Texas Politics Speaker Series presents "A Conversation with State Representative Trey Martinez Fischer."
Tue, March 6, 2012 • 3:30 PM • GEB 3.312 Dean's Conference Room
The Texas Politics Speaker Series presents "A Conversation with State Representative Trey Martinez Fischer." Dr. James Henson, Director of UT's Texas Politics Project, will talk with Representative Trey Martinez Fischer (San Antonio) about his career in politics, recent redistricting challenges, the upcoming legislative session, and his long term view of political change in Texas. Representative Martinez Fischer will also take questions from the audience.
The event is free and open to the public; seating will be limited and on a first come, first serve basis.
Representative Martinez Fischer is the chairman of the Mexican American Legislative Caucus. During his Chairmanship, the Caucus has emerged as one of the leading Latino public policy organizations, and has been a party in litigation related to redistricting in Texas after the 2010 Census.
Born and raised in San Antonio, Representative Martinez Fischer is a graduate of the University of Texas School of Law. He received his Master's in Public Administration and was one of the youngest National Urban Fellows in the program's history.
About the Texas Politics Speaker Series:
The Texas Politics Speaker Series brings to the university campus people from across the political spectrum and from all levels of government to discuss compelling political and policy issues. Speakers and topics are selected to engage students and the public, while providing insight into how the political process works in Texas. The series is produced by the Texas Politics Project in conjunction with the Department of Government and the College of Liberal Arts, and is open to the public. All events are recorded, and attendance implies consent to be included in recordings.