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The Texas prison system locks up more people in solitary confinement than 12 states combined, costing Texas taxpayers at least $46 million a year. In light of current budgetary concerns at the state Capitol, state Rep. Marisa Márquez, D-El Paso, …

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EL PASO – Texas State Sen. José Rodríguez has been appointed by the White House to the 10-member Board of Directors for the Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC) and the North American Development Bank (NADB). “I’m honored to be appointed by President Obama …

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AUSTIN – Senator José Rodríguez issued the following statement regarding Senate Bill 17, the “open carry” bill that passed the full Senate yesterday, and Senate Bill 11, the “campus carry” bill, which passed today: S.B. 17 authorizes open carry of handguns …

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