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Austin – Senator José Rodríguez, Chairman of the Senate Democratic Caucus, released the following statement regarding Senate Bill 3, which redirects public school money to private schools:  Instead of fixing the state’s chronic, long-term underfunding, the Senate voted instead to squeeze …

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Austin – Tomorrow, a Texas Senate Committee will take testimony in support of Sen. José Rodríguez’s bill eliminating the Texas Education Agency’s cap on special education enrollment. TEA adopted a monitoring policy that set an arbitrary 8.5 percent target for children …

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Austin – State Sen. José Rodríguez released the following statement on S.B. 1, the Senate’s version of the state budget, which passed the Senate unanimously today: Passing a budget is our basic responsibility, one that none of us take lightly. It is …

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Austin – Senator José Rodríguez released the following statement regarding Senate Bill 5, which imposes unreasonable penalties on voters who incorrectly fill out a declaration of reasonable impediment form: Ensuring citizens have equal access to the ballot is essential to Democracy. …

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