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4:00 pm — Member Reception
4:30 pm — Discussion
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John Diamond, Ph.D.
Edward A. and Hermena Hancock Kelly Fellow in Public Finance; Director, Center for Public Finance, Baker Institute; Adjunct Professor of Economics, Rice University; and CEO, Tax Policy Advisers, LLC
Edward M. Emmett
Fellow in Energy and Transportation Policy, Baker Institute; Former Harris County Judge
The Honorable David M. Satterfield
Director, Baker Institute; Janice and Robert McNair Chair in Public Policy