Sen. Bryan Hughes | Rep. Gary Vandeaver
The Texas Tribune will host a free, open-to-the-public lunchtime event — A Conversation with Sen. Bryan Hughes and Rep. Gary Vandeaver — at 11:30 am on Wednesday (Aug 30) at Texarkana College in Texarkana, Texas.
Hughes, R-Mineola, is currently serving his first term representing Senate District 1. He serves as vice chairman of the Senate State Affairs Committee and sits on the Administration, Criminal Justice, and Education committees. Previously, Hughes served seven terms in the Texas House and was a member of the board of trustees of the Stewards Foundation.
VanDeaver, R-New Boston, has represented House District 1 since 2015. He serves as vice chairman of the House Administration Committee and sits on the Public Education and Appropriations committees, as well as the Subcommittee on Educator Quality. Previously, VanDeaver worked as a rural teacher and served as the superintendent of New Boston Independent School District.
An audience’s Q&A session follows the discussion with a light lunch provided. The conversation will be live-streamed at texastribune.org/livestream, and the video will be available for viewing afterward. For media RSVP, contact Natalie Choate at firstname.lastname@example.org. General registration is open at texastribune.org/events.