updated 2-17-2010 3 pm.
The third Lone Star Legislative Summit is set for February 17 and 18 in
The event kicks off with the Lone Star Reception on Wednesday, Feb. 17 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Hotel Fredonia.
Topics include Transportation, Education, Water Resources, and Property Rights.
Texas Governor Rick Perry will speak on legislative challenges and opportunities across
Texas State Rep. John Otto will give the breakfast keynote address. Otto is the Vice Chair of the Ways and Means Committee and serves on the Appropriations Committee. He is widely acknowledged as one of the top budget experts in
U.S. Representative Louie Gohmert will highlight federal activity on healthcare, homeland security and other major issues during a luncheon keynote.
Rep. Wayne Christian and State Senator Robert Nichols are co-hosting the event and will welcome fellow legislators to their ‘home territory.’ Senator Nichols’ District 3 covers 16
The transportation discussion will be moderated by Senator Nichols and includes Texas Department of Transportation Assistant Director of Engineering John Barton and Rep. Allen Fletcher. Rep. Fletcher’s District 130 covers part of
Chairman of the House Education Committee Rob Eissler leads a panel that also features Rep. Jim Jackson and Rep. John Otto. Rep. Eissler’s District 15 covers part of
“Water, Water, Everywhere … is there enough to Drink?” is the title of a panel moderated by David Alders of
A panel on Eminent Domain will include Rep. Christian and Rep. Ritter.
Cost for the Wednesday reception is $25. Thursday breakfast is $15 and luncheon is $25.
A combination registration for all ticketed events is only $50.
The event is produced by the Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce.
Check www.nacogdoches.org to register online, and to see updates on the above information.
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