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Friday, September 4 • 10:00am - 10:30am
Judging the Judges

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How the leaders of the state's biggest counties are navigating the pandemic.

This event was recorded as part of The 2020 Texas Tribune Festival that took place virtually Sept. 1-30, 2020. You’re welcome to watch here or share this link with your friends and colleagues to watch it on demand anytime. This session was recorded on Sept. 3 and aired on Sept. 4.

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This session is supported by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, LBJ School of Public Affairs and Lyft. Media support is provided by WFAA.

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Juan Pablo Garnham

Urban Affairs Reporter for The Texas Tribune
Garnham covers urban affairs for the Tribune, focusing on the main challenges of the state’s largest metro areas, including Houston, Austin, San Antonio, El Paso and Dallas-Fort Worth, where he is based. His coverage also includes evictions, local policies and public transit. Previously... Read More →

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Lina Hidalgo

Harris County Judge
Hidalgo was elected to the Harris County Commissioners Court in 2018 and is the first woman to be elected Harris County judge. As judge, she is the head of Harris County's governing body and leads the county’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. Hidalgo previously... Read More →
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Clay Jenkins

Dallas County Judge
Jenkins has served as Dallas County judge since 2011. He was the first leader in Texas to put restrictions in place to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, such as limiting crowd size and issuing a shelter-in-place order. Jenkins is chair of the Enroll North Texas Coalition, where... Read More →

Friday September 4, 2020 10:00am - 10:30am CDT