Congressman Filemon Vela
34th Congressional District of Texas
Born in Harlingen, Texas, and raised in Brownsville, Congressman Vela’s roots run deep in South Texas. Congressman Vela is a member of the House Agriculture Committee, where he serves as the Chairman of the General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee. Congressman Vela also sits on the House Armed Services Committee, where he has fought to ensure that U.S. servicemembers are prepared to respond to a range of military operations.