EL PASO - It's congressional week at Newschannel 9. We're interviewing the candidates looking to represent Texas's 16 congressional district.
The primaries are on May 29.
This year, El Pasoans have plenty of congressional candidates to choose from. We've got republicans Corey Roen and Barbara Carrasco; on the democratic side, we've got incumbent congressman Silvestre Reyes, Beto O'Rourke, Jerome Tilghman, Paul Johnson and Ben Mendoza.
Democratic candidate Ben Mendoza stopped by our studio today to talk about his plan to bring jobs to El Paso and help troubled homeowners.