Audio from our August 26, 2016 conversation with state Sen. Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa and state Reps. Bobby Guerra and Terry Canales. The event was moderated by Texas Tribune co-founder and CEO Evan Smith.
Hinojosa, D-McAllen, has represented Senate District 20 since 2003. He serves as vice chairman of the Senate Finance Committee and sits on the Criminal Justice; Natural Resources & Economic Development; and Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs committees. Previously, Hinojosa served in the Texas House and in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War.
Guerra, D-Mission, has represented House District 41 since 2013. He sits on the House Insurance; Public Health; and Local & Consent Calendars committees. He is a founding member and managing partner of the Guerra, Leeds, Sabo & Hernandez, P.L.L.C. law firm. Previously, Guerra served as chairman of the Hidalgo County Democratic Party.
Canales, D-Edinburg, has represented House District 40 since 2013. He sits on the House Criminal Jurisprud