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Saturday, September 24 • 1:45pm - 2:45pm
The Republic of Taxes

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Supported by The Boeing Company

Moderators
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Peggy Fikac (mod.)

Austin Bureau Chief for the San Antonio Express-News
Fikac is the Austin bureau chief for the San Antonio Express-News and covers politics and public policy in areas including the state budget. Previously, she was the Austin bureau chief for both the Houston Chronicle and the Express-News when the two combined their Austin operations. Fikac also worked for the Associated Press.

Speakers
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Paul Bettencourt

State Senator
Bettencourt, R-Houston, has represented Senate District 7 since 2015. He serves as vice chairman of the Senate Intergovernmental Relations Committee and sits on the Education, Finance and Higher Education committees. Bettencourt also serves as chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Property Tax Reform & Relief. He is the CEO of Bettencourt Tax Advisors, LLC, which he founded in 2009.
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Dennis Bonnen

State Representative
Bonnen, R-Angleton, has represented House District 25 since 1997. He serves as chairman of the House Ways & Means Committee and sits on the Natural Resources Committee. He was appointed co-chairman of the Joint Interim Committee to Study Border Security. Additionally, Bonnen is the CEO and chairman of the board of Heritage Bank.
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Trey Martinez Fischer

State Representative
Martinez Fischer, D-San Antonio, has represented House District 116 since 2001. He serves on the House Special Purpose Districts and Ways & Means committees. Additionally, Martinez Fischer serves as chairman of the Mexican American Legislative Caucus and practices law at his own firm, specializing in real estate, insurance and family law.
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Dick Lavine

Senior Fiscal Analyst for the Center for Public Policy Priorities
Lavine joined the Center in 1994. He focuses on state and local revenue issues. Additionally, Lavine serves as chairman of the board of directors of the Travis Central Appraisal District and is a member of the executive board of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Texas Retirees.