Trey Martinez Fischer

Trey Martinez Fischer is a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives, representing the San Antonio--based 116th District since 2000. Martinez Fischer was born and raised in San Antonio, graduating from Holmes High School and is a member of the school's Hall of Fame. He received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Texas at San Antonio, and in 1994 was selected to study as a National Urban Fellow. He is a graduate of both Baruch College of Public Affairs, and the University of Texas School of Law. Rep. Martinez Fischer is the chairman of the Mexican American Legislative Caucus, the oldest and largest Latino legislative caucus in the United States. During his Chairmanship, the Caucus has emerged as one of the leading Latino public policy organizations. Rep. Martinez Fischer is an accomplished lawmaker who serves as a floor leader, guiding key bills to passage or defeat, and is recognized as an expert on House rules of procedure. Most recently, he was named the “Bull of the Brazos,”- an award given by Texas Monthly magazine recognizing him among the best in the Legislature. He has also been recognized as the “2013 Friend of Education” and a “Legislative Star” by the Texas Classroom Teachers Association for fighting harmful legislation that would short-change children’s future.

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Pillar of...: 
Citizenship
School: 
Holmes High School
Year: 
2013
Class of ...: 
1988