The Texas State Senate - Rodney Ellis Press Releases
From the Office of State Senator Rodney Ellis
For Immediate Release
Monday, January 23, 2007
Jeremy Warren, 512-463-0113
Senator Ellis, Commissioner Williams, Rep. Van Arsdale to hold press conference on Sudan Sanctions Legislation
AUSTIN -- Senators Rodney Ellis (D-Houston), Representative Corbin Van Arsdale, Texas Railroad Commissioner Michael Williams and advocates for Sudan will hold a press conference to announce legislation requiring state of Texas pension funds to divest from companies doing business in Sudan, on Wednesday, January 24, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. in the Lieutenant Governor's Press Room.
- WHAT: Stop the Darfur Genocide Act
- WHO: Senators Rodney Ellis, Florence Shapiro
Representatives Corbin Van Arsdale, Ruth Jones McLendon, Helen Giddings, Lon Burnam
Railroad Commissioner Michael Williams
Leran Minc, campus leader with "The White Rose Society"
Lisa Yoram, Jewish Federation of Greater Houston
- WHEN: Wednesday, January 24, 2007, 10:00 a.m.
- WHERE: Lieutenant Governor's Press Room 2E.9, Texas Capitol
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