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Lege Lines: The Voters Speak, the Governor Listens
Abbott leaves the red-state red-meat back at the mansion
"...to purge Latinos from voter rolls," said Austin Rep. Celia Israel, who is pushing legislation to create an online..."

Feb. 8, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Qmmunity
Signs of hope in the Capitol
"...stay foggy, Dan.) And while we're celebrating: House Reps. Celia Israel (D-Austin) and Mary González (D-El Paso), along with..."

Jan. 18, 2019 Column by Sarah Marloff

Central Texas Lawmakers Speak Out About the 86th Legislative Session
Interviews with the team representing 2.1 million Austin metro residents
"...what is best for the party in charge. Rep. Celia Israel (HD 50)..."

Jan. 4, 2019 News Feature by the News Staff

Lege Lines: Does Texas Really Need a Special Session
Save for the sunset bill, does Texas really need a special session?
"...weeks, to broach. Howard quoted her fellow Austin Democrat, Celia Israel: "If we can't do it in 140 days,..."

July 14, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

About That DPS Cutback
So, when can you get your license these days?
"...also been questioned by Austin Reps. Donna Howard and Celia Israel, who wrote to McCraw on June 8, expressing..."

June 16, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Lege Lines: Islamophobia Is out of Hand
In Texas and the nation, anti-refugee and anti-Muslim fervor grows
"...joined by legislators including Donna Howard, Gina Hinojosa, and Celia Israel (all from Austin), held a Capitol press conference..."

Feb. 3, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

85th Texas Legislature Preview
Can the GOP-run House and Senate get along well enough to get anything accomplished?
"...you're actually registered, so Reps. Carol Alvarado, D-Houston, and Celia Israel, D-Austin, have both filed online electronic registration bills..."

Jan. 13, 2017 News Feature by the News Staff

What’s Bad for Queers Is Also Bad for Texas
Local businesses show support for LGBTQ community
"...recruitment and competition, while Austin Reps. Donna Howard and Celia Israel vowed to fight against discriminatory legislation...."

Dec. 9, 2016 News Feature by Mary Tuma

State Lege: Same, Same, but Different
We could have told you in advance, not much change happening at state level
"...Demo­crat to Republican. Incumbent Dems Eddie Rodriguez, Donna Howard, Celia Israel, and Dawnna Dukes all held their seats (although..."

Nov. 11, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Top 10 Local Stories
"...a good day to be Texan," said State Rep. Celia Israel in June, celebrating the historic U.S. Supreme Court..."

Jan. 1, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Mueller vs. TCAD: Affordability Fight in Court
Attorney for Mueller homeowners says TCAD is incorrectly applying the law
"...In a Nov. 13 letter addressed to state Rep. Celia Israel (who had testified to TCAD's board about the..."

Dec. 11, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

Candidates Line Up to File
Candidate filing deadline Dec. 14
"...of the five local Democratic reps – Donna Howard, Celia Israel, and Eddie Rodriguez – have filed, and dean..."

Nov. 27, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Lege Stirs Into Action
And the member shuffle continues
"...of the gate was the newest member, District 50 Demo­crat Celia Israel filing House Bill 76, allowing electronic voter registration. She's..."

Nov. 21, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

City to Review LGBT Rights Performance
CM Riley wants Austin to be equality leader
"...Rhea and AGLCC Vice President Ceci Gratias. State Rep. Celia Israel said, "Living up to the promise of equality..."

May 30, 2014 News Feature by Brandon Watson

Marriage Equality Ruling
February 26, 2014. 27 photos.
"...Martinez, AGLCC President Jimmy Flannigan, new Texas State Representative Celia Israel, and others..."

Feb. 27, 2014 Photo Gallery

It's Lonely at the Polls
Early voting kicks off with a whimper
"...and negative campaigning between the three Democratic candidates – Celia Israel, Rico Reyes, and Jade Chang Sheppard – and..."

Nov. 1, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: A Sense of History
By the way, there's an election, and it's your choice
"...a runoff seems virtually certain between him and either Celia Israel, Rico Reyes, or Jade Chang Sheppard – but..."

Nov. 1, 2013 News Column by Michael King

Lege Lines
Get ready for special number three
"...election. The three remaining Democrats in the special – Celia Israel, Rico Reyes, and Jade Chang Sheppard – have..."

Aug. 2, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Lege Lines
With only transportation left on the special session agenda, the 2014 race begins
"...Bringing up the rear is longtime Austin political organizer Celia Israel, who raised $50,576 and has $45,194 left to..."

July 19, 2013 News Column by Richard Whittaker

AISD Bonds: More Sprawl and Surveillance?
The Austin ISD bond proposal includes plans for new construction and security measures that are raising some public questions
"...funding support staff to maintain the security systems.) However, Celia Israel, one of the task force's co-chairs, says she's..."

March 26, 2004 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Naked City
Even GOP reps don't like the burgeoning Northeast Travis waste belt.
"...may file for permission to expand vertically. Pressed by Celia Israel, Democratic candidate for the Precinct 1 Commissioners Court..."

Nov. 7, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
The city's new police review panel isn't as apolitical as it was supposed to be.
"...conduct. The seven panelists -- Dr. Sterling Lands II, Celia Israel, Robert Mendoza, Roy Butler, Ashton Cumberbatch Jr., Tony..."

Dec. 14, 2001 News Feature by Jordan Smith

LGBTQ Caucus' Queer Priorities at the Texas Capitol
House's recently formed caucus announces top causes for 2019
"...time. Formed by the House’s five LGBTQ representatives González, Celia Israel (D-Austin), Jessica González, Julie Johnson (D-Carroll­ton), and Erin..."

Feb. 6, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

‘Martinez for Austin’ Kicks Off Campaign
Council member opens all-city tour at Barton Springs
"...Texas House of Representatives,” newly elected District 50 Rep. Celia Israel. Cravey noted Martinez’s “hands-0n” support for the pool..."

April 5, 2014 News Post by Michael King

'Chronicle' Endorsement
"...early voting runs Jan. 21-24. Texas House District 50: Celia Israel..."

Jan. 17, 2014 News Feature

Rep. Eddie Rodriguez Kicks Off Run for State Senate
Lege veteran aims to claim Watson's seat in special election
"...Celia Israel, his predecessor and mentor Glen Maxey, and former..."

March 7, 2020 News Post by Mike Clark-Madison

Lege Lines: Texas GOP Tees up More Voter ID Nonsense
Secretary of State issues election advisory, ignites right-wing voter fraud frenzy
"...the Texas polls, some legislators, such as state Rep. Celia Israel, D-Austin, are working on the flip side to..."

Feb. 1, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Conservative Group: Anti-LGBTQ Bills Could Cost Texas $8.5 Billion
Strange bedfellows make economic case against bigoted bills
"...Joining TAB, Austin Reps. Donna Howard and Celia Israel, also vowed to fight against discriminatory legislation when..."

Dec. 6, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

Getting to Yes
The Travis Central Appraisal District and the Mueller Foundation settle tax appraisal dispute
"...seemed remote without (unlikely) legislative action, and state Rep. Celia Israel urged the parties instead to solve the problem..."

July 15, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Mueller vs. TCAD: No Room for Affordability?
TCAD attorney says Mueller is placing blame on appraisal board
"...entire Mueller affordable housing program. Advocates included state Rep. Celia Israel, Mueller Foundation Executive Director Patti Summerville, program consultant..."

Nov. 6, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

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