Texas Legislature 2019

Watch: A conversation with Dennis Bonnen, speaker of the Texas House

We're livestreaming our conversation with House Speaker Dennis Bonnen in Lake Jackson.

Join us as we sit down with newly-elected House Speaker Dennis Bonnen for a live conversation in his home district, moderated by Texas Tribune co-founder and CEO Evan Smith.

Bonnen, R-Angleton, has represented House District 25 since 1997 and was elected House speaker on Jan. 8. Previously, he chaired the House Ways & Means Committee and served as speaker pro tem. Outside of the Legislature, Bonnen serves as board chair and CEO of Heritage Bank in Pearland.