|Full Name||Trey Martinez Fischer|
|Education||B.A., University of Texas at San Antonio; M.P.A., Baruch College of Public Affairs; J.D., University of Texas at Austin|
Trey Martinez Fischer is the representative of Texas’ House District 116.
He sits on the Ways & Means Committee and the Special Purpose Districts Committee. He previously sat on the Natural Resources and on the Select Committee on Transparency in State Agency Operations.
Martinez Fischer has served as chairman of the Mexican American Legislative Caucus.
The Houston Chronicle and the San Francisco Chronicle named him one of the “20 Latino political rising stars of 2012,” placing him among those under 55, “who just might change the face of American politics over the next two decades.” Campaigns and Elections Magazine named him a “Texas Influencer” and one of the Top-50 Democrats in the state. The New York Times has dubbed him a “heavy hitter” whose “loyalty to San Antonio remains steadfast.”
He was named the “Bull of the Brazos," an award given by Texas Monthly magazine recognizing him among the best in the legislature. In giving him this prestigious award Texas Monthly wrote: “without TMF the Democrats would have had no champion at all”. 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 our children’s future.
Information in this bio was provided by Martinez Fischer's office.
Last updated: March 21, 2015.