Senator Ellis's 2013 Press Releases

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Icon: Press ReleaseDecember 29, 2013
Senator Ellis the on Passing of Jack Blanton

Icon: Press ReleaseDecember 18, 2013
Sen. Ellis Statement on Passage of Houston's Predatory Lending Ordinance

Icon: Press ReleaseDecember 5, 2013
Sen. Ellis Statement on Passing of Nelson Mandela

Icon: Press ReleaseNovember 8, 2013
Sen. Ellis Statement on Ken Anderson Plea Deal

Icon: Press ReleaseOctober 28, 2013
Ellis Reacts to HB 2 Ruling

Icon: Press ReleaseSeptember 19, 2013
Ellis Questions DPS Warrant Checks on Texans Applying for Voter ID
            (Attachment: Letter to Director McCraw, PDF format)

Icon: Press ReleaseAugust 22, 2013
Ellis Commends U.S. Attorney General on Lawsuit to Stop Voter ID

Icon: Press ReleaseJuly 25, 2013
Ellis Joins Rep. Turner, Advocates in Support of LITE-UP Texas Enrollment

Icon: Press ReleaseJuly 25, 2013
Ellis Applauds DOJ Effort to Require Continued Preclearance for Texas

Icon: Press ReleaseJuly 12, 2013
Ellis: Texas women and families deserve better

Icon: Press ReleaseJune 25, 2013
Ellis: Supreme Court Does the Right Thing

Icon: Press ReleaseJune 26, 2013
Ellis: "I am proud to Stand with Wendy for Texas Women"

Icon: Press ReleaseJune 25, 2013
ELLIS: Supreme Court OKs Jim Crow Voting Laws

Icon: Press ReleaseJune 24, 2013
Ellis: "I oppose unprecedented, unreasonable and unconscionable attack on women's health"

Icon: Press ReleaseJune 24, 2013
Ellis Statement on SCOTUS Decision in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin

Icon: Press ReleaseJune 18, 2013
Ellis Rips Senate's War on Texas Women's Right to Choose

Icon: Press ReleaseJune 14, 2013
Ellis Rips Perry Veto of Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act

Icon: Press ReleaseJune 11, 2013
Ellis: Expand Special Session Agenda to include Priorities Texans Care About

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 26, 2013
Ellis: Yet More Tax Giveaways with Less Transparency is Unacceptable

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 21, 2013
Ellis Plan to Review Tax Loopholes Passes Senate

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 21, 2013
House Passes Ellis DNA Reform Bill

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 20, 2013
Senator Ellis 2013 UT School of Law Commencement Speech

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 16, 2013
Michael Morton Act Now Law

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 13, 2013
House Passes Michael Morton Act

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 01, 2013
Ellis/Murphy Legislation to Increase Houston Hike and Bike Trails Passes Senate

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 30, 2013
Lucy Set to Return Home to Ethiopia

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 26, 2013
Ellis Asks TCEQ for Answers on Hazardous Sites

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 22, 2013
Ellis Tentatively Votes for Improved Payday Lending Plan

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 22, 2013
Ellis Opposes Reverse Robin Hood on System Benefit Fund

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 22, 2013
Ellis: We Need the Tim Cole Exoneration Review Commission

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 19, 2013
Ellis Statement on Morton/Ken Anderson Court of Inquiry Decision

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 17, 2013
Senate Passes Ellis DNA Reform Bill

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 11, 2013
Senate Passes Michael Morton Act

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 9, 2013
Senate Criminal Justice Committee Passes Ellis DNA Reform Bill

Icon: Media BroadcastApril 2, 2013
Press conference regarding issues relating to health insurance.

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 28, 2013
Community Organizers to Hit the Streets to Find Working Uninsured Across Texas

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 26, 2013
Senate Criminal Justice Committee Passes Michael Morton Act

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 21, 2013
Ellis/Carona Plan to Review Tax Loopholes Debated in Senate

Icon: Media BroadcastMarch 19, 2013
Press conference regarding SB 1292, relating to DNA testing of biological evidence in certain capital cases.

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 13, 2013
Ellis Leads Senate in Honoring Michael Morton

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 8, 2013
Ellis/Duncan File Comprehensive Discovery Reform Legislation

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 8, 2013
Ellis Files Legislation to Require Universal Background Checks for Gun Purchases

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 7, 2013
Senators: Tap Rainy Day Fund to Restore Cuts to Schools, TEXAS Grants & Expand Medicaid
            (Attachments: SB 1377 & SB 1378, PDF format)

Icon: Press ReleaseFebruary 20, 2013
Ellis joins Texans Rallying for Health Care

Icon: Press ReleaseFebruary 20, 2013
Statement of Senator Rodney Ellis on Vote to Approve Barbara Cargill as Chair of SBOE

Icon: Press ReleaseFebruary 18, 2013
Senate Business & Commerce Committee to Debate Key Insurance Reform Bills

Icon: Press ReleaseFebruary 18, 2013
Ellis/Patrick/Murphy file plans to Increase Houston Hike and Bike Trail Development

Icon: Press ReleaseFebruary 05, 2013
Texans Support Expanding Medicaid under Affordable Care Act

Icon: Press ReleaseFebruary 04, 2013
Statement of Senator Ellis on School Finance Ruling

Icon: Press ReleaseJanuary 29, 2013
Statement of Senator Ellis on State of the State

Icon: Press ReleaseJanuary 16, 2013
Ellis Praises Obama Gun Safety Plan

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