Today, a bill by Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr. (D-Brownsville) supporting recent immigrant students in Texas public schools has moved to the Governor’s desk. The bill would ensure that these student have adequate time in Texas schools before being required to take state-mandated tests. Continue Reading »
Sen. Lucio on the Capitol steps with students fighting to end childhood hunger
Students in Hidalgo Co. for first 2 yrs; would complete 3rd & 4th yrs. in Cameron Co.
Legislation is on the move to get SpaceX to bring a rocket launch site to Brownsville
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Two competing bills creating a new university and establishing a medical school in the Rio Grande Valley will be heard today and Friday, according to schedules posted online. Continue Reading »
Senate Bill 612, by state Sen. Eddie Lucio, Jr., D-Brownsville, would require state legislators to be tested for drugs the day they take office. The results would be made public only if permission is given by the legislator, and a failed test would result in no consequences.
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