Lake Houston Area

Lake Houston Area

Legislative Trip to Austin, TX presented by Walgreens

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Name: Legislative Trip to Austin, TX presented by Walgreens
Date: February 25, 2019 - February 26, 2019
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:

The Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce will travel to Austin, Texas Feb. 25th- 26th to meet with legislators and policymakers to discuss legislation and regulatory policies that impact business and our community. A dinner with elected officials will be held the evening of Monday, February 25. 


Monday, February 25 (Room Assignment TBA)

11:30 am (Boxed Lunch) Legislative Visits Overview, Lobbying 101
1:00 pm ? 1:50 pm Legislative Session Outlook
  • Evan Smith, CEO and co-founder of The Texas Tribune
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Issue Briefing
  • Glen Hegar, State Comptroller
2:35 pm -4:15 pm - Issues Briefings (timeslots to be confirmed):
  • Chief Nim Kidd, Chief of Texas Emergency Management
  • Representative Dan Huberty
  • Senator Brandon Creighton
7:00 pm Legislative Reception and Dinner
Bob's Steak & Chop House, 301 Lavaca St., Austin, TX

Tuesday, February 26
8:00A.M. ? 9:00 am  Breakfast at TX Assn of Business
(Join with Alliance North Houston Chambers) 
  • Remarks by Jeff Moseley, CEO, Texas Assn of Business
  • George P. Bush, Texas Land Commissioner
9:00 am:  Walk over to Members Lounge
9:30 am: Members Lounge
Group meetings for legislative visits

10:00 am ? 12:00 pm: Legislative Visits
12:00-1:00pm: Lunch on your own
1:15 pm: Group Picture, location TBA
1:45 pm ? 2:15 pm: Members Lounge
  • Mike Morath, Commissioner, Texas Education Agency
2:30 pm: Depart for Lake Houston

Registration to attend is $195 for members and $245 for non-members (Member discount will be reflected in cart).Registration includes legislative briefings, dinner & breakfast.

RESERVE YOUR HOTEL ROOM - A Hotel Block has been made at Hotel Ella:
1900 Rio Grande, Austin TX 78705

Book directly with the reservations department by calling 800.311.1619 and mention the Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce room block or book online via this link Houston.

Event Sponsors:

Public Affairs Presenting Sponsor

Legislative Dinner Sponsor

Austin, Texas
Date/Time Information:
Feb. 25th- 26th
Contact Information:
Jenna Armstrong 281-446-2128
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