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WITNESS LIST
Finance
May 17, 2007 - 09:00 AM or upon adjournment
HB  2
 
AGAINST:
 
Lavine, Dick  Fiscal Analyst  (Center For Public Policy Priorities),  Austin, TX
HB  109
 
FOR:
 
Moorhead, Bee  Executive Director  (Texas Impact),  Austin, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Stout, Mary Katherine  VP Policy, Director Health Care Policy  (Texas Public Policy Foundation),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
Hawkins, Albert    (Health and Human Services Commission),  Austin, TX
 
McCloskey, Amanda  Manager of Advocacy  (AARP-Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Molina, Joanne  HHSC  (HHSC),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Banning, Tom  Lobbyist  (Texas Academy of Family Physicians),  Austin, TX
 
Berger, Ed  Vice President, Advocacy & Government Relations  (SETON Family of Hospitals),  Austin, TX
 
Brown, Stephen  Volunteer  (Urban Leagues of Texas),  Missouri City, TX
 
Chantelle, PhD, Melody  Legislative Consultant  (Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions of Texas (CHARIOT)),  Austin, TX
 
Crowe, Michael  Attorney  (Texas Border Coalition),  Austin, TX
 
Kent Davis, Helen  Health Care  (Texas Medical Association),  Austin, TX
 
Maxwell, Barbara  Deputy Director  (Texas Association of Health Plans),  Austin, TX
 
Miller, Jeff  Policy Specialist  (Advocacy Incorporated),  Austin, TX
 
Olson, Beth    (Texas Baptist Christian Life Commission),  Austin, TX
 
Quinzi, Patty  Legislative Counsel  (Texas Federation of Teachers),  Austin, TX
 
Romo, Joel  VP of Advocacy  (American Heart Association),  Austin, TX
 
Rose, Denise  Texas Children's Hospital  (Texas Children's Hospital),  Houston, TX
 
Sabo, Jason  Sr. Vice President  (United Ways of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Smith, Andrew  Director of Intergovernmental Relations  (City of San Antonio),  San Antonio, TX
 
Sperry, Bryan  Association President  (Children's Hospital Association of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Walthall, Morgan  March of Dimes, State Director of Public Affairs  (March of Dimes),  Austin, TX
 
Yanas, Chris  Director, Government Relations  (University Health System),  San Antonio, TX
 
Against:
 
Connole, Michele  Grassroots Coordinator  (Americans for Prosperity),  Austin, TX
 
Heflin, Talmadge  Visiting Research Fellow  (Texas Public Policy Foundation),  Austin, TX
 
Providing written testimony:
 
For:
 
Kroll, Carrie  Texas Pediatric Society  (Director of Advocacy & Health Policy),  Austin, TX
HB  316
 
FOR:
 
Helsley, John  President & Executive Director  (Texas Alliance of Rail Districts),  Granbury, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Turner, Bob  Consultant- Economic Dev. Professional  (National Rail Consultants),  Voss, TX
HB  438
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Aldred, Tom  Policy Analyst  (Texas Conservative Coalition),  Austin, TX
 
Connole, Michele  Grassroots Coordinator  (Americans for Prosperity),  Austin, TX
 
Gonzalez, Daniel  Director of Legislative Affairs  (Texas Associaton of Realtors),  Austin, TX
 
Robinson, Jim  Chief Appraiser  (Harris County Appraisal District),  Houston, TX
 
Winn, Buddy  Brazos County Tax Assessor  (Self),  Bryan, TX
HB  618
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
On:
 
Long, David    (Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation),  Austin, TX
HB  3319
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Bittick, Susan  Lobbyist  (Texas Retailers Association),  Austin, TX
HB  3490
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Aldred, Tom  Policy Analyst  (Texas Conservative Coalition),  Austin, TX
 
Brown, Kirby  Wildlife Management  (Texas Wildlife Association),  San Antonio, TX
 
Gonzalez, Daniel  Director of Legislative Affairs  (Texas Associaton of Realtors),  Austin, TX
 
Robinson, Jim  Chief Appraiser  (Harris County Appraisal District),  Houston, TX
 
Winn, Buddy  Brazos County Tax Assessor  (Self),  Bryan, TX
 
On:
 
Cory, Art  Chief Appraiser- Travis County  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Providing written testimony:
 
For:
 
Connole, Michele  Grassroots Coordinator  (Americans for Prosperity),  Austin, TX
HB  3491
 
AGAINST:

 
Lavine, Dick  Fiscal Analyst  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
Robinson, Jim  Chief Appraiser  (Harris County Appraisal District),  Houston, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Aldred, Tom  Policy Analyst  (Texas Conservative Coalition),  Austin, TX
 
Allen, George  Executive Vice President  (Texas Apartment Association),  Austin, TX
 
Connole, Michele  Grassroots Coordinator  (Americans for Prosperity),  Austin, TX
 
Cory, Art  Chief Appraiser- Travis County  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Gonzalez, Daniel  Director of Legislative Affairs  (Texas Associaton of Realtors),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Winn, Buddy  Brazos County Tax Assessor  (Self),  Bryan, TX
HB  3493
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Allen, George  Executive Vice President  (Texas Apartment Association),  Austin, TX
 
Brown, Kirby  Wildlife Management  (Texas Wildlife Association),  San Antonio, TX
 
Connole, Michele  Grassroots Coordinator  (Americans for Prosperity),  Austin, TX
 
Cory, Art  Chief Appraiser- Travis County  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Gonzalez, Daniel  Director of Legislative Affairs  (Texas Associaton of Realtors),  Austin, TX
 
Robinson, Jim  Chief Appraiser  (Harris County Appraisal District),  Houston, TX
 
Winn, Buddy  Brazos County Tax Assessor  (Self),  Bryan, TX
HB  3494
 
AGAINST:
 
Robinson, Jim  Chief Appraiser  (Harris County Appraisal District),  Houston, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Allen, George  Executive Vice President  (Texas Apartment Association),  Austin, TX
 
Connole, Michele  Grassroots Coordinator  (Americans for Prosperity),  Austin, TX
 
Gonzalez, Daniel  Director of Legislative Affairs  (Texas Associaton of Realtors),  Austin, TX
 
Against:
 
Amezquita, Michael  Chief Appraiser Bexar Appraisal District  (Bexar Appraisal District),  San Antonio, TX
 
Winn, Buddy  Brazos County Tax Assessor  (Self),  Bryan, TX
 
On:
 
Cory, Art  Chief Appraiser- Travis County  (Self),  Austin, TX
HB  3495
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Allen, George  Executive Vice President  (Texas Apartment Association),  Austin, TX
 
Connole, Michele  Grassroots Coordinator  (Americans for Prosperity),  Austin, TX
 
Gonzalez, Daniel  Director of Legislative Affairs  (Texas Associaton of Realtors),  Austin, TX
 
Robinson, Jim  Chief Appraiser  (Harris County Appraisal District),  Houston, TX
HB  3496
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Brown, Kirby  Wildlife Management  (Texas Wildlife Association),  San Antonio, TX
 
Connole, Michele  Grassroots Coordinator  (Americans for Prosperity),  Austin, TX
 
Cory, Art  Chief Appraiser- Travis County  (Self),  Austin, TX
 
Gonzalez, Daniel  Director of Legislative Affairs  (Texas Associaton of Realtors),  Austin, TX
 
Robinson, Jim  Chief Appraiser  (Harris County Appraisal District),  Houston, TX
 
Winn, Buddy  Brazos County Tax Assessor  (Self),  Bryan, TX
HB  3552
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Talerico, Jeanne  Executive Director  (Texas Association of Local Housing Finance Agencies),  Austin, TX