AUSTIN – The Texas Public Policy Foundation’s 13th Annual Policy Orientation for the Texas Legislature continues today, Thursday, January 8, 2015, with a breakfast keynote featuring Governor-Elect Greg Abbott, followed by a luncheon discussion on the Texas Miracle with former Senator Phil Gramm and former Congressman Kent Hance. The evening plenary session, The Future of Texas, features Lt. Governor-Elect Dan Patrick, Attorney General Ken Paxton, Comptroller Glenn Hegar, and Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller.
Both sessions will be live streamed at: 
Today’s keynote agenda is as follows:
Breakfast Keynote – Governor-Elect Greg Abbott

Lunch Keynote – The Reagan Tax Cuts and the Texas Miracle
Hon. Phil Gramm • Hon. Kent Hance
Evening Plenary Session – The Future of Texas
Comptroller Glenn Hegar • Commr. Sid Miller • Lt. Governor-Elect Dan Patrick • Attorney General Ken Paxton

This year’s sold-out Policy Orientation takes place at the Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, and will feature an array of prominent speakers on the major issues affecting the future of Texas. For thirteen years, the 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. Last year’s Policy Orientation attracted approximately 1,100 attendees including nearly 100 state legislators and hundreds of legislative staff from both sides of the aisle.
To view the complete agenda, visit: 

  • Governor-Elect Greg Abbott
  • Lt. Governor-Elect Dan Patrick
  • Former U.S. Senator Phil Gramm
  • Former U.S. Congressman Kent Hance
  • Attorney General Ken Paxton
  • Comptroller Glenn Hegar
  • Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller


WHAT:   The Texas Public Policy Foundation's
    13th Annual Policy Orientation for the Texas Legislature
WHEN:   January 8, 2015
             8:00am CST – Keynote Breakfast
    12:30pm CST – Lunch Keynote – The Reagan Tax Cuts and the Texas Miracle
    7:30pm CST – Evening Plenary Session – The Future of Texas
WHERE:   Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol
    Capitol Ballroom
    701 East 11th Street Austin, Texas 78701


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

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