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Travis County Dem Chair Shuffle
Who wants to run the Democratic Party here in Austin?
"...Sen. Kirk Watson; state Reps. Gina Hinojosa, Donna Howard, Celia Israel, and Eddie Rodriguez; and District Attorney Margaret Moore...."

Nov. 17, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Dawnna Dukes’ Conspiracy
State representative gets wild with Texas Tribune
"...other than fellow local Dem Reps. Donna Howard and Celia Israel, who apparently were hugger-mugger with the Statesman –..."

Nov. 10, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Rick Cofer Withdraws From Race for Travis County Democratic Chair
Frontrunner's exit clouds what looked like one-horse race
"...state Reps. Gina Hinojosa, Eddie Rodriguez, Donna Howard, and Celia Israel; District Attorney Margaret Moore; Sheriff Sally Hernandez; and..."

Oct. 25, 2017 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Gay Place
Austin's Pride celebration is happening this Saturday!
"...Bar Association CLE 2017: The Empire Strikes Back Rep. Celia Israel, attorney and advocate Claire Bow, UT Prof. Ariel..."

Sept. 29, 2017 Column by Sarah Marloff

County Judge Sarah Eckhardt on Greg Abbott's Texas Hammer
“Local control had been a darling of the state for years, and now it has become the enemy”
"...fix both in the modern world. With state Rep. Celia Israel, moderated by the Statesman's Ben Wear. AT&T Center,..."

Sept. 22, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

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

Abbott’s Executive Overreach
What all bills did the governor veto this time?
"...mail-in voting for small counties in run-off elections. (Rep. Celia Israel, D-Austin)..."

June 23, 2017 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

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: Ignoring the Dawnna Dukes Problem
County Democratic Party Chair Vincent Harding doesn't want to talk about the beleaguered rep
"...saw 13 bills she either authored or joint-authored pass. Celia Israel had 10. Eddie Rodri­guez had two. Even Rep...."

June 9, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Lege Lines: Don’t Blame the Death Worm
The Texas House wants to kill off "film incentives"
"...games. Travis County Democratic Reps. Dawnna Dukes, Donna Howard, Celia Israel, and Eddie Rodriguez jointly protested that the program..."

April 14, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The 85th’s State Something
Taking stock at the Lege's midway point
"...• HB 143 by Rep. Celia Israel, D-Austin: online voter registration. Referred to House Elections..."

March 17, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

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

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

Straus Announces House Committees
Lots of seats but no chair positions for reps in Travis County
"...• Celia Israel: Elections (vice-chair); Transportation Israel draws the same seats..."

Feb. 9, 2017 News Post 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

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

New Dem Caucus Leader
Chris Turner, D-Grand Prairie, is best known for almost saving Wendy Davis' campaign
"...for all." The delegation also voted in Austin Rep. Celia Israel as second vice chair, alongside Eagle Pass Rep...."

Feb. 3, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

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

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

GOP Targets Women's Health, LGBTQ Community in First Day of Lege Filing
Texas Dems vow to keep up the fight for LGBTQ residents, women
"...divide us when we should be working together,” Rep. Celia Israel, D-Austin, a member of the LBGTQ community, said..."

Nov. 14, 2016 News Post 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

Election Notes
Emptying out the dregs from this election
"...and we cannot accept it," said Kitchen. State Reps. Celia Israel and Gina Hinojosa, D-Austin, also came to show..."

Nov. 11, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Election Night 2016
"...Re-elected Texas State Rep. Celia Israel addresses supporters at the Driskill...."

Nov. 9, 2016 Photo Gallery

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

Chronicle Endorsements: State of Texas
Senate, House, State Board of Education, and more races
"...in HD 50, where we're glad to see incumbent Celia Israel return for a second term, and back her..."

Oct. 21, 2016 News Feature

All Endorsements
Collected on one page
"...State Representative, District 50: Celia Israel..."

Oct. 21, 2016 News Feature

City Council Endors-gasbord
Who's endorsing who for the five City Council seats up for grabs in November?
"...Wilco Dems Club, Williamson County Young Democrats, Lloyd Doggett, Celia Israel, Brigid Shea, TODO Austin, Williamson County Democratic Party,..."

Oct. 14, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Local Highlights at Trib Fest
Mayor Steve Adler, Lance Armstrong among those representing Austin
"...nation's toughest photo ID rules in place, and Rep. Celia Israel, D-Austin, will represent the Democratic and democratic case..."

Sept. 23, 2016 News Feature

Lege, Statewide, and Beyond
What does Trump's toxicity mean for downballot races?
"...HD 51. And two more should win easily: one-termer Celia Israel against Republican Ceasar Ruiz in HD 50, and..."

Aug. 26, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

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