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Friday, September 27 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Stirring the Pot

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Can Texas get to yes on medical marijuana?

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Alex Samuels

Political Reporter for The Texas Tribune
Samuels began as a political reporter for the Tribune in 2019 after working as a community reporter for the organization. She joined the Tribune as a newsletters fellow in 2016 and later worked as a reporting fellow during the 85th Texas legislative session. Previously, Samuels worked... Read More →

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Donna Campbell

State Senator
Campbell, R-New Braunfels, has represented Senate District 25 since 2013. She serves as chair of the Senate Veteran Affairs & Border Security Committee and sits on the Business & Commerce, Education, Finance, Health & Human Services and Intergovernmental Relations committees. Campbell... Read More →
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Eddie Lucio III

State Representative
Lucio, D-Brownsville, has represented House District 38 since 2007. He serves as chair of the House Insurance Committee and sits on the Public Health Committee. In the 85th legislative session, he authored House Bill 2107, which aimed to legalize medical marijuana for patients with... Read More →
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Stephanie Klick

State Representative
Klick, R-Fort Worth, has represented House District 91 since 2013. She serves as chair of the House Elections Committee and sits on the Human Services Committee. Klick is a registered nurse and has worked as a case manager and health consultant for long-term care facilities. She played... Read More →
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José Menéndez

State Senator
Menéndez, D-San Antonio, has represented Senate District 26 since 2015. He sits on the Senate Administration, Business & Commerce, Higher Education, Intergovernmental Relations and Veteran Affairs & Border Security committees. Previously, he spent 14 years in the Texas House, representing... Read More →

Friday September 27, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
The Driskill Hotel, Maximilian Room