Senator Ellis's 2010 Press Releases

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Icon: Press ReleaseDecember 22, 2010
Senator Ellis Signs on to Green Amicus

Icon: Press ReleaseDecember 14, 2010
Senator Ellis Attends United Nations Climate Change Conference in Mexico

Icon: Press ReleaseDecember 8, 2010
Statement from Senator Ellis on the 16th Conference of Parties

Icon: Press ReleaseDecember 3, 2010
Senator Ellis to Attend United Nations Climate Change Conference in Mexico

Icon: Press ReleaseDecember 1, 2010
Senator Ellis Files Routine HIV Testing Legislation on World AIDS Day

Icon: Press ReleaseNovember 17, 2010
Senator Ellis Files Voter Empowerment Package for 2011 Legislative Session

Icon: Press ReleaseNovember 11, 2010
Statement of Senator Rodney Ellis on the Execution of Claude Jones Based on Discredited Forensic Evidence

Icon: Press ReleaseNovember 11, 2010
Sculpture of Civil Rights Champion James DeAnda To Be Unveiled Nov. 12

Icon: Press ReleaseNovember 9, 2010
Senator Ellis Applauds Naming of New Chief Public Defender in Harris County

Icon: Press ReleaseNovember 8, 2010
Ellis Introduces "Innocence Protection Package" for 2011 Legislative Session

Icon: Press ReleaseNovember 4, 2010
Senator Ellis responds to State Representative Edmund Kuempel's Passing

Icon: Press ReleaseOctober 26, 2010
Texas Criminal Justice Coalition Praised for Important New Report on Saving Tax Dollars, Improving Public Safety by Implementing Smart Jail Reforms

Icon: Press ReleaseOctober 26, 2010
Senator Ellis responds to Passing of Arthur Gochman

Icon: Press ReleaseOctober 8, 2010
Senator Ellis Reacts to Death of Stella Byrd

Icon: Press ReleaseSeptember 24, 2010
Senator Ellis Responds to SBOE Approval of Anti-Islamic Resolution

Icon: Press ReleaseSeptember 23, 2010
Letter to the State Board of Education expressing concern regarding the resolution on Islam

Icon: Press ReleaseAugust 25, 2010
State Releases Recommendations to Reduce Wrongful Convictions and Approves Harris County's Public Defender Grant Application

VideoAugust 25, 2010
Press conference regarding the the Tim Cole Advisory Panel's (TCAP) recommendations and Harris County's public defender office grant application

Icon: Press ReleaseAugust 24, 2010
Senator Ellis, Cory Session, Anthony Robinson, and Jeff Blackburn to Hold Press Conference for Release of TCAP Recommendations and Harris County Public Defender Office Application

Icon: Press ReleaseAugust 17, 2010
Ellis and Strama Kick-Off the Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday

VideoAugust 17, 2010
Press conference regarding the upcoming Sales Tax Holiday for back-to-school items

Icon: Press ReleaseAugust 16, 2010
Ellis and Strama to Hold Sales Tax Holiday Press Conference

Icon: Press ReleaseJuly 30, 2010
Senator Rodney Ellis on the Release of Michael Anthony Green

Icon: Press ReleaseJuly 29, 2010
Senator Rodney Ellis on DNA Exoneration of Michael Anthony Green

Icon: Press ReleaseJuly 23, 2010
Sen. Ellis Regarding the Forensic Science Commission Meeting on Flawed Science Used in the Willingham Case, Wrong Direction of Investigation

Icon: Press ReleaseJuly 22, 2010
Sen. Rodney Ellis on the Jurisdiction of the Texas Forensic Science Commission and the Delayed Investigation of Forensic Analyses in the Todd Willingham and Ernest Willis Cases

Icon: Press ReleaseJune 30, 2010
State Senator Rodney Ellis Responds to TCEQ's Decision on Strict E. Coli Limits

Icon: Press ReleaseJune 30, 2010
State Senator Rodney Ellis Responds to EPA Disapproval of TCEQ Program

Icon: Press ReleaseJune 28, 2010
State Senator Rodney Ellis Urges Routine HIV Testing

Icon: Press ReleaseJune 17, 2010
Texas Legislators Write President Obama in Support of Recent EPA Actions

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 28, 2010
Today Marks Last Day for 2010 Texas Legislative Internship Program Participants

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 28, 2010
Local Legislators and Environmental Groups Urge TCEQ to Work with EPA

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 26, 2010
Senator Ellis Responds to EPA Objections to Texas' Air Permitting Program

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 26, 2010
Legislators Announce Memorial Day Weekend Tax Holiday on Energy Star Appliances

VideoMay 26, 2010
Press conference regarding the upcoming Sales Tax Holiday for Energy Efficient Products

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 19, 2010
State Senator Rodney Ellis Responds to SBOE Debate

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 4, 2010
State Senator Rodney Ellis Responds to AZ Immigration Law

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 3, 2010
State Senator Rodney Ellis Reacts to Airline Merger

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 2, 2010
Sen. Ellis Participates In Senegal's Celebration of 50 Years Of Independence

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 25, 2010
State & Local Officials to Kick Off Local Census Assistance Forums to Encourage All Houston Residents to Be Counted

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 24, 2010
Senator Rodney Ellis Responds to Stay of Execution for Henry "Hank" Skinner

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 23, 2010
Letter to Governor Perry urging him to grant a 30-day reprieve to Henry Skinner

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 19, 2010
Hand-Delivered Pardon Brings Justice at Last for Tim Cole and His Family

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 12, 2010
Sen. Ellis Calls On Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to Slow Down White Stallion Permitting Process

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 12, 2010
New Study on Climate Change Attitudes

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 1, 2010
Tim Cole Finally Pardoned

Icon: Press ReleaseFebruary 24, 2010
Senator Ellis Sponsors Texas Indigent Defense Summit

Icon: Press ReleaseFebruary 23, 2010
Sen. Rodney Ellis to Be Honored By National Assn. of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Icon: Press ReleaseFebruary 23, 2010
Senator Ellis Sponsors Texas Indigent Defense Summit

Icon: Press ReleaseFebruary 18, 2010
Senator Ellis Participates in U.S. DOJ National Symposium on Indigent Defense

Icon: Press ReleaseJanuary 28, 2010
Senator Ellis Joins Nationwide Effort Calling For Energy Action Now

Icon: Press ReleaseJanuary 7, 2010
Sen. Rodney Ellis Applauds Attorney General Opinion Recognizing the Governor's Power to Issue Posthumous Pardons

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