|Full Name||Eddie Lucio III|
|Education||B.B.A., J.D., The University of Texas at Austin.|
Representative Eddie Lucio III was born and raised in Brownsville, Texas, where he practices law and lives with his family. He attended Texas Tech University on an athletic scholarship and later received a B.B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin. In 2005, he received his Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of Texas School of Law.
In 2006, Lucio was elected to the Texas House of Representatives, District 38, and was overwhelmingly re-elected in 2008, 2010, and 2012. District 38 is composed of the southwest region of Cameron County.
During his three sessions in the Legislature, Rep. Lucio has worked diligently to attain passage of significant legislation that not only benefits his district and the Rio Grande Valley, but the entire State of Texas, while serving on prestigious committees. His accomplishments pertain to areas that are extremely essential to the development and long-term interests of South Texas, including: the push for a medical school in South Texas, establishing the Medicaid Buy-In Program, expanding insurance coverage for children with autism, providing college credit for military service and establishing energy efficiency standards for state facilities.
Rep. Lucio currently serves as vice chairman of the Calendars (Procedural) Committee, and is a member of the Natural Resources, Special Purpose Districts and Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility committees.
Through his work and with the support of his constituents, Rep. Lucio is extremely humbled by the faith and support of the people of District 38 and is committed to continue bringing about real progress for the Rio Grande Valley.
Rep. Lucio is an attorney and he is the son of State Senator & Mrs. Eddie Lucio, Jr., and is married to Jaime Barrera Lucio of Brownsville. He and his wife welcomed their first child, Olivia Rose, in August of 2009.