Photos from Harrisburg and around the district

Rep. Angel Cruz, the Democratic chairman of the House Latino Affairs Caucus, speaks at a Harrisburg press event recognizing and celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month.

Rep. Angel Cruz, the Democratic chairman of the House Latino Affairs Caucus, speaks at a Harrisburg press event recognizing and celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month.



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Rep. Angel Cruz, the Democratic chairman of the House Latino Affairs Caucus, speaks at a Harrisburg press event recognizing and celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month.


Rep. Angel Cruz, the Democratic chairman of the Latino Affairs Caucus, speaks at a press event to officially kick-off Hispanic Heritage Month in Pennsylvania. The theme for this year’s event is “Shaping the Bright Future of America.”

Rep. Angel Cruz, the Democratic chairman of the Latino Affairs Caucus, speaks at a press event to officially kick-off Hispanic Heritage Month in Pennsylvania. The theme for this year’s event is “Shaping the Bright Future of America.”



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Rep. Angel Cruz, the Democratic chairman of the Latino Affairs Caucus, speaks at a press event to officially kick-off Hispanic Heritage Month in Pennsylvania. The theme for this year’s event is “Shaping the Bright Future of America.”

Rep. Angel Cruz, the Democratic chairman of the House Human Services Committee, hosts a press conference to condemn the Trump Administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program and Urging Congress to Act by Passing the DREAM Act of 2017.

Rep. Angel Cruz, the Democratic chairman of the House Human Services Committee, hosts a press conference to condemn the Trump Administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program and Urging Congress to Act by Passing the DREAM Act of 2017.



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Rep. Angel Cruz, the Democratic chairman of the House Human Services Committee, hosts a press conference to condemn the Trump Administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program and Urging Congress to Act by Passing the DREAM Act of 2017.

State Rep. Ángel Cruz, D-Phila., announced that his district office acquired bio waste bins to properly dispose used needles found on the streets and public places. Residents of the 180th Legislative District can drop off needles from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday at Cruz’s office, located at 3503 N. B Street, Unit #7, Philadelphia. On the picture from left to right, Jose Rosado and Jose Benitez from Prevention Point, Rep. Angel Cruz.

State Rep. Ángel Cruz, D-Phila., announced that his district office acquired bio waste bins to properly dispose used needles found on the streets and public places. Residents of the 180th Legislative District can drop off needles from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday at Cruz’s office, located at 3503 N. B Street, Unit #7, Philadelphia. On the picture from left to right, Jose Rosado and Jose Benitez from Prevention Point, Rep. Angel Cruz.



State Rep. Angel Cruz’s office provides bins for safe needle disposal

State Rep. Ángel Cruz, D-Phila., announced that his district office acquired bio waste bins to properly dispose used needles found on the streets and public places. Residents of the 180th Legislative District can drop off needles from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday at Cruz’s office, located at 3503 N. B Street, Unit #7, Philadelphia. On the picture from left to right, Jose Rosado and Jose Benitez from Prevention Point, Rep. Angel Cruz.

 Representative Cruz and Representative Vazquez with members of the Antonia Pantoja Community Charter School’s baseball team. They also happen to be the 2017 Metropolitan Philadelphia Athletic Association Baseball Champions.

Representative Cruz and Representative Vazquez with members of the Antonia Pantoja Community Charter School’s baseball team. They also happen to be the 2017 Metropolitan Philadelphia Athletic Association Baseball Champions.



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Representative Cruz and Representative Vazquez with members of the Antonia Pantoja Community Charter School’s baseball team. They also happen to be the 2017 Metropolitan Philadelphia Athletic Association Baseball Champions.

Representative Cruz presents artist Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez with a citation for his work to propel social change.

Representative Cruz presents artist Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez with a citation for his work to propel social change.



Rep. Cruz honors Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez

Representative Cruz presents artist Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez with a citation for his work to propel social change.

Representative Cruz poses for a photo with Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez, Ariell Johnson and children from the neighborhood.

Representative Cruz poses for a photo with Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez, Ariell Johnson and children from the neighborhood.



Rep. Cruz honors Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez

Representative Cruz poses for a photo with Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez, Ariell Johnson and children from the neighborhood.

Rep. Angel Cruz listens to Gov. Tom Wolf’s 2017-18 budget address.

Rep. Angel Cruz listens to Gov. Tom Wolf’s 2017-18 budget address.



Cruz Listens to 2017-18 Budget Address

Rep. Angel Cruz listens to Gov. Tom Wolf’s 2017-18 budget address.

Rep. Cruz volunteered to help feed the homeless on Thanksgiving.

Rep. Cruz volunteered to help feed the homeless on Thanksgiving.



Rep. Cruz helping the homeless on Thanksgiving Day

Rep. Cruz volunteered to help feed the homeless on Thanksgiving.

Representative Cruz hosted a press conference questioning the Department of Health’s refusal to implement Act 148 (Hannah’s Law) of 2014.

Representative Cruz hosted a press conference questioning the Department of Health’s refusal to implement Act 148 (Hannah’s Law) of 2014.



News Conference 11-15-2016

Representative Cruz hosted a press conference questioning the Department of Health’s refusal to implement Act 148 (Hannah’s Law) of 2014.

Citing the tragedy unfolding in Flint, Michigan, state Rep. Angel Cruz, D-Phila., was joined by a bipartisan group of legislators today calling for support of a legislation package that aims to reduce the risk of lead poisoning in Pennsylvania.

Citing the tragedy unfolding in Flint, Michigan, state Rep. Angel Cruz, D-Phila., was joined by a bipartisan group of legislators today calling for support of a legislation package that aims to reduce the risk of lead poisoning in Pennsylvania.



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Citing the tragedy unfolding in Flint, Michigan, state Rep. Angel Cruz, D-Phila., was joined by a bipartisan group of legislators today calling for support of a legislation package that aims to reduce the risk of lead poisoning in Pennsylvania.

Rep Cruz participates in the Hispanic Heritage Month Festivities

Rep Cruz participates in the Hispanic Heritage Month Festivities



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Rep Cruz participates in the Hispanic Heritage Month Festivities

Rep. Angel Cruz says it's time to restore funding cuts to the critical human service programs that help people with mental illness and intellectual disabilities, the homeless, and those looking for jobs.

Rep. Angel Cruz says it's time to restore funding cuts to the critical human service programs that help people with mental illness and intellectual disabilities, the homeless, and those looking for jobs.



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Rep. Angel Cruz says it's time to restore funding cuts to the critical human service programs that help people with mental illness and intellectual disabilities, the homeless, and those looking for jobs.

Rep. Cruz hosted guests for a round-table discussion on mental health permitting issues in Philadelphia.

Rep. Cruz hosted guests for a round-table discussion on mental health permitting issues in Philadelphia.



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Rep. Cruz hosted guests for a round-table discussion on mental health permitting issues in Philadelphia.

Rep. Cruz hosted guests for a round-table discussion on mental health permitting issues in Philadelphia.

Rep. Cruz hosted guests for a round-table discussion on mental health permitting issues in Philadelphia.



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Rep. Cruz hosted guests for a round-table discussion on mental health permitting issues in Philadelphia.

Rep. Cruz hosted guests for a round-table discussion on mental health permitting issues in Philadelphia.

Rep. Cruz hosted guests for a round-table discussion on mental health permitting issues in Philadelphia.



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Rep. Cruz hosted guests for a round-table discussion on mental health permitting issues in Philadelphia.

Rep. Cruz hosted guests for a round-table discussion on mental health permitting issues in Philadelphia.

Rep. Cruz hosted guests for a round-table discussion on mental health permitting issues in Philadelphia.



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Rep. Cruz hosted guests for a round-table discussion on mental health permitting issues in Philadelphia.

Rep. Cruz hosted guests for a round-table discussion on mental health permitting issues in Philadelphia.

Rep. Cruz hosted guests for a round-table discussion on mental health permitting issues in Philadelphia.



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Rep. Cruz hosted guests for a round-table discussion on mental health permitting issues in Philadelphia.

Rep. Cruz presents Rep. Rosita Youngblood with a citation congratulating her on becoming the first African-American woman to be elected to a leadership position in the General Assembly.

Rep. Cruz presents Rep. Rosita Youngblood with a citation congratulating her on becoming the first African-American woman to be elected to a leadership position in the General Assembly.



Rep. Cruz with Rep. Youngblood

Rep. Cruz presents Rep. Rosita Youngblood with a citation congratulating her on becoming the first African-American woman to be elected to a leadership position in the General Assembly.

Rep. Cruz takes part in the swearing in ceremony in Harrisburg at the start of the 199th legislative session.

Rep. Cruz takes part in the swearing in ceremony in Harrisburg at the start of the 199th legislative session.



Swearing in Day

Rep. Cruz takes part in the swearing in ceremony in Harrisburg at the start of the 199th legislative session.

Rep. Cruz celebrates Three Kings Day.

Rep. Cruz celebrates Three Kings Day.



Three Kings

Rep. Cruz celebrates Three Kings Day.

Rep. Cruz is joined by Sen. Christina Tartaglione in raising the Puerto Rican flag in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Rep. Cruz is joined by Sen. Christina Tartaglione in raising the Puerto Rican flag in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.



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Rep. Cruz is joined by Sen. Christina Tartaglione in raising the Puerto Rican flag in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Rep. Cruz is joined by Sen. Christina Tartaglione in raising the Puerto Rican flag in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Rep. Cruz is joined by Sen. Christina Tartaglione in raising the Puerto Rican flag in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.



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Rep. Cruz is joined by Sen. Christina Tartaglione in raising the Puerto Rican flag in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Rep. Cruz is joined by Sen. Christina Tartaglione in raising the Puerto Rican flag in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Rep. Cruz is joined by Sen. Christina Tartaglione in raising the Puerto Rican flag in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.



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Rep. Cruz is joined by Sen. Christina Tartaglione in raising the Puerto Rican flag in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Rep. Cruz is joined by Sen. Christina Tartaglione in raising the Puerto Rican flag in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Rep. Cruz is joined by Sen. Christina Tartaglione in raising the Puerto Rican flag in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.



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Rep. Cruz is joined by Sen. Christina Tartaglione in raising the Puerto Rican flag in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Rep. Cruz with Jim Kelly.

Rep. Cruz with Jim Kelly.



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Rep. Cruz with Jim Kelly.

Rep. Cruz and Jim Kelly meet the governor to discuss newborn screening legislation.

Rep. Cruz and Jim Kelly meet the governor to discuss newborn screening legislation.



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Rep. Cruz and Jim Kelly meet the governor to discuss newborn screening legislation.

Rep. Cruz, Jim Kelly and the governor discuss newborn screening legislation.

Rep. Cruz, Jim Kelly and the governor discuss newborn screening legislation.



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Rep. Cruz, Jim Kelly and the governor discuss newborn screening legislation.

Rep. Cruz at the press conference for his bill regarding newborn screening.

Rep. Cruz at the press conference for his bill regarding newborn screening.



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Rep. Cruz at the press conference for his bill regarding newborn screening.

Rep. Cruz at the press conference for his bill regarding newborn screening.

Rep. Cruz at the press conference for his bill regarding newborn screening.



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Rep. Cruz at the press conference for his bill regarding newborn screening.

Rep. Cruz at the press conference for his bill regarding newborn screening.

Rep. Cruz at the press conference for his bill regarding newborn screening.



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Rep. Cruz at the press conference for his bill regarding newborn screening.

Rep. Cruz presents a citation to honor the election of Pope Francis to Sean McAleer, Director of Education for the Pennsylvania Catholic Conference.

Rep. Cruz presents a citation to honor the election of Pope Francis to Sean McAleer, Director of Education for the Pennsylvania Catholic Conference.



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Rep. Cruz presents a citation to honor the election of Pope Francis to Sean McAleer, Director of Education for the Pennsylvania Catholic Conference.

Rep. Cruz meets with Maria Montero, executive director of the Governor's Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs.

Rep. Cruz meets with Maria Montero, executive director of the Governor's Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs.



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Rep. Cruz meets with Maria Montero, executive director of the Governor's Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs.

Rep. Cruz meets with Maria Montero, executive director of the Governor's Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs.

Rep. Cruz meets with Maria Montero, executive director of the Governor's Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs.



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Rep. Cruz meets with Maria Montero, executive director of the Governor's Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs.