AUSTIN –The Texas Public Policy Foundation will celebrate the grand opening of its new headquarters at 901 Congress Avenue TODAY, Tuesday, April 21, 2015. The celebration includes a lunch with Governor Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton followed by a Policy Primer on Entrepreneurship and the Texas Future featuring renowned Texas entrepreneur and philanthropist Red McCombs, Texas oilman and President of Henry Resources Jim Henry, and TPPF founder and Chairman Emeritus of the medical-device firm Kinetic Concepts, Inc. Dr. Jim Leininger

The Texas Public Policy Foundation’s new, state-of-the art headquarters building just 352 yards from the State Capitol is approximately 42,000 square feet covering six floors. The Michael S. Stevens Building houses the Joe B. Hogsett Theater, the Red McCombs Event Center, and the Governor Rick Perry Liberty Balcony with wrap-around views of downtown and the state capitol.  

The luncheon and the policy primer will be livestreamed at: txpo.li/1EN3HyC ?

WHO:

 

Texas Public Policy Foundation
Governor Greg Abbott
Attorney General Ken Paxton
Red McCombs, Texas entrepreneur and philanthropist
Jim Henry, President, Henry Resources
Dr. Jim Leininger, TPPF founder & Chairman Emeritus of Kinetic Concepts, Inc. 
 
WHAT:

 

Grand Opening of Texas Public Policy Foundation’s New Headquarters
Luncheon with Governor Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton
Policy Primer on Entrepreneurship and the Texas Future
 
WHEN:

 

TODAY, San Jacinto Day, Tuesday, April 21, 2015
11:30 pm CDT – Luncheon in the Red McCombs Event Center
1:30 pm CDT  – Policy Primer in the Joe B. Hogsett Theater
 
WHERE:  
 
 
Liberty’s New Address
901 Congress Avenue
Austin, Texas 78701 

Credentialed media organizations are welcome to attend and cover the luncheon and the policy primer. All persons attending the Grand Opening (including reporters) must wear a TPPF-issued name badge to access the events. To prevent unnecessary delays at the registration desk, we encourage all reporters planning to attend the luncheon or the policy primer to register in advance by contacting Caroline Espinosa at cespinosa@texaspolicy.com or (512) 472-2700.
 
Additionally, reporters covering the keynote luncheon should be positioned 30 minutes prior to the listed start time.

The Texas Public Policy Foundation is a non-profit, free-market research institute based in Austin, Texas.

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