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Thursday, September 17 • 8:00am - 8:30am
Public Health and the 87th Legislature

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The chairs of the House Public Health and Human Services committees on how the coronavirus rewrites next session's to-do list.

This session was available to ticket holders of the 2020 Texas Tribune Festival for the duration of the monthlong event.

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This session is supported by Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute, The Hackett Center, Reissa Foundation and AARP.

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Corrie MacLaggan

Managing Editor for The Texas Tribune
MacLaggan is the Tribune’s managing editor. Previously, she worked as a national correspondent for Reuters, where she wrote and edited stories about Texas and nearby states and oversaw a network of freelance writers. Before joining Reuters, she covered Texas government and politics... Read More →

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James Frank

State Representative
Frank, R-Wichita Falls, has represented House District 69 since 2013. He serves as chair of the House Human Services Committee and sits on the Public Health Committee. Frank was recently appointed to the House Select Committee on Statewide Health Care Costs and the Health and Human... Read More →
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Senfronia Thompson

State Representative
Thompson, D-Houston, has represented House District 141 since 1973 and is the longest-serving woman and African American in Texas history. She serves as chair of the Public Health Committee and is a member of the Licensing and Administrative Procedures and Redistricting committees... Read More →

Thursday September 17, 2020 8:00am - 8:30am CDT