News Release From the Office of State Senator Wendy Davis

August 18, 2009
Contact: Bernie Scheffler, 512.463.0110

Senator Davis to Attend Interim Senate Transportation & Homeland Security Committee Meeting in Arlington

ARLINGTON, TX — Senator Wendy Davis will join Senator John Carona, Chair of the Senate Committee on Transportation and Homeland Security, this Thursday for an interim committee hearing at the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) offices. The committee will hear invited testimony from State agencies, as well as public testimony.

Topics to be discussed may include, but are not limited to, border security, traffic safety, the H1N1 virus, the TxDOT management audit, HOV lanes, stimulus funding, high speed rail, transportation finances, the TTI Mobility Report, and updates on agency activities.


Interim Senate Committee Meeting


Senate Committee on Transportation and Homeland Security
Chair: Sen. John Carona

Invited testimony will be heard from:
The Governor's Office of Homeland Security
The Governor's Division of Emergency Management
The Texas Adjutant General's Department
The Texas Department of Public Safety
The Texas Department of State Health Services
The Texas Department of Transportation
The Texas Transportation Institute (TTI)

WHEN: Thursday, August 20 at 10 a.m.
WHERE: NETCONG Offices (Transportation Council Room, first floor)
616 Six Flags Drive
Arlington, TX 76011

For more information, please contact Bernie Scheffler at