Senator Joan Huffman, Protecting Families
Respected Proven Leader
Senator Joan Huffman is a respected and proven leader who is finding solutions to our state’s toughest challenges.
Senator Huffman is committed to improving our children’s education. Joan Huffman believes more of our education dollars should go into the classroom and that our teachers deserve a pay raise. To prepare high school students for the jobs of the future, Joan Huffman helped pass major education reforms including career tech programs for students who don’t plan to attend college.
Families and businesses are moving to Texas because our economy is strong. As your State Senator, Joan Huffman passed balanced state budgets that cut wasteful spending and lowered taxes for Texas families and businesses. Joan Huffman will continue working with our state’s leaders to keep taxes low, regulations reasonable and our legal system fair and predictable so Texas can remain the strongest economic and job growth state in America.
Joan Huffman has dedicated her life to protecting our families, first as a Harris County
prosecutor and a Criminal District Court Judge and now as an effective voice in the Senate in the fight against gangs and violent criminals in our community. She is the leader in the Senate in the fight against human trafficking, passing legislation to protect victims and make it easier to prosecute and send the criminals responsible to jail.
Senator Huffman was named the “2017 Hero for Texas Children” by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and the “Big Voice for Little Texans” by the Court Appointed Special Advocates for her work to protect children. She was honored with the “Vision Award” from the Texas Advocacy Project for her work protecting victims of domestic abuse and sexual assault.
As your State Senator, Joan Huffman will continue working to make Texas a leader for our
nation for generations to come.
Keeping Texas Strong
Ensuring Texas remains the STRONGEST JOB GROWTH STATE IN AMERICA by keeping taxes low, regulations reasonable and our legal system fair and predictable.
Believes MORE OF OUR EDUCATION DOLLARS SHOULD GO TO THE CLASSROOM and that our teachers deserve a raise.
Passed MAJOR EDUCATION REFORMS including career tech programs to prepare students for the jobs of the future.
Working to PROTECT LIVES AND PROPERTY from future disasters by ensuring all necessary infrastructure projects get completed.
Dedicated her life to KEEPING OUR FAMILIES SAFE as a prosecutor and criminal judge, and now as an effective leader in the Senate in the fight against gangs and violent criminals.
Increased BORDER SECURITY FUNDING to put more Texas Rangers, state troopers and electronic and aerial surveillance on our border.
A Lifetime of Service
CHIEF FELONY PROSECUTOR, Harris County District Attorney’s Office
SPECIAL CRIMES GANG PROSECUTOR, Harris County District Attorney’s Office
LEGAL COUNSEL, Organized Crime Narcotics Task Force
CRIMINAL DISTRICT COURT JUDGE, Harris County
STATE SENATOR, Senate District 17
PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE, Texas Senate
CHAIR, COMMITTEE ON STATE AFFAIRS, Texas Senate
VICE CHAIR, CRIMINAL JUSTICE COMMITTEE, Texas Senate
CHAIR, 2021 REDISTRICTING COMMITTEE, Texas Senate
100% ATTENDANCE RECORD, Secretary of the Senate (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019)