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Meet Congresswoman-elect Sylvia García's New Chief of Staff

Meet Congresswoman-elect Sylvia García's New Chief of Staff

Texas Democratic Congresswoman-elect Sylvia García has named John Chapa Gorczynski as her Chief of Staff. The St. John’s College graduate has worked for García for three years, most recently as the outgoing Texas state Senator’s Chief of Staff. He also served as her District Manager. Prior that, he worked as an independent political and nonprofit consultant; as an English as a second language instructor with Houston Community College; as new member liaison with the Houston Area Women's Center Young Leaders; Business Development Manager with Net Victories, LLC; and as a Research Assistant with the Houston Mayor's Office of Public Safety. The former schoolteacher is fluent in Spanish and English. More about him here.

Kamala Harris and Pramila Jayapal Announce Domestic Workers Bill of Rights 

Kamala Harris and Pramila Jayapal Announce Domestic Workers Bill of Rights 

Jesús "Chuy" García Names Chief of Staff

Jesús "Chuy" García Names Chief of Staff