"The people of South and Central Texas and the Coastal Bend need jobs, they need health care, they need water infrastructure improvements, they need a quality education, and they need the resources to keep our borders safe and secure."
"To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear."Ruben Hinojosa on Buddha
"The wish for healing has always been half of health."Ruben Hinojosa on Lucius Annaeus Seneca
"A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier."Ruben Hinojosa on Tom Stoppard
"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul."Ruben Hinojosa on John Muir
"'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes."Ruben Hinojosa on Henry David Thoreau
"If we do not get No Child Left Behind right for Limited English Proficient students, the law will be a failure for most schools in the 15th Congressional District, and for many across the nation."
"Our record number of teenagers must become our record number of high school and college graduates and our record number of teachers, scientists, doctors, lawyers, and skilled professionals."
"While I do commend the Administration on its commitment and focus on high school reform, I believe that we must focus on graduation as the key accountability measure."
"As problems like identity theft become more prevalent, now more than ever, Americans need to take their financial health seriously - and this information is of the utmost importance."