Rep. Anchia Gets Money for Study of Seismic Activity in Texas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Liz Zornes    (512) 463-0746 MAY 28, 2015   ANCHIA GETS MONEY FOR STUDY OF SEISMIC ACTIVITY IN TEXAS HB 2 appropriates $4.5 million to study cause of earthquakes            (Austin) Today the House of Representatives gave final approval to HB 2, the supplemental appropriations bill,  that included an appropriation of $4.5 […]

ANCHIA PASSES ADDITIONAL LEGISLATION TO BENEFIT EXONEREES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 26, 2015 Contact: Liz Zornes (512) 463-0746   ANCHIA PASSES ADDITIONAL LEGISLATION TO BENEFIT EXONEREES HB 638 will allow annuity payments for beneficiaries of exonerees   (Austin)  On Sunday, May 24th, thanks to the leadership of Sen. Rodney Ellis (D-Houston), the Texas Senate passed HB 638, a bi-partisan bill filed by Rep. […]

Anchia Holds Committee Hearing to Celebrate Earth Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Contact: Liz Zornes April 20, 2015                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        (512) 463-0746   ANCHIA HOLDS COMMITTEE HEARING TO CELEBRATE EARTH DAY Hears bills on climate change and a greenhouse gas emissions reduction plan   (Austin)  Today Rep. Rafael Anchia (D-Dallas) celebrated Earth Day […]

International Trade Committee Hearing on Climate Change and Greenhouse Gas Emissions 4.20.15

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Liz Zornes (512) 463-0746 office APRIL 17, 2015                                                                         MEDIA ADVISORY In commemoration of Earth Day the Committee will have a public hearing on International and Intergovernmental efforts to mitigate climate change What:              The Committee will hear: HB 2078, relating to the creation of the Global Climate Change Commission; HB 2080, relating to the […]

REP. ANCHIA JOINS SEN. ELLIS, BILL HAMMOND OF TAB TO SPEAK AGAINST ANTI-LGBT LEGISLATION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                  Contact: Liz Zornes APRIL 7, 2015                                                    (512) 463-0746   REP. ANCHIA JOINS SEN. ELLIS, BILL HAMMOND OF TAB TO SPEAK AGAINST ANTI-LGBT LEGISLATION   (Austin)  Today, at a press conference at the State Capitol, Rep. Rafael Anchia (D-Dallas) joined with Sen. Rodney Ellis (D-Houston) and Bill Hammond, Chief Executive […]

Updated Information on HB 2579, the DISD Governance Bill

84th Legislative Session: HB 2579 – DISD Governance Legislation Updated information about the bill: The recent public discussions related to Dallas Independent School District (DISD) governance has resulted in a number of contentious issues raised by various groups within the district. Rather than focusing on issues that divide us, the intent of HB 2579 is […]

ANCHIA FILES BILL TO STOP STATE BAILOUT OF TRINITY TOLL ROAD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                  Contact: Liz Zornes MARCH 18, 2015                                                          (512) 463-0746   ANCHIA FILES BILL TO STOP STATE BAILOUT OF TRINITY TOLL ROAD HB 3674 will prohibit use of limited transportation dollars for underfunded toll road   (Austin)  Last week, Rep. Rafael Anchia (D-Dallas) filed HB 3674, a bi-partisan bill that would prioritize […]

ANCHIA FILES BILL TO IMPROVE DISD GOVERNANCE, Proposals in HB 2579 would go to voters for approval

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                       Contact: Liz Zornes MARCH 16, 2015                                                                               (512) 463-0746   ANCHIA FILES BILL TO IMPROVE DISD GOVERNANCE Proposals in HB 2579 would go to voters for approval   (Austin)  Last week Rep. Rafael Anchia (D-Dallas) filed HB 2579, a bi-partisan bill that would implement provisions related to the governance of […]

Information on HB 2579 – DISD Governance Legislation

84th Legislative Session: HB 2579 – DISD Governance Legislation The recent public discussions related to Dallas Independent School District (DISD) governance has resulted in a number of contentious issues raised by various groups within the district. Rather than focusing on issues which divide us, the intent of HB 2579 is to build off of those […]

Press Conference and Public Hearing on International and Intergovernmental Efforts to Mitigate Climate Change

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                           Contact: Jeff Madden FEBRUARY 27, 2015                                                                              (512) 463-1211   MEDIA ADVISORY   The International Trade and Intergovernmental Affairs Committee will have a press conference, followed by a public hearing, on Global Climate Change and Trade.   What:             Press Conference and Public Hearing on International and Intergovernmental Efforts to Mitigate Climate […]