Press Release

March 22, 2021


Washington, D.C. — Maggie’s List, a federal political action committee (PAC) dedicated to electing fiscally conservative women to federal office and statewide executive office, is proud to announce the endorsement of Monica De La Cruz-Hernandez for Texas’ 15th Congressional District.


Monica is running for Congress to be the 15th districts powerful voice in Washington that will honor promises made and standup for Texas values.  Monica De LaCruz-Hernandez grew up in the Rio Grande Valley in the border town ofBrownsville, TX. Monica and her brother were raised by a single mom, NormaAlicia. She had a simple life that was built around faith, hard work and family. Her mother raised her with a strong love of country as her grandfather served in the Navy in WWII and her brother served honorably twenty years in the AirForce.


“Monica De La Cruz-Hernandez is a successful business owner and community volunteer.  She will serve the 15th CongressionalDistrict of Texas well.  Growing up on the Texas border, Monica understands what is necessary to improve government policies, especially needed immigration reform.  She is the right candidate to represent the people ofTX-15,” states Texas Co-Chair, Susan Narvaiz.


Monica put herself through college while working and graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio with aBBA in Marketing. After graduation, Monica wanted to further her Spanish language studies and attended La Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico inMexico DF.


Monica and her husband own three successful small businesses and are examples of the American Dream. She believes in giving back to her community and has strong ties through her work with various community service organizations. Monica is married to JohnnyHernandez, with three children and resides in Edinburg, TX.


“Maggie’s List is an outstanding organization with a proven track record of success in helping elect conservative women, and I am proud to earn their endorsement. I believe strongly in their mission of fiscal conservatism, less government, more personal responsibility, and a strong national defense -including secure borders - and look forward to advancing those principles on behalf of South Texas in Congress,” states Monica De La Cruz-Hernandez, candidate endorsed by Maggie’s List.