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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          



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


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




Sponsors as of Feb. 11, 2010


Lone Star Legislative Summit Details


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