Please join us for lunch and a conversation with Austin state Reps. Celia Israel, Eddie Rodriguez and Paul Workman at St. Edward's University in Austin, moderated by Texas Tribune CEO and editor-in-chief Evan Smith.
Israel, D-Austin, was elected in 2014 to represent House District 50. She is a member of the House Elections and Transportation committees and serves on the Long-Term Infrastructure Planning Subcommittee. Israel is also a real estate agent with Home and Hearth Realty. She previously served on the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Alliance for Public Transportation.
Rodriguez, D-Austin, has represented House District 51 since 2003. He serves as vice chairman of the House Environmental Regulation Committee and is a member of the Calendars and Economic & Small Business Development committees. He also serves as vice chairman of the Mexican American Legislative Caucus. In addition, Rodriguez sits on the boards of the Capital Area Council of Governments and the Alliance for Public Transportation.
Workman, R-Austin, has represented House District 47 since 2010. He serves as vice chairman of the State & Federal Power & Responsibility Select Committee and is a member of the Insurance and Natural Resources committees. Workman is a retired captain in the U.S. Army Reserves and is the founder of Austin-based Workman Commercial Construction Services, Ltd.
This event will be held in the Mabee Ballroom on the 3rd Floor of the Ragsdale Center on the St. Edward's University campus. The event is free and open to the public and includes a light lunch. Visitors to campus will park in the free parking garage or adjacent parking lot, located on Woodward Ave. on the Southeast corner of campus (parking map).