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Election Ticker: Race for Austin's Next Mayor Heats Up
Israel kicks off quest to make history in mayoral race, plus more news
"...front of the Parque Zaragoza Rec Center, state Rep. Celia Israel officially launched her campaign to be Austin's next..."

Jan. 14, 2022 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Qmmunity: Queer News Here, There, Everywhere
Openly gay lawmaker announces mayoral bid, HavenCon returns, and more
"...convention. Keep up with HavenCon at havencontx.org... State Rep. Celia Israel officially announced her candidacy for Austin's next mayor..."

Jan. 14, 2022 Column by Beth Sullivan

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...Mayoral Moves: State Representative Celia Israel officially announced her candidacy for the next mayor..."

Jan. 14, 2022 News Feature

Doggett on 1/6: "I Continue to Think Our Democracy Hangs by a Thread"
Reflecting on the Big Lie, the Trump Coup, and what comes next
"...Austin, Doggett joined quorum-breaking Austin state Reps. Gina Hinojosa, Celia Israel, and Vikki Goodwin; former Galveston mayor Joe Jaworski,..."

Jan. 6, 2022 News Post by Mike Clark-Madison

Qmmunity: Looking Back on 2021 Through a Queer Lens
This year's biggest LGBTQIA stories
"...6) Pride at the Polls State Rep. Celia Israel, co-founder of the Texas House LGBTQ Caucus, made..."

Dec. 17, 2021 Column by Beth Sullivan

Local Candidates Launch Their 2022 Campaigns
Off to the races with Greg Casar, Eddie Rodriguez, and Jose "Chito" Vela
"...of Casar's three races. Vela's backers include state Rep. Celia Israel, who's forgoing reelection as she explores a mayoral..."

Nov. 12, 2021 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Día de los Muertos COVID-19 Mural
"...Elected officials at the ceremony included Celia Israel (left) and Alison Alter (center)...."

Nov. 2, 2021 Photo Gallery

As Texas Redistricting Maps Advance, Lawmakers Aspire for Newly Drawn Seats
Talarico goes south, Doggett west, as Casar trades up
"...Strama will be open in 2022, as Strama's successor Celia Israel gears up for a likely Austin mayoral race...."

Oct. 22, 2021 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Celia Israel Makes "Exploratory" Move Toward 2022 Mayor's Race
State rep not seeking a fifth term in Texas House

Sept. 24, 2021 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...Make Mayoral Moves State Rep. Celia Israel announced the formation of an "exploratory committee" to..."

Sept. 24, 2021 News Feature

Celia Israel Makes "Exploratory" Move Toward 2022 Mayor's Race
State rep not seeking a fifth term in Texas House
"...had to make the first move, and state Rep. Celia Israel became that someone Wednesday morning, Sept. 22, announcing..."

Sept. 22, 2021 News Post by Mike Clark-Madison

Yay, Nay Campaigns on Proposition A Get Underway
Ballot initiative centered on APD staffing finds friends and foes
"...state Sen. Sarah Eckhardt, state Reps. Eddie Rodriguez and Celia Israel, all current members of the Austin City Council..."

Sept. 10, 2021 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Qmmunity: Anti-Trans Bill Starts Moving With Quorum Restored
Plus, queer film fest aGLIFF kicks off hybrid festival and more queer events
"...returned to the House as of this week (Rep. Celia Israel is reportedly back in Austin but it's unclear..."

Aug. 27, 2021 Column by Beth Sullivan

Dems Dig In for a Long Stay in D.C.
Quorum-breakers hone message, try to dodge COVID
"...exposing his sister, who is undergoing chemotherapy. Austin Reps. Celia Israel and Donna Howard, two of the delegation's more..."

July 23, 2021 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Texas Dems Take the Voting Rights Fight to D.C.
Breaking quorum again, lawmakers leave state to thwart Abbott's restrictive bill
"...Fleeing to D.C. was an unexpected diversion for Rep. Celia Israel, D-Austin. She planned to marry her partner of..."

July 16, 2021 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Juneteenth Parade in Austin 2021
"...Texas House members Donna Howard and Celia Israel..."

June 21, 2021 Photo Gallery

Qmmunity: Pride Month Is Here and Queer
Celebrate with Austin Black Pride, aGLIFF’s mini film-a-thon, and more
"...Post-Lege LGBTQIA Event Local advocate Ash Hall, state Rep. Celia Israel, and Dr. Rita Brock join ChrysalisQ for a..."

June 4, 2021 Column by Beth Sullivan

United Against Anti-Trans Legislation Rally
"...State Rep. Celia Israel, founding member of the Texas House LGBTQ Caucus..."

April 30, 2021 Photo Gallery

Will Texas Expand Medicaid?
Long-running health care debate looks different through a pandemic prism
"...a constitutional amendment; Hinojosa's fellow Austin Democratic state Reps. Celia Israel and John Bucy III are each pursuing that..."

Jan. 15, 2021 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

Ten Key Moments in a Year of Endless Texas Election Drama
Vote Early and Often
"...promising effort (led by his friend and fellow Rep. Celia Israel) to flip the Texas House...."

Dec. 18, 2020 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

November 2020 General Election Results
"...Celia Israel* (D) 63,019 68.8%..."

Nov. 6, 2020 News Feature

Travis County Early Voting Results for the November 2020 General Election
From the top of the ticket to city and county races
"...State Senator, District 50 Larry Delarose (R): 24,885 (29.94%) Celia Israel* (D): 58,239 (70.06%)..."

Nov. 3, 2020 News Post

Austin at Large: For Team Blue, So Much Green
More money, more voters for Texas Democrats aiming to flip the state House
"...stat you should find intriguing: According to state Rep. Celia Israel, chair of the Texas House Dem­o­cratic Campaign Committee,..."

Oct. 23, 2020 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Vanessa at the Table

Oct. 12, 2020 Postmarks

November 3 General Election Endorsements (Condensed)
All our endorsements collected on one easy-to-print page
"...State Representative, District 50: Celia Israel (i)..."

Oct. 1, 2020 News Post by The Chronicle Editorial Board

Chronicle Endorsements for the November General Election
Our picks for the local, state, and national races you'll see on your ballot
"...State Rep., District 50: Celia Israel (i)..."

Oct. 2, 2020 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

As Council Campaigns Begin, the Cash Rolls In
Off to the races!
"...in Bastrop, along with state Reps. Terry Canales and Celia Israel...."

July 24, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Looking at the Hard-to-Handicap Race for a Texas Senate Seat
Who will take Kirk Watson's Texas Senate District 14 seat?
"...of most of his Central Texas colleagues, including Reps. Celia Israel and Donna Howard, who both publicly considered and..."

July 10, 2020 News Feature by Michael King

Over Massive Opposition, State OKs Landfill
Travis County, nearby residents seek to overturn TCEQ decision to allow new ACL transfer station
"...Travis County officials, along with state Rep. Celia Israel and a swiftly formed non­profit representing residents and..."

June 12, 2020 News Feature by Victoria Rossi

Texas Democratic Convention to Host Panels, U.S. Senate Debate Online
Originally to be held in San Antonio, the TDC kicks off June 1
"...Last year, state Reps. Mary González, D-El Paso; Celia Israel, D-Austin; Jessica González, D-Dallas; Julie Johnson, D-Carrollton; and..."

May 29, 2020 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

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