and the Coastal Bend need jobs, they need health care, they need water infrastructure improvements, they need a quality education, and they need the resources to keep our borders safe and secure.Ruben Hinojosa