Rene Oliveira
Important Dates
Early Voting Period for Runoff Election
July 23, 2012 – July 27, 2012

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News Releases
February 2012Congratulations to Carling Technologies and TSC
Dec 14, 2011Rebounding Texas Economy: November Sales Tax Collections Rates Up 12.2 Percent
Dec 14, 2011Several Valley schools sue state
Nov 23, 2011Cameron County Majority Congressional Seat Drawn By Federal Three-Judge Panel
Nov 18, 2011Federal Judges Declare Additional Valley House Seat, House District 37 District Boundaries Amended
Oct 11, 2011School Districts, Taxpayers File Lawsuit Alleging State's Public School Finance System Unconstitutional, Inadequate
Sep 23, 2011Air Pollution Rule Could Increase Electricity Rates
Sep 01, 2011New Electric Transmission Line for Valley Clears Hurdle
Aug 01, 2011Sales Tax Holiday Offers Back-To-School Savings, Aug. 19-22
Jun 29, 2011Anti-Teacher Legislation Sent To Governor: Bill Erodes Seniority Protections, Allows Teacher Pay Cuts, Furloughs
Jun 11, 2011Economic Impact of Rio Grande Valley School District Cuts Could Far Exceed Initial Estimates
Jun 01, 2011Texas State Budget Leaves Billions on the Table: Taxpayers, Students, Teachers Left In the Cold
Apr 21, 2011Legislation Defines UT, UTB, TSC Roles as Current Partnership Agreement Unwinds
Apr 14, 2011Agreement Forged on UTB-TSC Legislative Negotiations
Apr 01, 2010April Energy Efficient Appliance Purchases Eligible For State Rebates
Mar 30, 2010Food Stamp Program Inefficient: State Audit Committee Identifies Staffing Problems, Lack of Communication
Mar 05, 2010Funds Awarded for Repair of Port Isabel Community Center
Jan 12, 2010Rep. Oliveira Named To House Select Committee on Fiscal Stability
Oct 15, 2009PUB Approved For $46.1 Million In Federal Stimulus Funds For Wastewater Improvements
Sep 10, 2009State Rep. Rene Oliveira Seeks Re-election To Texas House, Congressional Redistricting Top Local Legislative Priority
Aug 19, 2009School Supplies Now Exempt During Three-Day Sales Tax Weekend Holiday, Aug. 21-23
Jun 26, 2009Point Isabel Schools To Receive $800,000 Grant For After School Programs For Grades K Through 12
Jun 22, 2009Gubernatorial Veto Period Ends, Bills Pass, Session Successful
May 31, 2009Legislation Aims to Offer Texas Families Sales Tax Exemptions for Essential School Supply Purchases
May 29, 2009Legislature Approves Two-Year Franchise Tax Exemption For Many Texas Small Businesses, Breaks Permanent For Others
May 26, 2009Overweight Truck Corridor Signed Into Law
Mar 20, 2009Tax Abatement Legislation Passed By Texas House
Mar 19, 2009Auditor's Report: Border Security Funds Mismanaged
Mar 10, 2009$1.5 million in Disaster Relief Slated for The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College
Mar 03, 2009Los Fresnos CISD Awarded $561,600 Grant For Early Childhood Learning and Early Program Development
Feb 16, 2009Legislation Requiring Health Plans To Cover Costs of Life Saving Heart Scans Filed
Jan 20, 2009Port Isabel-Cameron County Airport Awarded $80,000 State Grant For New Terminal Building Design
Jan 30, 2007Texas Monthly Takes Chess Success to Print
 Oliveira Awarded 2009 Legislator of the Year By County Judges and County Commissioners Association of Texas
 Assault on Texas Educators Bad for State's Future
 Texas Budget Problems Certain To Impact Local Economy
 Inaction On Water Desalination Could Cost Texas' Future
 Schools Are Not The Place To Enforce Immigration Laws
News Articles
Sep 17, 2011City Dedicates Municipal Buildings in Saturday Ceremony
Jul 09, 2011Oliveira tears into Republicans over state budget choices
Mar 13, 2011State Rep. Oliveira battles sanctuary city bill
Feb 14, 2007Texas Rep. René Oliveira introduces the first atherosclerosis screening reimbursement bill