Ethics Explorer A Guide to the Financial Interests of Elected Officials

Rep. Philip Cortez District 117 (D-San Antonio)

Industry
Education
Education
BA, Political Science University of Texas at San Antonio; Master's Public Administration,University of Texas at San Antonio; Ph.d Educational Administration, University of Texas at Austin
Spouse
Leticia
Committees
  • Homeland Security & Public Safety
  • Public Health
Financial Statements

Sources of Income

  • Cortez is an adjunct political science instructor at Texas A&M University-San Antonio.

  • He is employed as a community resource advocate at the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center.

  • He is a doctoral student at the University of Texas at Austin in educational administration.

  • His wife, Leticia Cantu, has worked on local political campaigns — including those of San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro and his twin, Congressman Joaquin Castro — and filled in for Cortez on the San Antonio City Council when he was called into active duty for the Air Force.

Property

  • Residential property in San Antonio valued at $157,890

Analysis

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