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Senator Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa: District 20
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Press Release
September 16, 2015
Contact: Jennifer Saenz
(512) 463-0120 office
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Senator Hinojosa Announces New Senior Policy Advisor

AUSTIN, TX — Senator Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa announces that Desireé Castro has been promoted to Senior Policy Advisor. She has been a policy analyst with Senator Hinojosa's office for almost three years.

Desireé covers criminal justice, border security, windstorm insurance, and business and commerce issues. She earned an MPA and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Prior to working with Senator Hinojosa, Desireé worked for the Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce as their Government Affairs Coordinator.

Senator Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa proudly represents the counties of Nueces, Jim Wells, Brooks, and Hidalgo (part). Senator Hinojosa served as the Senate President Pro Tempore of the Texas Senate in the 84th Texas Legislature. Senator Hinojosa currently serves as Vice-Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, and serves on the Senate Committees on Natural Resources & Economic Development, Criminal Justice, Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs as well as the Legislative Budget Board (LBB), and the Sunset Advisory Commission.