The Hispanic Heritage Luncheon was held on Thursday, October 6 at the Overton Hotel & Conference Room in the Sunset Ballroom.
Secretary Cascos was Governor Abbott's first appointment after becoming governor. The Secretary is a CPA as well as a former county commissioner and judge. Born in Mexico, Secretary Cascos became a U.S. citizen in adolescence and oversees Texas-Mexico relations. The Secretary is working to bolster Texas' relations with Mexico and improve life along the state's southern borders.
The Texas Secretary of State's office houses the states elections division and also oversees Texas-Mexico relations.