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Rep. Celia Israel on the 86th Texas Legislature
“Pandering to 3% of the electorate is not in anyone's best interest”
"...Celia Israel, a former staffer for Gov. Ann Richards and..."

Jan. 4, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Israel Takes House District 50
Dems hold on to Strama's seat in special run off
"...Democrats have held on to House District 50, with Celia Israel beating Republican Mike VanDeWalle by a three to..."

Jan. 28, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Israel Win Gives Dems the Edge in November
Turnout impressive despite ice storms
"...When Celia Israel began her drive to replace North Austin's state..."

Jan. 31, 2014 News Feature by Christopher Hooks

Background on Israel
"...1 incumbent Ron Davis and his three challengers including Celia Israel. The article's focus is on the ethnic background..."

Feb. 18, 2004 Postmarks

HD 50: It's Israel vs. VanDeWalle
House race headed to run-off
"...race, Mike VanDeWalle, took 39.2% of Tuesday's vote, and Celia Israel, the leading Democrat, won 31.9%, more than her..."

Nov. 8, 2013 News Feature by Christopher Hooks

Bill of the Week: Voter Registration Made Easy?
Rep. Celia Israel wants Texans to register to vote online
"...House Bill 143. Author: Rep. Celia Israel, D-Austin..."

Feb. 17, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

HD 50: Howls and Hugs
More detail on fundraising, final days of campaigning
"...and Rico Reyes continue to put the heat on Celia Israel, who has wrapped up a healthy month of..."

Oct. 31, 2013 News Post by Christopher Hooks

Meet the Texas Lawmaker Working to Ban Conversion Therapy
Rep. Celia Israel on politics, queerness, and transportation
"...In 1992, Celia Israel had one thing holding her back...."

April 2, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Lilli Hime

House District 50 Run Off Date Set
Plus the Woodlands preps for its own special election
"...District 50 has something like an end date: Democrat Celia Israel and Republican Mike VanDeWalle will face off on..."

Nov. 21, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

House District 50 Heading to Run Off
Update: VanDeWalle, Israel head to Pyrrhic second round
"...vote he heads to a run off with Democrat Celia Israel...."

Nov. 5, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

HD 50: Dems Fire Away
As early voting rolls on, Dems exchange hard shots
"...focused their campaigns on the race’s third Democratic candidate, Celia Israel – suggesting they believe Israel is the de..."

Oct. 27, 2013 News Post by Christopher Hooks

HD 50: Circular Dem Firing Squad
Rifts deepen among candidates
"...increasingly focused their campaigns on the race's third Demo­crat, Celia Israel – suggesting perhaps that they consider Israel the..."

Nov. 1, 2013 News Feature by Christopher Hooks

HD 50: Will Dem Split Enable GOP?
Front-runners emerge in the race to replace Strama
"...organization as Rico Reyes attempts to build local support. Celia Israel, the Democrat with the least fundraising success, has..."

Oct. 4, 2013 News Feature by Christopher Hooks

HD 50: How Many Dems Does It Take to Hold a District?
Candidates make final efforts to reach voters
"...met last Friday and gave a split endorsement to Celia Israel and Rico Reyes, and on Satur­day, those candidates..."

Oct. 11, 2013 News Feature by Christopher Hooks

Identity Politics Color County's Precinct 1 Race
The Ron Davis-Celia Israel showdown splits the Eastside racial and political coalition
"...On the campaign trail, Travis Co. commissioner candidate Celia Israel usually begins her stump speeches by citing the..."

Feb. 13, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

HD 50 Run-Off Enters Final Lap
Campaigns get back into gear ahead of early voting
"...so far, things have gone smoothly for Democratic contender Celia Israel, who emerged from a heated three-way primary last..."

Jan. 17, 2014 News Feature by Christopher Hooks

'Chronicle' Endorsements
"...the conduct of open proceedings. Texas House District 50: Celia Israel..."

Oct. 18, 2013 News Feature

Qmmunity: A Landmark Hearing, but LGBTQ Voices Still Needed at the Capitol
Plus Guerrilla Queer Bar's Spring Fling and more qweeah events
"...for minors last Wednesday. In an emotional testimony, Rep. Celia Israel testified in support of her House Bill 517,..."

May 10, 2019 Column by Beth Sullivan

Race for HD 50 Enters Stretch Run
Dem contenders work the district and proclaim confidence
"...Democrats met Friday and gave a split endorsement to Celia Israel and Rico Reyes, and on Saturday, Jade Chang..."

Oct. 7, 2013 News Post by Christopher Hooks

Right to Birth
Debate over care for pregnant jail inmates continues
"...issue has caught the attention of freshman state Rep. Celia Israel, D-Austin. The day before the TCJS meeting, Israel..."

Feb. 13, 2015 News Feature by Amy Kamp

Election Notes
District 6, mobility fits, and complaints of campaign thrift
"...goes to Ceasar Ruiz, the Republic­an challenging incumbent Rep. Celia Israel in House District 50. On Oct. 24, Ruiz..."

Oct. 28, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

House Bills 1140 & 1141
Two bills would require more reporting on conditions of jails
"...Author: Rep. Celia Israel, D-Austin..."

Feb. 13, 2015 News Feature by Amy Kamp

Looking for a School Chief
AISD zigzags its way to a new superintendent
"...one, from former AISD Community Safety Task Force Co-Chair Celia Israel. On Feb. 13, both e-mails were quoted in..."

Feb. 27, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Endorsements
Our endorsements for the March 9 Republican and Democratic primaries
"...the top two – incumbent Davis and leading opponent Celia Israel – we concluded that Davis fully deserves to..."

Feb. 27, 2004 News Feature

Endorsements
Our endorsements for the March 9 Republican and Democratic primaries
"...the top two – incumbent Davis and leading opponent Celia Israel – we concluded that Davis fully deserves to..."

Feb. 20, 2004 News Feature

The House's LGBTQ Caucus Makes History
The good, the bad, and the religious exemptions
"...Caucus. On May 9, Reps. Mary González, D-El Paso; Celia Israel, D-Austin; Jessica González, D-Dallas; Julie Johnson, D-Car­roll­­ton; and..."

May 31, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Lege Lines: Eric Johnson Prevails Over Racist Confederate Plaque
No more Confederate nonsense, Empower Texans gets a pass, and the first-ever LGBTQ Caucus
"...events, veteran Reps. Mary González of El Paso and Celia Israel of Austin have joined with newcomers Jessica González..."

Jan. 18, 2019 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Lege Lines: Left in the Dark
Who knew about the ICE raids this weekend? Not your state reps.
"...Rep. Celia Israel, D-Austin, suggested that if the feds had shared..."

Feb. 17, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Next Steps for Elysium Park
Affordable housing development gets first-reading approval
"...nearby neighborhood opposition and an abstention by state Rep. Celia Israel, who declined to write a letter of support..."

Feb. 10, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Candidate-o-File: Local Races
Only a handful of contested seats in Travis County
"...the special with 39% of the vote, and Democrat Celia Israel, whose 32% took second place. Israel's two Demo­crat­ic..."

Nov. 29, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

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