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Rep.Donna Howard to Host Series of Town Hall Meetings  print page

by: Rep. Howard, Donna

Local Lawmaker to Offer Wrap-Up of Legislative Session and Gather Community Feedback

(AUSTIN) — Today, State Representative Donna Howard announced that she will host a series of town hall meetings across the community in the month of October.

"To many observers of the Texas Legislature, the 85th Regular Session 'coulda been worse,'" Rep. Howard said, "but then we had a Special Session which was just plain terrible. However, despite spending far too much time on divisive issues and fabricated problems, lawmakers still made some notable advances in areas such as foster care and mental health. These town hall meetings will provide an opportunity for House District 48 constituents to learn more about how recent legislative actions—or inaction—on the state budget, education, property taxes, and other topics will affect them and impact our community."

The first meeting is slated for Wednesday, October 4th at Small Middle School from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. As with the others, attendees should feel free to come and go at their convenience.

“I hope that district residents will use these informal gatherings as an opportunity to ask questions, exchange information, and share their best ideas for meeting the challenges we face here in Travis County and throughout Texas,” Howard said.

A full schedule follows:


Wednesday, October 4
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Clint Small, Jr. Middle School
4801 Monterey Oaks Blvd
Austin, TX 78749

Tuesday, October 17
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Doss Elementary School
7005 Northledge Drive
Austin, TX 78731

Thursday, October 19
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Akins High School
10701 South 1st Street
Austin, TX 78748

Saturday, October 28
10:00am - 12:00pm
Casis Elementary School
2710 Exposition Boulevard
Austin, TX 78703

CONTACT: Scott M. Daigle

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Capitol Address:
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Room E1.504

P.O. Box 2910

Austin, TX 78768

(512) 463-0631

(512) 463-0901 Fax

P.O. Box 2910

Austin, TX 78768

(512) 463-0631

(512) 463-0901 Fax