AUSTIN – The Texas Public Policy Foundation’s 14th Annual Policy Orientation for the Texas Legislature convenes its third and final day, TODAY, Friday, January 8, 2016 with a breakfast keynote featuring presidential campaign advisors discussing “Strategy & Democracy: A Conversation on the 2016 Presidential Elections” and a closing keynote luncheon featuring Texas Governor Greg Abbott, who will make a major policy announcement expected to spark a national conversation.
Keynote sessions will be livestreamed at: http://txpo.li/TPPFlive
To view the complete agenda, visit: www.PolicyOrientation.com
For over thirteen years, the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Policy Orientation has been one of the nation’s top policy conferences, selling out each year while bringing together lawmakers, policy experts, and engaged citizens from across the political spectrum to discuss critical issues facing the Lone Star State and America.
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WHO: Texas Public Policy Foundation
WHAT: 14th Annual Policy Orientation for the Texas Legislature
WHEN: January 6-8, 2015
WHERE: Hilton Austin
500 East 4th Street
Austin, TX 78701
The Texas Public Policy Foundation’s 14th Annual Policy Orientation for the Texas Legislature
Day 3: Friday, January 8, 2016
Strategy and Democracy: A Conversation on the 2016 Presidential Elections
Benjamin Domenech • Jason Johnson • John Noonan • Avik Roy • Tim Teepell
CONCURRENT POLICY PANELS
Who Benefits? Corporate Welfare in Texas
Bill Peacock • Senator Konni Burton • Chris Wallace • Councilman Don Zimmerman
The Untouchables: A Look at Local Retirement Systems Protected by State Law
James Quintero • Representative Roberto Alonzo • Representative Jim Murphy • Max Patterson • Bob Williams
Benefit vs. Burden: Do the EPA’s Clean Power Plan Costs Exceed the Regulation’s Impact?
The Honorable Robert Henneke • Theodore Hadzi-Antich • Cyrus Reed • Dr. Bryan Shaw, Ph.D., P.E.
CONCURRENT POLICY PANELS
The Fourth Branch: EPA and the Administrative State
The Honorable Kathleen Hartnett White • Representative Drew Darby • John R. Hays, Jr. • Dudley McCalla
Do Property Rights Help the Poor? Affordable Housing in Texas
Kathleen Hunker • Representative Diego Bernal • Randal O’Toole • Phyllis Snodgrass • Geoffrey Tahuahua
Right-Sizing an Overgrown Criminal Justice System
Marc Levin • Devon Anderson • Zoe Towns • Representative James White • Senator John Whitmire
CLOSING LUNCHEON KEYNOTE
Governor Greg Abbott