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Saturday, September 24 • 4:25pm - 5:25pm
God & Governing: Should Faith Inform Politics?

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Moderators
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Ben Philpott (mod.)

Senior Editor at KUT-FM
Philpott has covered state politics and other topics for KUT, Austin's National Public Radio affiliate, since 2002. He is also co-host of The Ticket 2016, a podcast co-produced by KUT and The Texas Tribune covering the presidential election. Previously, he worked in public radio and at several television stations in Alabama and Tennessee. Philpott has been named Radio Journalist of the Year by the Houston Press Club three times.

Speakers
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Andy Doyle

Episcopal Bishop of Texas
Doyle was elected bishop in 2008. He has served churches in Temple and College Station and was elected deputy to several General Conventions. He is currently president of the Compass Rose Society. His writings include Unabashedly Episcopalian: The Good News of the Episcopal Church and Church: A Generous Community Amplified for the Future.
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Eddie Lucio lll

State Representative
Lucio, D-Brownsville, has represented House District 38 since 2007. He is vice chairman of the House Calendars Committee and sits on the Land and Resource Management and Natural Resources committees. In 2014, Lucio was appointed to the SWIFT Advisory Committee, which oversees the implementation of new policies for the state’s water supply. He is also a practicing attorney with the Lucio III Group.
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Ron Simmons

State Representative
Simmons, R-Carrollton, has represented House District 65 since 2012. He serves as vice chairman of the House Business & Industry Committee and sits on the Transportation Committee. He also serves as chairman of the Subcommittee on Long-Term Infrastructure Planning. Simmons co-founded Retirement Advisors of America and remains its chairman, and he serves as board vice chairman for the Autism Society of America.
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David Simpson

State Representative
Simpson, R-Longview, has represented House District 7 since 2011. He serves on the House Agriculture & Livestock and Criminal Jurisprudence committees. Previously, he served as mayor of Avinger and as an appointed member of the Ark-Tex Regional Review Committee. Simpson also serves as president and CEO of Avinger Timber.


Saturday September 24, 2016 4:25pm - 5:25pm
Texas Union, Quadrangle Room 2308 Whitis Avenue, Austin, TX 78705