Eddie Rodriguez's file:

Democrat from Texas

Eddie Rodriguez has represented Austin since he was first elected to the Texas House of Representatives in 2002.

Recent statements involving Eddie Rodriguez

Says Texas is the only state that exempts jet fuel from its state motor fuels tax.

"We’re losing almost 6,000 state jobs."

Says Texas colleges and universities may opt to allow guns on campuses.

Recent stories featuring Eddie Rodriguez

Planned Parenthood versus the State of Texas:

As the dispute over whether the state can exclude Planned Parenthood health centers from the Women’s Health Program plays out in court, we look back at two fact-checks of statements about Planned Parenthood’s involvement in the program.

Fact-checking claims about concealed handguns:

Textbooks? Check. Handgun? That prospect’s being debated at the Texas Capitol as lawmakers consider legislation allowing guns on campus--plus, we now read, a proposal letting legislators and others tote concealed weapons anywhere.

PolitiFact Week in Review:

We checked statements about guns and the rainy day fund last week, as well as a claim about Jim Crow in the Texas Constitution.

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