Media Advisory: Texas Press Conference on Legislator Walk-Out

Organizations representing over 500,000 Texas citizens are holding a press conference at 10 am Wednesday, May 14, 2003, in front of the Texas Capitol, to discuss legislation which will likely be killed if the House does not have a quorum by Thursday.

Where: Capitol, South side, on street at 11th and Cong. Ave

When: 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 14, 2003

Who: (tentative listing of participating organizations listed below) Alliance for Sound Education Policy – Dr. Forrest Watson, President Texas Citizen Action Network – Jim Cardle, President Texas Association of Business – Bill Hammond, President Texas Justice Foundation – Linda Schlueter or Anne Newman Texas Citizens for a Sound Economy – Peggy Venable, Director National Federation of Independent Business – Jeff Clark, President Texas Public Policy Foundation – TBD Texas HELP – Virginia Hermosa Texas Hispanic Advocate – George Uresti Coalition of Average Americans United for Stronger Education – Kiev Tatum TWA – Janelle Shepard Young Conservatives of Texas – Chris Allen and Matt Mattox