Lone Star Legislative Summit Agenda
Posted 02 - 17 - 2010


 Agenda  - Lone Star Legislative Summit



As of February 17, 2010 – subject to change



 





Wednesday, February 17



 



Lone Star Reception



5 pm – 7:00 pm



Hotel Fredonia, Banita Room



           





Thursday, February 18



Stephen F. Austin State University Student Center, Second Floor



 



7:00 am          



Registration



 



7:20 a.m.        



Kick-off Breakfast, sponsored by SFA Alumni Assoc.



Location: Twilight Ballroom



Welcome:   Rep. Wayne Christian, SFA President Baker Pattillo, Chamber Chairman Paul Smith III



 



7:40 am – 8:40 am                 



Lone Star Legislative Landscape: Key Issues   



Location: Regents Suite A        



Texas Rep. John Otto, vice chair, Ways and Means Committee



           



8:45 am – 10:00 am



Session One



Transportation: Getting From Here to There on a Budget



Panelists include:  Rep. Allen Fletcher; Rep. Wayne Christian, John Barton – TxDOT Asst Dir. Of Engineering



Moderator: Sen. Robt. Nichols



 



(Break: 10:01 – 10:29 am)



 



10:30 am – 11:30 am



Session Two



Education: Cultivating the Workforce



Panelists: Reps. Rob Eissler, Rep. John Otto, Rep. Jim Jackson



Moderator: Dr. Mary Nelle Brunson



           



 



(11:30 to 11:45 :                                 Transfer to Lunch location: Grand Ballroom 



 



11:45 am – 12:45 pm



Luncheon:     



Healthcare, Homeland Security and other major issues



U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert



           



(Break: 12:45 – 1:00 pm)



 



 



1:00 pm – 2:00 pm



Session Three



Location: Regents Suite A



Water, Water Everywhere: Is There Enough to Drink?



Panelists: Rep. Allan Ritter, Rep. Brandon Creighton; Jerry Clark, Sabine River Authority, water quality engineer Alan Plummer



Moderator: David Alders                                                     



 



(Break: 2:00 – 2:15 pm)



 



2:15 pm – 3:00 pm



Session Four



Property Rights and Eminent Domain



Panelists: Rep. Wayne Christian, Rep. Allan Ritter, Regan Beck - Texas Farm Bureau



Moderator: David Alders



 



3:00 – 4:00 pm                       



Texas: Challenges and Opportunities



Location: Twilight Ballroom



Governor Rick Perry



 



 



4:00 pm Adjourn



 



 





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