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Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.: District 27

Press Room Archives

2014

08/28/2014 HTM
Senator Lucio statement on public school finance ruling

08/25/2014 PDF
LRGVDC: Implementation of Spanish Language Severe Weather Early Warning System for the Lower Rio Grande Valley

08/20/2014 HTM
PTA CommYOUnity: Backing a Better Future

08/20/2014 HTM
MEDIA ALERT

08/14/2014 HTM
Texas A&M pharmacy program improves access to health care across state, welcomes Class of 2018

08/04/2014 PDF
Senator Lucio statement responding to announcement of SpaceX site in Cameron County

08/01/2014 PDF
CHILDREN AT RISK to Host Press Conference on Children's Surge

08/01/2014 PDF
Senator Lucio statement on President Bailey's decision to postpone selecting a UTRGV administrative headquarters

07/24/2014 PDF
Texas Legislative Committee to Tour SRWA

07/21/2014 PDF
Senator Lucio statement on the Deployment of the National Guard

07/18/2014 HTM
Rep. Longoria To Host Joint Interim Committee Hearing To Study Human Trafficking In La Joya

06/16/2014 PDF
State legislators to visit Rio Grande Valley to study desalination efforts
· Attachment: Senator Lucio's May 19 letter to Rep. Hunter and Sen. Estes

06/10/2014 PDF
Senator Lucio statement on reports of patient wait times at Harlingen VA clinic

06/09/2014 PDF
At Ceremony Today, Sen. Eddie Lucio, Jr. to Award 61 Scholarships to College-Bound Students

05/29/2014 HTM
Statement on release of final FAA environmental study on SpaceX

05/05/2014 PDF
LRGVDC Achieves Another First in the State of Texas

04/30/2014 PDF
Senator Lucio appointed to Joint Interim Committee to Study Coastal Barriers

04/28/2014 PDF
Senator Lucio statement on Dr. Guy Bailey

02/28/2014 PDF
Sen. Eddie Lucio, Jr. and Rep. Eddie Lucio III to host ethics symposium for candidates and elected officials Sunday
· Attachments: Symposium Agenda, Flyer

02/19/2014 VID
VIDEO: Press conference regarding a partnership between the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the Energy Regulatory Commission of Mexico

01/16/2014 HTM
Senator Lucio appointed to committee to study water desalination

01/09/2014 PDF
Implementation of Lucio school breakfast bill to be studied by Senate committee

2013

12/20/2013 HTM
South Texas Legislators call on Texas Education Agency to review grant procedures
· Attachment: Letter to Commissioner Williams

12/12/2013 PDF
Senator Lucio statement on University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

12/09/2013 HTM
Senator Lucio to open Pharr district office today

11/21/2013 HTM
Senator Lucio accepts highest honor from Texas professional counselors
· Attachment: Senator Lucio's Remarks

11/18/2013 HTM
Senator Lucio invited panelist at Southern Obesity Summit
· Attachment: Senator Lucio's Remarks

10/25/2013 HTM
Senator Lucio addresses hunger experts at summit at Baylor University
· Attachment: Senator Lucio's Remarks

10/18/2013 HTM
Senator Lucio receives Voice for Children Award for work on childhood hunger

10/07/2013 HTM
Senator Lucio to host Texas Legends Golf Tournament, Bikes To The Beach to benefit scholarship fund

09/20/2013 HTM
Texas PTA Names Senator Lucio to Legislative Honor Roll

08/26/2013 HTM
Lucio, Van de Putte: Texans should not have to go hungry

08/09/2013 HTM
Senator Lucio appointed to national partnership on hunger

08/02/2013 PDF
Eddie Lucio Scholarship Fund grants 52 scholarships to college-bound students

07/31/2013 PDF
Texas A&M-Kingsville To Name Residence Hall To Honor Parents Of Senator Eddie Lucio Jr.

07/30/2013 PDF
Senator Lucio files bill to encourage adoption

07/30/2013 PDF
Senator Lucio statement on failure of transportation bill

07/26/2013 PDF
Lucio, senators call on Congress to reverse National Guard furloughs

07/02/2013 PDF
Senator Lucio calls on Governor Perry to add tuition revenue bonds to second called session call

06/26/2013 HTM
Senator Lucio statement on Senate Bill 5

06/24/2013 PDF
Sen. Lucio: I will not vote to suspend on Senate Bill 5 until Sen. Van de Putte is in the Senate to vote

06/23/2013 HTM
Texas Senate to Adjourn in Memory of Father Armand Mathew

06/21/2013 HTM
TCA: Senator Lucio Honored as Champion for Access to Counseling Services

06/14/2013 HTM
Senator Lucio Statement on Veto of Texas Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act

06/03/2013 PDF
Senator Lucio Announces Bills to Watch on Their Way to the Governor's Desk

05/28/2013 HTM
Senator Lucio Appointed to Senate Redistricting Committee

05/27/2013 PDF
Lucio Announces Senate Passage of Bill to Limit Illegal Gambling in Willacy County

05/27/2013 PDF
Lucio Bill to add Veterans and Professional Educators to Home Loan Program Passes Legislature

05/26/2013 HTM
Senator Lucio Statement on Passage of House Bill 5

05/25/2013 HTM
Lucio Bill to Facilitate Tenaska Project in Brownsville Passes

05/25/2013 PDF
SpaceX Legislation Signed by Governor

05/25/2013 PDF
Lucio Bill to Allow TSTC, Technical Colleges to Help Drop-out Prevention Programs Passes

05/24/2013 HTM
Lucio Bill to Increase School Breakfast Program Participation Signed by the Governor

05/22/2013 PDF
Senator Lucio Statement on Senate Concurrence to Senate Bill 24, Creating New South Texas University

05/20/2013 HTM
Lucio Bill Supporting Immigrant Students Moves to Governor's Desk

05/17/2013 HTM
Lucio Statement on House Passage of Valley University Bill, Senate Bill 24

05/16/2013 HTM
Lucio Bill to Require Elected Officials Pass Drug Test Passes Senate Committee

05/13/2013 PDF
Lucio Bill to Protect Low-Income Homebuyers Passes Senate

05/10/2013 HTM
Senator Lucio's Statement on Senate Passage of Bill to Promote Space Flight in Cameron County

05/10/2013 HTM
Lucio Statement on House Passage of Bill to Increase Participation in School Breakfast Program

05/02/2013 HTM
Lucio Bill Supporting Texas Early College High Schools Passes Senate

04/29/2013 HTM
Lucio Bill to Limit Illegal Gambling Passes Senate Committee

04/24/2013 PDF
Lucio Bill to Promote Space Flight in Cameron County Passes out of Senate Committee

04/22/2013 HTM
Lucio Bill to Increase Participation in School Breakfast Program Passes Senate

04/17/2013 HTM
Lucio Bill to Assist Parents of Special Education Students in Due Process Hearings Passes Senate

04/17/2013 HTM
Lucio Bill to Increase Student Participation in School Breakfast Program Passes Senate Committee

04/15/2013 HTM
Senator Lucio statement on the passing of Mr. Bob Perry

04/10/2013 HTM
Senator Lucio sponsors Texas Bowtie Day, benefiting children with Autism and Down syndrome

04/08/2013 HTM
Lucio Bill to Modernize Irrigation Districts Passes Senate

04/03/2013 HTM
Senator Lucio and Representative Naishtat Announce Bills to Ensure Quality Medical Laboratory Technicians

04/03/2013 HTM
Lucio Bill to Establish Medical Facilities for Special Needs Children Passes Senate

04/02/2013 HTM
Senator Lucio to Welcome STYX's Ricky Phillips to Texas Senate

03/26/2013 PDF
Sen. Lucio, Jr. and Rep. Lucio III Bills to Modernize Irrigation Districts Heard in Senate and House Committees

03/21/2013 HTM
Senator Lucio Files Bill To Reduce Soda Consumption

03/21/2013 HTM
Lucio Bills Supporting School Counselors Passes Senate

03/20/2013 PDF
Lucio Bill to Save State Money on Computer Software Development Passes Senate Committee

03/20/2013 PDF
Senator Lucio Statement on Passage of the Senate Budget

03/19/2013 PDF
Lucio Bill to Establish Medical Facilities for Special Needs Children Passes Out of Senate Committee

03/14/2013 HTM
Lucio Bill to Protect Historic Buildings Passes Senate

03/13/2013 HTM
Lucio Bill to Protect Insurance Consumers Passes Senate

03/13/2013 HTM
Lucio Bill to Help Victims of "Park Girl" Passes Senate

03/13/2013 HTM
Bill to Create New Valley University Passes Texas Senate

03/13/2013 HTM
Bill to Create New Valley University to Be Heard in Texas Senate Today

03/11/2013 HTM
The Humane Society of the United States Urges Texas Lawmakers to Address Problems Caused by Dangerous Exotic Animals
· Attachment: Texas Incidents Involving Dangerous Wild Animals Factsheet

03/11/2013 HTM
Report Endorses Lucio Bill to Expand School Breakfast

03/08/2013 HTM
Senator Lucio Files Bills To Limit Strip Annexation

03/08/2013 HTM
Bills to Reduce Veterans' Property Taxes Filed by Representative Lucio III and Senator Lucio, Jr.

03/07/2013 HTM
Senators: Tap Rainy Day Fund to Restore Cuts to Schools, TEXAS Grants & Expand Medicaid
· Attachments: SB 1377, SB 1378

03/06/2013 HTM
Bill to Create New Valley University Passed By Senate Committee

03/06/2013 PDF
Senator Lucio Welcomes Visitors During Harlingen Day at the Capitol

03/05/2013 HTM
Senator Lucio Bill Package Supports Public School Counselors

03/01/2013 HTM
Texas Secretary of State John Steen to Join Senator Lucio During Charro Days Grand International Parade

02/27/2013 PDF
Lucio Bill to Help Victims of "Park Girl" Passes Out of Senate Committee

02/27/2013 PDF
Senator Lucio Welcomes Visitors During Rio Grande Valley and Mid-Valley days at the Capitol

02/27/2013 PDF
Senator Lucio Offers Senate Resolution Honoring Pope Benedict XVI

02/25/2013 HTM
Senator Lucio Hosts Japanese Policy Experts To Discuss Life Without Parole

02/12/2013 HTM
Senator Lucio Files Bill to Expand School Breakfast

02/11/2013 PDF
Senator Lucio Announces Bills to Encourage Hunting and Fishing Tourism

02/07/2013 HTM
Senator Lucio to Host Expert Roundtable on Hunger in Capitol Monday

02/05/2013 PDF
Lucio Bill to Protect Insurance Consumers Passes Out of Committee

02/04/2013 PDF
Analysis of pending Senate bill and H.B. 1000

02/04/2013 PDF
Legislators File Bills to Create New South Texas University, South Texas Medical School, Access PUF

02/01/2013 PDF
Rio Grande Valley Legislative Delegation to Host Press Conference on New UT System University

01/29/2013 PDF
Senator Lucio Applauds Governor Perry's Endorsement of a New South Texas University

01/29/2013 PDF
Senator Lucio Welcomes Visitors to Brownsville Day in the Capitol

01/23/2013 PDF
Senator Lucio Draws Four-Year Term

01/18/2013 PDF
Senator Lucio Appointed Vice-Chairman of Education

01/10/2013 PDF
Senator Lucio and Congressman Vela receive briefing, tour on U.S.-Mexico Border Issues by U.S. Department of Homeland Security

01/08/2013 PDF
Senator Lucio Statement on Open Day of the 83rd Texas Legislature

2012

2011

2010

12/21/2010 HTM
Senator Lucio Files Legislation Addressing Mexican Drug Cartels

11/08/2010 HTM
Senator Lucio's Early Legislation Advocates for Investing in Texans

08/31/2010 VID
VIDEO: Press conference regarding implementation of "Ashley's and Alicia's Law" (HB 323, 80-R) relating to three-point seat belts on buses that transport schoolchildren

07/15/2010 HTM
Fishing's Future Brings Families Closer Together

07/01/2010 HTM
Fourth of July Meaning Evident in Operation Lone Star 2010

06/30/2010 HTM
Senator Lucio Calls For Participation In Prayers For Peace

06/18/2010 HTM
MEDIA ADVISORY: Sen. Eddie Lucio Jr. Announces Child Care Symposium Reception

06/17/2010 HTM
Fathers Should Leave Legacies of Strength and Character

06/07/2010 HTM
Promoting Voluntary Summer Food Lunch Program

05/20/2010 HTM
Let's Properly Honor Our Nation's Heroes On Memorial Day

05/12/2010 HTM
Texas PTA Names Senator Eddie Lucio Jr. to PTA Legislative Honor Roll

05/06/2010 HTM
Vacationing in Texas Can Spur Economy, Reduce Deficit

04/29/2010 HTM
Helping Warriors Through Veterans' Courts

04/23/2010 HTM
Senator Lucio Honored as Legislator of the Year Along with Son

04/16/2010 HTM
Senator Lucio Holds Press Conference On Child Abuse Prevention

04/15/2010 HTM
April Is Autism Awareness Month Nationally

04/13/2010 HTM
MEDIA ADVISORY: Senator Lucio To Discuss Child Abuse Prevention And Child Protection

04/07/2010 HTM
South Texans Should Utilize State Appliance Rebate Program

03/25/2010 HTM
Budget Cuts to HHSC Negatively Impact Most Needy Texans

03/19/2010 HTM
Sen. Lucio Explains His Appointment to Legislative Council

03/04/2010 HTM
Sen. Lucio Encourages More South Texans to Complete Census

02/25/2010 HTM
Sen. Lucio Commends Successful Event By Soldiers From Rio Grande Valley In Baghdad

02/18/2010 HTM
Eligible South Texans Should Use IRS Free File Tax Program

02/03/2010 HTM
IRT Charges to change the commercial scope of Texas

02/01/2010 HTM
Sen. Lucio Welcomes Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst To Rio Grande Valley Press Conference After RAHC Tour Tomorrow

01/28/2010 HTM
Senator Lucio Reminds Public Of Need For School Bus Seat Belt Law

01/21/2010 HTM
Sen. Lucio Encourages Raising South Texas Voter Turnout

01/14/2010 HTM
International Relations And Trade Committee Receives Charges

01/07/2010 HTM
Deer Breeding Operations Huge Economic Boon to Texas

2009

12/18/2009 HTM
Sen. Lucio Encourages Generosity of Money and Time

12/03/2009 HTM
Sen. Lucio Encourages Review of Medicare Enrollment

12/01/2009 HTM
Senator Lucio Expresses Condolences; Longtime Friend Mr. Bill Summers Passed Away Yesterday

11/24/2009 HTM
Senator Lucio Reminds Others To Give During Holidays

11/19/2009 HTM
Senator Lucio Addresses Texas Transportation Commissioners

11/19/2009 HTM
Legislative Committee on Aging Studies Senior Population

11/10/2009 HTM
Texas State Cemetery Monument Honors Fallen Texans

11/09/2009 HTM
Propositions, Lottery Ticket Add to Veterans Day Celebration

11/04/2009 HTM
Sen. Lucio Encourages TALHFA and ARCIT to Invest in Small Texas Communities

11/02/2009 HTM
Sen. Lucio Promotes Texas Lottery Ticket ¡¡¡Veterans Cash!!!

10/30/2009 HTM
Senator Lucio Chairs First Hearing of Legislative Committee on Aging

10/29/2009 HTM
Sen. Lucio Wants South Texas to Develop Farmers' Markets

10/15/2009 HTM
Explanation of 11 Proposed Constitutional Amendments

10/02/2009 HTM
Sen. Lucio's Bill Assuring Health Insurance Benefits To Peace Officers' Survivors Signed Today By Governor

10/01/2009 HTM
Sen. Lucio Lauds South Padre Island and Port Isabel Progress

09/23/2009 HTM
Sen. Lucio Thanks Lt. Gov. Dewhurst for Keynote Address at State of District

09/22/2009 HTM
Sen. Lucio Presents His State Of The District Address

09/21/2009 HTM
Senator Lucio Announces Start Of 2009-2010 High School Aerospace Scholars

09/11/2009 HTM
Texas Obesity Awareness Week Begins September 14

09/01/2009 HTM
Governor Travels To South Texas To Sign Historical Bill By Sen. Lucio Creating Medical School

08/31/2009 HTM
Governor To Sign Sen. Lucio's Medical School Bill

08/27/2009 HTM
Explanation of 11 Proposed Constitutional Amendments

08/25/2009 HTM
South Texan Appointed Commissioner Of TCEQ

08/17/2009 HTM
Senator Lucio Named To NCSL And SLC Committees By Lt. Governor Dewhurst

08/13/2009 HTM
Passport Dilemmas For People Delivered by Midwives

07/30/2009 HTM
Senator Lucio Commends Operation Lone Star Volunteers

07/23/2009 HTM
AT&T, Verizon Complete Cable Project For Weslaco

07/16/2009 HTM
OP-ED: Ten years of remarkable success: Texas Housing Bootstrap Program

07/02/2009 HTM
Gubernatorial Appointees of the 81st Regular Legislature

06/11/2009 HTM
Veterans Causes And Issues Fare Well In 81st Legislature

06/01/2009 HTM
Senate Honors Paul Cowen for 20 Years of Service

05/27/2009 HTM
Sen. Lucio's Bill Creating State Interagency Body to Address Obesity and Health in Early Childhood Headed to Governor

05/20/2009 HTM
Memorial Day Remembrance

05/19/2009 HTM
Sen. Lucio's Bill Creates First Time High-Level Task Force to Better Coordinate and Plan State Services for Children With Special Needs and Their Families

05/14/2009 HTM
Pre-Kindergarten Increases Academic Success for Students

05/13/2009 HTM
Sen. Lucio Passes House Resolution Petitioning Congress For Veterans Hospital

05/12/2009 HTM
Sen. Lucio Honors Vietnam Veterans Motorcycle Run

05/08/2009 HTM
Sen. Lucio's Bill Assuring Health Insurance Benefits to Peace Officers' Survivors Passes in Both Chambers — Headed To The Governor's

04/30/2009 HTM
Ensuring Health Insurance for Survivors of Law Officers

04/24/2009 HTM
Sen. Lucio Proclaims April 25 Texas Meningitis Awareness Day

04/16/2009 HTM
Senate Approves Sen. Lucio’s Bill Giving Students With Disabilities A Better Outlook

04/08/2009 HTM
Sen. Lucio's Bill Approved Today Promises Medical School For South Texas

04/08/2009 HTM
Texas' Potential As Green Energy Producer of the Country

04/07/2009 HTM
Texas Senate Approves Health Insurance Bill for Peace Officers' Survivors

04/02/2009 HTM
Windstorm Insurance Senate Bill 14

03/26/2009 HTM
Better Reforms for Homeowners Insurance Rates in Texas

03/19/2009 HTM
Senator Lucio's Bill Would Increase Clean Energy Production and Green Jobs for Texas

03/18/2009 VID
VIDEO: Press conference regarding green initiatives and legislation

03/17/2009 HTM
Sen. Lucio on Voter ID Bill

03/12/2009 HTM
Senators Blast Perry for Rejecting $555 Million in Unemployment Aid

03/12/2009 HTM
Meeting the Needs of Texans with Developmental Disabilities

03/11/2009 HTM
Senator Lucio Joins Fellow Legislators in Proposing Homeowners Insurance Reform

03/03/2009 HTM
Sen. Lucio Joins Colleagues in Urging State Leaders to Accept Stimulus Funds

02/26/2009 HTM
Bill Responds to Parents of Students with Disabilities

02/25/2009 HTM
Senate Health and Human Services Committee Votes Yes to Sen. Lucio's Early Childhood Health and Nutrition Interagency Council bill

02/23/2009 HTM
OP-ED: Ash Wednesday Letter

02/19/2009 HTM
Bills Would Increase Participation in Children's School Food Programs

02/12/2009 HTM
Sen. Lucio Addresses Health and Nutrition of Kids Under 5

02/10/2009 HTM
Sen. Lucio Honors Amigos Del Valle
· Attachment: Senate Resolution 154

02/06/2009 HTM
Sen. Lucio Renews His Call for the Texas Rural Development Fund

02/04/2009 HTM
Joint Bills Improving Unemployment Benefits Would Bring Texas Millions in Federal Funds

02/03/2009 HTM
Sen. Lucio files State School Bill of Rights Act Legislation

01/30/2009 HTM
Sen. Lucio Comments on Committee Assignments for 81st Legislative Session

01/29/2009 HTM
Sen. Lucio's Column on Impressions of 2009 Legislative Tour Visitors

01/08/2009 HTM
What Happens During Legislative Session is Vast and Varied

2008

12/19/2008 HTM
Public Service Should Reflect Teachings of Mother Teresa

12/16/2008 HTM
Sen. Lucio Expresses Strong Concerns Over for Texas' Hurricane Disaster Reconstruction
· Attachments: Letter to Charles S. Stone, Letter to Michael Gerber

12/11/2008 HTM
81st Legislature Outlook on Issues Impact South Texas Area

12/05/2008 HTM
Sen. Lucio Condemns Human Rights Violations in State Schools

11/24/2008 HTM
Reasons To Be Thankful This Thanksgiving Holiday Season

11/21/2008 HTM
Statement on Willacy County Court Case

11/13/2008 HTM
Sen. Lucio Pushes Top-Quality Transportation for Students

11/10/2008 HTM
Sen. Lucio Files Six Bills for the 81st Legislative Session

10/30/2008 HTM
Nursing Home Medicaid Reimbursement Rates Need Increase

10/16/2008 HTM
Early Voting Convenience Should Boost South Texas Turnout

10/08/2008 HTM
More Laws and Funding Needed to Stop Human Trafficking

09/25/2008 HTM
A Top Legislative Priority Will Be South Texas Medical School

09/15/2008 HTM
Sen. Lucio Announces IRT Hearing on Top Border Issues

09/11/2008 HTM
Return Teachers to Teaching Curriculum Versus Test Taking

09/01/2008 HTM
Understanding Our Local Workforce On Labor Day

08/21/2008 HTM
Meeting the Needs of Distressed and Rural Areas of Texas

08/20/2008 HTM
Sen. Lucio Urges Affordable Housing Providers to Attend Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs Workshop in Harlingen

08/11/2008 HTM
IRT Committee To Hold Hearing On Economic Development, Affordable Housing, Access to Programs and Commerce Needs of Texas Rural Communities

08/06/2008 HTM
Remember To Vaccinate Children Before School Bell Rings

07/10/2008 HTM
Clinical Trials Critical to Successful Treatment and Research

07/01/2008 HTM
Freedom of Expression and Press Remembered July Fourth

06/12/2008 HTM
Joint Committees Address Health Care Professional Shortage

05/14/2008 HTM
Reforming Health Insurance To Cover Uninsured, Save Lives

05/01/2008 HTM
Congressional Hearing on Border Fence Omits Local Input

04/28/2008 HTM
Senator Lucio Commends BISD

04/24/2008 HTM
Sen. Lucio's Remarks on the Passing of former State Representative Lena Guerrero

04/17/2008 HTM
Texas Health Insurance Risk Pool Needs Expansion and Publicity

03/31/2008 HTM
Sen. Lucio to Visit Soldiers at Brooke Army Medical Center

03/19/2008 HTM
Celebrating National and Texas Women's History Month

03/06/2008 HTM
The DTV Transition Impact on South Texas Households

02/27/2008 HTM
Sen. Lucio is appointed to Senate Select Committee on Economic Development

02/15/2008 HTM
Veterans Should Mobilize To Effect Change and Reach Goals

02/07/2008 HTM
Sen. Lucio Delivers Impassioned Plea to U.T. Board of Regents

02/06/2008 HTM
Sen. Lucio Reminds South Texans of Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Refunds

01/31/2008 HTM
Hope Andrade brings Leadership and Diversity to Texas

01/31/2008 HTM
Sen. Lucio’s IRT Committee to address growth, infrastructure and development needs of rural and border Texas

01/09/2008 HTM
UT Regents Need to Diversify, Represent South Texans

2007

12/25/2007 HTM
Commending South Texas Volunteerism this Holiday Season

12/06/2007 HTM
Valuable and Growing Role of Security Professionals in Texas

11/20/2007 HTM
Feasts of Sharing Commended, Remember Children Needing Homes

11/12/2007 HTM
Senator Lucio Receives Rural Partner of the Year Award from ARCIT

11/08/2007 HTM
Veterans Day Includes Honor, Protection and Assistance of Heroes

10/29/2007 HTM
Remember Election On Constitutional Amendments Nov. 6
· Attachment: Nov. 6 Ballot Propositions in English and Spanish

10/22/2007 HTM
Senator Lucio and Senator Zaffirini Announce $125,000 Grant to Increase Employment Opportunities for Students with Disabilities

10/19/2007 HTM
Legislature Emphasizes High School Completion, College Readiness

10/09/2007 HTM
Senator Lucio Awarded Senator of the Year for 2007 by CLEAT

10/08/2007 HTM
South Texan Selected 2007 President of ASSIST

10/02/2007 HTM
Senator Lucio, state housing agency to announce $160 million homebuyer initiative at October 3 Harlingen event

09/27/2007 HTM
Texas Program To Protect Victims of Domestic Violence

09/12/2007 HTM
South Texans Offer Young-At-Heart Exemplary Loving Care

08/31/2007 HTM
The Critical Role of American Workers in Times of Tragedy

08/16/2007 HTM
Chairman Lucio Outlines IRT Committee Achievements

08/13/2007 HTM
Senator Lucio Recognized for Legislative Leadership on Affordable Housing

07/30/2007 HTM
Senator Lucio Appointed to Human Services and Welfare Committee of National Conference of State Legislatures

07/26/2007 HTM
Legislative Efforts for Autism Treatment Successful

07/19/2007 HTM
Two of Senator Lucio's Bills Signed By Governor

07/12/2007 HTM
Critical Dollars For South Texas Health Care Infrastructure

06/22/2007 HTM
Addressing financial needs of foster care relatives

06/17/2007 HTM
The Sacredness of Fatherhood - Happy Fathers Day!

06/08/2007 HTM
Students Will Be Safer in School Buses Using Seat Belts

05/28/2007 HTM
OP-ED: Memorial Day Letter to the Editor

05/27/2007 HTM
Texas Legislature Approves $153 Billion State Budget

05/25/2007 HTM
Texas Legislature Approves Address Confidentiality Program

05/17/2007 HTM
Senate Endorses Seat Belts for Texas Children in School Buses

05/16/2007 HTM
OP-ED: South Texas Needs Professional Schools

05/16/2007 HTM
Texas Legislature Gives Final Approval to SJR 20 Allocating One Quarter Billion Dollars for Water/Wastewater Services

05/11/2007 HTM
Senate Resolution to Extend Visa Laser Card to Mexicans Approved

05/11/2007 HTM
U.T. Health Science Center and Medical School Bill for South Texas Passes in Senate

05/09/2007 HTM
Bill Would Increase Small Contractors Access to State Contracts

05/04/2007 HTM
Senate Approves Senate Bill 101

05/04/2007 HTM
OP-ED: Concerns Over Border Wall Need Border Summit

05/03/2007 HTM
Senate Honors Judge Gilberto Hinojosa for Public Service

04/30/2007 HTM
Senate Approves Bill to Improve Health Outlook of Over 100,000 State Employees through Worksite Wellness Programs

04/27/2007 HTM
Bill to Exempt Travel Trailers from Ad Valorem Taxation Closer to Senate Approval

04/24/2007 HTM
Senate Approves Bill for Children with Disabilities, Including Autism

04/19/2007 HTM
Senate approves Bill requiring Health Insurance Coverage for Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

04/19/2007 HTM
Legislation proposed to help children with autism

04/19/2007 HTM
Senator Lucio Appointed Vice Chair of Texas Legislative Tourism Caucus

04/16/2007 HTM
Senate Approves Sen. Lucio's Bill Creating Address Confidentiality Program

04/04/2007 HTM
Senate Approves Sen. Lucio's Bill Declaring April "Fruit And Vegetable Month"

03/29/2007 HTM
Senate Approves Pro-Consumer, Pro-Worker Bills by Sen. Lucio

03/29/2007 HTM
A Down Payment on Texas' Future

03/28/2007 HTM
TXU Could Be Fined $210 Million by PUC

03/27/2007 HTM
Texans Forfeit $1.2 Billion in Tax Credits Every Year

03/27/2007 HTM
Senate Approves One Quarter Billion Dollars for Water/Wastewater Services

03/22/2007 HTM
Calling for Accountability on Failed Accenture Contract

03/21/2007 HTM
Senator Lucio Declares March 21 Smoke Alarm Awareness Day

03/15/2007 HTM
Senate Passes Electric Utility Reforms

03/15/2007 HTM
Senator Lucio Honors Families of Fallen Soldiers

03/13/2007 HTM
Texas' Withdrawal from Accenture's Health Services Contract

03/12/2007 HTM
Senate Resolution No. 435

03/09/2007 HTM
Senator Lucio Files Variety of Bills

03/08/2007 HTM
Senator Lucio Presents Doctor Of The Day To The Texas Senate

03/08/2007 HTM
Texas Legislature Online Offers Wealth of Information

03/07/2007 HTM
Texas Senate Proclaims Desalination Day

03/07/2007 HTM
Senator Lucio Receives Outstanding Legislator Award

03/06/2007 HTM
Sen. Lucio Meets with Rio Grande Valley SkillsUSA Day Participants

03/06/2007 HTM
Sen. Lucio Files Bill to Repeal Tuition Deregulation

02/28/2007 HTM
Senator Lucio Votes For Senate Resolution 384

02/28/2007 HTM
Rio Grande Valley Native Lands Internship In Sen. Lucio's Office

02/22/2007 HTM
Teacher Retirement Pension Fund Needs Upgrade

02/16/2007 HTM
One-Stop-Shop for Auto and Home Insurance Policies

02/14/2007 HTM
Valley Residents Recognized During Senior Day at the Capitol

02/14/2007 HTM
Sen. Lucio Votes for Lifting Spending Cap and Extending Property-Tax Cuts to Homeowners 65 and Older

02/14/2007 HTM
Sen. Lucio Proposes Comprehensive Wellness Program for Texas

02/08/2007 HTM
Sen. Lucio Files Bill to Raise Retired Teachers' Benefits

02/07/2007 HTM
Sen. Lucio Honors Texas School Counselors in Senate Chamber

02/07/2007 HTM
Sen. Lucio hosts Leadership Harlingen Class 2006-2007 at the Capitol

02/06/2007 HTM
Senator Lucio Comments On Governor's State Of The State Address

02/02/2007 HTM
Sen. Lucio Files Bill to Provide Vital Services for Autism

02/01/2007 HTM
Injured workers may be eligible for legal counsel

01/30/2007 HTM
Senator Lucio Honors Advocate For Women In Construction Industry

01/23/2007 HTM
Sen. Lucio Honors Memory And Birthday Of Sen. Madla
· Attachments: Senate Resolution 23, Senate Resolution 24, Senate Resolution 25

01/22/2007 HTM
Sen. Eddie Lucio Honors Deceased, Former Sen. Frank Madla On His Birthday With Memorial Resolution

01/12/2007 HTM
Finding Solutions Together Echoes Dr. King's Dream

2006

12/20/2006 HTM
Sen. Lucio Encourages Continued Volunteerism in Area

12/14/2006 HTM
Senator Lucio Files Resolution Asking For Compromise Between Time Warner Cable And NFL Network Over Programming

12/01/2006 HTM
Sen. Honors Former Sen. Frank Madla In Univision's "Es Su Capitolio"

11/24/2006 HTM
Statement By Senator Eddie Lucio On Loss Of Former Senator Frank Madla

11/21/2006 HTM
Sen. Lucio Thanks Supporters of Annual Scholarship Fund

11/14/2006 HTM
Senator Lucio Files First Group Of Bills For Upcoming 80th Legislative Session

11/08/2006 HTM
Texans veterans deserving of memorials and services

11/02/2006 HTM
Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr. To Host Nutrition And Fitness Event
· Attachment: Resacathon Flyer

10/20/2006 HTM
MEDIA ADVISORY

10/17/2006 HTM
Sen. Lucio Announces Unveiling of Instructional Facilities Report by Texas Comptroller

10/13/2006 HTM
OP-ED: National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

10/06/2006 HTM
OP-ED: Addressing Hispanic Heritage and Challenges We Face

09/21/2006 HTM
Residents reminded to enroll in Medicare Part D

09/15/2006 HTM
OP-ED: A South Texas Memorial to Governor Ann Richards

09/14/2006 HTM
Senator Lucio Pays Tribute To Governor Ann Richards

09/05/2006 HTM
SENATOR LUCIO'S FATHER PASSES AWAY

08/16/2006 HTM
OP-ED: Study techniques may reduce dropout rate in Texas

08/07/2006 HTM
Sen. Lucio Sends Second Letter on Behalf of Indigent Texans to Assist Them with Electric Utility Bills

08/03/2006 HTM
Joint Select Committee to Study the Texas Health Insurance Risk Pool Deficit

08/02/2006 HTM
Texas Legislature Passes Identity Theft Protection Bills

07/28/2006 HTM
Senator Lucio Receives Two Legislative Appointments

07/25/2006 HTM
Senator Lucio Encourages South Texas Families to Take Advantage of Sales Tax Holiday - August 4-6

07/14/2006 HTM
Sen. Lucio Sends Letter Requesting PUC Approve Moratorium on Disconnection of Electric Utility Services
· Attachment: Letter to the Texas Public Utility Commission

07/13/2006 HTM
South Texas Firefighters Properly Trained and Certified

07/12/2006 HTM
Sen. Lucio announces $2.4 million in ORCA grants for South Texas communities Kleberg County also scheduled for $500,000 for colonia improvement projects

06/28/2006 HTM
OP-ED: South Texas History Enriches Independence Day

06/28/2006 HTM
Sen. Lucio Pleased for Decision Impacting South Texas

06/22/2006 HTM
Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr. Recognizes Pharr Community Outreach Project/Shalom

06/15/2006 HTM
OP-ED: Including Fathers in government services and programs

06/07/2006 HTM
OP-ED: Disaster-Proofing the Rio Grande Valley for Hurricanes

06/06/2006 HTM
Sen. Lucio Comments on Resignation of Dr. Eduardo Sanchez

05/25/2006 HTM
OP-ED: Iraqi war and social conditions affect Memorial Day

05/23/2006 HTM
Senator Lucio Comments on the Passing of former U.S. Senator Lloyd Bentsen, Jr.

05/19/2006 HTM
OP-ED: Education reforms are positive step toward future

05/18/2006 HTM
Sen. Lucio urges Texas Health & Human Services Executive Commissioner to review conditions and future of state employees at field offices/call centers

05/18/2006 HTM
Rio Grande Valley Veteran's Alliance Benefit Enrollment Fair

05/15/2006 HTM
Rep. Luna and Sen. Lucio create wealth of resources for Irma Rangel School of Pharmacy through transfer of administration to Texas A&M System Health Science Center

05/11/2006 HTM
OP-ED: Fencing off our neighbors to the south is un-American

05/10/2006 HTM
Sen. Lucio Votes To Approve House Bill 1

05/08/2006 HTM
Sen. Lucio files companion bill transferring Irma Rangel School of Pharmacy to Texas A&M University System Health Science Center

04/21/2006 HTM
OP-ED: Teachers deserve appreciation and a raise

04/12/2006 HTM
OP-ED: Legislative efforts to end child abuse locally and in state

04/07/2006 HTM
Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr. receives Advocacy Award from the American Cancer Society

03/30/2006 HTM
OP-ED: Strengthening arts curriculum in reforming education

03/21/2006 HTM
Sen. Lucio lauds decision to fund Irma Rangel School of Pharmacy

03/17/2006 HTM
Research dollars for health dwindling in state and nation

03/08/2006 HTM
Sen. Lucio appointed to the Joint Interim Committee on Windstorm Coverage and Budgetary Impact

02/21/2006 HTM
Sen. Eddie Lucio, Jr. appointed to Study Commission on Transportation Financing

02/06/2006 HTM
Sen. Lucio Announces Interim Charges for the International Relations and Trade Committee

02/03/2006 HTM
RAHC already proves successful and beneficial to area

01/12/2006 HTM
Dr. King's struggles for equal treatment similar to Texas' struggles to fund public education equitably

2005

12/21/2005 HTM
Sen. Lucio Comments on Appointment to Senate Select Committee on Education Reform and Public School Finance

12/21/2005 HTM
Sen. Lucio bids farewell to departing Sen. Armbrister

12/20/2005 HTM
"Slow Down and Live" for the Holidays and Beyond

12/19/2005 HTM
Sen. Eddie Lucio, Jr. encourages motorists to "Slow Down and Live"

12/12/2005 HTM
"Slow Down and Live" Campaign Press Conference

12/06/2005 HTM
OP-ED: Stretching Holiday Dollars through Utility Savings

11/22/2005 HTM
Senator Lucio comments on the Texas Supreme Court decision on Public School Finance

10/20/2005 HTM
OP-ED: Sen. Lucio promotes breast cancer screening/education

10/10/2005 HTM
Importance of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

10/04/2005 HTM
OP-ED: Senator Lucio promotes hunting safety in Texas

09/08/2005 HTM
Sen. Lucio's Role in the State Nominations Process

09/07/2005 HTM
Sen. Eddie Lucio, Jr. commends Sen. Gonzalo Barrientos for service to Texas

08/31/2005 HTM
Hurricane Devastation Underscores Labor Day Meaning

08/29/2005 HTM
Sen. Lucio presented Outstanding Leadership and Advocacy Award

08/29/2005 HTM
Sen. Lucio Will Not Compromise on Public Education

08/19/2005 HTM
Sen. Lucio lauds decision to grant Irma Rangel Pharmacy School in Kingsville $10 Million

08/09/2005 HTM
Sen. Lucio comments on passage of Senate Bill 8 - School Finance Bill

07/29/2005 HTM
Media Advisory: Sen. Lucio to Honor San Benito Historical Figure Don Jose Esparza

07/08/2005 HTM
Sen. Lucio recognized by CLEAT and Texas AP for high performance in Senate

07/07/2005 HTM
Governor Signs Life Without Parole Into Law

06/30/2005 HTM
Senate Approves Its Version of School Finance Bill

06/28/2005 HTM
Ceremonial Signing of Act providing Colonia and Low Income Residents Rights under Contracts for Deed Law

06/22/2005 HTM
Fighting Hunger at All Levels

06/17/2005 HTM
Governor signs Life Without Parole Bill

05/31/2005 HTM
House Agrees to Lucio Amendments

05/28/2005 HTM
Texas Legislature Gives Life Without Parole Bill Full Approval

05/24/2005 HTM
Texas House votes for Life Without Parole Bill by Sen. Lucio

05/19/2005 HTM
House of Representatives approves Shaken Baby Syndrome parent training

05/18/2005 HTM
Sen. Lucio adds Instructional Facilities Study Amendment to Public School Finance Bill

05/18/2005 HTM
New President of Texas State Bar recognized in Senate Chamber

05/12/2005 HTM
Texas Senate honors U.T. Brownsville/Texas Southmost College chess team

05/12/2005 HTM
Texas Senate approves creating a later, more uniform school start date

05/10/2005 HTM
Victoria Herrera honored in Senate Chamber

05/10/2005 HTM
Senate approves bill creating confidentiality program for victims of crime

05/06/2005 HTM
Bill to Combat Obesity in Texas Passes Full Senate

05/03/2005 HTM
Legislature Outlaws "Toughman" in Texas

04/28/2005 HTM
Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment Program approved by full Senate

04/28/2005 HTM
Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 30
· Attachment: Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 30

04/22/2005 HTM
Senate Approves Limited Ordinance Making Authority

04/20/2005 HTM
Health and Human Services Committee Approves Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment Bill

04/14/2005 HTM
Senate Approves Life Without Parole and Removes Life

04/07/2005 HTM
Senator Lucio's Remarks on Memorial Resolution Honoring Pope John Paul II
· Attachment: Senate Resolution No. 563

04/05/2005 HTM
Life Without Parole

04/02/2005 HTM
Death of Pope John Paul II

03/23/2005 HTM
Senate Approves State Budget

03/23/2005 HTM
Sen. Lucio holds Keppel AmFELS Day in Senate

03/18/2005 HTM
Sen. Lucio Honors Jesse Marines for 2005 Silver Medal Award at University Interscholastic League State Wrestling Championships

03/15/2005 HTM
Life Without Parole Bill Approved by Senate Criminal Justice Committee

03/15/2005 HTM
Sen. Lucio honors the late Raul A. Besteiro, Jr. in Senate Chamber

03/14/2005 HTM
Sen. Lucio to Hold Press Conference on Life Without Parole Legislation After Criminal Justice Committee Hearing

03/09/2005 HTM
Senate Subcommittee on Emerging Technologies and Economic Development to hold fact-finding hearing in South Texas

03/08/2005 HTM
Sen. Lucio proposes measures to help distressed communities in Texas

03/03/2005 HTM
Sen. Lucio files bill to create Law School

03/03/2005 HTM
Sen. Lucio included in Walk of Fame at 2005 BorderFest Salute

03/03/2005 VID
VIDEO: Press Conference: Sen. Wentworth, Ellis and Lucio on Student Regent Bill

03/01/2005 HTM
Sen. Lucio Proposes Legislative Package on Education

03/01/2005 VID
VIDEO: Press Conference on "The death penalty for juvenile offenders"

02/28/2005 HTM
SPI Annexation Bill - HB 1623

02/25/2005 HTM
Senator Lucio files "TexasNextStep" Bill

02/25/2005 HTM
LULAC Recognizes Sen. Lucio as Distinguished Texan

02/23/2005 HTM
Senator Lucio Files Limited Ordinance Making Authority Bill

02/22/2005 VID
VIDEO: Press Conference: Senators West, Lindsay, Hinojosa, Lucio and Deuell on Medicaid Rollout

02/15/2005 HTM
Sen. Lucio Files Bill For School Start After Labor Day

02/11/2005 HTM
Sen. Lucio files diabetes risk assessment bill for children that incorporates BMI

02/03/2005 HTM
Sen. Lucio praises Speaker Craddick for later start date in public education bill

02/02/2005 HTM
Bill by Sen. Lucio to inform parents on causes and consequences of Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS)

01/31/2005 HTM
Sen. Lucio's bill creates Address Confidentiality Program for Victims of Family Violence, Sexual Assault or Stalking

01/27/2005 HTM
Sen. Eddie Lucio, Jr., reappointed Chair of International Relations and Trade Committee

01/26/2005 HTM
Chairman Lucio Comments on Gov. Perry's State-of-the-State Address

01/19/2005 HTM
Sen. Lucio Addresses Children in Legislature

01/19/2005 HTM
Sen. Lucio files bills addressing Trade & Transportation Concerns Joined by International Relations and Trade Committee Members

01/11/2005 HTM
Sen. Lucio sworn in for seventh term

2004

12/15/2004 HTM
Court conclusions spell victory for South Texas schools

11/19/2004 HTM
Millions in public education savings possible by extending school day, shortening school year under Sen. Lucio's proposal

11/17/2004 HTM
Sen. Lucio Fondly Recalls The "Great Communicator" Raul Besteiro, Jr.

11/08/2004 HTM
Sen. Lucio files life-without-parole bill

10/27/2004 HTM
Life-Without-Parole Not Precursor to Violence

10/19/2004 HTM
Sen. Lucio urges all public and private school students in grades K-6 from District 27 to join "Treasures of the Texas Coast" 2005 Children's Art Contest

10/04/2004 HTM
International Relations and Trade Hearing Scheduled for Laredo
· Attachment: Hearing Agenda

10/01/2004 HTM
Senator Lucio honored as Legislator for Homeland Security

09/30/2004 HTM
International Relations and Trade Hearing Scheduled for Laredo

09/13/2004 HTM
OP-ED: Sen. Lucio Praises Rio Grande Valley NIRI

09/08/2004 HTM
Sen. Lucio lauds Texas Comptroller Strayhorn's Report citing a loss of $790 million annually for early school start-dates

09/01/2004 HTM
Honor Armed Forces and U.S. Workforce on Labor Day

08/13/2004 HTM
Students Should Be First Consideration

07/27/2004 HTM
Texas Legislative Committees Urge Federal Cooperation

07/26/2004 HTM
International Relations and Trade Hearing Scheduled for South Texas

07/06/2004 HTM
Senate International Relations and Trade Committee Public Hearing

07/01/2004 HTM
To Celebrate True Freedom, Please Vote

06/28/2004 HTM
Sen. Lucio to welcome state and nationally recognized experts to Joint Interim Committee on Nutrition and Health in Public Schools (includes revised agenda)

06/22/2004 HTM
Joint Interim Committee on Nutrition and Health in Public Schools

06/11/2004 HTM
Preventing Hunger in the Classroom

05/20/2004 HTM
Life Without Parole Sentencing Option Once Again Considered by Sen. Lucio

05/17/2004 HTM
Sen. Lucio Proposes Public School Savings

05/13/2004 HTM
Bill to Offer Public Schools Financial Incentives

05/04/2004 HTM
Border Education Summit to be held in Austin

04/15/2004 HTM
Sen. Lucio Selected Chair of Joint Interim Committee Members Address Various Nutrition and Health Topics

04/13/2004 HTM
Statement on Public School Finance by Sen. Lucio

04/12/2004 HTM
The Joint Interim Committee on Nutrition and Health in Public Schools

04/06/2004 HTM
Sen. Lucio presents Senate Proclamation honoring Student Nutrition/Wellness Plan at Mercedes I.S.D.

04/05/2004 HTM
Unemployment Compensation

04/05/2004 HTM
American Cancer Society recognizes Sen. Lucio for Legislative Achievement

03/17/2004 HTM
Interim Studies

03/16/2004 HTM
Statement on Public School Finance Report

03/08/2004 HTM
Sen. Lucio Cautions on Tuition Deregulation

02/26/2004 HTM
Lt. Gov. Dewhurst appoints Sen. Lucio, Sen. Deuell and Sen. Nelson to the Joint Interim Study Committee on Nutrition and Health in Public Schools

02/25/2004 HTM
Senate International Relations and Trade Committee

02/10/2004 HTM
RAHC Funding

02/05/2004 HTM
Sen. Lucio Encourages South Texas to Attend 2004 Community Heritage Development Workshop in Austin

01/22/2004 HTM
Sen. Lucio looks forward to interim committee charges

01/13/2004 HTM
City of Pharr honored by Sen. Lucio for designation as 2004 Official Texas Main Street City

2003

12/05/2003 HTM
Sen. Lucio files for re-election

11/13/2003 HTM
Sen. Lucio to rename Queen Isabella Causeway Queen Isabella Memorial Bridge in official ceremony

11/12/2003 HTM
Sen. Lucio thanks Lt. Gov. Dewhurst for appointment to Senate Select Committee on Water Policy

10/30/2003 HTM
Sen. Lucio announces press conference to present Advisory Committee of Senate District 27 Superintendents

10/16/2003 HTM
Mercedes colonias approved for $3.3 million in water and sewer improvements

09/18/2003 VID
VIDEO: Press Conference: Democrat Senators Reactions

09/17/2003 HTM
Sen. Lucio Announces $500,000 Grant to Brownsville Public Utility Board for Desalination Seawater Projects

09/11/2003 HTM
Press Conference Media Advisory

07/30/2003 HTM
Sen. Lucio Appointed to Joint Interim Committee on Public School Finance

07/23/2003 HTM
Sen. Lucio votes against redistricting bill in Senate Jurisprudence Committee

07/16/2003 HTM
Senator files "TexasNextStep" Bill for Current Special Session

07/11/2003 HTM
Lucio Files Bill to Eliminate "Toughman" Competitions

07/02/2003 HTM
Sen. Lucio files bill requesting $19 million for RAHC support

06/27/2003 HTM
State Sen. Eddie Lucio, Jr., recovering from mild heart attack, announces for re-elections

06/20/2003 HTM
Senator Lucio Scheduled to Return Home After Brief Hospitalization

06/18/2003 HTM
Update on Sen. Lucio's Condition

06/18/2003 HTM
Statement on Sen. Lucio admitted to hospital in Fort Worth

06/01/2003 HTM
Legislature passes bill to create Joint Interim Study on Public School Nutrition

06/01/2003 HTM
Senator Lucio votes against State Appropriations Bill

05/31/2003 HTM
Historic bill addressing water needs wins final legislative approval in both Chambers

05/28/2003 HTM
Sen. Lucio's constituents confirmed by full Texas Senate to serve on boards

05/27/2003 HTM
Early Graduation Scholarship Program enhancements meet Senate approval

05/21/2003 HTM
Texas Senate enacts state penalties for human smuggling and trafficking

05/21/2003 HTM
Texas Senate approves TexasNextStep Bill

05/14/2003 HTM
Texas Senate approves Sen. Lucios battle against childhood obesity

05/12/2003 HTM
Sen. Lucio's efforts for RAHC funding prevail

05/06/2003 HTM
Statement from Senator Lucio regarding passage of House Bill 5; The School Finance Plan

05/06/2003 HTM
Senate Education Committee approves bill creating joint interim committee to study nutrition and health of public school children

05/05/2003 HTM
Bill to expand Texas Transportation Commission passes House

04/26/2003 VID
VIDEO: Governor for a Day Inauguration Ceremony

04/24/2003 HTM
Senate approves expansion of Texas Transportation Commission

04/22/2003 HTM
Natural Resources Committee approves landmark bill by Sen. Lucio creating Rio Grande Regional Water Authority

04/21/2003 HTM
Governor for a Day Program

04/15/2003 HTM
Texas Senate approves bill establishing policies for public school counselors

04/09/2003 HTM
OP-ED: Life Without Parole Would Respond to Public Demand in Texas

04/07/2003 HTM
Victims Families, Survivors and Participants of Queen Isabella Bridge Collapse Honored

04/02/2003 VID
VIDEO: Press conference on "Insurance"

04/01/2003 HTM
Criminal Justice Committee Approves Life Without Parole Bill

03/31/2003 VID
VIDEO: Press conference on "Senate Bill 474: Nutrition for School Children"

03/28/2003 HTM
Legendary Tejano Stars to Perform a Governor for a Day

03/20/2003 HTM
Sen. Lucio and Sen. Hinojosa co-author bill renaming Kingsville Pharmacy School the Irma Rangel Pharmacy School

03/18/2003 HTM
Sen. Lucio Asks South Texas Citizensto Lower Flags in Memory of Rep. Irma Rangel

03/10/2003 HTM
Governor For A Day; Sen. Lucio invites South Texas to grand celebration

03/10/2003 HTM
Invitation to grand opening of new district office in Weslaco

03/06/2003 HTM
Limited ordinance making authority bill passes to curb proliferation of colonias

03/03/2003 HTM
International Relations and Trade Committee Meeting

02/20/2003 HTM
Sen. Lucio Files Bill to Improve Living Conditions Along the Border

02/13/2003 HTM
Sen. Lucio files Texas Schoolchildrens Nutrition and Health Act

02/13/2003 VID
VIDEO: Press Conference on "Texas Schoolchildrens Nutrition and Health Advisory Council"

02/10/2003 HTM
Sen. Lucio announces landmark bill creating Texas Schoolchildrens Nutrition and Health Advisory Council

02/04/2003 HTM
Senate International Relations and Trade Committee Meeting

02/03/2003 HTM
Third Option Proposed to Toughen Capital Crime Punishment

01/29/2003 VID
VIDEO: Press Conference on "SB 310"

01/23/2003 HTM
Sen. Lucio files bill establishing policies for school counselors' work time and roles regarding assessment tests

01/14/2003 HTM
Sen. Lucio Voted President Pro Tempore by Texas Senate Slated to be Next Governor for a Day

2002

12/13/2002 HTM
Sen. Lucio Highlights Recommendations of Senate Subcommittee on Border Affairs Interim Report

12/09/2002 HTM
Sen. Lucio proposes Rio Grande Regional Water Authority

11/22/2002 HTM
Sen. Lucio files bill to rename the Queen Isabella Causeway the Queen Isabella Memorial Bridge

11/19/2002 HTM
The University of Texas Pan-American honors Sen. Lucio with Distinguished Alumnus Award

11/15/2002 HTM
Proposals made at Senate Subcommittee on Border Affairs hearing in Austin over 1944 U.S.-Mexico Water Treaty

11/08/2002 HTM
Senate Subcommittee on Border Affairs to hold hearing in Austin on 1944 U.S.-Mexico Water Treaty - Updated

10/25/2002 HTM
Sen. Lucio receives State Health Care Champion Award

10/11/2002 HTM
Texas Association of Local Housing Finance Agencies presents Hero of Affordable Housing Award to Sen. Lucio

10/10/2002 HTM
Interim Committee on Binational Health Benefit Plan Coverage to hold public hearing in El Paso

10/04/2002 HTM
Sen. Lucio to hold special meeting of the Senate Subcommittee on Border Affairs over Mexico's non-compliance with requirements of the 1944 Water Treaty with the United States

09/25/2002 HTM
Families to occupy 20 new homes built under Bootstrap Program

09/17/2002 HTM
A total of $205,000 in Telecommunications Infrastructure Fund grants awarded to area libraries

09/13/2002 HTM
Sen. Lucio announces $88,000 Telecommunications Infrastructure Fund (TIF) grant awarded to Point Isabel Independent School District

09/12/2002 HTM
Sen. Lucio to host town hall meetings in Pharr and Kingsville

09/09/2002 HTM
Sen. Lucio praises report by Texas Comptroller detailing school counselors' distribution of time and duties

09/05/2002 HTM
Interim Committee on Binational Health Benefit Plan Coverage to hold public hearing in Harlingen

08/27/2002 HTM
Senate Finance Subcommittee on Trauma Care to hold public hearing

08/20/2002 HTM
Telecommunications Infrastructure Fund Board selects area alternative schools to receive grants ranging from $35,000 to $50,000

08/09/2002 HTM
Interim Committee on Binational Health Benefit Plan Coverage to hold hearing in Austin

08/08/2002 HTM
Senate Subcommittee on Border Affairs to hold hearing in San Antonio

08/01/2002 HTM
Local Organizations Work Together to Send Valley Children to School with Health Insurance

08/01/2002 HTM
New Data Show thousands of Texas Children Are Needlessly Uninsured

07/17/2002 HTM
OP-ED: Senator Lucio applauds President's choice for U.S. Ambassador to Mexico

07/16/2002 HTM
Sen. Lucio to hold 15th Annual Scholarship Fund Golf Classic

07/01/2002 HTM
OP-ED: Breakfast/Lunch Initiative can be difference between health and illness/success and poor grades for our school children

06/25/2002 HTM
Sen. Lucio to hold Town Hall Meeting in Raymondville

06/25/2002 HTM
Sen. Lucio to be honored by Children's Advocacy Centers

06/19/2002 HTM
Sen. Lucio appointed to prestigious Border Legislative Initiative

06/19/2002 HTM
Sen. Lucio announces Senate Subcommittee on Border Affairs hearing in Brownsville

06/12/2002 HTM
Sen. Lucio announces Senate Subcommittee on Border Affairs hearing in Brownsville, and Spaceport Committee Meeting and Town Hall Meeting in Raymondville

06/11/2002 HTM
Sen. Lucio proposes free Breakfast/Lunch Initiative to all public school children

06/05/2002 HTM
OP-ED: Sen. Lucio comments on Border economic development and re-training of displaced workers

05/02/2002 HTM
OP-ED: Sen. Lucio salutes contributions of State Comptrollers

04/22/2002 HTM
Sen. Lucio announces Town Hall Meetings

03/25/2002 HTM
Sen. Lucio plans to file legislation on liability limit for trauma care doctors; Asks doctors to refrain from walkout

03/18/2002 HTM
Sen. Lucio announces public hearing of Senate Subcommittee on Border Affairs in El Paso

03/15/2002 HTM
Sen. Lucio to participate in CONFIA conference in Tamaulipas, Mexico

02/20/2002 HTM
Sen. Lucio pushes public participation for legislative issues

02/06/2002 HTM
Sen. Lucio requests Governor Perry to appoint Dr. Roberto Zamora of La Joya as Texas Education Commissioner

02/01/2002 HTM
Sen. Lucio schedules Senate Subcommittee on Border Affairs hearing in Laredo - Agenda Included

01/17/2002 HTM
Sen. Lucio schedules Senate Subcommittee on Border Affairs hearing in Laredo

01/10/2002 HTM
Sen. Lucio requests expansion of FEMA definition of major disaster

2001

12/19/2001 HTM
OP-ED: Sen. Lucio bids farewell to a Senate colleague

12/10/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio appointed to Agriculture Policy Board

12/05/2001 HTM
OP-ED: Regionalizing appointments of regents to U.T. and A&M boards bodes better for Valley

11/27/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio Creates Border Colonia Advisory Committee

11/26/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio to hold first meeting of the Interim Senate Subcommittee on Border Affairs

11/23/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio to introduce bill that will rename the Queen Isabella Causeway

11/21/2001 HTM
OP-ED: Causeway Letter

11/21/2001 HTM
Opening of the Queen Isabella Causeway

11/16/2001 HTM
Sen. Eddie Lucio recognized by Texas School Counselor Association for legislation

10/29/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio to speak at Diabetes Seminar in Brownsville

10/03/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio comments on Comptroller Rylander's Texas War Relief Package

09/28/2001 HTM
Letter to President George W. Bush on Laser Visas

09/28/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio expresses feelings on retirement announcement by Sen. Buster Brown

09/28/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio to be presented distinguished award by Mexican government

09/26/2001 VID
VIDEO: Sen. Lucio to hold press conference on Queen Isabella Causeway (Audio Only)

09/24/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio to hold press conference on Queen Isabella Causeway to update the media and public

08/09/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio expresses concern over heat and ozone days with early start dates "Reminds parents to stay in tune to their school calendars"

07/26/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio invites media to Rio Grande Valley Psychological Association Meeting and Dinner

06/28/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio honored by San Antonio Hotel and Motel Association and the San Antonio Tourism Council for his work on the School Calendar Bill

06/26/2001 HTM
Bill signing ceremony in McAllen and swearing in of J. Rolando Olvera, Jr. as District Court Judge

06/19/2001 HTM
Landmark Border-related initiatives become Law

06/15/2001 HTM
Landmark Measures authored by Border Chairman Signed into Law

05/24/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio and full Senate concur with School Calendar Bill - Redefines Local Control

05/22/2001 HTM
Senate approves bill sponsored by Sen. Lucio that tightens reinvestment requirements for Community Housing Development Organizations

05/21/2001 HTM
House passes historic legislation by Sen. Lucio allotting $175 million to Border counties to pave colonia streets and build access ways to public roads for colonias

05/17/2001 HTM
Senate confirms appointment of Tomas Cantu to Texas Structural Pest Control Board

05/15/2001 HTM
House of Representatives approves School Calendar Bill by Sen. Lucio

05/14/2001 HTM
Border Chairman requests Blue Ribbon Committee to develop Economically Distressed Region Base Budget Initiative

05/11/2001 HTM
Senate confirms Mr. Rudy Gomez to Texas Industrialized Building Code Council

05/10/2001 HTM
Texas Senate Passes Landmark Reforms to the Texas Housing Agency

05/09/2001 HTM
Statement from Sen. Lucio on the A&M Bonfire Lawsuit Bill Voted Down in the House

05/09/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio enhances Maggie Dittman bills through measure approved by full Senate

05/09/2001 HTM
Full Senate confirms three Rio Grande Valley appointees to state boards

05/08/2001 HTM
Senate approves of measure preventing insurance providers from denying coverage to autistic patients

05/03/2001 HTM
Senate passes bill by Sen. Lucio giving jurors a third sentencing option in capital crime cases for the first time in Texas' history

05/02/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio passes bill reducing car registration and title fees in full Senate

05/01/2001 HTM
Senate Health and Human Services Committee passes bill sponsored by Sen. Lucio making Interagency Council for the Homeless advisory committee to TDHCA

04/25/2001 HTM
Senate approves Sunset Coastal Coordination Council Bill sponsored by Sen. Lucio

04/25/2001 HTM
Senate confirms appointment of Howard T. Pebley to One Call Board

04/19/2001 HTM
Landmark bill adding Life Without Parole as sentencing option in capital cases passes in Senate Committee on Criminal Justice

04/18/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio passes historic legislation in full Senate that will lead to paved streets and full access to public roads for colonias

04/17/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio's bill creating a port infrastructure fund passes in full Senate

04/12/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio passes bills in full Senate that increase money for Housing Trust Fund through general obligation bond

04/10/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio creates task force to evaluate Medicaid and CHIP reimbursement rates through legislation

04/05/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio announced approval by full Senate of two Rio Grande Valley appointments to statewide service agencies

04/04/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio's bill creating a port infrastructure fund passes in Senate Business and Commerce Committee

04/03/2001 HTM
Historic bill by Sen. Lucio expanding membership of Texas Transportation Commission approved by Senate

03/29/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio passes landmark transportation funding legislation

03/27/2001 HTM
Full Senate approves more reasonable start date legislation for Texas public schools

03/27/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio passes measure creating advisory committee on pediatric diabetes

03/26/2001 HTM
Senate Finance Committee Approves Budget

03/22/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio appointed by Lt. Gov. Ratliff to Agriculture and Rural Development Committee of Southern Legislative Conference

03/22/2001 HTM
Texas Senate passes Sunset Bill by Sen. Lucio with modifications to State Commission on Judicial Conduct

03/21/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio announces approval by Senate Nominations Committee of two Rio Grande Valley appointments to statewide service agencies

03/19/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio announces Mexico will repay portion of water debt to the United States

03/14/2001 HTM
Senate Committee on Education approves Senate Bill 108

03/12/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio sees passage of Senate Bill 693 and Senate Concurrent Resolution 21 in Senate Committee on Business and Commerce

03/07/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio announces changes to School Calendar Bill to be taken up in Senate Education Committee

03/06/2001 HTM
Full Senate Passes Sen. Lucio's landmark bill regulating proliferation of colonias with amendment to expand law statewide

03/05/2001 HTM
Senate approves Sen. Lucio's SCR 25 asking the U.S. President and Congress for $11 billion in funding for NAFTA-related road funding

03/01/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio invites Rio Grande Valley Media to reception and breakfast for Lt. Gov. Bill Ratliff

02/28/2001 HTM
Senate Nominations Committee approves Sen. Lucio's constituent to Board of Vocational Nurse Examiners - Ms. Rachel Gomez, L.V.N.

02/23/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio announces approval of Ms. Laurie G. Lozano to the Texas Commission on the Arts by the Senate Nominations Committee

02/14/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio announces confirmation of Mr. Nicholas Serafy by Senate Nominations Committee for Texas Youth Commission

02/14/2001 VID
VIDEO: Sen. Lucio holds a press conference on "Transportation and Workforce"

02/07/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio joins effort to reduce nursing shortage in the state

02/07/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio files legislation to help prioritize public school counselors' responsibilities and to commission study of counseling duties

02/02/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio files measure to allow Border counties limited ordinance making authority to improve living conditions

01/25/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio to file Senate Resolution requesting President Bush and Congress to allow an exchange of health information between Mexico and Texas

01/23/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio issues statement concerning needs of Border to be addressed by 77th Legislature

01/17/2001 VID
VIDEO: Press Conference Requesting Federal Border Official

01/10/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio to host Roundtable Discussion on Education for lower Rio Grande Valley (corrected)

01/10/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio to host Roundtable Discussion on Education for lower Rio Grande Valley

01/09/2001 HTM
Sen. Lucio to file measure that establishes a three-member Texas Education Commission for increased representation

01/03/2001 HTM
Lucio Appointed to Powerful Senate Committees: Finance, Border Affairs, Business & Commerce, and Natural Resources

2000

12/28/2000 HTM
Sen. Lucio lauds selection of state Sen. Bill Ratliff as new President of the Senate

12/15/2000 HTM
Chairman of Border Affairs Lauds Selection of the Next Texas Secretary of State

11/27/2000 HTM
Sen. Lucio presents his Life Without Parole Bill at Austin Press Conference

11/27/2000 VID
VIDEO: Sen. Lucio Holds Press Conference on Life without Parole Bill

11/22/2000 HTM
Sen. Lucio to hold press conference announcing pre-filing of his Life Without Parole Bill

11/15/2000 VID
VIDEO: Sen. Lucio Holds Press Conference on School Calendar Bill

11/15/2000 HTM
Sen. Lucio announces pre-filing of Uniform School Calendar Bill at Press Conference

11/15/2000 HTM
ADDITION: Sen. Lucio announces pre-filing of Uniform School Calendar Bill at Press Conference

10/30/2000 HTM
Sen. Lucio named Legislator of the Year by Texas Rehab Action Network

10/20/2000 HTM
Sen. Lucio urges all Border residents to send Washington and Austin a strong message

07/05/2000 HTM
Sen. Lucio and Rep. Hinojosa to Sponsor $11 Million Appropriations Request for Expansion of the South Texas Center for Rural Public Health in Mcallen

05/05/2000 HTM
Sen. Lucio to host four-county Public Education Forum 2000

04/07/2000 HTM
Senator Lucio recommends a uniform school calendar initiative to impact legislative effort addressing ozone non-attainment problem in Texas

03/22/2000 HTM
Sen. Lucio announces selection of two Valley students to the Texas Aerospace Scholars Program

03/06/2000 HTM
Sen. Lucio expresses support and appreciation for $10,000 grant to Cameron and Hidalgo counties for Shaken Baby Syndrome prevention training

02/07/2000 HTM
Sen. Lucio looks forward to serving on the Senate Committee on Redistricting and attending first hearing

01/06/2000 HTM
Sen. Lucio Named by Comptroller Carole Keeton Rylander to e-Texas Legislative Advisory Committee

1999