Senator Ellis's 2008 Press Releases

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Icon: Press ReleaseDecember 1, 2008
Senator Ellis Announces Routine HIV Testing Bill on World AIDS Day

Icon: Press ReleaseNovember 28, 2008
Senator Ellis Calls for Statewide HIV Testing Initiative on World AIDS Day

Icon: Press ReleaseNovember 19, 2008
Senator Ellis Responds to Justice Project Report

Icon: Press ReleaseNovember 19, 2008
Sen. Ellis Introduces Broad "Innocence Protection Package" for 2009 Legislative Session

Icon: Press ReleaseNovember 13, 2008
Senator Rodney Ellis Expresses Disappointment Over Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Decision to Adopt Recommendation Adding Additional Eligibility Requirements for the TEXAS Grant Program

Icon: Press ReleaseNovember 11, 2008
Senator Ellis Files Legislation to Help Veterans

Icon: Press ReleaseNovember 10, 2008
Senator Ellis Early Files Comprehensive Bill Package

Icon: Press ReleaseOctober 24, 2008
State Legislators Hold Press Conference in Support of ACORN

Icon: Press ReleaseOctober 23, 2008
Federal and State Legislators to Attend Press Conference in Show of Support for ACORN

Icon: Press ReleaseSeptember 22, 2008
Senator Ellis calls 150,000 Constituents Post-Ike

Icon: Press ReleaseSeptember 21, 2008
Senator Ellis Holds Post Ike Tele-Town Hall

Icon: Press ReleaseSeptember 19, 2008
Senator Ellis Calls Constituents to Address Ike Issues

Icon: Press ReleaseSeptember 8, 2008
Sen. Ellis Urges Fairness for Charles Dean Hood

Icon: Press ReleaseAugust 21, 2008
Legislators and Public Education Leaders Address Proposed Eligibility Requirements for the TEXAS Grant Program

Icon: Press ReleaseAugust 20, 2008
State Legislators and Public Education Leaders Hold Press Conference to Address Proposed Eligibility Requirements to the TEXAS Grant Program

Icon: Press ReleaseAugust 11, 2008
State Legislators Kick-Off the Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday at Macy's

Icon: Press ReleaseAugust 11, 2008
State Legislators Kick-Off Back to School Sales Tax Holiday (updated)

Icon: Press ReleaseAugust 8, 2008
State Legislators Kick-Off Back to School Sales Tax Holiday

Icon: Press ReleaseAugust 7, 2008
Inaugural Meeting of Integrity Unit

Icon: Press ReleaseAugust 6, 2008
Texas Legislative Internship Program Reception and Private Viewing of "Lucy" in Honor of Congressman Mickey Leland

Icon: Press ReleaseAugust 5, 2008
Senator Rodney Ellis Concerning the DNA Exoneration of Steven Phillips and the First Meeting of the Texas Criminal Justice Integrity Unit

Icon: Press ReleaseJuly 29, 2008
Senator Ellis joins Leaders for Kick-Off of Commission to Engage African Americans on Climate Change

Icon: Press ReleaseJuly 28, 2008
Senator Ellis to Co-Chair Commission to Engage African Americans on Climate Change

Icon: Press ReleaseJuly 18, 2008
Senator Ellis' Letter to Governor Perry regarding the Medellin Case

Icon: Press ReleaseJuly 17, 2008
Senator Ellis on World Court Order in Medellin Case

Icon: Press ReleaseJuly 1, 2008
Statement from Senator Ellis Regarding Posthumous Exoneration of Timothy Brian Cole

Icon: Press ReleaseJune 4, 2008
Statement from Senator Ellis regarding 10th Anniversary of the Murder of James Byrd, Jr.

Icon: Press ReleaseJune 4, 2008
Senator Ellis responds to Announcement of Criminal Justice Integrity Unit

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 29, 2008
Senator Ellis Joined Reliant Energy's, Albert Myres to Announce "Beat the Heat" Plan

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 27, 2008
Senator Ellis joins Mayor Bill White in Announcing Plan to Reduce Levels of Benzene Emissions

VideoMay 12, 2008
Press Conference regarding the upcoming energy efficient products sales tax holiday

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 9, 2008
Press Conference on New Sales Tax Holiday for Energy Efficient Products this Monday

VideoApril 30, 2008
Press Conference regarding the upcoming Innocence Roundtable on wrongful convictions and exonerations based on DNA evidence

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 29, 2008
Senator Rodney Ellis and Director of Innocence Project of Texas to Officially Announce Innocence Roundtable

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 29, 2008
Senator Rodney Ellis Invites Criminal Justice Experts and Lawmakers to Discuss Reforms at the Texas Capitol to Prevent More Wrongful Convictions

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 28, 2008
Statement by Senator Rodney Ellis on the US Supreme Court's Ruling on Indiana Voter ID Law

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 22, 2008
Senator Ellis' Government Organization Committee to Hear Testimony from Top Solar Power Executives

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 15, 2008
Senator Rodney Ellis Concerning the DNA Exoneration of Thomas McGowan, and Inviting Criminal Justice Experts and Lawmakers to Discuss Reforms at the Texas Capitol to Prevent More Wrongful Convictions

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 7, 2008
Senator Ellis to Kick-off Recruitment for the 2009 Texas Legislative Internship Program (TLIP)

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 31, 2008
Senator Ellis on Supreme Court decision in Medellin v. Texas

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 17, 2008
Statement of Senator Rodney Ellis Concerning Today's United States Supreme Court Arguments in Rothgery v. Gillespie County

Icon: Press ReleaseFebruary 15, 2008
Senator Ellis to Host Tele-Town Hall with the Texas Southern University and University of Houston Presidents

Icon: Press ReleaseJanuary 3, 2008
Statement of Senator Rodney Ellis Concerning the Possible Exoneration of Charles Chatman

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