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Melissa Noriega

Melissa Noriega
Full Name: Melissa Noriega
Other surnames: Meisgeier

Terms of Service

  • House, 79th (1) Legislature
    1/11/2005 - 8/27/2005
(1) Melissa Noriega selected by her husband, Rick Noriega, as his temporary acting representative beginning 1/11/2005 [House Journal, p. 19], and ending 8/27/2005, "State lawmaker back home after stint in Guard," 8/27/05. Austin American-Statesman .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • Relatives: Rick Noriega - husband; Melissa Noriega - wife. Resolutions - Administrative .
  • 79th Legislature, R.S., HR 6. Melissa Noriega approved as temporary acting representative for her husband, Rick Noriega, 1/11/2005. Resolutions - Administrative .
  • 79th Legislature, 2nd C.S., HR 236. Chosen by the Democratic Caucus at the end of the regular session as the first recipient of the group's Joe E. Moreno Freshman of the Year Service Award. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary .


  • Photograph. Melissa Noriega, Members of the 79th Legislature Texas House of Representatives (CD-RW)

Other Resources

  • Melissa Noriega 51 years old in August of 2005, "Soldier's wife kept things up around the House," San Antonio Express-News .
  • Biographical sketch, "Texas Government Insider," 11/14/2008, Strategic Partnerships, Inc. 2008.
  • "Duty Calls," March 2006. Texas Monthly .
  • "You're Rick Noriega. Do you approve this message?", July 2008, pp. 134-137, 166-168, 170-171. Texas Monthly .

Committee Information

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