Senator Rodriguez's 2013 Press Archive

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Icon: Press ReleaseDecember 20, 2013
Senator José Rodríguez to appear on "The Show" on 1150 AM Saturday

Icon: Press ReleaseDecember 10, 2013
Senator José Rodríguez honored by AARP

Icon: Press ReleaseDecember 6, 2013
Senator José Rodríguez to appear on El Paso History Radio Show Saturday

Icon: Press ReleaseDecember 4, 2013
Senator José Rodríguez statement regarding interim charges for Senate Committee on Agriculture, Rural Affairs and Homeland Security

Icon: Press ReleaseNovember 22, 2013
Senator Rodríguez, Lincoln Center advocates to tour building, discuss community input process

Icon: Press ReleaseNovember 22, 2013
Senator Rodríguez Recognized for Legislative Work on Women's Health Issues

Icon: Press ReleaseNovember 20, 2013
Senator Rodríguez and Representative Moody Recognized by Statewide Law Enforcement Organization

Icon: Press ReleaseNovember 19, 2013
Senate Veteran Affairs and Military Installations Committee to have first interim hearing

Icon: Press ReleaseOctober 11, 2013
Statement by state Sen. José Rodríguez on Texas Tech Chancellor Kent Hance resignation

Icon: Press ReleaseOctober 2, 2013
Senator Rodríguez announces mobile election ID stations in El Paso

Icon: Press ReleaseSeptember 27, 2013
Enroll El Paso to discuss Oct. 1 start of health insurance exchanges

Icon: Press ReleaseSeptember 26, 2013
Transforming health care: Major conference takes place in El Paso starting tomorrow
            (Attachment: Conference Brochure, PDF format)

Icon: Press ReleaseSeptember 25, 2013
Senator Rodríguez to take part in El Paso Community College Immigration Symposium

Icon: Press ReleaseSeptember 25, 2013
News conference today regarding the future of Lincoln Center

Icon: Press ReleaseSeptember 24, 2013
News conference tomorrow regarding the future of Lincoln Center

Icon: Press ReleaseSeptember 24, 2013
Transforming health care: Major conference takes place in El Paso Sept. 27-28
            (Attachment: Conference Brochure, PDF format)

Icon: Press ReleaseSeptember 20, 2013
Senator Rodriguez to host Town Hall tomorrow

Icon: Press ReleaseSeptember 18, 2013
Senator Rodríguez calls for U.S. Department of Education to review student testing statewide
            (Attachment: Letter to Secretary Duncan, PDF format)

Icon: Press ReleaseSeptember 17, 2013
Senator Rodríguez to host Saturday Town Hall

Icon: Press ReleaseSeptember 5, 2013
Border legislators from U.S., Mexico meeting in El Paso
            (Attachment: Agenda for XXVII Border Legislative Conference, PDF format)

Icon: Press ReleaseAugust 30, 2013
Border legislators from U.S., Mexico to meet in El Paso next week

Icon: Press ReleaseAugust 29, 2013
Senator Rodríguez statement in regards to HHSC Commissioner Janek's decision to keep Fabens office open

Icon: Press ReleaseAugust 22, 2013
Rodríguez statement on Justice Department decision to address Texas voter suppression

Icon: Press ReleaseAugust 14, 2013
Senator Rodríguez to review 83rd Legislative Session at Town Hall meeting

Icon: Press ReleaseJuly 25, 2013
Senator Rodríguez statement on Justice Department seeking Texas preclearance provision

Icon: Press ReleaseJuly 19, 2013
Senator Rodríguez statement on Texas National Guard cuts due to Sequestration

Icon: Press ReleaseJuly 18, 2013
Senator Rodríguez statement on Governor Perry signing of H.B. 2, the anti-abortion bill

Icon: Press ReleaseJuly 17, 2013
Rodríguez statement on the National Day of Action Against Border Militarization

Icon: Press ReleaseJuly 12, 2013
Rodríguez statement on H.B. 2, the anti-abortion bill

Icon: Press ReleaseJuly 11, 2013
El Paso Stand With Texas Women event postponed due to pending Senate action

Icon: Press ReleaseJuly 11, 2013
Rodríguez: Senate bill that sets penalties for 17-year-olds convicted of murder is likely unconstitutional

Icon: Press ReleaseJuly 9, 2013
Rodríguez files bills to support women's access to quality health care in Texas

Icon: Press ReleaseJuly 1, 2013
Rodríguez statement on S.B. 1, the latest effort to limit access to legal and safe abortion

Icon: Press ReleaseJune 25, 2013
Rodríguez statement on Democratic filibuster to stop SB 5, which limits women's health care options

Icon: Press ReleaseJune 25, 2013
Rodríguez statement on today's Voting Rights Act ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court

Icon: Press ReleaseJune 20, 2013
Rodríguez honored as Legislator of the Year by Family Law Section of Texas Bar

Icon: Press ReleaseJune 18, 2013
Rodríguez statement on proposed legislation that limits women's health options

Icon: Press ReleaseJune 18, 2013
50 bills authored or sponsored by Rodríguez become law after Sunday veto deadline passes

Icon: Press ReleaseJune 14, 2013
Rodríguez asks Governor to add campus construction bonds to the call of the current special session or a potential second special session
            (Attachment: Letter to Governor Perry, PDF format)

Icon: Press ReleaseJune 14, 2013
Senator Rodríguez's statement on Texas House and Congressional maps taken up by Senate today

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 20, 2013
Rodríguez bill to increase penalties for reporting false school data passes Legislature

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 17, 2013
Rodríguez passes three bills addressing school district issues from Legislature

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 16, 2013
Bill filed by Senator José Rodríguez to address school cheating passes House

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 08, 2013
Legislature passes bill by Senator José Rodríguez to protect witnesses in family violence cases

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 02, 2013
Senate passes bill by Rodríguez that protects social workers who volunteer for disaster response

Icon: Press ReleaseMay 01, 2013
Senate passes bill by Rodríguez aimed at helping juvenile offenders

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 30, 2013
Statement by Senator José Rodríguez regarding DOJ approval of Board of Managers

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 30, 2013
Rodríguez and Gonzales pass standalone Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso bill

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 26, 2013
Rodríguez and Moody pass El Paso County Medical Examiner bill through Texas Legislature

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 26, 2013
Rodríguez and Márquez pass El Paso County bills dealing with Emergency Services Districts and autopsy records

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 25, 2013
Senator José Rodríguez passes SB 1046, which streamlines regulations for development in the ETJ area of the county, from full Senate

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 22, 2013
Coronado and Franklin High School basketball players honored on Senate floor

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 18, 2013
Bills by Senator José Rodríguez would consolidate housing authorities, plan ETJ development, incentivize Downtown hotels, and protect workers from retaliation

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 18, 2013
Rodríguez bill to repeal unconstitutional law against homosexual conduct passed by Senate committee

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 16, 2013
Senate passes Senator Rodríguez's Presidio economic development measure

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 16, 2013
Senator Rodríguez passes SB 1708 from the Senate; bill helps DPS lease property for $7 million crime lab

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 15, 2013
Senate passes Senator José Rodríguez's SB 459, which addresses illegal tire dumping

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 15, 2013
Senator José Rodríguez passes El Paso County Medical Examiner bill out of Senate

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 11, 2013
Statement by Senator José Rodríguez regarding passage of SB 2 from Senate today

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 09, 2013
Texas Senate passes school district whistleblower protection bill by Senator Rodríguez

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 08, 2013
Texas Senate passes bill by Senator Rodríguez to require an EPISD recovery program for students cheated by the testing scandal

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 08, 2013
Texas Senate passes bill by Senator Rodríguez to bring more doctors to medically underserved areas

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 03, 2013
Bills filed by Senator José Rodríguez to address EPISD cheating scandal pass Senate

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 26, 2013
Bills filed by Senator José Rodríguez to address EPISD cheating scandal pass out of Education and Open Government Committees

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 22, 2013
Senator Rodríguez to Speak at the Lincoln Park César Chávez Day Event

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 20, 2013
State Senator Rodríguez's Statement on Senate Bill 1

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 13, 2013
Statement Of Senator José Rodríguez Regarding Senate Passage of SB 120

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)

VideoMarch 06, 2013
Statement of Senator José Rodríguez Regarding Hearing On SB 120

VideoFebruary 28, 2013
Senator Rodríguez Statement Regarding TEA Denial of EPISD Board of Trustees' Challenge to the Appointment of Board of Managers

VideoFebruary 26, 2013
Construction Workers Rally at Capitol to Call for an End to Worksite Fatalities

VideoFebruary 13, 2013
Senator Rodríguez Files Bills for Marriage Equality and Repeal of Unconstitutional Texas Sodomy Law

VideoFebruary 04, 2013
Senator Rodríguez Statement Regarding District Court Ruling in School Finance Lawsuit

VideoFebruary 01, 2013
Senator Rodríguez to speak at 20th Anniversary Bilingual Educators Conference at UT El Paso

VideoFebruary 01, 2013
Senator Rodríguez to Speak at the Border Network for Human Rights Assembly

VideoJanuary 31, 2013
Senator Rodríguez to take part in tonight's education forum at Coronado High School

VideoJanuary 29, 2013
Senator José Rodríguez Statement Regarding Texas Attorney General Opinion on Socorro City Council Terms

VideoJanuary 29, 2013
Senator José Rodríguez Statement Regarding State of the State

VideoJanuary 23, 2013
Senator José Rodríguez to Serve Four-Year Term

VideoJanuary 18, 2013
Social Justice in Public Education

VideoJanuary 17, 2013
Volar Independent Living Center Receives $75,000 Grant

VideoJanuary 08, 2013
José Rodríguez Sworn in as State Senator

VideoJanuary 07, 2013
Senator Rodríguez Statement Regarding State Comptroller Budget Estimate

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