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WITNESS LIST
Transportation & Homeland Security
February 25, 2009 - 08:00 AM
SB  75
 
FOR:
 
Stultz, Dan   President / CEO  (TX Hospital Association),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
On:
 
Valadez, Adolfo   Asst. Commissioner  (Dept. State Health Services),  Austin, TX
SB  316
 
FOR:
 
Buckert, Amy   City Manager (also providing written testimony)  (City of Olmos Park),  San Antonio, TX
 
Olson, Ron   Consultant  (Texas Lobby Group - Union Pacific),  Austin, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Ballou, Jr., Tom   Environmental Mg. (also providing written testimony)  (Sherwin Alumina Co.),  Corpus Christi, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Briggs, Terry   State Legislative Representative  (Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen),  Richland Hills, TX
SB  334
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
On:
 
Fulton, Dave   Aviation Division Director  (Texas Dept. of Transportation),  Austin, TX
SB  348
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
On:
 
Saenz, Amadeo   Executive Director  (Texas Dept. of Transportation),  Austin, TX
SB  368
 
FOR:
 
Foster, Jim   County Judge  (Dallas County),  Dallas, TX
 
Pardue, Craig   Asst. Administrator  (Dallas County),  Dallas, TX
 
AGAINST:
 
Gabel, Chris A.   Legislative Liaison (also providing written testimony)  (ACLU of Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
Against:
 
Yanez-Correa, Ana   Executive Director  (Texas Criminal Justice Coalition),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Heselmeyer, Jo   Manager, Vehicle Inspection Bureau  (Texas Department of Public Safety),  Austin, TX
 
Mueller, Wayne   Assistant General Counsel  (Texas Dept. of Public Safety),  Austin, TX
SB  376
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Vasquez, Michael   Program Manager  (Texas Conference of Urban Counties),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Lopez, Carlos   Traffic Operations Div. Director  (Texas Dept. of Transportation),  Austin, TX
SB  405
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Thomas, Gary C.   President / Executive Director  (Dallas Area Rapid Transit),  Dallas, TX
 
On:
 
Schulze, David   Sr. Assistant General Counsel  (Dallas Area Rapid Transit),  Dallas, TX
SB  434
 
FOR:
 
Lofye, Andrea   Chief Operating Officer (also providing written testimony)  (Capital Metro),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
Lopez, Carlos   Traffic Operations Div. Director  (Texas Dept. of Transportation),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Betts, Charlie   Exec. Director  (Downtown Austin Alliance (Downtown property owners)),  Austin, TX
 
Ingle, Priscilla   VP Public Affairs  (VIA Metro Transit),  San Antonio, TX
 
Ledesma, Michael   Operations Mgr.  (VIA Transit),  San Antonio, TX
 
Scott, Rider   (Denton Co Transportation Authority),  Frisco, TX
 
Spillar, Rob   Dir, Transportation  (City of Austin Transportation),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Watkins, Dottie   Director of Transportation  (Capital Metro),  Austin, TX
SB  448
 
ON:
 
Noble, Dianna   Environmental Affairs Div. Director  (Texas Department of Transportation),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Bushell, Gary   Attorney  (Alliance for I-69 Texas),  Austin, TX
 
Olsen, Lawrence   Exec VP  (Texas Good Roads Assn),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Barton, John   Assist. Dir. (Eng) Operations  (Tx. Dept. of Transportation),  Austin, TX
SB  480
 
ON:
 
Kramer, Ken   Director  (Lone Star Chapter, Sierra Club),  Austin, TX
 
Noble, Dianna   Environmental Affairs Division  (Texas Department of Transportation),  Austin, TX
 
Saenz, Amadeo   Executive Director  (Texas Department of Transportation),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Olsen, Lawrence   Exec VP  (TX Good Roads),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Barton, John   Ass. Dir. of Eng. Oper.  (Tex. Dept. of Transp.),  Austin, TX
SB  481
 
FOR:
 
Briggs, Terry   State Legislative Representative (also providing written testimony)  (Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen),  Richland Hills, TX
 
English Jr., Connie   State Legislative Director (also providing written testimony)  (United Transportation Union),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Arterburn, David   Asst. State Legislative Dir.  (United Transportation Union),  Austin, TX
 
Kearns, Dennis   Attorney  (BNSF Railway),  Austin, TX
 
Matz, Laura   Consultant  (Texas Railroad Association),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Hatch, Doug   Captain  (DPS),  Austin, TX
SB  502
 
FOR:

 
Bushell, Gary   Attorney  (Alliance for I-69 Texas),  Austin, TX
 
ON:
 
Kramer, Ken   Director  (Lone Star Chapter, Sierra Club),  Austin, TX
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
For:
 
Cassidy, Brian   Attorney  (Alamo RMA, Central Texas RMA, North East Texas RMA, Cameron County RMA, Camino Real RMA),  Austin, TX
 
Olsen, L.   Exec VP  (TX Good Roads),  Austin, TX
 
On:
 
Noble, Dianna   Environmental Affairs Div.  (Texas Department of Transportation),  Austin, TX
 
Saenz, Amadeo   Executive Director  (Texas Dept. of Transportation),  Austin, TX