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Thursday, January 8 • 2:00pm - 3:10pm
Protecting Property Rights Amidst the Texas Miracle - Center for Economic Freedom

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The Texas economy keeps growing and providing economic opportunity and affordable housing for millions of Texans—old and new. Texas’ relatively strong property rights protections have played a large role in this, allowing businesses to expand and housing to increase. But more protection is needed as Texas’ growing population makes the state, local governments, and private entities more likely to condemn or restrict the use of private property.

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Kathleen Hunker

Policy Analyst, Center for Economic Freedom, Texas Public Policy Foundation
Kathleen Hunker is a policy analyst with the Center for Economic Freedom at the Texas Public Policy Foundation. She is also a managing editor of the Foundation’s research and publications. Prior to joining the Foundation, Hunker worked as a legal associate at the Cato Institute’s... Read More →

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Luke Ellis

Partner, Johns Marrs Ellis & Hodge, LLP
Luke Ellis is recognized as one of Texas’s top lawyers practicing in the area of eminent domain. He focuses exclusively on representing Texas property owners facing condemnation and eminent domain proceedings. His clients include Fortune 500 companies, individual owners of shopping... Read More →
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Sen. Lois Kolkhorst

District 18, Texas State Senate
Lois W. Kolkhorst is a member of the Texas House of Representatives, serving House District 13, which includes Austin, Burleson, Colorado, Fayette, Grimes, Lavaca and Washington Counties. Her district spans over five-thousand square miles of rural Texas, from the Brazos Valley... Read More →
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Christopher Mosley

Senior Assistant City Attorney, City of Fort Worth
Chris Mosley joined the City Attorney’s Office in November, 1996.  His primary practice is in the areas of general civil litigation, eminent domain and bankruptcy.Prior to joining the City Attorney’s Office, Chris Mosley worked with Krause Hollansworth and Reeves in Dallas (1995-1996... Read More →
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Randal O'Toole

Senior Fellow, Cato Institute
Randal O’Toole is a Cato Institute Senior Fellow working on urban growth, public land, and transportation issues. O’Toole’s research on national forest management, culminating in his 1988 book, Reforming the Forest Service, has had a major influence on Forest Service policy... Read More →

Thursday January 8, 2015 2:00pm - 3:10pm CST
Capitol Ballroom FG 701 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78701

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