Melissa Noriega

Full Name: Melissa Noriega
Other surnames: Meisgeier

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 145 Jan 11, 2005 - Aug 27, 2005 79th (1)   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris

(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 top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 79th Legislature, R.S., HR 6. Melissa Noriega approved as temporary acting representative for her husband, Rick Noriega, 1/11/2005. Resolutions - Administrative.
  • Relatives: Rick Noriega - husband; Melissa Noriega - wife. 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.

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, "Texas Government Insider," 11/14/2008, Strategic Partnerships, Inc., 2008.

Other Resources

  • Melissa Noriega 51 years old in August of 2005, "Soldier's wife kept things up around the House," San Antonio Express-News.
  • "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.


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

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

79th R.S. - 2005
Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations  

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