San Antonio, Texas , United States
|| May 05, 1945
Feb 05, 2013 07:03pm
Hispanic - Moderate-to-Liberal - Catholic - Christian -
|Info||Charles A. Gonzalez is currently in his sixth term in the United States Congress as the Representative from the 20th Congressional District of Texas. |
Congressman Gonzalez is a member of the New Democrat Coalition and serves as the 1st Vice-Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. Currently a Senior Democratic Whip, Congressman Gonzalez has served as a Texas Regional Whip for the Democratic Caucus and as Chair of the Hispanic Caucus Civil Rights Task Force since 1999.
In the 111th Congress, Congressman Gonzalez serves on the House Committees on Energy and Commerce, Judiciary, and House Administration.
Congressman Gonzalez previously served on the Select Committee on Homeland Security, Small Business, and the House Financial Services Committee. In the 110th Congress, he served as Chairman of a special task force investigating the contested 2006 election in Florida's 13th Congressional District.
Congressman Gonzalez is also a Member of several Congressional Task Forces and Caucuses including: Education, Financial Services, Business and Economic Development, and Telecommunications; and the 21st Century Health Care Caucus, the Homeland Security Caucus, the Port Security Caucus, the Air Force Caucus, the Infrastructure and Transportation Caucus, and the Missing and Exploited Children Caucus.