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Importance of Local Government – Topic of Grassroots America’s Friday Lunch Meeting

Date:  Friday, April 4

Location:  Lakeview Church of the Nazarene, 10818 University Blvd. (Spur 248), Tyler.

Time:       11:30 AM  – 1 PM

Lunch line:  11: 15 – 11: 45 PM; Box lunches for purchase from caterer, or attendees may bring their own lunches.

Topic:  Local Property Taxes & Debt – Why Local Government Matters!

Speaker:  Jess Fields, Senior Policy Analyst, Center for Local Governance at the Texas Public Policy Foundation, Austin.  TPPF is one of the Jess Fields largest conservative state-level public policy think tanks in the United States.  Fields served on the College Station City Council from 2010 to 2013, representing all of College Station’s nearly 100,000 residents in an at-large position. He graduated from Texas A&M University in College Station, and has owned a small business in College Station since 2007.

The public is welcome to attend.  No charge to attend.