Senator Ellis's 1999 Press Releases

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Icon: press releaseDecember 10, 1999
Senator Ellis Issues Progress Report on TEXAS Grant Program

Icon: press releaseDecember 6, 1999
Texas Has Broken Its Promise to Eliminate Discrimination

Icon: press releaseNovember 15, 1999
Senator Ellis Tabbed for High Tech Post

Icon: press releaseNovember 10, 1999
Texans Saved $32.6 Million During Sales Tax Holiday

Icon: press releaseOctober 5, 1999
Senator Rodney Ellis Receives Small Business Award

Icon: press releaseOctober 1, 1999
Ellis: 'Texas Asleep on the Job on Indigent Criminal Defense Issue'

Icon: press releaseSeptember 24, 1999
Statement of Senator Rodney Ellis on the Resignation of Senator Greg Luna

Icon: press releaseAugust 26, 1999
Senator Ellis, Comptroller Rylander Discuss School Safety

Icon: press releaseAugust 24, 1999
"Justice has been served."

Icon: press releaseAugust 9, 1999
Senator Ellis Named to TEXAS Grant Oversight Committee

Icon: press releaseAugust 5, 1999
First Sales Tax Holiday Set to Begin Tomorrow

Icon: press releaseJuly 30, 1999
Texas Gears Up for First Sales Tax Holiday

Icon: press releaseJuly 22, 1999
Texas Officially Launches HOPE Scholarship Program

Icon: press releaseJuly 8, 1999
Motor Voter Law Working in Texas

Icon: press releaseJuly 5, 1999
Governor Bush Signs HOPE Scholarship Bill

Icon: press releaseJune 21, 1999
Indigent Criminal Defense Bill Vetoed

Icon: press releaseJune 18, 1999
List of Accomplishments for 76th Legislative Session

Icon: press releaseJune 4, 1999
Senator Ellis Praises New Legislation to Improve Texas' Indigent Criminal Defense System

Icon: press releaseJune 3, 1999
Governor Bush Signs Consumer, Business Tax Cut Bill

Icon: press releaseMay 28, 1999
Department of Insurance Cracks Down on Redlining in Texas

Icon: press releaseMay 27, 1999
HOPE Scholarships On Hold to Ensure POW Honored

Icon: press releaseMay 26, 1999
Time Runs Out on Ellis Bill to Ban Death Penalty for Mentally Retarded

Icon: press releaseMay 18, 1999
Senate Passes Ellis Bill to Ban Death Penalty for Mentally Retarded

Icon: press releaseMay 18, 1999
Senate Passes Ellis' Insurance Rollback Initiative

Icon: press releaseMay 13, 1999
Senate rejects Byrd Act

Icon: press releaseMay 3, 1999
Texans Back James Byrd Act

Icon: press releaseApril 27, 1999
House Takes Stand Against Hate, Passes James Byrd, Jr. Act

Icon: press releaseApril 22, 1999
Rylander, Ellis, Dukes Urge Action on Safe Schools Legislation

Icon: press releaseApril 22, 1999
Executing the mentally retarded does not serve justice

Icon: press releaseApril 21, 1999
Senate Criminal Justice Committee Votes to Ban Death Penalty for Mentally Retarded

Icon: press releaseApril 21, 1999
Senate Criminal Justice Committee Passes Ellis bill to strengthen Texas' Indigent Criminal Defense Network

Icon: press releaseApril 30, 1999
Senate Passes Ellis' Good Driver Measure to Help Texans Obtain Affordable Auto Insurance

Icon: press releaseApril 20, 1999
Texas Consumers Win Major Redlining Court Decision

Icon: press releaseApril 20, 1999
Ellis Bill to Ban Death Penalty for Mentally Retarded Clears House Hurdle

Icon: press releaseApril 19, 1999
Family Value$: Sales Tax Relief Helps Texans Who Need It Most

Icon: press releaseApril 9, 1999
Texas HOPE Scholarships -- The GI Bill for the 21st Century

Icon: press releaseApril 9, 1999
Senate Passes Bipartisan Omnibus Homeowners Association Reform Plan

Icon: press releaseApril 8, 1999
Senate Passes Ellis' Sales Tax Cut Plan

Icon: press releaseMarch 31, 1999
Senator Ellis' $250 Million Sales Tax Cut Plan Clears Senate Hurdle

Icon: press releaseMarch 25, 1999
Senate Passes Texas HOPE Grant Program

Icon: press releaseMarch 19, 1999
Senate Reaches Halfway Point of 76th Legislature

Icon: press releaseMarch 11, 1999
James Byrd, Jr. Act Clears House Hurdle, 6-2

Icon: press releaseMarch 11, 1999
Aggressive CHIP Plan Will Give Texas Kids a Healthy Start

Icon: press releaseMarch 8, 1999
Statement of Senator Rodney Ellis on Minority Opportunity Programs

Icon: press releaseMarch 8, 1999
Senators Ellis, Wentworth Outline Texas HOPE Scholarships For Hard-working Students

Icon: press releaseMarch 5, 1999
Brutal murder further evidence of need for tough, clearly defined hate crimes law

Icon: press releaseMarch 4, 1999
Senator Ellis Offers Plan to Provide $400 Million in Sales Tax Relief to Texas Working Families

Icon: press releaseFebruary 15, 1999
Senator Rodney Ellis Calls for Performance Review of Hospital District

Icon: press releaseFebruary 9, 1999
Statement of the Members of the Senate Harris County Delegation Regarding Harris County Hospital District

Icon: press releaseFebruary 8, 1999
Senator Ellis, Representative Greenberg Seek Increased Access to Affordable, High Quality Child Care for Texas Families

Icon: press releaseFebruary 6, 1999
Statement of Senator Rodney Ellis on Homeowner Associations

Icon: press releaseJanuary 27, 1999
Response to State of the State Address

Icon: press releaseJanuary 26, 1999
James Byrd, Jr. Act Filed by Senator Ellis
Legislation is a comprehensive approach to punishing and preventing hate crimes in Texas

Icon: press releaseJanuary 21, 1999
Senator Ellis Re-appointed as Chair of Senate Jurisprudence Committee:
Also appointed to Inter-governmental relations and Administration committees

Icon: press releaseJanuary 20, 1999
Statement of Senator Rodney Ellis on Electric Deregulation Legislation

Icon: press releaseJanuary 12, 1999
Senator Ellis Ready to Kick Off 76th Legislative Session:
Expanding access to education, judicial reform are top Ellis priorities

Icon: press releaseJanuary 5, 1999
Texas State Senator Appointed to Secretary of Energy Advisory Board

Icon: press releaseJanuary 4, 1999
State Senator Ellis Praises New Insurance Commissioner

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