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Senator Sylvia R. Garcia: District 6
Press Release
January 13, 2015
Contact: Paul Townsend
Senator Garcia is Fired Up and Ready to Go for 84th Session

Austin, TX — Today is the first day of the 84th Texas Legislature. Senator Sylvia Garcia will represent District 6 for her first full legislative session in the Texas Senate after being elected in a special election during the 83rd Legislature. Senator Garcia's policy priorities for the 84th Legislature include Education, Health Care, Civic Engagement, Economic Opportunities, Transportation, and LGBT Equality.

"I am fired up and ready to begin my first full legislative session in the Texas Senate. Since the conclusion of last session, I have been meeting with constituents, community leaders, and other stakeholders to develop my list of priorities. I am ready to work tirelessly to ensure the voices of District 6 are heard in Austin and that the needs of my community are met."

Senator Garcia proudly represents Texas Senate District 6. Senator Garcia previously held office as Houston City Controller from 1998-2002 and County Commissioner from 2002-2010.