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Thursday, January 9 • 3:25pm - 4:35pm
Is Texas Finished with Improving its Protection of Property Rights?

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Last session saw little movement toward improving property rights, while several bills threatened to move Texas in the other direction. Has Texas accomplished all it needs to do in protecting property rights? Or it there more work to be done? 

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Bill Peacock

Bill Peacock is the vice president of research & planning and the director of the Center for Economic Freedom at the Texas Public Policy Foundation. He has been with the Foundation since February 2005. Bill directs the research of the Foundation to ensure its accuracy, integrity, and application of free market principles to the issues facing Texas and the nation. His own research focuses on economic freedom and growth, property rights, civil... Read More →

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Luke Ellis

Attorney at Law
Luke Ellis is recognized as one of Texas’s top lawyers practicing in the area of eminent domain. He focuses exclusively on representing Texas property owners facing condemnation and eminent domain proceedings. His clients include Fortune 500 companies, individual owners of shopping centers, office buildings, convenience store / gas stations, industrial centers, developing subdivisions, ranches, residential and... Read More →
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Scott Houston

Deputy Executive Director and General Counsel, Texas Municipal League
Scott Houston is presently serving as Deputy Executive Director and General Counsel for the Texas  | Municipal League and General Counsel for the Texas City Attorneys Association. He has served as an  | adjunct professor of political science at Texas State University’s M.P.A. program, and his work on open  | meetings law has been published in the Texas Tech Administrative Law Journal. Scott has received the  | Texas... Read More →
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Senator Leticia Van de Putte

The Texas State Senate
Senator Leticia Van de Putte represents a large portion of Bexar County. A former-five term state  | representative, she has represented Senate District 26 since 1999. On January 8, 2013, she was unanimously  | elected by her colleagues to serve as President Pro Tempore of the Senate’s 83rd Regular Session, and served as  | Governor for a Day on May 4, 2013. | | After the Regular Session, she was named to Texas... Read More →

Thursday January 9, 2014 3:25pm - 4:35pm
Capitol View Terrace South

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