Former Charles Gonzalez
Democrat • 7 Terms • Sworn In 1999
- 8 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 235 of 433) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 48 of 433)
- 206 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 101 of 436) 13 Made Into Law (Ranks 20 of 436)
Gonzalez was born in San Antonio on May 5, 1945. His father, Henry B. Gonzalez, represented the 20th from 1961 until his son took over in 1999. Between them, the father and son have served 44 consecutive years in Congress as of 2005. Charlie received his bachelor's degree in government from the University of Texas at Austin in 1969, and then later earned his Juris Doctor degree from St. Mary's School of Law in San Antonio in 1972.
Gonzalez served as a Technical Sergeant in the Texas Air National Guard from 1969 until 1975. He then began practicing law until 1982 when he served first as a municipal court judge, then later as a judge in county and then district court, both of which are elected positions. Read More...
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Recent Voting History
H.R. 8: "Fiscal cliff" bill
On Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendments: H R 8 To extend certain tax relief provisions enacted in 2001 and 2003, and to provide for expedited consideration of a bill providing for comprehensive tax reform, and for other purposesAye (with party)January 01, 2013
On Agreeing to the Resolution: H RES 844 Providing for consideration of the Senate amendments to the bill (H.R. 8) to extend certain tax relief provisions enacted in 2001 and 2003, and to provide for expedited consideration of a bill providing for comprehensive tax reform, and for other purposesAye (with party)January 01, 2013
H.R. 4212: Contaminated Drywall Safety Act of 2012
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Concur in the Senate Amendment: H R 4212 Drywall Safety ActAye (with party)January 01, 2013