Transparency in Texas: How open is your government?


The 2013 Bernard and Audre Rapoport State Conference “Transparency in Texas.: How open is your government?” will convene on August 9, 2013 at the Sheraton Austin – Capitol. This year, conference panelists and speakers will include:

Sen. Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo
Rep. Giovanni Capriglione, R-Southlake
Tom “Smitty” Smith, Public Citizen
Laura Prather, First Amendment attorney, Haynes & Boone
Reeve Hamilton, Texas Tribune
James Drew, The Dallas Morning News
Craig McDonald, Texans for Public Justice
Brian Collister, KTRK-TV

Location: Sheraton Austin – Capitol, 701 E. 11th St., Austin, Texas 78701
Date: Friday, August 9, 2013
Time: 8:45 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Fee: Early registration (conference + luncheon), $100; Early registration (luncheon only), $75; Registration (conference + luncheon), $125; Registration (luncheon only), $85
Deadlines: The early registration period will begin on June 4, 2013 and end, July 26, 2013. When the early registration period ends, full registration fees will apply.

Click here for more information on registration. And don’t forget to reserve hotel rooms at the Sheraton Austin at the conference rate by Friday, July 19th!