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Friday, September 28 • 10:30am - 11:30am
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What the progressives in the Texas House want from the 86th Legislature.

Supported by the Texas Public Policy Foundation

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Alex Samuels

Community Reporter for The Texas Tribune
Samuels is a community reporter for The Texas Tribune. She joined the Tribune as a newsletters fellow in 2016 and later worked as a reporting fellow during the 85th Texas legislative session. Samuels previously worked as a collegiate and breaking news correspondent for USA Today College... Read More →

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Nicole Collier

State Representative, D-Fort Worth
Collier, D-Fort Worth, has represented House District 95 since 2013. She currently sits on the House Public Health, Business & Industry, and Local & Consent Calendars committees. Collier also works as a trial attorney and is partner at West & Associates LLP in Fort Worth.
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Mary González

State Representative, D-Clint
González, D-Clint, has represented House District 75 since 2013. She serves as vice chairwoman of the House Agriculture & Livestock Committee and sits on the Appropriations Committee. Previously, González worked for state Reps. Paul Moreno and Richard Peña Raymond, at the National... Read More →
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Donna Howard

State Representative, D-Austin
Howard, D-Austin, has represented House District 48 since 2006. She serves as vice chairwoman of the House Calendars Committee and the Appropriations Subcommittee on Budget Transparency & Reform. She also sits on the Administration, Higher Education and Appropriations committees... Read More →
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Poncho Nevárez

State Representative, D-Eagle Pass
Nevárez, D-Eagle Pass, has represented House District 74 since 2013. He serves as vice chairman of the House Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee and sits on the Calendars, Natural Resources committees, as well as the Select Committee on Opioids & Substance Abuse. Nevárez... Read More →
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Eddie Rodriguez

State Representative, D-Austin
Rodriguez, D-Austin, has represented House District 51 since 2003. He sits on the House Environmental Regulation, Redistricting, and State Affairs committees. He is also chairman of the House Farm-to-Table Caucus and vice chairman of the Mexican American Legislative Caucus. Additionally... Read More →

Friday September 28, 2018 10:30am - 11:30am CDT
Texas Public Policy Foundation, McCombs Events Center