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The Calendar

Key meetings and events for the coming week.

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Friday, Oct. 7

  • Texas Taxpayers and Research Association (TTARA) Annual Membership Meeting; Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, 701 E. 11th St., Austin (8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.)
  • Annie’s List San Antonio Luncheon featuring Abby Wambach; Marriott Riverwalk, 889 E. Market St., San Antonio (12-1:15 p.m.)
  • LBB Criminal Justice Forum - February 2015 Recidivism and Uniform Cost; Robert E. Johnson Conference Center, 1501 N. Congress Ave., Austin (1:30-3 p.m.)

TX/OU Fundraising Receptions

  • Pancake Breakfast Reception honoring state Reps. Cindy Burkett, R-Sunnyvale, and Kenneth Sheets, R-Dallas; The Warwick Melrose Hotel, 3015 Oak Lawn Ave., Dallas (8:30-10 a.m.)
  • Brunch Reception honoring state Sen. Kelly Hancock, R-North Richland Hills; Warwick Melrose Hotel, Library Bar, 3015 Oak Lawn Ave., Dallas (10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.)
  • State Rep. Eric Johnson, D-Dallas, Birthday Fundraiser; Mattito's Tex-Mex, 3102 Oak Lawn Ave., Dallas (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.)
  • State Rep. Drew Springer, R-Muenster, fundraiser; Mattito's Tex-Mex, 3102 Oak Lawn Ave., Dallas (12-4 p.m.)
  • State Sen. Van Taylor, R-Plano, fundraiser; Steel Restaurant, 3180 Welborn St., Dallas (2-5 p.m.)
  • State Sen. Bob Hall, R-Edgewood, fundraiser; Scardello's, 3511 Oak Lawn Ave., Dallas (2-4 p.m.)
  • State Reps. Four Price, R-Amarillo, and John Kuempel, R-Seguin, fundraiser; Warwick Melrose Hotel, Landmark Room, 3015 Oak Lawn Ave., Dallas (3:30-5:30 p.m.)
  • State Sens. Charles Schwertner, R-Georgetown, Brandon Creighton, R-Conroe, and Republican SD-24 candidate Dawn Buckingham fundraiser; Warwick Melrose Hotel, Terrace Room, 3015 Oak Lawn Ave., Dallas (4-6 p.m.)
  • State Sen. Konni Burton, R-Colleyville, fundraiser; Mattito's Tex-Mex, 3102 Oak Lawn Ave., Dallas (4-6 p.m.)
  • State Reps. Drew Darby, R-San Angelo, Sarah Davis, R-West University Place, Jason Villalba, R-Dallas, Linda Koop, R-Dallas, and Republican HD-33 candidate Justin Holland fundraiser; Warwick Melrose Hotel, Bridewell Room, 3015 Oak Lawn Ave., Dallas (4-5:30 p.m.)
  • State Reps. Oscar Longoria, D-Mission, John Raney, R-College Station, and John Wray, R-Waxahachie, fundraiser; 3800 Stratford Ave., Dallas (4:30-6:30 p.m.)
  • State Rep. John Zerwas, R-Richmond, fundraiser; Warwick Melrose Hotel, Suite 219, 3015 Oak Lawn Ave., Dallas (4:30-6:30 p.m.)
  • State Reps. Dennis Bonnen, R-Angleton, Tan Parker, R-Flower Mound, DeWayne Burns, R-Cleburne, John Cyrier, R-Lockhart, Brooks Landgraf, R-Odessa, Morgan Meyer, R-Dallas, Dade Phelan, R-Beaumont, and Republican HD-64 candidate Lynn Stucky fundraiser with special guest Speaker Joe Straus; 3 Willowood, Dallas (4:30-6 p.m.)
  • State Sen. Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, fundraiser; Circle R Ranch, 5901 Cross Timbers Road, Flower Mound (5-7 p.m.)

Saturday, Oct. 8

  • Senate Hispanic Caucus Latina/o Summit; Texas Tech University Museum, Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium, 3301 Fourth St., Lubbock (8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.)

Sunday, Oct. 9

  • Annual Conference for Middle Level Education; Austin Convention Center, 500 E. Cesar Chavez St., Austin (Oct. 9-12)
  • Democratic HD-117 candidate Philip Cortez "Welcome Home" celebration and reception; Taqueria Mexico, 7167 Somerset Road, San Antonio (6:30-7:30 p.m.)

Tuesday, Oct. 11

  • Last day to register to vote for Nov. 8 general elections
  • 30-day campaign finance reports due

Wednesday, Oct. 12

  • Texas Public Policy Foundation presents "Economic Development: A Debate on Corporate Welfare in Texas"; 901 Congress Ave., Austin (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.)
  • Texas Politics Speaker Series — A Conversation with Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar; Dorothy L. Gebauer Building (GEB), Dean's Conference Room 3.312, 116 Inner Campus Drive, Austin (3 p.m.)

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