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The Texas Tribune Festival is one of the nation’s largest, most buzzworthy political gatherings. Our three-day festival brings Texans together to address the politics and policy that affect our communities, our schools, our work and our daily lives. We hope you will join us.
Saturday, September 28 • 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Let's Not Bail

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Texas isn't giving up on improving its criminal justice system

Supported by the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute and The Hackett Center

Moderator
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Jolie McCullough

Criminal Justice Reporter for The Texas Tribune
McCullough reports on Texas criminal justice issues and policy for the Tribune. Previously, she worked on the Tribune's data visuals team and spent four years as a reporter and web developer at the Albuquerque Journal. McCullough also interned at the Arizona Republic before she graduated... Read More →

Speakers
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Dade Phelan

State Representative
Phelan, R-Beaumont, has represented House District 21 since 2015. He serves as chair of the House State Affairs Committee and was appointed to the State Water Infrastructure Fund for Texas Advisory Committee. Phelan was selected as a U.S. foreign delegate to China and Taiwan by the... Read More →
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Nicole Collier

State Representative
Collier, D-Fort Worth, has represented House District 95 since 2013. She serves as chair of the House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee and as vice chair of the General Investigating Committee. She also sits on the Business & Industry Committee. Additionally, Collier works as a trial... Read More →
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Joe Moody

State Representative
Moody, D-El Paso, has represented House District 78 since 2009. He currently serves as speaker pro tempore of the Texas House and as vice chair of the House Calendars Committee. He also sits on the Business & Industry, Criminal Jurisprudence and Redistricting committees. Previously... Read More →
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James White

State Representative
White, R-Hillister, has represented House District 19 since 2011. He serves as chair of the House Corrections Committee and sits on the Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence and Redistricting committees. After serving in the U.S. Army, White began a career as a public school teacher in... Read More →


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