A Conversation on God & Governing

  • Wednesday, October 7, 2015
  • 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    Conversation begins at 6:30 p.m.
  • LBJ Presidential Library
    2313 Red River Street, Austin, TX 78705
  • Questions? Please email or call us at 512-716-8691.

The Texas Tribune and the LBJ Future Forum are pleased to present a special event marking the October launch of the Tribune's newest reporting project, "God and Governing," which explores the role Texas lawmakers' personal religious beliefs play in their legislative decision-making.

In coordination with the project, we invite you to join us at the LBJ Presidential Library for a discussion with lawmakers about religion and the Legislature. Tribune Editor Emily Ramshaw will moderate.

Our panelists include:

  • State Rep. Donna Howard, D-Austin
  • State Rep. Celia Israel, D-Austin
  • State Rep. David Simpson, R-Longview
  • State Rep. James White, R-Woodville

This event will be held on the 10th floor of the LBJ Presidential Library. A brief reception with drinks and appetizers will follow. This event is free and open to the public.

The conversation will also be livestreamed at beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 7, and the video will be accessible for viewing afterward.

Parking for the LBJ Presidential Library is free in the designated parking lot 38. 

This event is co-produced by The Texas Tribune and the LBJ Future Forum with media support by KLRU.

Disclosure: Though donors and corporate sponsors underwrite our events, they play no role in determining the content, panelists or line of questioning.