State Representative Philip Cortez

Philip Cortez


State Representative Philip Cortez ​was first elected to represent HD 117 (San Antonio) in 2012 and is a member of the U.S. Air Force Reserve. He CHairs the house committee on urban affairs and is also a member of the Higher Education Committee. He received his Bachelor’s in Political Science from the University of Texas at San Antonio, his Master’s in Public Administration from UTSA, and is pursuing his Ph.D. in Educational Administration at UT Austin


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