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Senator José Rodríguez: District 29

Press Room Archives

2017

09/25/2017 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez statement on Fifth Circuit ruling re SB 4

09/08/2017 PDF
Petition drive to support El Paso history

09/07/2017 PDF
Elected officials, community members gather today to discuss broad support for preserving Duranguito

09/01/2017 PDF
Senator Rodríguez, Commissioner Stout, and Representative Annello joint statement regarding planned Downtown arena ad campaign

09/01/2017 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez statement on former state Rep. Paul Moreno passing

08/30/2017 PDF
Court blocks S.B. 4, the "show me your papers" law

08/22/2017 PDF
State Sen. José Rodríguez to have Legislative Town Hall at El Paso High School

08/14/2017 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez: Senate fails to adequately fund education

08/07/2017 PDF
Senator Rodríguez’s statement on multi-purpose facility ruling

08/04/2017 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez urges City Council to oppose EPE's discriminatory solar rate proposal
· Attachment: Letter to El Paso City Council

07/18/2017 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez statement on tagging 11 bills early Thursday

07/17/2017 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez files Special Session education bills

06/30/2017 PDF
State Sen. José Rodríguez statement on Texas Supreme Court ruling on same-sex benefits

06/23/2017 PDF
State Sen. José Rodríguez to have Town Hall at El Paso Community College

06/15/2017 PDF
Governor's vetoes hurt consumers, limit water safety measures

06/15/2017 PDF
Governor's veto of scrap tire bill endangers health and safety of Texans

06/06/2017 PDF
Senator Rodríguez’s statement on call for Special Session

06/02/2017 PDF
85th Legislature: Sen. Rodríguez establishes the Tom Lea Heritage Trail

06/01/2017 PDF
85th Legislature: Sen. Rodríguez amends bill to provide high school graduation option

05/31/2017 PDF
85th Legislature: Sen. Rodríguez passes bill to regulate scrap tires statewide

05/30/2017 PDF
85th Legislature: Sen. Rodríguez passes special education bills

05/29/2017 PDF
Rodríguez: Sine Die marks end of 85th Regular Session

05/27/2017 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez statement on the budget

05/10/2017 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez, Rep. Wu pass bill to end arbitrary special education 'target'

05/09/2017 HTM
Senator Rodríguez's statement on SB 1018

05/08/2017 PDF
Bill to provide Mental Health First Aid training for university employees passes Texas Legislature

05/03/2017 PDF
Legislature passes SB 4

04/26/2017 PDF
Senator Rodríguez's statement on SB 4

04/25/2017 PDF
Railroad Commission transparency bill passes committee

04/24/2017 HTM
SD29 Youth Advisory Committee launches May uniform elections Voter Guide

04/20/2017 PDF
Senator Rodríguez's statement on the visit to El Paso today of DHS Secretary and U.S. Attorney General

04/20/2017 PDF
Rodríguez's bill to establish a statewide Tom Lea Trail passes committee

04/19/2017 PDF
Rodríguez's bill to end arbitrary special education 'target' passes full Senate

04/18/2017 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez's remarks to City Council on the proposed multipurpose arena

04/10/2017 PDF
Worker safety bill to be heard Tuesday

04/07/2017 PDF
Railroad Commission transparency bill to be heard Tuesday

04/05/2017 PDF
Rodríguez's bill to end special education cap passes committee

04/04/2017 PDF
Senator Rodríguez's scrap tire bill passes Senate

04/04/2017 PDF
Two SD 29 Economic Development Bills by Sen. Rodríguez Pass Senate

03/30/2017 PDF
Senator Rodríguez's statement on Senate Bill 3, school vouchers

03/29/2017 PDF
Rodríguez's bill to end special education cap gets committee hearing tomorrow

03/29/2017 PDF
Senator Rodríguez passes tax break for veterans and young farmers from Senate

03/28/2017 PDF
Senator Rodríguez's statement on the Senate budget

03/22/2017 HTM
Senator Rodríguez's bill to return control of college tuition to Lege heard in Senate committee

03/21/2017 PDF
Senator Rodríguez's Statement on Senate Bill 2

03/14/2017 PDF
Senator Rodríguez's Statement on Senate Bill 6

03/10/2017 PDF
Bills filed to curb predatory wraparound mortgage scams

03/07/2017 PDF
Senator Rodríguez's statement on Senate Bill 6

03/06/2017 VID
VIDEO: Press conference regarding Senate Bill 1025, relating to the regulation of migrant labor housing facilities

03/06/2017 HTM
Substandard farmworker housing spurs legislation

02/16/2017 HTM
Senator Rodríguez's Statement on ICE Courthouse Intrusion

02/13/2017 PDF
Senator Rodríguez's Statement on El Paso Electric Company's 2017 Rate Case

02/08/2017 PDF
Senate passes anti-immigrant legislation

02/02/2017 PDF
S.B. 4 Targets Immigrant Communities

01/31/2017 PDF
State of the State

01/31/2017 PDF
Texas' opportunity to lead; Muslims, immigrants welcome

01/30/2017 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez rejects school vouchers

01/24/2017 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez statement on vouchers

01/18/2017 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez receives Senate Committee appointments

01/10/2017 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez Sworn in for 85th Legislature

01/09/2017 PDF
Latino and Black Stakeholders Call on State Leadership for Responsiveness, Inclusion

01/05/2017 PDF
Texas Senate Democratic Caucus Responds to Filing of Senate Bill 6

01/05/2017 PDF
Senator Rodríguez Rejects Anti-transgender Bill

2016

12/15/2016 PDF
Texas Senate Democratic Caucus Urges Delay in Pediatric Therapy Rate Cuts
· Attachment: Letter to HHSC Executive Commissioner Charles Smith

12/08/2016 PDF
State Sen. José Rodríguez and SEIU Texas to host Health Information Fair and Health Care Roundtable

12/07/2016 PDF
State Sen. José Rodríguez and SEIU Texas to host Health Information Fair and Health Care Roundtable

12/02/2016 PDF
Sen. José Rodríguez and local leaders to host an informational forum and barrio tour of Union Plaza

11/28/2016 HTM
State Sen. José Rodríguez to take part in Texas Tribune panel on the politics of 2016, 2017 and 2018

11/14/2016 PDF
Sen. José Rodríguez files education, health, equality, and reform bills

10/31/2016 PDF
Enroll El Paso Coalition kicks off fourth year of enrollment efforts

10/26/2016 PDF
Sen. José Rodríguez to welcome water sustainability event to El Paso

10/22/2016 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez to speak at Marijuana Policy Forum

10/18/2016 PDF
Community-wide behavioral health education set to launch

10/17/2016 PDF
New Financial Crimes Task Force Will Target Real Estate Scams

10/10/2016 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez, superintendents to discuss issues at first meeting of the Rural Schools Consortium

10/05/2016 HTM
Senators Rodríguez and Garcia to host Senate Hispanic Caucus Latino Regional Summit

09/26/2016 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez and other elected officials to discuss their support of EPISD bond election

09/21/2016 PDF
Senator Rodríguez to receive Equality Texas 'Spirit of Texas' Advocate Award

09/19/2016 PDF
Student Voter Initiative takes off again!

09/15/2016 VID
VIDEO: Press conference regarding Medicaid reimbursement rates for early childhood intervention services

09/12/2016 PDF
Senate Education Committee to discuss broadband services, graduation assessments, and vouchers

09/12/2016 PDF
Senate Health and Human Services Committee to discuss access to health care, 1115 waiver renewal, and changes to DFPS and women's health programs

09/07/2016 PDF
Senator Rodríguez to receive MALDEF's highest honor

08/18/2016 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez statement on PUCT approval of new El Paso Electric customer rates

08/02/2016 PDF
Sen. Education Committee to review performance of public schools and consider performance-based funding

07/20/2016 PDF
SDC statement on Fifth Circuit's ruling finding Texas Voter ID law discriminatory

07/08/2016 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez's statement on Dallas shootings

06/27/2016 HTM
Sen. Rodríguez to join advocates at press conference following SCOTUS’ decision on Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt

06/27/2016 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez's statement on Supreme Court ruling on House Bill 2

06/23/2016 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez's statement on U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Texas' anti-immigrant lawsuit

06/23/2016 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez's statement on U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Fisher v. University of Texas

06/15/2016 PDF
Health and Human Services committee to discuss mental health system gaps and telemedicine

06/12/2016 HTM
Sen. Rodríguez Statement Regarding Orlando

06/03/2016 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez and Equality Texas to host press conference about transgender Texans

06/01/2016 HTM
Sen. Rodríguez and Equality Texas to host educational events about transgender Texans

05/23/2016 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez to honor Western Tech students at recognition ceremony

05/18/2016 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez and Ventanas de Socorro partner in free memory screenings event

05/16/2016 HTM
Texas Senate Health and Human Services Committee to discuss Zika virus

05/13/2016 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez's Statement on Texas Supreme Court ruling in school finance case

05/13/2016 HTM
Senators Rodríguez and Garcia to host Senate Hispanic Caucus Latino Regional Summit
· Attachment: Summit Agenda

05/06/2016 HTM
Coalition of legislators and community leaders prepare for Latina/o Summit in El Paso

05/05/2016 HTM
"Mobilize El Paso to Stop HEP-C" kicks off month of HCV awareness events

04/29/2016 PDF
State Sen. José Rodríguez appointed to Joint Committee to review public notice requirements

04/27/2016 HTM
Senator José Rodríguez to speak at Abortion Positive Rally

04/19/2016 PDF
Senate Health and Human Services committee to discuss foster care system and impact of refugee relocation

04/18/2016 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez's statement on Supreme Court hearing DAPA/DACA challenge

04/11/2016 PDF
Bill by Blanco and Rodríguez raises more than $170,000 for Texas veterans

04/07/2016 HTM
Senator José Rodríguez and Texas Water Development Board to have Town Hall and Work Session

04/05/2016 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez to attend and speak at Las Americas' Border Heroes Celebration

04/04/2016 HTM
Sen. Rodríguez's Statement on Supreme Court redistricting case

03/31/2016 PDF
State awards $2 million grant to City of El Paso for Kay Bailey Hutchison Desalination Plant

03/28/2016 PDF
Senate Ed, Higher Ed committees to discuss graduation requirements, counseling

03/16/2016 PDF
President Obama Nominates Judge Merrick Garland to U.S. Supreme Court

03/09/2016 PDF
Senate Veteran Affairs committee to discuss veteran health, employment, and specialty veteran courts

03/02/2016 PDF
Supreme Court to hear arguments on H.B. 2

02/29/2016 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez statement on City Council vote to settle EPE rate case

02/19/2016 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez and delegation of El Pasoans meet with striking workers to express solidarity

02/16/2016 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez: Right place, right time for the Pope's message

02/12/2016 HTM
Fight Back Texas Truth Tour's final event to take place in El Paso

02/04/2016 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez organizes school funding workshop

01/22/2016 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez statement on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade SCOTUS decision

01/21/2016 PDF
Texas Legislature interim committee hearings preview anti-immigrant focus for next session

01/19/2016 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez's statement on Supreme Court taking up immigration case

01/07/2016 PDF
Project Amistad receives $300,000 grant from the Texas Veterans Commission for veterans services in El Paso

01/05/2016 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez statement on President Obama's executive actions on gun control

2015

12/08/2015 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez Statement on City Council's decision to oppose EPE rate proposal

12/08/2015 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez Statement on Supreme Court redistricting case

12/03/2015 VID
VIDEO: Press conference regarding policies relating to enforcement of federal immigration laws

12/01/2015 PDF
Texas Water Development Board awards key $2.8 million grant for Montana Vista

12/01/2015 PDF
Senator Rodríguez seeks re-election for Texas Senate District 29

11/19/2015 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez: Solar energy benefits El Paso, EPE proposal does not
· Attachment: Letter to the El Paso Mayor and City Council

11/13/2015 PDF
Highest Court of the Land to Evaluate H.B. 2, Texas’s Harmful Health Care Restriction Bill

11/11/2015 PDF
Senator Rodríguez's Statement on Veteran's Day

11/05/2015 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez commends creation of UTEP School of Pharmacy

10/29/2015 PDF
State Sen. José Rodríguez to host Town Hall in Marfa

10/28/2015 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez honors TTUHSC El Paso medical students and faculty for the Sparks clinic

10/27/2015 PDF
Office of Sen. Rodríguez taking part in Binational Panel, "The Latino Vote In The 2016 Election"

10/26/2015 PDF
Office of Sen. Rodríguez to present Humanities Texas Award to Cathedral High School Teacher Lucy West

10/20/2015 PDF
State Sen. José Rodríguez to host Town Hall in Marfa

10/16/2015 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez helps organize Hepatitis C awareness campaign; first meeting tomorrow

10/16/2015 PDF
State Sen. José Rodríguez to take part in panel on open carry at Texas Tribune Festival

10/14/2015 PDF
State Sen. José Rodríguez to receive award at statewide conference of bilingual educators

10/14/2015 PDF
Texas State Sen. José Rodríguez to receive 2015 Hispanic Mentor Award

10/12/2015 PDF
Texas State Sen. José Rodríguez elected Chairman of the Senate Democratic Caucus

10/09/2015 HTM
Coalition of legislators and community leaders prepare for 2nd statewide Latina/o Summit

09/24/2015 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez honored as "Legislator of the Year" by Texas Nurse Practitioners

09/23/2015 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez welcomes weekend conference on resiliency, healthy communities

09/22/2015 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez to speak at Downtown Rotary Club Thursday

09/21/2015 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez, YISD launch student voter registration and engagement project

09/09/2015 PDF
First El Paso conviction secured under state wage theft law passed by Sen. Rodríguez

09/01/2015 PDF
Sen. José Rodríguez statement on school finance lawsuit

08/31/2015 PDF
State implements Sen. Rodríguez/Rep. Blanco law that makes it easier for veterans to match skills to jobs

08/05/2015 PDF
State Sen. Rodríguez's statement on Fifth Circuit Appellate Court striking down burdensome Voter ID law

07/29/2015 PDF
State Sen. José Rodríguez's statement on HHS hearing about secretly recorded video of women's health providers

07/15/2015 PDF
TCFV & CASFV will recognize State Sen. José Rodríguez and other elected officials for their work

07/07/2015 PDF
Reminder: State Sen. José Rodríguez to have post-session Town Halls; EP tonight, Mission Valley Thursday

06/30/2015 PDF
State Sen. José Rodríguez to host first post-session Town Hall in El Paso

06/28/2015 PDF
State Sen. José Rodríguez appalled by Attorney General's opinion

06/26/2015 PDF
State Sen. Rodríguez's statement on marriage equality ruling by U.S. Supreme Court

06/25/2015 PDF
State Sen. Rodríguez's statement on Affordable Care Act ruling by U.S. Supreme Court

06/19/2015 PDF
State Sen. Rodríguez: Texas Supreme Court correctly declines to interfere in divorce case

06/11/2015 PDF
Mano y Corazón and Wise Latina International to host "Behavioral Health & Latinas" workshop

06/10/2015 PDF
Local bidder bill vetoed by Governor

06/01/2015 PDF
State Sen. José Rodríguez's statement on accomplishments of the 84th Legislature

05/30/2015 PDF
Senate fires off another gun law in session's final days

05/29/2015 PDF
State Sen. José Rodríguez statement on passage of HB 910, the open carry bill

05/29/2015 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez statement on the budget

05/29/2015 PDF
The Office of Senator Rodríguez joins LPCC and community members to commemorate anniversary of saving Lincoln Center

05/26/2015 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez statement on Senate's vote for unaccountable "border security" spending

05/26/2015 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez statement on U.S. Supreme Court decision to take up Texas apportionment case

05/25/2015 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez statement on HB 3994, an anti-abortion bill that endangers judges and teens

05/22/2015 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez statement on open carry vote in the Texas Senate

05/22/2015 PDF
Bill to support dual language education passes Legislature

05/21/2015 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez passes bills supporting veteran entrepreneurship and employment

05/19/2015 PDF
Senator Rodríguez's statement on El Paso Children's Hospital bankruptcy filing

05/18/2015 HTM
Statement Of Sen. José Rodríguez On EPISD's Transition To Local Control

05/15/2015 HTM
Solar homeowner bill passed by Senator Rodríguez

05/11/2015 PDF
Language instruction funding to be reviewed under S.B. 161, which passed the full Senate today

05/11/2015 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez speaks against religious bias bill on the Senate floor

05/07/2015 PDF
Bill that targets state employee unions for teachers, nurses and other professions passes Senate

05/06/2015 PDF
Senate debates bills to duplicate expensive federal border functions and further the half-truths about immigrants

05/05/2015 PDF
Senator Rodríguez's statement on SB 1735, which restricts higher education benefits for children of veterans

04/28/2015 PDF
Senator Rodríguez bill to increase language education funding heard in committee

04/20/2015 PDF
Senator Rodríguez's statement on SB 3, which rapidly expands DPS

04/20/2015 PDF
Senator Rodríguez's statement on SB 4, which gives public money to private schools

04/15/2015 PDF
Senator Rodríguez statement regarding SB 14, the "parent trigger" bill

04/14/2015 PDF
Senator Rodríguez’s statement regarding Senate budget vote

04/09/2015 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez and the El Paso Community Foundation to pre-screen "Children of Giant"

04/06/2015 HTM
Senator Rodríguez's statement regarding "Border Security" bills that target students and hurt proven police strategies

04/06/2015 VID
VIDEO: Press conference regarding SB 1819 and in-state tuition at Texas universities

04/03/2015 PDF
SHC and MALC news conference Monday to support in-state tuition for Texas residents

04/01/2015 PDF
SB 159, supporting dual language education programs, passes Senate

03/30/2015 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez statement on school-labeling bill

03/27/2015 PDF
Mano y Corazón Health Care Conference to be Highlighted at National Hispanic Medical Association Conference

03/26/2015 PDF
Bills by Sen. Rodríguez to strengthen protective orders and penalize predators voted out of Senate

03/26/2015 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez statement regarding education vouchers debate in committee today

03/25/2015 PDF
Senator Rodríguez votes against prioritizing tax breaks for the few over funding for schools

03/25/2015 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez's bill supporting dual language education passes committee

03/19/2015 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez receives Presidential appointment

03/18/2015 PDF
Gun proliferation bills pass Senate

03/16/2015 PDF
Anti-immigrant bill heard in Senate subcommittee

03/13/2015 PDF
Senator Rodríguez files the "Texas Way"

03/12/2015 PDF
Tribal Gaming Constitutional Amendments Filed to Level the Playing Field Among Texas Tribes

03/09/2015 PDF
Senators Rodríguez and Garcia delay committee hearing on "sanctuary cities" legislation

03/04/2015 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez statement on SB 5, the transportation bill

03/04/2015 PDF
Senators Rodríguez and Burton file SB 751 to provide much-needed access to primary health care

03/03/2015 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez files economic development bills to encourage Downtown development

03/02/2015 PDF
Citing Independence for All Texans, Senator José Rodríguez files Senate Bill 856

02/26/2015 PDF
Senators Rodríguez and Eltife file SB 787 to provide much-needed access to dental care

02/26/2015 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez files Senate Bills 730 and 468 to promote women's health

02/17/2015 HTM
Senator José Rodríguez's Statement on Temporary Injunction of DAPA

02/17/2015 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez: Governor's focus on education, job growth, and infrastructure well placed; remarks on immigration, border security disappointing

02/12/2015 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez leads opposition to gun proliferation

02/10/2015 VID
VIDEO: Press conference regarding border security and immigrant rights issues

02/06/2015 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez to participate Tomorrow in Having A Heart Community Fair

02/02/2015 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez to take part in Having A Heart Community Fair

01/29/2015 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez Disappointed that the Muslim Community Was Met with Hatred and Intimidation

01/26/2015 HTM
Texas Senate Hispanic Caucus releases a Latino/a agenda for the 84th Legislature

01/26/2015 VID
VIDEO: Press conference regarding legislative priorities of the Senate Hispanic Caucus (SHC) and the Mexican American Legislative Caucus (MALC) for the 84th session

01/26/2015 HTM
Coalition of legislators and community leaders release Latina/o agenda for the 84th Legislature (updated)

01/23/2015 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez receives Senate Committee appointments

01/21/2015 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez statement on rules change adopted by the Texas Senate

01/16/2015 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez supports marriage equality as SCOTUS agrees to rule

01/13/2015 PDF
84th Texas Legislature convenes

01/12/2015 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez statement on budget estimate

01/09/2015 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez supports marriage equality as 5th Circuit Court of Appeals makes final ruling

01/07/2015 PDF
Senator Rodríguez to participate on juvenile justice panel at TPPF's Policy Orientation

2014

12/17/2014 PDF
Senator Rodríguez, TWDB Chairman to discuss state water funding opportunities

12/11/2014 HTM
Senator José Rodríguez to speak at Social Justice Forum tonight

11/21/2014 PDF
Senate Hispanic Caucus to host regional summit in South Texas

11/20/2014 PDF
Senator Rodríguez Applauds Executive Decision to Grant Administrative Relief to Undocumented Immigrants

11/17/2014 PDF
Healthcare for active duty military and veterans to be discussed at Mano y Corazon event

11/14/2014 PDF
Senators Rodríguez and Garcia to host Senate Hispanic Caucus Regional Summit in Houston

11/14/2014 PDF
Senator Rodríguez welcomes GRO Conference

11/13/2014 PDF
Senator Rodríguez files education legislation aimed at preparing our future workforce

11/12/2014 PDF
Senator Rodríguez files bills to protect workers and support good employers

11/11/2014 PDF
Senator Rodríguez statement on Veterans Day

11/10/2014 PDF
Senator Rodríguez joins colleagues in filing marriage equality legislation

11/06/2014 PDF
SHC Chairman Rodríguez: Court rightly dismisses attempt to force unconstitutional Texas Senate district boundaries on state residents

11/03/2014 PDF
Senator Rodríguez welcomes community to Mission Valley Office Open House and Fall Health Fair

10/28/2014 PDF
Prison too often substitutes for mental health treatment, Senate committee told

10/22/2014 PDF
Key issues of truancy law and criminal records to be addressed at Senate Jurisprudence Committee hearing

10/20/2014 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez to host Senate Hispanic Caucus and NCLR events in El Paso

10/10/2014 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez: Voter ID decision restores Texans' rights

10/09/2014 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez welcomes 2014 Eco-Outreach El Paso Environmental Summit

09/12/2014 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez Convenes Senate Hispanic Caucus Regional Summit in North Texas

09/12/2014 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez welcomes Texas Water Development Board member to the Big Bend region

09/10/2014 PDF
BLC: Forum to Focus on Border Economy and Stakeholder Engagement

09/10/2014 PDF
Joint Interim Committee on Border Wait Times to hold hearing in El Paso

09/05/2014 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez Convenes Senate Hispanic Caucus Regional Summit in San Antonio

08/28/2014 PDF
Senator Rodríguez's statement on Judge Dietz's ruling regarding Texas school finance

08/06/2014 PDF
Mano y Corazon Speaker Series kicks off with seminar on Human Trafficking

07/23/2014 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez and Rep. Gonzalez to host public meeting on future of Hueco Tanks Historic Site and State Park

07/23/2014 PDF
Rodríguez Statement on Williams Institute's Report on the Economic Impact of Same-Sex Marriage in Texas

07/21/2014 PDF
Senator Rodríguez's Statement on Proposal to Militarize the Border with 1,000 National Guard Troops

07/16/2014 PDF
Rodríguez Testifies On Disenfranchisement Of Texas' Growing Hispanic Population

07/01/2014 PDF
Members of Senate Hispanic Caucus and Mexican American Legislative Caucus Visit Refugee Children in San Antonio, TX

06/30/2014 PDF
Senators Rodríguez, Van de Putte, and Garcia Tour Faith-Based Organization Caring for Unaccompanied Minors

06/26/2014 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez statement regarding Lincoln Center discussion at Texas Transportation Commission
· Attachment: Copy of the presentation given to the TTC

06/24/2014 PDF
U.S. Senate Committee on Judiciary meets tomorrow to discuss reauthorization of the Voting Rights Act

06/23/2014 PDF
Senator Rodríguez statement Regarding Reopening of U.S.D.A. Cattle Inspection Facilities in Presidio/Ojinaga

06/18/2014 PDF
Sen. José Rodríguez Applauds Texas Department of Transportation's Decision to Cease Plans to Demolish the Lincoln Center

06/17/2014 PDF
Senate Committee on Government Organization to address development of plans to protect state from cybercrime

06/12/2014 PDF
Senator Rodríguez statement regarding the Veteran Affairs and Military Installations Committee hearing to address VA issues

06/12/2014 HTM
Senator Rodríguez statement on border humanitarian crisis involving child migrants

06/11/2014 PDF
Veteran Affairs and Military Installations Committee hearing to address VA issues

06/06/2014 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez to speak at multiple community events

05/28/2014 PDF
Sen. José Rodríguez welcomes Texas Water Development board to El Paso

05/28/2014 PDF
Sen. José Rodríguez To Address 2014 Graduating Class At EPISD Delta Academy

05/27/2014 PDF
Sen. José Rodríguez statement regarding City Council vote on Lincoln Center

05/23/2014 PDF
Sen. José Rodríguez statement regarding Lincoln Center demolition reprieve

05/20/2014 PDF
Nonprofit Program Providing Renovated Foreclosed Homes to El Paso Veterans

05/19/2014 PDF
Sen. José Rodríguez to address 2014 Graduating Class at Lydia Patterson Institute

05/14/2014 PDF
Sen. José Rodríguez to address National Junior Honor Society students at Wiggs Middle School

04/29/2014 PDF
Sen. José Rodríguez participates on Texas Public Policy Foundation's Policy Primer on "Cutting Edge Corrections"

04/15/2014 PDF
Sen. José Rodríguez statement on the Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs and Military Installations hearing

04/09/2014 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez Applauds SBOE Vote To Create Mexican American Studies Topic

04/08/2014 HTM
Senate Hispanic Caucus sends letter of support for Mexican-American Studies to the SBOE
· Attachment: Letter to the SBOE

04/07/2014 PDF
Sen. José Rodríguez statement on the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Homeland Security hearing

04/04/2014 PDF
Senator Rodríguez to speak at 10th Annual Science and Engineering Extravaganza at UTEP tomorrow

03/26/2014 PDF
Elected officials urge El Pasoans to get covered!

03/25/2014 PDF
Public hearing and scrap tire workshop brings experts, stakeholders and advocates together

02/26/2014 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez Applauds Federal Court Decision to Enjoin Texas Same Sex Marriage Ban

02/20/2014 PDF
Senator Rodríguez stands up for women's health

02/20/2014 PDF
Sen. José Rodríguez voted Chairman of Senate Hispanic Caucus; Sen. Sylvia R. Garcia voted as Vice-Chair

02/18/2014 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez ranked "exemplary" by education advocacy group

02/14/2014 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez to discuss major development for Lincoln Center, the surrounding neighborhood, and Interstate 10

02/11/2014 PDF
Heritage Tourism Summit Coming to El Paso

02/10/2014 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez: The border is an opportunity, not a threat

02/07/2014 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez responds to AG Greg Abbott

01/14/2014 HTM
Senator José Rodríguez opens Fabens office

01/06/2014 PDF
Sen. Rodríguez and Reps. Marquez and Moody urge City Council to support the City of El Paso payday lending ordinance

2013

12/20/2013 HTM
Senator José Rodríguez to appear on "The Show" on 1150 AM Saturday

12/10/2013 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez honored by AARP

12/06/2013 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez to appear on El Paso History Radio Show Saturday

12/04/2013 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez statement regarding interim charges for Senate Committee on Agriculture, Rural Affairs and Homeland Security

11/22/2013 PDF
Senator Rodríguez, Lincoln Center advocates to tour building, discuss community input process

11/22/2013 PDF
Senator Rodríguez Recognized for Legislative Work on Women's Health Issues

11/20/2013 PDF
Senator Rodríguez and Representative Moody Recognized by Statewide Law Enforcement Organization

11/19/2013 PDF
Senate Veteran Affairs and Military Installations Committee to have first interim hearing

10/11/2013 PDF
Statement by state Sen. José Rodríguez on Texas Tech Chancellor Kent Hance resignation

10/02/2013 PDF
Senator Rodríguez announces mobile election ID stations in El Paso

09/27/2013 HTM
Enroll El Paso to discuss Oct. 1 start of health insurance exchanges

09/26/2013 HTM
Transforming health care: Major conference takes place in El Paso starting tomorrow
· Attachment: Conference Brochure

09/25/2013 PDF
Senator Rodríguez to take part in El Paso Community College Immigration Symposium

09/25/2013 PDF
News conference today regarding the future of Lincoln Center

09/24/2013 PDF
News conference tomorrow regarding the future of Lincoln Center

09/24/2013 HTM
Transforming health care: Major conference takes place in El Paso Sept. 27-28
· Attachment: Conference Brochure

09/20/2013 HTM
Senator Rodriguez to host Town Hall tomorrow

09/18/2013 PDF
Senator Rodríguez calls for U.S. Department of Education to review student testing statewide
· Attachment: Letter to Secretary Duncan

09/17/2013 PDF
Senator Rodríguez to host Saturday Town Hall

09/05/2013 PDF
Border legislators from U.S., Mexico meeting in El Paso
· Attachment: Agenda for XXVII Border Legislative Conference

08/30/2013 PDF
Border legislators from U.S., Mexico to meet in El Paso next week

08/29/2013 PDF
Senator Rodríguez statement in regards to HHSC Commissioner Janek's decision to keep Fabens office open

08/22/2013 HTM
Rodríguez statement on Justice Department decision to address Texas voter suppression

08/14/2013 PDF
Senator Rodríguez to review 83rd Legislative Session at Town Hall meeting

07/25/2013 PDF
Senator Rodríguez statement on Justice Department seeking Texas preclearance provision

07/19/2013 HTM
Senator Rodríguez statement on Texas National Guard cuts due to Sequestration
· Attachment: Letter to Rep. McCaul

07/18/2013 PDF
Senator Rodríguez statement on Governor Perry signing of H.B. 2, the anti-abortion bill

07/17/2013 PDF
Rodríguez statement on the National Day of Action Against Border Militarization

07/12/2013 PDF
Rodríguez statement on H.B. 2, the anti-abortion bill

07/11/2013 HTM
El Paso Stand With Texas Women event postponed due to pending Senate action

07/11/2013 PDF
Rodríguez: Senate bill that sets penalties for 17-year-olds convicted of murder is likely unconstitutional

07/09/2013 PDF
Rodríguez files bills to support women's access to quality health care in Texas

07/01/2013 PDF
Rodríguez statement on S.B. 1, the latest effort to limit access to legal and safe abortion

06/25/2013 PDF
Rodríguez statement on Democratic filibuster to stop SB 5, which limits women's health care options

06/25/2013 PDF
Rodríguez statement on today's Voting Rights Act ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court

06/20/2013 PDF
Rodríguez honored as Legislator of the Year by Family Law Section of Texas Bar

06/18/2013 PDF
Rodríguez statement on proposed legislation that limits women's health options

06/18/2013 PDF
50 bills authored or sponsored by Rodríguez become law after Sunday veto deadline passes

06/14/2013 PDF
Senator Rodríguez's statement on Texas House and Congressional maps taken up by Senate today
· Attachment: Letter to Governor Perry

06/14/2013 PDF
Senator Rodríguez's statement on Texas House and Congressional maps taken up by Senate today

05/20/2013 PDF
Rodríguez bill to increase penalties for reporting false school data passes Legislature

05/17/2013 PDF
Rodríguez passes three bills addressing school district issues from Legislature

05/16/2013 PDF
Bill filed by Senator José Rodríguez to address school cheating passes House

05/08/2013 PDF
Legislature passes bill by Senator José Rodríguez to protect witnesses in family violence cases

05/02/2013 PDF
Senate passes bill by Rodríguez that protects social workers who volunteer for disaster response

05/01/2013 PDF
Senate passes bill by Rodríguez aimed at helping juvenile offenders

04/30/2013 PDF
Statement by Senator José Rodríguez regarding DOJ approval of Board of Managers

04/30/2013 PDF
Rodríguez and Gonzales pass standalone Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso bill

04/26/2013 PDF
Rodríguez and Moody pass El Paso County Medical Examiner bill through Texas Legislature

04/26/2013 HTM
Rodríguez and Márquez pass El Paso County bills dealing with Emergency Services Districts and autopsy records

04/25/2013 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez passes SB 1046, which streamlines regulations for development in the ETJ area of the county, from full Senate

04/22/2013 PDF
Coronado and Franklin High School basketball players honored on Senate floor

04/18/2013 HTM
Bills by Senator José Rodríguez would consolidate housing authorities, plan ETJ development, incentivize Downtown hotels, and protect workers from retaliation

04/18/2013 PDF
Rodríguez bill to repeal unconstitutional law against homosexual conduct passed by Senate committee

04/16/2013 PDF
Senate passes Senator Rodríguez's Presidio economic development measure

04/16/2013 PDF
Senator Rodríguez passes SB 1708 from the Senate; bill helps DPS lease property for $7 million crime lab

04/15/2013 PDF
Senate passes Senator José Rodríguez's SB 459, which addresses illegal tire dumping

04/15/2013 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez passes El Paso County Medical Examiner bill out of Senate

04/11/2013 PDF
Statement by Senator José Rodríguez regarding passage of SB 2 from Senate today

04/09/2013 PDF
Texas Senate passes school district whistleblower protection bill by Senator Rodríguez

04/08/2013 PDF
Texas Senate passes bill by Senator Rodríguez to require an EPISD recovery program for students cheated by the testing scandal

04/08/2013 PDF
Texas Senate passes bill by Senator Rodríguez to bring more doctors to medically underserved areas

04/03/2013 PDF
Bills filed by Senator José Rodríguez to address EPISD cheating scandal pass Senate

03/26/2013 HTM
Bills filed by Senator José Rodríguez to address EPISD cheating scandal pass out of Education and Open Government Committees

03/22/2013 PDF
Senator Rodríguez to Speak at the Lincoln Park César Chávez Day Event

03/20/2013 HTM
State Senator Rodríguez's Statement on Senate Bill 1

03/13/2013 HTM
Statement Of Senator José Rodríguez Regarding Senate Passage of SB 120

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 PDF
Statement of Senator José Rodríguez Regarding Hearing On SB 120

02/28/2013 PDF
Senator Rodríguez Statement Regarding TEA Denial of EPISD Board of Trustees' Challenge to the Appointment of Board of Managers

02/26/2013 PDF
Construction Workers Rally at Capitol to Call for an End to Worksite Fatalities

02/13/2013 PDF
Senator Rodríguez Files Bills for Marriage Equality and Repeal of Unconstitutional Texas Sodomy Law

02/04/2013 PDF
Senator Rodríguez Statement Regarding District Court Ruling in School Finance Lawsuit

02/01/2013 PDF
Senator Rodríguez to speak at 20th Anniversary Bilingual Educators Conference at UT El Paso

02/01/2013 PDF
Senator Rodríguez to Speak at the Border Network for Human Rights Assembly

01/31/2013 PDF
Senator Rodríguez to take part in tonight's education forum at Coronado High School

01/29/2013 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez Statement Regarding Texas Attorney General Opinion on Socorro City Council Terms

01/29/2013 HTM
Senator José Rodríguez Statement Regarding State of the State

01/23/2013 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez to Serve Four-Year Term

01/18/2013 HTM
Social Justice in Public Education

01/17/2013 PDF
Volar Independent Living Center Receives $75,000 Grant

01/08/2013 HTM
José Rodríguez Sworn in as State Senator

01/07/2013 PDF
Senator Rodríguez Statement Regarding State Comptroller Budget Estimate

2012

12/14/2012 HTM
Senator Rodriguez to Deliver Keynote Remarks at UTEP School of Nursing Hooding Ceremony on Saturday

12/06/2012 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez: TEA Has Made Its Decision, Community Must Make It Work

11/12/2012 PDF
State Senator José Rodríguez Files Priority Legislation

11/02/2012 PDF
Senator Rodríguez to Honor Outstanding El Pasoan

10/26/2012 PDF
Senator Rodríguez receives award from Texas Association for the Education of Young Children

10/23/2012 PDF
Senator Rodríguez Calls for EPISD Trustees to Act Now to Discipline Employees, Do Right by Students

10/18/2012 PDF
Senator Rodríguez to Speak Today on Border and State Priorities at Texas Border Coalition Annual Meeting

10/16/2012 PDF
Senator Rodríguez Statement on the Passing of Sen. Gallegos

10/09/2012 HTM
Senator Rodríguez to take part in El Paso Community College Panel on Migration and Immigration

09/27/2012 PDF
Transforming Health Care: Major Conference Takes Place In El Paso Oct. 1-2

09/13/2012 PDF
Senator Rodríguez to Join With 300 Families at El Dorado High School to Show Appreciation for Military

09/04/2012 PDF
Rodríguez, Senate Colleagues Question Health And Human Services Fiscal And Health Policy

08/31/2012 PDF
Rodríguez: President Obama's Expansion Of Care For The Military Is The Right Thing To Do

08/30/2012 PDF
Rodríguez Responds To Federal District Court Ruling That Strikes Down Texas Voter ID Law

08/29/2012 PDF
Senator Rodríguez Welcomes The 40th Anniversary Of La Raza Unida Party Convention To El Paso

08/27/2012 PDF
Senator Rodríguez Receives Fort Hood Briefing, Attends VAMI Hearing In Killeen, Texas

08/21/2012 PDF
Senator Rodríguez Welcomes Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board To El Paso

08/20/2012 PDF
Rodríguez Statement On The Mexican Movement For Peace And Dignity Caravan

08/17/2012 PDF
Community Organizing And Empowerment In Montana Vista

08/15/2012 PDF
Rodríguez Statement On Deferred Action For DREAMers And Avoiding Fraud

08/13/2012 PDF
Senator Rodríguez: TEA Action On El Paso School District A Step Toward Accountability, Solutions

08/10/2012 PDF
Rodríguez Statement On Texas Tech Support For Nursing School

08/08/2012 PDF
Senator Rodríguez: Socorro Must Correct Illegal Actions that Extended Mayor and Council Terms

08/01/2012 PDF
Rodríguez Questions TDI & HHSC Officials About Implementation Of Affordable Care Act

07/23/2012 PDF
Senator Rodríguez Supports Steps Taken by DADS Commissioner to Restore Trust at El Paso State Supported Living Center

07/11/2012 PDF
Rodríguez Announces Binational Health Care Conference to Feature Donald M. Berwick, M.D.

07/10/2012 PDF
Senator Rodríguez Receives Award From Statewide Law Enforcement Organization

07/10/2012 PDF
CLEAT Names Senator Rodríguez "Best Of Senate"

06/28/2012 PDF
Rodríguez Statement On The Supreme Court Upholding Health Care Reform

06/26/2012 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez Asks TEA Head For Answers Regarding EPISD Testing Irregularities

06/25/2012 PDF
Senator Rodríguez Refuses To The Call For The Resignation Of EPISD Board Members At This Time

06/25/2012 PDF
Rodríguez Reacts To Supreme Court Decision On Arizona's Immigration Law

06/14/2012 PDF
Senator Rodríguez Reacts To The State Health Services Council's Decision To Propose New Rules Rejected By The Legislature

06/13/2012 PDF
Rodríguez Statement On Garcia Plea

06/12/2012 PDF
Rodríguez To Speak At City Rep. Acosta's Community Meeting

05/29/2012 PDF
State Senator José Rodríguez Invites Public To Final Citizens Legislative Town Halls

05/25/2012 PDF
State Senator Rodríguez To Present Senate Proclamations At Unveiling Of Veteran's Memorials

05/18/2012 PDF
Senator Rodríguez Applauds PUC Order Encouraging Solar Energy In El Paso

05/18/2012 PDF
State Senator José Rodríguez Invites Public To Citizens Legislative Town Halls

05/18/2012 PDF
Texas Senate Veterans Committee To Hold Public Hearing In El Paso

05/17/2012 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez Releases Statement Supporting DREAM Act

05/17/2012 PDF
Texas Senate Veterans Committee To Hold Public Hearing In El Paso

05/11/2012 PDF
Rodríguez to Urge PAN AM Graduates to Be Leaders of the New Texas

05/01/2012 PDF
Rodríguez Sends Letter To UT System Board Of Regents Asking For Alcohol Ban To Be Lifted

04/27/2012 PDF
Rodríguez Responds to Cigarroa's Decision to Return Boxing Match to the Sun Bowl

04/26/2012 PDF
Rodríguez Sends Letter To UT Board Of Regents Requesting Action On Canceled Fight

04/25/2012 PDF
El Paso Delegation Demands Answers From Cigarroa

04/24/2012 PDF
Senator Rodríguez Responds To University Of Texas System's Decision To Cancel The World Middleweight Championship Fight

04/16/2012 PDF
Statement: State Senator José Rodríguez Responds to Perry's "Texas Budget Compact"

04/11/2012 PDF
Rodríguez Responds To Planned Parenthood Filing Suit Against Texas Health And Human Services Commission

04/10/2012 PDF
State Senator José Rodríguez Invites Public To Citizens Legislative Town Halls

04/03/2012 PDF
State Senator José Rodríguez To Receive Award For His Work To Fund Legal Aid And Indigent Defense

03/21/2012 PDF
State Senator José Rodríguez Invites Public To Citizens Legislative Town Halls

03/16/2012 PDF
Rodríguez Calls For Investigation Of DPS Border Security Contracts
· Attachment: Letters to Comptroller Susan Combs and DPS Director Steven McCraw

03/12/2012 PDF
Rodríguez to Speak to Central Neighborhood Association

03/12/2012 PDF
Rodríguez Responds to U.S. Department of Justice's Decision to Block Texas Voter ID Law

03/08/2012 PDF
State Senator José Rodríguez Invites Public to Citizens Legislative Town Halls

02/24/2012 PDF
Rodríguez Responds To Decision To End The Women's Health Program In Texas

02/23/2012 PDF
State Senator José Rodríguez Invites Public to Citizens Legislative Town Hall This Saturday

02/06/2012 PDF
UPDATE: State Senator José Rodríguez To Meet With Presidio County Leaders

02/03/2012 PDF
Rodríguez Sends Commissioner Scott Letter In Support Of His Comments

02/03/2012 PDF
State Senator José Rodríguez To Meet With Presidio County Leaders

01/20/2012 PDF
Senator Rodríguez Reacts To Supreme Court Ruling On Texas Redistricting Maps

01/19/2012 PDF
Rodríguez's Testimony Focuses on Disenfranchisement of Texas' Growing Hispanic Population

01/13/2012 PDF
Rodríguez Joins Legislators From Across the U.S. to File Amicus Brief in Support of Health Care Law

2011

11/28/2011 PDF
State Senator José Rodríguez To File For Re-Election

11/16/2011 PDF
State Senator José Rodríguez, El Paso District Attorney Jaime Esparza, El Paso County Attorney Jo Anne Bernal, Sheriff Richard Wiles, Police Chief Greg Allen, And Community Advocates Introduce New Wage Theft Law

11/15/2011 PDF
State Senator José Rodríguez to Participate in the Texas Tribune's "82nd Session Wrap"

11/14/2011 PDF
State Senator José Rodríguez, Local Prosecutors, And Law Enforcement To Announce Implementation Of New Wage Theft Initiative

11/09/2011 PDF
State Senator José Rodríguez To Honor Veterans And Active Duty Military At Several Events This Week

10/20/2011 PDF
Grants Expand El Paso Disability Leadership/Advocacy Programs

10/07/2011 PDF
Senator Rodríguez To Help Kick Off Marathon Kids Program

09/23/2011 PDF
State Senator José Rodríguez to Sit on Texas Tribune Festival Border Security Panel

09/22/2011 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez to Be Honored by the Workers Defense Project

09/15/2011 PDF
State Senator Jose Rodriguez Testifies in Support of Additional Funds for Affordable Housing in El Paso

09/14/2011 PDF
State Senator José Rodríguez Presents $50,000 TSAHC Grant To Aid Local Organization Repair Homes

08/31/2011 PDF
Twenty-Six Laws Authored Or Sponsored By Rodríguez To Go Into Effect Tomorrow

08/18/2011 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez Named "Solar Statesman of the Year"

07/12/2011 PDF
Capitol Inside Names Rodríguez Freshman MVP

07/08/2011 PDF
Rodríguez Announces $1.48 Million In Transportation Funding For El Paso's Project Amistad

07/07/2011 PDF
Rodríguez Named Vice Chair of Texas Senate Democratic Caucus

06/03/2011 PDF
Rodríguez Files Legislation to Reform Congressional Redistricting

06/03/2011 PDF
$24 Million in State Funding for Legal Aid and Indigent Defense Services Added to SB 2

05/31/2011 PDF
State Senator José Rodríguez's First Session Marked by Legislative Success

05/11/2011 VID
VIDEO: Press conference regarding funding for Planned Parenthood

05/05/2011 PDF
Senator Rodriguez's El Paso Net Metering Bill Passes Senate

05/04/2011 PDF
Senate Passes Rodriguez's Scrap Tire Bill

05/02/2011 PDF
Legal Aid Funding Measure Passes Senate

04/20/2011 PDF
Rodriguez Bill To Allow El Paso County Hospital District To Hire Peace Officers Passes Senate

04/19/2011 PDF
Rodríguez Bill Aimed To Reduce El Paso's Health Professional Shortage Passes Senate

04/01/2011 PDF
Senator José Rodríguez Passes Two Bills Aimed to Improve Quality of Life in El Paso

02/15/2011 HTM
State Senator José Rodríguez Welcomes El Paso City, County & Business Leaders To Capitol

01/20/2011 HTM
José Rodríguez Sworn in as State Senator