Texas considers free school breakfast for all to remove stigma

AUSTIN, Texas, April 26 (UPI) -- Texas lawmakers are considering a bill to provide free or low-price meals to all students in schools where 80 percent or more qualify for the program.
Cheney indicted in Texas case

Cheney indicted in Texas case

RAYMONDVILLE, Texas, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney has been indicted in Texas, accused of aiding in the neglect of federal immigration inmates by contracting for-profit prisons.

Texas Senate passes life without parole

AUSTIN, Texas, April 15 (UPI) -- The Texas Senate has passed a bill that would give juries the sentencing option of life without parole in capital murder cases.

Texas senators want sentencing changes

AUSTIN, Texas, March 4 (UPI) -- Two Texas senators Friday urged swift action on legislation to change the state's sentencing laws in light of the new ban on executing juvenile killers. Sens. Rodney Ellis and Eddie Lucio, both Democrats, asked Republican Gov. Rick Perry to designate eme

Texas to consider death penalty option

DALLAS, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Some legislators want to give juries in Texas capital murder trials a new sentencing option in addition to death or life with eligibility for parole. The bill authored by Sen. Eddie Lucio, D-Brownsville, would permit juries to sentence a convicted killer

Texas to consider death penalty option

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- A bill was pre-filed in the Texas Legislature Monday that would give the state's juries the option of a life sentence without parole in capital cases.

Texas legislator seeks help for colonias

DALLAS, July 23 (UPI) -- Texas has spent millions to improve life in the makeshift colonias along the Texas-Mexican border, but some still have no running water or sewer services. State Sen. Eddie Lucio, the author of many bills to help the estimated 500,000 residents, says there

Texas legislators end raucous session

AUSTIN, Texas, June 2 (UPI) -- Texas legislators Monday put the final touches on a raucous 140-day session that passed a $117.4 billion budget, home insurance reforms and a new ethics bill that some say is the strongest in a decade.

Texas weighs new option in capital cases

AUSTIN, Texas, April 4 (UPI) -- A bill may soon come up for debate in the Texas Senate that would give juries the option of a sentence of life without parole in capital cases for the first tim

Texas weighs new option in capital cases

AUSTIN, Texas, April 4 (UPI) -- A Texas state senator said Friday his state should have the same sentencing options in capital cases that most other death penalty states have. Sen. Eddie Lucio

Repaired South Texas causeway reopened

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- The Queen Isabella Causeway, the only link between South Padre Island and the Texas mainland, was officially reopened to traffic Wednesday after a Sept. 15 acci

Eduardo Andres “Eddie” Lucio, Jr. (born 20 January 1946) is a Democratic member of the Texas Senate representing the 27th District since 1991.

Lucio is the father of Eddie Lucio, III who served in the Texas House of Representatives in the 80th Legislature.

On November 18, 2008, he was indicted on corruption charges for "profiting from his public office by accepting honoraria from prison management companies."

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