Mario Gallegos's file:

Democrat from Texas

Mario Gallegos, a legislator since 1991 and state senator since 1995, represented a Houston district until his death in 2012. On his Senate website, he noted that he was the first Hispanic to represent Harris County in the 31-member body.

Recent statements involving Mario Gallegos

Says that 98,184 Texans are now driving with temporary driver’s licenses lacking their photos.

Recent stories featuring Mario Gallegos

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