Education Reform & Public School Finance, Sel Committee
April 3, 2006 - 9:00A

Texas Tax Reform Commission
      FOR:        Sharp, John (Tax Commission), Austin, TX
                  Wolf, Howard (Texas Tax Reform Commissioner),
                         Austin, TX

Public Testimony-Incentive Pay
      AGAINST:    Kouri, Richard Director of Public Affairs (TSTA),
                         Austin, TX

Public Testimony-Teacher Incentives (Performance Pay)
      AGAINST:    Eaton, Holly Director of Professional Development &
                         Advocacy (Tx Classroom Teachers Association),
                         Austin, TX

Public and Higher Education Alignment
      ON:         Neeley, Dr. Shirley J. Commissioner of Education
                         (Texas Education Agency), Austin, TX
                  Paredes, Dr. Raymund A. Commissioner of Higher
                         Education (Texas Higher Education
                         Coordinating Board), Austin, TX

Public Testimony
      ON:         Lavine, Dick Senior Fiscal Analyst (Center for
                         Public Policy Priorities), Austin, TX

Public Testimony-Governor's Tax Proposal
      ON:         Hartman, Eric Legislative Director (Texas Federation
                         of Teachers), Austin, TX

Public Testimony-School Finance/Tax Rate Compression
      ON:         Colbert, Paul Consultant (Self), Houston, TX

School Finance Distribution
      ON:         Anderson, David General Counsel (Texas Education
                         Agency), Austin, TX
                  Parks, Ursula Manager, Public Education Team
                         (Legislative Budget Board), Austin, TX

Tax Discussion
      ON:         Baadsgaard, Sue Director (Pricewaterhouse Coopers),
                         Dallas, TX
                  Craymer, Dale Chief Economist (Texas Taxpayers &
                         Research Assoc.), Austin, TX
                  Ohlenforst, Cindy Partner (Hughes & Luce, LLP),
                         Dallas, TX
                  Pulman, Charles D. (Self), Dallas, TX

Texas Tax Reform Commission
      ON:         LeBas, James (Staff) (Tax Reform Commission),
                         Austin, TX