2811 Washington Ave
Houston, TX 77007
6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013
From Wendy Davis’ filibuster to education reform, the recent Texas legislative session was both controversial and thought-provoking. Baker Institute fellow Mark P. Jones will talk about the changing dynamics of Texas politics and what it means for you. Come meet our expert and enjoy drinks, complimentary appetizers and a great evening with the Baker Institute Associate Roundtable. Your first round is on us!
Is Texas Turning from Red to Blue? At this event, Mark Jones, an expert in Texas politics, will examine broad patterns and pivotal events during the legislature’s 2013 regular and special sessions. He’ll also preview the 2014 Texas elections, focusing on key statewide races during the March primaries. Finally, he’ll provide an update on legal challenges to the anti-abortion legislation signed into law by Gov. Rick Perry in July.
Jones is the fellow in political science at the Baker Institute and the Joseph D. Jamail Chair in Latin American Studies at Rice University. He also currently serves as the chair of Rice’s department of political science. Read his full bio online.
We encourage you to invite friends, friends of friends, or any young professionals you think might have an interest in joining the Baker Institute Associate Roundtable. Of course, all those invited need to be over 21.Since 2005, the Associate Roundtable has been the leading membership group for young professionals and rising leaders up to age 45 in the Houston area. A companion to the Roundtable, the Associate Roundtable provides members with a truly unique networking opportunity with policy leaders. Mr. Cody Sutton, Mrs. Molly Ward and Mr. Wesley Ward serve as Associate Roundtable chairs.For more information about the Associate Roundtable, please visit our website at www.bakerinstitute.org/ART or contact development coordinator Jessalyn Giacona at 713.348.5624 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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