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AUSTIN – The State Board of Education (SBOE) voted 11-3 to add Special Topics in Social Studies to include Mexican American, African American, Native American and Asian American Studies. “This is a step forward,” said Senator José Rodríguez, Chairman of the Senate Hispanic Caucus (SHC), …

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We have begun the countdown of 100 hours until the deadline for uninsured people to sign up for health insurance. The deadline is at 9:59 p.m. MST, Monday, March 31. The state delegation, Sen. José Rodríguez, Rep. Joe Pickett, Rep. …

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AUSTIN – Today, Senator José Rodríguez attended a Senate committee hearing at the Texas Capitol on women’s health. Sen. Rodríguez also led a news conference where participants highlighted the negative impact of laws passed by the Texas Legislature in 2011 …

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