This is her platform:
Improve quality of education in the Rio Grande Valley
Bring jobs to the Rio Grande Valley
Opposes raising taxes or creating new ones
Improve border security
Miriam Martinez was born in Reynosa, Mexico on May 9, 1972.
At the tender age of 14 Martinez shouldered the responsibility of a full time job. She contributed everything that she could to help support her family. With a strong work ethic instilled in her since a young age, Miriam went on to a successful career in television and is an accomplished entrepreneur that contributes positively to the community.
Formally trained in law, media and marketing, her experience as a public television personality made her aware of the injustices that needed to be made right. Her heart broke for single mothers, abused children, poverty stricken families and minorities, who struggled simply to survive on a day to day basis. After ful?lling her ambitions, she realized that she was at a crossroads in her life. Being discriminated herself, she felt it was her duty to ?ght for Justice.
Studied law and marketing in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, and Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Miriam Martinez received training in 1998-2000 in Miami, New York, Corpus Christi, El Paso and Brownsville in national and local sales, production, editing, journalism, community formats, technology and climate.