• October 21, 2021

Tags : State Senator José Rodríguez

Op-Ed: Jose Rodriguez – Fix DREAMER Issue, Then Get On

A recent Golden Girls rerun featured a 10-year-old Mario Lopez playing Mario, a star pupil of Dorothy (Bea Arthur), who writes an award-winning essay about being an American, only to be deported by INS (now known as ICE). The 1987 episode ends with Dorothy vowing to bring him back. Thirty years later, we’re still fighting […]Read More

Senator Rodríguez’s Statement on Call for Special Session

Austin – Senator José Rodríguez, Chairman of the Senate Democratic Caucus, released the following statement regarding today’s call by the Governor for a Special Session: I agree with Gov. Abbott’s previous statements: We had ample time to take care of issues during the Regular Session. Instead, the commitment to important Texas priorities such as fixing […]Read More

State Senator Rodríguez’s statement on the Senate Budget

Austin – State Sen. José Rodríguez released the following statement on S.B. 1, the Senate’s version of the state budget, which passed the Senate unanimously Tuesday: Passing a budget is our basic responsibility, one that none of us take lightly. It is for this reason that I vote now in favor of it, although I do have some serious […]Read More

State Awards $2m Grant to City for Kay Bailey Hutchison

Thursday, the Governor’s Texas Military Preparedness Commission awarded a $2 million grant to the City of El Paso for the Kay Bailey Hutchison Desalination Plant. The grant will partially fund the City of El Paso’s partnership with Enviro Water Minerals Company to convert waste generated from the desalination process into drinkable water. El Paso State […]Read More

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