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Senator Sylvia R. Garcia: District 6

Press Room Archives

2017

08/30/2017 PDF
Senator Sylvia Garcia Applauds Federal Court Halting Senate Bill 4 (SB 4)

08/11/2017 PDF
Senator Sylvia Garcia Files Bills to Stop Trump's Border Wall

08/10/2017 PDF
Senator Garcia to Host Backpack Giveaway for Baytown Kids

07/26/2017 PDF
Senator Garcia Files Bills To Protect Immigrants and Their Families

07/19/2017 PDF
Senator Garcia Files Bills to Protect Rights of All Texans

07/10/2017 PDF
Senators Whitmire, Garcia and Miles Urge Harris County to Join SB4 Lawsuit
· Attachment: Letter to Harris County Commissioners

05/27/2017 HTM
Senator Sylvia Garcia Votes Against Inadequate State Budget

05/19/2017 PDF
School Bus Seat Belt Bill is Headed to the Governor's Desk

05/19/2017 PDF
Garcia's Human Trafficking Bill Signed by the Governor

05/03/2017 PDF
Legislature Passes Show Me Your Papers Bill

04/12/2017 HTM
Texas School Bus Seat Belt Bill Passes Out of Committee

04/10/2017 PDF
Federal Judge Rules Texas Voter ID Law Discriminatory

04/05/2017 PDF
Senator Garcia Reacts to Federal Court Ruling on Workplace Discrimination

03/30/2017 HTM
Garcia's Human Trafficking Bill Passes Texas Senate

03/29/2017 PDF
Rape Kit Testing Bill Unanimously Approved by Senate Committee

03/23/2017 HTM
Garcia's Human Trafficking Bill Gets Unanimous Stamp of Approval from Senate Committee

03/10/2017 PDF
Garcia Files Bills to Help End Texas Roadway Fatalities

03/02/2017 PDF
Senator Garcia Files SB 1160 in Honor of Women's History Month

02/28/2017 VID
VIDEO: Press conference regarding SB 962, relating to requiring public institutions of higher education to develop and establish an online reporting system for sex offenses

02/27/2017 PDF
Bill Supported by Texas Students to Improve Campus Sexual Assault Reporting

02/22/2017 VID
VIDEO: Press conference regarding SB 997, relating to peace officer enforcement of federal immigration law at places of worship, hospitals, public schools, and courthouses

02/21/2017 PDF
Press Conference Announcing SB 997 - Safe Zones Bill

02/16/2017 PDF
Senator Sylvia Garcia Calls on the Texas Attorney General to Focus on State Priorities

01/23/2017 PDF
US Supreme Court Rejects Appeal of Discriminatory Texas Voter ID Law

01/20/2017 PDF
Texas Supreme Court Joins Political Theatre

01/05/2017 PDF
Senator Garcia Will Fight Job-Flushing "Bathroom Bill"

2016

12/21/2016 PDF
Excluding Planned Parenthood from Texas Medicaid Will Harm Texas Women

12/21/2016 PDF
Senator Garcia Celebrates with Houstonians the Defeat of Flawed Textbook

12/15/2016 PDF
Senator Garcia Reacts to Temporary Restraining Order on New Fetal Tissue Rules

11/18/2016 PDF
Senator Sylvia Garcia Applauds Historic Moment for Latinos in Houston

11/14/2016 PDF
Senator Sylvia Garcia Files Bill to End Unfair Tax on Women

11/10/2016 PDF
Senator Sylvia Garcia to Hold Press Conference on Legislation to Fight Human Trafficking

10/04/2016 PDF
Senator Garcia & NCI Invite Community Members, Families to Senior Crafts & Health Fair

07/20/2016 PDF
Senator Sylvia Garcia on Fifth Circuit's Voter ID Opinion

07/08/2016 PDF
Statement from Senator Garcia on Recent Violence

06/27/2016 PDF
Senator Sylvia Garcia Applauds the Striking Down of H.B. 2

06/23/2016 PDF
Senator Sylvia Garcia Supports Today's Hazelwood Act Decision

06/23/2016 HTM
Senator Sylvia Garcia Reacts to Harris County's Participation in Controversial 287(g) Program

06/23/2016 PDF
Senator Sylvia Garcia Applauds the Supreme Court's Decision In Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin

06/09/2016 PDF
Senator Garcia Calls for TxDOT to Improve Transportation Infrastructure to Better Protect our Children

05/25/2016 PDF
Senator Garcia's Statement on Attorney General's Lawsuit over Bathroom Directive

05/13/2016 PDF
Senator Sylvia Garcia Saddened by the Passing of E. Dale Wortham

05/13/2016 PDF
Senator Sylvia Garcia Disappointed with School Finance Decision

04/14/2016 PDF
Senator Sylvia Garcia Applauds District Court's Decision on H.B. 11

04/11/2016 HTM
Media Advisory: Senator Garcia Tax Event Tonight

04/04/2016 PDF
Senator Sylvia Garcia Pleased with Supreme Court's Evenwel Decision

02/16/2016 PDF
Senator Garcia To Attend Papal Visit In Ciudad Juarez

01/25/2016 PDF
Senator Sylvia Garcia: Statement on Indictment of Anti-Abortion Activists

01/19/2016 HTM
Senator Garcia on U.S. Supreme Court's Decision to Hear Case on DAPA and DACA+

01/03/2016 HTM
Senator Garcia Statement on the Passing of Commissioner El Franco Lee

2015

12/03/2015 HTM
OP-ED: All Persons Should be Treated Equally

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

11/13/2015 HTM
Senator Sylvia Garcia Pleased U.S. Supreme Court will Consider HB 2 Challenge

11/10/2015 PDF
Senator Garcia Statement on the Passing of Yolanda Black Navarro

10/29/2015 PDF
Senator Sylvia Garcia Selected as Chair of Senate Hispanic Caucus

10/06/2015 PDF
Senator Garcia & NCI Invite Community Members, Families to 2nd Annual Senior Crafts & Health Fair

10/02/2015 PDF
Senator Sylvia Garcia on Explosion at Pasadena Plant

09/17/2015 PDF
Senator Sylvia Garcia Requests Study on School Bus Safety

09/15/2015 PDF
Senator Sylvia Garcia on HISD Bus Crash Tragedy

09/01/2015 PDF
Senator Sylvia Garcia's Relationship Privacy Act (SB 1135) Now Effective

08/05/2015 PDF
Senator Sylvia Garcia on Fifth Circuit's Voter ID Opinion

08/04/2015 PDF
Senator Sylvia Garcia: Statement on Planned Parenthood Video

07/01/2015 PDF
Senator Garcia's Legislation to Help Our Veterans

06/29/2015 PDF
Senator Sylvia Garcia Pleased by SCOTUS hold on Anti-Abortion Legislation

06/26/2015 PDF
Senator Garcia Applauds SCOTUS Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

06/25/2015 PDF
Senator Garcia Elated About SCOTUS ACA and Housing Rulings

06/18/2015 PDF
Governor Signs Senator Garcia’s Relationship Privacy Act (SB 1135)

06/09/2015 PDF
Senator Sylvia Garcia Condemns Fifth Circuit Ruling on Anti-Abortion Legislation

06/02/2015 HTM
Governor Signs Senator Garcia's Legislation to Help Identify Remains

06/01/2015 PDF
Senator Sylvia Garcia Pleased with Successes of the 84th Regular Session

05/30/2015 PDF
Senator Garcia Passes Elections Legislation

05/29/2015 PDF
Senator Garcia Believes Final Budget Still Falls Short of Funding State Priorities

05/26/2015 PDF
Senator Sylvia Garcia Passes Relationship Privacy Act (SB 1135)

04/15/2015 PDF
Senator Garcia Passes SB 1135, The Relationship Privacy Act

04/14/2015 PDF
Senator Garcia Believes Senate Budget Falls Short of Funding State Priorities

04/10/2015 PDF
The Fourth Annual Sabor Del Northside Community Festival

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

03/12/2015 HTM
OP-ED: "Sanctuary Cities" bills are bad policy for all Texans

03/11/2015 VID
VIDEO: Press conference regarding SB 1135/HB 496, relating to civil and criminal liability for the disclosure or promotion of certain intimate visual material

03/10/2015 PDF
Senator Sylvia Garcia & Representative Mary González File Relationship Privacy Act (SB 1135 and HB 496)

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

02/26/2015 PDF
Senator Garcia Participates in Trust. Respect. Access. Rally and Files Legislation to Prevent Repeat Teen Pregnancy

02/26/2015 PDF
Senator Garcia Files SB 706 to Protect Children from Liquid Nicotine Poisoning

02/12/2015 PDF
Senator Garcia Files SB 556 Seeking School Finance Review

01/23/2015 PDF
Senator Garcia Receives Committee Assignments for the 84th Legislative Session

01/21/2015 PDF
Senator Garcia Opposes 84th Session Senate Rules Change

01/13/2015 HTM
Senator Garcia is Fired Up and Ready to Go for 84th Session

2014

12/20/2014 PDF
Senator Garcia Mourns Passing of Mayor Bob Lanier

12/17/2014 PDF
Senator Garcia Files SB 250 to Address Discrimination of Same-Sex Parents

11/20/2014 HTM
Senator Garcia Supports Action on Immigration

11/10/2014 PDF
Senator Garcia Files Voting Legislation for the 84th Legislative Session

10/14/2014 PDF
Senator Garcia Applauds United States Supreme Court Stay on Implementation of House Bill 2

10/14/2014 PDF
Senator Garcia Concerned by Fifth Circuit's Decision to Allow Implementation of Discriminatory Voter ID Law

10/09/2014 PDF
Senator Garcia Applauds Court Decision Striking Down Discriminatory Voter ID Law

09/23/2014 PDF
OP-ED: Texas Latinos have the most to gain from closing the Health Coverage Gap

08/29/2014 PDF
Senator Garcia Praises Decision to Uphold Women's Health Rights

08/28/2014 PDF
Senator Garcia Applauds Court Decision in Favor of Texas Schools

08/11/2014 PDF
Senator Garcia & Senator Ellis Working to Combat Low Voting in Texas

07/29/2014 PDF
Senator Garcia Joins with The Metropolitan Organization (TMO) to Urge President Obama and Congress to Uphold the 2008 Human Trafficking Bill

07/29/2014 PDF
Senator Sylvia Garcia to Raise Supplies for Refugee Relief Efforts

07/23/2014 HTM
Senator Garcia Comments On Report Highlighting Reduction In Abortion Rate

07/21/2014 PDF
Senator Sylvia R. Garcia Responds To Governor's Actions To Militarize Immigration Influx

07/10/2014 PDF
A Real Movement for Real Values

07/03/2014 PDF
Senator Garcia Statement on the Passing of Judge Angel Z. Fraga

07/01/2014 PDF
Senator Garcia Meets with Faith Based Organization to Discuss Humanitarian Efforts to Assist Unaccompanied Minors

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

06/25/2014 PDF
Senator Garcia Testifies On Voting Rights Act

06/03/2014 PDF
Senator Garcia Statement on the Passing of Grace Garcia

06/02/2014 PDF
Senator Garcia Statement on the Passing of Father Rivers Patout

04/23/2014 PDF
OP-ED: Working Women Deserve a Raise

03/28/2014 PDF
OP-ED: Do you call this progress? I don't.

03/27/2014 PDF
Senator Sylvia Garcia Invites the Public to Health Care Enrollment Forum

03/24/2014 PDF
Senator Sylvia R. Garcia Expresses Deep Concerns Over Recent Galveston Bay Oil Spill

03/12/2014 PDF
OP-ED: Why the Affordable Care Act Benefits Latinos

03/05/2014 PDF
Senator Sylvia Garcia Joins National Fast for Families Immigration Reform Tour

02/27/2014 PDF
OP-ED: Why I'm Fasting for Immigration Reform

02/10/2014 PDF
OP-ED: South Texas Deserves Better

01/27/2014 PDF
OP-ED: School Board Appreciation Month Reminds Us to Thank Our Members

01/21/2014 PDF
Senator Garcia comments on adopted Navigator Rules

01/06/2014 PDF
Senator Garcia testifies at Texas Department of Insurance

2013

12/18/2013 HTM
Senator Garcia Applauds Mayor Parker and City Council on Passage of Payday Lending Regulations

11/22/2013 PDF
Senator Garcia on Mayor Parker's Proposed Payday Lending Regulations

11/05/2013 PDF
Funeral Arrangements for Leonel J. Castillo

11/04/2013 HTM
Senator Garcia on the Passing of Leonel J. Castillo

10/15/2013 PDF
Senator Garcia, MALC, SHC, and BOHCC to Host 2013 Latino Summit: Framing a Latino Policy Agenda

10/11/2013 PDF
Senator Garcia Submits Interim Committee Study Recommendations

08/20/2013 PDF
Senator Garcia to Host Greater Northside District Office Open House

08/20/2013 PDF
Senator Sylvia R. Garcia Disappointed By Pasadena City Council Approval Of A Discriminatory Mid-Decade Redistricting Proposal

08/07/2013 HTM
Senator Sylvia R. Garcia Cancels Appearance at Macy's

08/05/2013 PDF
Ellis, Garcia, and Reynolds to Hold Sales Tax Holiday Press Conference

07/24/2013 HTM
Senator Sylvia R. Garcia to Present Statewide Resolution Honoring the Late Gus Garcia and the Legacy of Texas v. Hernandez

07/18/2013 PDF
Legislation Attacking Constitutional Reproductive Rights Of Women Signed By Governor Perry Today Will Be Challenged

07/11/2013 HTM
Senator Sylvia R. Garcia Files Women's Health Legislation and Participates in Statewide Stand with Texas Women Tour

06/28/2013 HTM
Senator Garcia to Host District Office Open House

06/27/2013 HTM
Senator Garcia Encouraged by U.S. Senate Movement on Immigration Reform

06/27/2013 HTM
Senator Garcia Not Surprised at Second Called Special Session

06/26/2013 HTM
Senator Garcia Applauds Supreme Court Decision on Defense of Marriage Act that Puts Equality First

06/26/2013 PDF
Senator Garcia Proud To Stand With Texas Women Against Attack On Reproductive Rights Legislation

06/25/2013 PDF
Supreme Court Decision On Voting Rights Act Puts Texas Minority Voting Rights At Risk

06/18/2013 HTM
Senator Garcia Saddened by Republican Disregard for Women's Health

06/17/2013 PDF
Senator Sylvia R. Garcia Applauds U.S. Supreme Court for Enforcing Federal Election Laws

06/14/2013 PDF
Senator Garcia to Host District Office Open House

06/12/2013 PDF
Senator R. Garcia Submits Congressional Map Amendments In Response to Field Hearings in Houston

05/28/2013 PDF
Senator Sylvia Garcia urges public participation at Redistricting Hearings

05/28/2013 PDF
Senator Garcia outlines major accomplishments in her 78 days of the 83rd Regular Session

05/23/2013 PDF
Senator Garcia Passes the Senator Mario Gallegos Act

05/16/2013 PDF
Senator Garcia Passes First Bill

04/02/2013 HTM
Community Organizers to Hit The Streets to Find Working Uninsured Across Texas