News Release from the office of Senator Carlos Uresti

July 24, 2008
CONTACT: Diana Martinez, 512-463-0119


State Senator Carlos Uresti is proud to announce the arrival of his first grandson, Benjamin Michael. The Uresti family welcomed the baby on Tuesday, July 22nd at 2:00pm.

Benjamin, the son of Senator Uresti's oldest son Michael and his wife Jennifer, weighed in at a whopping 9 lbs 10 oz and is reported to have a full head of hair.

"This is a very exciting time for Michael, Jennifer, and the entire Uresti family, "Uresti said." I'm so excited to see my family grow. Both mother and baby are doing well. Michael is doing 'so-so' as he adjusts to fatherhood."

Michael is a Code Compliance Officer for the City of San Antonio and attends the Saint Mary's University School of Law night program as a second-year student. Jennifer is a full-time mother.

Carlos I. Uresti is the State Senator of District 19, the largest geographical senate district in the contiguous 48 states. Senate District 19 spans a 23 county area stretching along the U.S.-Mexico border, from San Antonio to El Paso County. Covering 55,000 square miles, the district contains 62 school districts, spans two time zones, and is larger than 24 states and 25 countries.