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Rep. Rhetta Bowers to participate in a panel discussion for The Texas Tribune’s Conversation Series 
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by: Rep. Bowers, Rhetta

Austin, Texas – On Thursday, February 7th, State Representative Rhetta Andrews Bowers (HD 113) will participate in a conversation with Texas Tribune co-founder and CEO Evan Smith, alongside freshman State Representatives Jessica Gonzalez and James Talarico. The event will take place at Studio 919 at the Texas Tribune, and will last from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.

“I am very excited to take part in The Texas Tribune’s Conversation Series with Representative Gonzalez and Representative Talarico. I look forward to talking about my experience so far as a newly-elected state representative and my expectations for the legislative session.”

Representative Gonzalez was elected to represent House District 104 in November. She is a founding partner of the law firm Gandara & Gonzalez, and was previously selected as the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Law Graduate Fellow in Washington D.C. She also served as the Vice-Chair of the newly founded Texas LGBTQ Legislative Caucus.

Representative Talarico was elected to represent House District 52 in November. He is a former public school teacher and executive director for Central Texas for the non-profit Reasoning Mind. He is the youngest member of the Texas Legislature.

This conversation series is free and open to the public. Coffee and breakfast tacos will be available on a first come, first served basis. Networking begins at 7:30 a.m., followed by the interview at 8 a.m. The event will also be live streamed through The Texas Tribune’s website. We hope that you will join us there, or tune in online if you are unable to attend.

Contact Info


Capitol Address:
District Address:

Room E2.906

P.O. Box 2910

Austin, TX 78768

(512) 463-0464

(512) 463-9295 Fax

3200 Broadway Blvd. Suite 375

Garland, Texas 75043

(972) 272-6237