Rep. Veronica Escobar (D-Texas) biography

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Rep. Veronica Escobar (D-TX 16th District)

1st term Democrat from Texas 16th District.


Residence: El Paso

Marital Status: Married (Michael Pleters)

Prev. Occupation: Mayoral Aide, College Instructor

Prev. Political Exp.: El Paso County Commissioner, 2007-2010

Education: BA University of Texas - El Paso, 1991; MA New York University, 1993

Birthdate: 09/15/1969

Birthplace: El Paso, TX

Religion: Catholic


Current Elected Office Contact Information

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Washington, D.C. Office:

1505 Longworth House Office Building,
District of Columbia 20515-4316
Phone: (202) 225-4831
Fax: (202) 225-2016

El Paso Office: (more district offices)

221 N Kansas Street, Suite 1500
El Paso, Texas 79901
Phone: (915) 541-1400


Current Elected Office Committees:


Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Eduardo Lerma
  • Scheduler: Jessica Andino
  • Legis. Dir.: Jacqueline Sanchez
  • Comm. Dir.: Elizabeth Lopez-Sandoval
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Benjamin Harrison
  • Education LA: Jacqueline Sanchez
  • Telecomm LA: Jacqueline Sanchez
  • Transportation LA: Benjamin Harrison
  • Trade LA: Jacqueline Sanchez
  • Commerce LA: Jacqueline Sanchez
  • Budget LA: Jacqueline Sanchez
  • Government Affairs LA: Jacqueline Sanchez
  • Space - NASA LA: Benjamin Harrison
  • Animal Welfare LA: Benjamin Harrison
  • Labor LA: Jacqueline Sanchez


Current Elected Office Bills:

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Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
H.R.3043 - Making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and... No Send Message to Rep. Veronica Escobar
H.R.609 - 'To amend and extend the Higher Education Act of 1965. No Send Message to Rep. Veronica Escobar
H.R.27 - 'To enhance the workforce investment system of the Nation by strengthening one-stop career center... No Send Message to Rep. Veronica Escobar
H.R.366 - 'To amend the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998 to strengthen and im... No Send Message to Rep. Veronica Escobar
H.R.250 - 'To establish an interagency committee to coordinate Federal manufacturing research and developme... No Send Message to Rep. Veronica Escobar