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How'd the Senate Do? A Conversation About the 85th Legislative Session

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The Austin Club

110 E. 9th Street

Austin, TX 78701

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Join us in person or on our livestream for an end-of-session discussion with state Sens. Konni Burton, Bryan Hughes and Royce West.

Burton, R-Colleyville, has represented Senate District 10 since 2015. She currently serves as vice chairwoman of the Senate Administration Committee and sits on the Criminal Justice, Health & Human Services and Natural Resources & Economic Development committees. Prior to her election, Burton served on the steering committee of NE Tarrant Tea Party and was later elected vice president of the NETTP Board.

Hughes, R-Mineola, is currently serving his first term representing Senate District 1. He serves as vice chairman of the Senate State Affairs Committee and sits on the Administration, Criminal Justice and Education committees. Previously, Hughes served seven terms in the Texas House and was a member of the board of trustees of the Steward's Foundation.

West, D-Dallas, has represented Senate District 23 since 1993. He currently serves as vice chairman of the Senate Higher Education Committee and sits on the Administration, Education and Finance committees. Additionally, West has been appointed to serve on the Supreme Court of Texas Permanent Judicial Commission for Children, Youth and Families and is a partner at West & Associates, LLP.

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This event is free and open to the public. Coffee and networking begin at 7:30 a.m. followed by the interview at 8 a.m.




The Texas Tribune is a nonpartisan, nonprofit media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. Learn more and become a member at texastribune.org.

Our Conversation Series is presented by AT&T, BP, PepsiCo, Walmart, Southwest Airlines – the official airline of Texas Tribune Events – and 85th Legislative Session sponsor, The University of Texas at Arlington. This event is supported by the Texas Association of Freestanding Emergency Centers. Though donors and corporate sponsors underwrite The Texas Tribune events, they play no role in determining the content, panelists or line of questioning.

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