Finance Committee
April 27, 2004 - 9:00A

Revenue Options for Public School Finance
       ON:        Dawson, Berkley (Wholesale Beer Distributors of
                         Texas), San Antonio, TX
                  Hart, Coach Dan (Taxpayers for Equal Appraisal),
                         Houston, TX
                  McKinney, Mike (Wholesale Beer Distributors of
                         Texas), Austin, TX

  Providing written testimony:
       On:        Hankins, Barbara (League of Women Voters in Texas),
                         Austin, TX

Sales Tax
       FOR:       McCown, F. Scott (Center for Public Policy
                         Priorities), Austin, TX
       AGAINST:   Bowling, Bobby Homebuilder - Tropicana Homes (Texas
                         Association of Builders), El Paso, TX
       ON:        Calyandro, John (Texas Conservative Coalition),
                         Austin, TX
                  Greenfield, Dr. Stuart Retired Revenue Estimator
                         (Self), Austin, TX
                  Griffith, Dan R. (Self), Haskell, TX
                  Lawson, Ph.D., Gayla H. (Education Partners in
                         Change), Austin, TX
                  Schlomach, Byron Chief Economist (Texas Public
                         Policy Foundation), Austin, TX
                  Stinson, Bill V.P. of Governmental Affairs (Texas
                         Association of Realtors), Austin, TX

Tobacco Tax
       FOR:       Headrick, Kelly V.P. Governmental Relations
                         (American Cancer Society - Texas), Austin, TX
                  McGoldrick, Daniel (Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids),
                         Washington, DC
       AGAINST:   Gillham, Grant D. (Lorillard), Sacramento, CA
                  Orzechowski, Bill Economic Consultant (Brown and
                         Williamson; R.F. Reynolds), Arlington, VA
                  Ratcliff, Joe Government Relations (Texas Grocery
                         and Convenience Association), Austin, TX
                  Reynolds, Brad Public Finance Consulting
                         (Lorillard), Austin, TX
       ON:        Haynes, Bryan Attorney (Council of Independent
                         Tobacco Manufacturers of America), Richmond,
                  Tully, Ronald Vice President (North Atlantic Trading
                         Company Inc.), Mountain Lakes, NJ

  Providing written testimony:
       For:       Hernandez, Daniel Advocacy Consultant (American
                         Heart Association), Austin, TX
       Against:   Haire, Jim (Self), Tyler, TX

Video Lottery Terminals
       FOR:       Battise, McClamroch Chairman, Tribal Council
                         (Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas),
                         Livingston, TX
                  Crowell, Scott Attorney (Alabama Coushatta Tribes of
                         Texas), Kirkland, WA
                  Kaminski, Bob (Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie),
                         Dallas, TX
                  Spellings, Robert Lawyer (Texas Thoroughbred
                         Association and Austin Jockey Club), Austin,
       AGAINST:   Grey, Tom Minister (National Coalition Against
                         Gambling Expansion)
                  Paynter, Suzii Director of Public Policy (Christian
                         Life Commission), Austin, TX
                  Ware, Weston (Texans Against Gambling), Dallas, TX
       ON:        Butts, Edna Special Assistant Attorney General
                         (Office of the Attorney General), Austin, TX
                  Cabot, Anthony Attorney (Outside Counsel
                         Representing State Attorney General's
                         Office), Las Vegas, NV
                  Cox, Jr., Jim Commissioner (Texas Lottery
                         Commission), Austin, TX
                  Diamond, Tom Attorney (Ysleta del sur Pueblo), El
                         Paso, TX
                  Fenoglio, Stephen Attorney (Coalition to Revive
                         Charitable Bingo), Austin, TX
                  Greer, Reagan E. Executive Director (Texas Lottery
                         Commission), Austin, TX
                  Grinols, Earl L. Professor of Economics (Self),
                         Waco, TX
                  Hernandez, Gloria Attorney (Kickapoo Traditional
                         Tribe of Texas), Eagle Pass, TX
                  Hooke, Jeffrey (Maryland Tax Education Foundation)
                  Kiplin, Kimberley General Counsel (Texas Lottery
                         Commission), Austin, TX
                  McBee, Barry First Assistant Attorney General
                         (Office of the Attorney General), Austin, TX
                  Reaser, Dan R. Attorney (Office of the Attorney
                         General of Texas), Reno, NV
                  Webster, Joe Attorney (Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of
                         Texas), Washington, DC

  Registering, but not testifying:
       Against:   Morehead, Bee Executive Director (Texas Impact), San
                         Antonio, TX
       On:        Bresnen, Steve Attorney (Bingo Interest Group),
                         Austin, TX

  Providing written testimony:
       Against:   Haire, Jim (Self)