• May 15, 2021

Tags : Senator José Rodríguez

Senator Rodríguez’s Statement on Trump’s Tent Camp in Tornillo

State Sen. José Rodríguez’s issued the following statement on the Trump administration’s decision to set up a “tent city” in Tornillo to house children forcibly separated from their asylum-seeking parents: We should have “zero tolerance” for this inhumane, immoral treatment of these children who have been forcibly separated from their asylum-seeking parents. Putting children in […]Read More

Senator José Rodríguez files Special Session Education Bills

Austin – Sen. José Rodríguez has filed a number of bills for the upcoming Special Session, which begins on Tuesday. The bills filed address the most important issue that should be central to the Special Session, school finance, as well as ensuring that the state does not sanction discrimination against LGBTQ Texans, and providing greater opportunity for mail-in […]Read More

State Sen. Rodríguez Hosts Town Hall at EPCC Thursday

Texas State Senator José Rodríguez will have his first post-session town hall this Thursday, at EPCC’s Valle Verde campus. Rodriguez is set to discuss key legislation from the 85thlegislative session – results, changes to expect, and what this means for constituents of SD 29 – and to provide an opportunity to answer questions from the […]Read More

State Senator José Rodríguez receives Senate Committee Appointments

On Wednesday, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced Senate Committee appointments for the 85th Legislature, and a local lawmaker now has a new position. Senator José Rodríguez was appointed as Vice Chairman of Agriculture, Water and Rural Affairs, and will continue to represent Fort Bliss and El Paso’s veteran population as a member of the […]Read More