Press Releases & Statements

Stay informed with official statements and press releases from Commissioner Ellis and Precinct One.

MAR 08, 2022

RELEASE: Commissioners Court Creates Women's Commission

JAN 22, 2022

STATEMENT: Commissioner Ellis’ Statement on Early Childhood Impact Grants

JAN 06, 2022

Harris becomes 1st Co. in TX to Partner with Minority-Owned Bank

DEC 15, 2021

STATEMENT: Commissioner Ellis’ Statement on Commissioners Court’s Vote to Refer Flood Bond Prioritization Framework to a Task Force for Possible Modifications

NOV 09, 2021

RELEASE: Commissioner Ellis' Statement on County Equity Guidelines

OCT 28, 2021

RELEASE: Harris County Commissioners Court Passes Redistricting Plan

SEPT 20, 2021

RELEASE: Commissioner Rodney Ellis' Statement on Proposed Tax Rate

AUG 10, 2021

RELEASE: Harris County Commissioners Court Approves 2 Initiatives to Improve Public Safety

JULY 21, 2021

STATEMENT: Commissioner Rodney Ellis Issues Voting Rights Resolution

JULY 12, 2021

STATEMENT: Commissioner Rodney Ellis Fully Supports Texas Democrats Breaking Quorum

JULY 01, 2021

RELEASE: Commissioner Ellis Announces Harris County Connections Youth Summer Program Initiative Awards in Precinct One

JUNE 29, 2021

STATEMENT: Commissioner Rodney Ellis "We do not have a moment to waste"

JUNE 28, 2021

STATEMENT: Commissioner Ellis Reacts to Derek Chauvin Sentencing

JUNE 23, 2021

STATEMENT: Praise for Organizers & Federal Partners as U.S. DOT Announces Audit of TxDOT

JUNE 18,2021

RELEASE: Commissioner Rodney Ellis to Host Second Annual Juneteenth Bike Ride on the Emancipation Trail

JUNE 11, 2021

RELEASE: Commissioner Rodney Ellis Calls Out Texas GLO for Inequitable Allocation of Funds at Congressional Inquiry

JUNE 10, 2021

RELEASE: The Elimination of 16 Racially Offensive Names of Geographical Sites in Texas

MAY 27, 2021

RELEASE: Harris County Extends Labor Agreement with Houston Food Bank

MAY 20, 2021

RELEASE: Commissioner Ellis to Serve as Spokesperson for ACA Enrollment Campaign

APRIL 20, 2021

STATEMENT: Commissioner Rodney Ellis Issues Statement on Derek Chauvin Verdict

MAR 30, 2021

STATEMENT: “We must create an equity framework for relief from the economic impacts of the pandemic”

MAR 22, 2021

Expansion of Timber Forest Drive Announced

MAR 18, 2021

Plans Underway to Transform the Hill at Sims

MAR 16, 2021

STATEMENT: Commissioner Ellis Issues Statement on SB7

MAR 11, 2021

Construction to Begin on Blue Ridge Soccer Fields Made Possible by the Qatar Harvey Fund

MAR 10, 2021

Voter Registration Billboard Campaign Launches

MAR 10, 2021

Harris County Announces $550K in Grants to Combat Food Insecurity, Food Deserts

MAR 09, 2021

MEDIA ADVISORY: Voter Registration Billboards Conference

MAR 04, 2021

MEDIA ADVISORY: Commemorative March for Justice

FEB 09, 2021

STATEMENT: Commissioner Rodney Ellis Statement on Harris County FY22 Budget

FEB 03, 2021

One Bicycle Crash is too Many: Commissioner Ellis, BikeTexas, BikeHouston & Clear Channel Launch Bike Safety Campaign

JAN 26, 2021

Commissioner Rodney Ellis Issues Statement on Harris County's new COVID-19 Vaccine Portal

DEC 18, 2020

Commissioner Ellis, Co-Author of the Tim Cole Act Responds to Texas Supreme Court Decision on Alfred Dewayne Brown Case

DEC 15, 2020

Harris County Extends Partnership with Houston Food Bank to Address Rising Food Insecurity Among Residents

DEC 08, 2020

Commissioners Court Moves to Expand Broadband Access, Ensure Equity in Internet Access

NOV 24, 2020

Commissioner Ellis Condemns 5th Circuit Decision Blocking Medicaid Patients from Accessing Care at Planned Parenthood Clinics in Texas

NOV 10, 2020

Commissioner Ellis Pushes Forward on Economic Equity and Opportunity in Harris County

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