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Saturday, September 24 • 11:10am - 12:10pm
The Senate Agenda

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Moderators
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Jim Henson (mod.)

Director of the Texas Politics Project
Henson directs the Texas Politics Project at the University of Texas at Austin. He is a founder and co-director of the University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll, the only open-source statewide survey of public opinion in Texas. Henson is also the co-author of a Texas politics web-based textbook used at several universities throughout the state.

Speakers
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Dawn Buckingham

Republican Candidate for Texas Senate District 24
Buckingham, a practicing oculoplastic and reconstructive surgeon, has served as vice chairwoman of the State Board for Educator Certification. In addition, she has served as the lieutenant governor’s appointee on the Sunset Advisory Commission and as a trustee on the Lake Travis Independent School District board.
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Konni Burton

State Senator
Burton, R-Colleyville, has represented Senate District 10 since 2014. She is vice chairwoman of the Senate Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Committee and is a member of the Criminal Justice, Higher Education and Nominations committees. Prior to her election, Burton served on the steering committee of NE Tarrant Tea Party and was later elected vice president of the NETTP Board.
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Sylvia Garcia

State Senator
Garcia, D-Houston, has represented Senate District 6 since 2013. She is a member of the Senate Education, Intergovernmental Relations, Transportation and Veteran Affairs & Military Installations committees. Garcia previously served as director and presiding judge of the Houston Municipal System and was later elected as the Houston city controller. In 2002, Garcia was elected to the Harris County Commissioners Court.
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Chuy Hinojosa

State Senator
Hinojosa, D-McAllen, has represented Senate District 20 since 2003. He serves as vice chairman of the Senate Finance Committee and is a member of the Criminal Justice, Natural Resources & Economic Development and Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs committees. Previously, Hinojosa served in the Texas House and in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War.
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José Rodríguez

State Senator
Rodríguez, D-El Paso, has represented Senate District 29, which includes more than 350 miles of the Texas-Mexico border, since 2011. He is a member of the Senate Education, Nominations, Veteran Affairs & Military Installations, Health & Human Services and Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs committees. Previously, Rodríguez served as vice chairman of the Senate Jurisprudence Committee.
avatar for Van Taylor

Van Taylor

State Senator
Taylor, R-Plano, has represented Senate District 8 since 2015. He serves as vice chairman of the Senate Nominations Committee and sits on the Finance, Health & Human Services, Transportation and Education committees. Previously, he served in the Texas House. Taylor also works as the director of Churchill Capital Company, a real estate financing firm, and manages other small businesses.


Saturday September 24, 2016 11:10am - 12:10pm
Rainey Hall, Jessen Auditorium 200 West 21st Street, Austin, TX 78712