Sign up for the Austonia daily newsletter
×
becomeMemberIcon

become a member

(Eddie Rodruiguez)

Eduardo Rene "Eddie" Rodriguez was elected to the Texas House of Representatives at the age of 31. He just turned 49 on July 1 and is finishing up his ninth term. He's senior among the half-dozen lawmakers who represent Travis County in the House.


He's the only male in the solid-blue delegation. Three of those five women endorsed his senate bid: Representatives Gina Hinojosa (HD49), Donna Howard (HD 48), and Celia Israel (HD 50). As have 11 other House members, including Speaker Pro Tem Joe Moody (D-El Paso).

This article focuses primarily on Rodriguez. An article on candidate Sarah Eckhardt was published earlier this week.

Read the rest at The Austin Bulldog.

Popular

Friday Mountain is awaiting approval but construction is scheduled to begin in the next month. (Rogers-O'Brien Construction)

Terry Black’s Barbecue is journeying outside of the smoked meats sphere and into the hospitality sector, announcing plans to open “Friday Mountain,” a resort-style vineyard near Driftwood.

Keep Reading Show less

(Austin Fire/Twitter)

The Texas French Bread Bakery, located on 2900 Rio Grande Street, has been completely destroyed after a fire erupted on Monday night.

Keep Reading Show less