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Biography for Hilda Solis

First Name: Hilda
Last Name: Solis
Country: United States
Date of Birth: 20/10/1957
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif
Spouses: Sam (current)
Education: Bachelor of Arts, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Masters in Public Administration, University of Southern California
CV: California State Senator (1994-2000); first Latina elected to the State Senate California Assemblywoman (1992-1994)Board Member, Rio Hondo Community College Board of TrusteesOffice of Personnel and Management, Budget Analyst, Civil Rights DivisionWhite House, Office of Hispanic Affairs, Carter AdministrationShe has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 2001, representing the 32nd District of CaliforniaVice Chair, Democratic Steering & Policy CommitteeChair, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Task Force on HealthSenior WhipSouthern California Regional WhipFormer Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues (2005-2006)Former Ranking Democratic Member of the House Subcommittee on the Environment and Hazardous Materials (2003-2006)
Awards: First woman to receive the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award
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