Senator Nelson's 2011 Press Releases

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Icon: Press ReleaseDecember 12, 2011
Senator Nelson Applauds Federal Waiver Approval

Icon: Press ReleaseNovember 23, 2011
Op-Ed: Texas Law Is Tough On Child Abuse

Icon: Press ReleaseOctober 25, 2011
AARP Presents Legislative Leader Award To Senator Nelson

Icon: Press ReleaseOctober 21, 2011
Senator Nelson Honored for Conservative Voting Record

Icon: Press ReleaseSeptember 6, 2011
Senator Nelson Honored for Barnett Shale Legislative Efforts

Icon: Press ReleaseAugust 18, 2011
Senator Nelson Receives Award for Foster Care Redesign

Icon: Press ReleaseAugust 12, 2011
Senator Nelson Honored by Local Health Officials

Icon: Press ReleaseJuly 13, 2011
Op-Ed: Legislature Responds to Concerns of Texans

Icon: Press ReleaseJuly 7, 2011
Op-Ed: Session's Budget Challenges Prompt Needed Reforms

Icon: Press ReleaseJune 27, 2011
SB 7, Medicaid Efficiency Bill, Receives Final Passage

Icon: Press ReleaseJune 3, 2011
Senate Passes SB 7, Medicaid Efficiency Bill

Icon: Press ReleaseJune 2, 2011
Finance Committee Passes Health Care Efficiency Bill

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 31, 2011
Senator Nelson Files SB 7, Streamlining Health Care, On First Day Of Special Session

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 30, 2011
Session Countdown: Bill Status Report

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 25, 2011
House Passes Bill to Achieve Healthy Outcomes

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 19, 2011
House Passes Stalking, Domestic Violence Bills

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 9, 2011
Senator Nelson Named to Budget Negotiating Panel

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 4, 2011
Senate Passes Budget That Funds Priorities Without Tax Increase

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 3, 2011
House Public Education Passes Truth-in-Grading Bill

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 28, 2011
Senate Passes Medicaid Cost-Savings Bill

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 26, 2011
Senate Passes Bill to Recognize Schools for Boosting Student Health

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 20, 2011
Senate Passes Protections for Wards in Guardianship

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 19, 2011
Senate Passes Bills to Lower Costs, Improve Health Care Quality

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 13, 2011
Senate Passes Foster Care Redesign Bill

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 7, 2011
Senate Passes Bill to Improve Efficiency in Attendant Care

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 7, 2011
Texas Senate Passes Stalking Bill

Icon: Media BroadcastApril 5, 2011
Press conference regarding funding for the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT).

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 31, 2011
Committee Passes Bill to Curb Excessive Tollway Fees

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 29, 2011
Committee Passes Bills to Improve Health Care Efficiency, Outcomes

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 24, 2011
Senate Passes Bills to Protect Vulnerable Texans

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 24, 2011
Senate Passes Medical Privacy Bill

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 17, 2011
Food Safety, Nurse Protection Bills Pass Senate

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 17, 2011
Senate Passes Truth-in-Grading Bill

Icon: Media BroadcastMarch 14, 2011
Press conference regarding funding for domestic violence services and prevention.

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 8, 2011
Senate Committee Passes Medical Privacy Bill

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 1, 2011
Truth-in-Grading Bill Passes Senate Education Committee

Icon: Press ReleaseFebruary 16, 2011
Senator Nelson Files Bills to Lower Costs, Improve Health Care Quality

Icon: Media BroadcastFebruary 16, 2011
Press conference regarding SB 7 and SB 8, relating to healthcare quality and cost control measures.

Icon: Press ReleaseFebruary 11, 2011
Senator Nelson Files Medical Privacy Bill

Icon: Press ReleaseFebruary 10, 2011
Senator Nelson Named Chairman of Medicaid Reform Panel

Icon: Press ReleaseFebruary 7, 2011
Senator Nelson Seeks Emergency Legislation On Air Quality

Icon: Press ReleaseJanuary 28, 2011
Senator Nelson to chair Health & Human Services panel, also serve on Finance, Nominations committees

Icon: Media BroadcastJanuary 19, 2011
Press conference regarding child-protection issues facing the state.