Tag Archives: Celia Israel

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 by Caleb Pritchard

Capital Metro could get permission to bypass voter approval of MetroRail extension

State Rep. Celia Israel and state Sen. Kirk Watson have filed legislation at the Capitol that would make it much easier for the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority to expand its commuter rail service.On Friday, Israel filed House Bill 1726, which…

Friday, April 1, 2016 by Caleb Pritchard

Discount program aims to detour truckers around Austin

The Texas Transportation Commission voted on Thursday to give cross-state truckers extra incentive to avoid Austin’s notoriously congested stretch of Interstate 35.With only one dissenting voice, the five-person commission – a board of gubernatorial appointees that oversees the Texas Department…

Friday, October 4, 2013 by Charlotte Moore

Celia Israel runs for District 50 with a long history of public service

Celia Israel’s civic service resume reads a mile long. The long-time Travis County Democrat is probably most recognized for the work she did on former Gov. Ann Richards’ administration.   But that was only one of many destinations along Israel’s…

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