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  1. Re: My op-ed in the Express-News: Future of Texas Begins in Pre-kinder Classrooms

    Thanks for your support, Raul!

    --Mike Villarreal

  2. Re: State Leaders' Proposal Prolongs Severe Education Cuts

    We really need new leadership in this state! What's more important than educating the next generatio...

    --Raul

  3. Re: My op-ed in the Express-News: Future of Texas Begins in Pre-kinder Classrooms

    Great editorial. Prekindergarten makes such a difference. I'm glad to see you and the Mayor pushing ...

    --Raul

 
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Press Release: Education & Budget Challenges Await Perry in Texas



"I welcome the Governor back to Texas. I would be happy to fill him in on all the things that he missed while he was gone, from the harm done by his education cuts to the state's struggles for clean air and water."



Four Ways You Can Help "Save Texas Schools"



Attend the Save Texas Schools conference in San Antonio on February 3-4, and more...



Have You Seen the Billboards that Say: Want to Teach? When can You Start?



Last session I filed HB 135 to curb the disturbing trend of schools hiring teachers who never had a single day of hands-on student-teaching in the classroom.



PRESS RELEASE - Rep. Mike Villarreal Files for Re-Election



Today State Representative Mike Villarreal filed for re-election to the Texas House of Representatives. 



Homegrown Fest - Photos and Videos now Posted



Please check out these pictures and video from Homegrown Fest.



Press Release: Federal Court Proposes New Redistricting Maps



"This is a big step forward in providing fair representation to Texas voters."



Texas Public Radio - SA2020 Proceeds to Serve SA



Representative Villarreal, the Chair of Serve SA, says, "In the end, we all need to do what we can to realize our dream for the future".  Listen to the entire broadcast here



Get a Head Start on Influencing the next Legislative Session - Interim Charges



House Speaker Joe Straus recently released the "interim charges" for House committees to study between now and the next legislative session.



Free Workshop for Wells Fargo or Wachovia Mortgage Customer Facing Mortgage Payment Challenges



If you are a Wells Fargo or Wachovia mortgage customer facing mortgage payment challenges, there is a free workshop on Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at the Hyatt Regency Hill Country.
 



Press Release - Villarreal Responds to School Finance Lawsuit



"I agree that the school finance system is broken. Students from every community in Texas deserve an opportunity to attend world-class schools, but unfortunately that isn't the case today."



Facebook Conversion Underway - How to Get in touch with Me



You can now find me at: facebook.com/Rep.Mike.Villarreal.



Mike in the SAEN - Perry's Climate Views Take Heat



Rep. Villarreal attended the Moving Planet event last weekend with his son.  Rep. Villarreal responded to Perry's denial that humans are contributing to global warming by pointing out that a lot of Texans are still in denial about global warming, but there's been slow but steady enlightenment.  Read the entire article here.



E-newsletter - A Community in Mourning



I write to you today with a heavy heart.  Last week, Rebecca Elizabeth Gonzalez died in her San Antonio home along with her daughter, Samvastion Ochoa, and friend Pamela Susan Wenske. Fire destroyed their home. 

 

 



Texas Tribune: UT President Bill Powers: We Are a House Divided



University of Texas President Bill Powers isn't mincing words in his State of the University address, scheduled for this afternoon. According to prepared remarks distributed before the speech (and subject to change), he takes head-on the controversy that has dogged the state's higher education community for several months.  Read the entire article here



CNN Video: Rep. Villarreal on Rick Perry's Style



Rep. Villarreal says Rick Perry is focused on winning elections. Watch the entire video below.



State Representative Mike Villarreal - Texas House District 123 San Antonio
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