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The 2018 Texas Tribune Festival is upon us! Join us Sept. 27-29 in downtown Austin for two days of unique perspectives, thoughtful conversation and networking — all in the shadow of the Texas Capitol. 

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Saturday, September 29 • 8:00am - 9:00am
Breakfast & Meet-and-Greet with 'The Republican Wish List' Panelists

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Kick off the day with breakfast & conversation with the panelists of The Republican Wish List in the sixth floor lobby of the Texas Public Policy Foundation just before their panel.

Presented by Entergy

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Travis Clardy

State Representative, R-Nacogdoches
Clardy, R-Nacogdoches, has represented House District 11 since 2012. He serves as vice chairman of the House Local & Consent Calendars Committee and sits on the Higher Education and Energy Resources committees. In August 2018, Clardy announced his candidacy for House speaker for the... Read More →
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Chris Paddie

State Representative, R-Marshall
Paddie, R-Marshall, has represented House District 9 since 2013. He sits on the House Calendars, Licensing & Administrative Procedures, and State Affairs committees. He is also a member of the Texas Conservative Coalition and serves as vice chairman of the Young Texans Legislative... Read More →
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Cassandra Pollock

Engagement Reporter for The Texas Tribune
Pollock has served as an engagement reporter for The Texas Tribune since 2017 after serving as a fellow during the 85th Texas legislative session. She has also reported for The Daily Texan and The Washington Examiner in Washington, D.C. Pollock is a graduate of The University of Texas... Read More →
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Ron Simmons

State Representative, R-Carrollton
Simmons, R-Carrollton, has represented House District 65 since 2012. He sits on the House Appropriations, Local & Consent Calendars and Transportation committees. He also serves on the Texas Conservative Coalition Research Institute Board of Directors. Simmons is also co-founder and... Read More →
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Drew Springer

State Representative, R-Muenster
Springer, R-Muenster, has represented House District 68 since 2013. He serves as vice chairman of the House County Affairs committee and sits on the House Redistricting and Ways & Means committees. Previously, Springer worked as an accountant and president for a Texas rail car company... Read More →
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John Zerwas

State Representative, R-Richmond
Zerwas has represented House District 28 since 2007. He serves as chairman of the House Appropriations Committee and is a member of the Legislative Budget Board. In 2017, he announced his candidacy for House speaker for the 86th legislative session. Zerwas is a practicing anesthesiologist... Read More →

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Saturday September 29, 2018 8:00am - 9:00am CDT
Texas Public Policy Foundation, 6th Floor