Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 26, 2001
CONTACT: Doris Sanchez, Press Secretary
512-463-0127

Sen. Lucio to hold first meeting of the Interim
Senate Subcommittee on Border Affairs

AUSTIN, TX--State Sen. Eddie Lucio, Jr., D-Brownsville, will hold the first hearing of the Interim Subcommittee on Border Affairs on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2001, at 10 a.m. in E1.012 of the Capitol Extension. The following is the agenda for the meeting.

I. Call to Order
II. Roll Call
III. Opening Remarks/General Comments from Members
IV. Adoption of Subcommittee Rules
V. Invited Testimony

A. Discussion of Implementation of Proposition 2

1. Office of the Governor--Kris Heckmann, Transportation Policy Director
2. Secretary of State--Acting Secretary Geoffrey Connor
3. Texas Water Development Board--Ignacio Madera, Director of Border Division
4. Texas A&M Center for Housing and Urban Development--Kermit Black, Director
5. Texas Department of Transportation--Michael Behrens, Executive Director
6. Texas Public Finance Authority--Kim Edwards, Executive Director

B. Discussion of Interim Charges

1. Texas Department of Transportation--Michael Behrens, Executive Director
2. Texas Department of Economic Development--Jeff Moseley, Executive Director

VI. Other Business
VII. Recess

Members of the committee, which is chaired by Sen. Lucio, include state Senators John Carona, R- Dallas; Eliot Shapleigh, D-El Paso; David Sibley, R-Waco; and Leticia Van de Putte, D-San Antonio.

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