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TribLive: A Conversation About School Finance

On April 19, I talked with former House Public Education Committee chairmen Rob Eissler and Kent Grusendorf, former vice chairman Scott Hochberg and attorney David Thompson about the perennially unresolved question of how the state should fund public education. Our conversation was co-presented by the Center for Politics and Governance at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin.

State Rep. Rob Eissler, R-The Woodlands, talks with his colleagues about HB500 the education bill on April 6, 2011.
State Rep. Rob Eissler, R-The Woodlands, talks with his colleagues about HB500 the education bill on April 6, 2011.

Former House Education Chairman Lobbying for Pearson

Former Education Chairman Rob Eissler, now a lobbyist, has taken on publishing and testing giant Pearson as a client according to the most recent Ethics Commission reports. The company holds a $468 million contract with the state.