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Tuesday, September 15 • 8:00am - 8:30am
The Budget and the 87th Legislature

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The chair of the House Appropriations Committee and a key committee member on the looming budget shortfall, cuts to come and spending priorities for the next two years.

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This session is supported by Philanthropy Advocates, Texas Infrastructure Now and Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas.

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Cassandra Pollock

State Politics Reporter for The Texas Tribune
Pollock covers state politics for the Tribune, where she started as a fellow in 2017. Her coverage includes legislative campaigns, the Texas Capitol and the politics that happen in between. Additionally, she co-writes The Blast, the Tribune's subscription-only daily newsletter for... Read More →

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Giovanni Capriglione

State Representative
Capriglione, R-Southlake, has represented House District 98 since 2013. He currently serves as chair of the House Appropriations Committee and sits on the Mass Violence Prevention and Community Safety, Pensions, Investments and Financial Services committees. Capriglione owns a pr... Read More →
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Mary González

State Representative
González, D-Clint, has represented House District 75 since 2013. She serves as vice chair of the House Local and Consent Calendars Committee and sits on the Appropriations and Public Education committees. González is also chair of the House LGBTQ Caucus and is serving her second... Read More →

Tuesday September 15, 2020 8:00am - 8:30am CDT