State Representative Ellen Cohen will host a town hall meeting on Thursday, June 25, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m., at Memorial Elementary School, located at 6401 Arnot Street. The public is invited to hear special guest Paul Burka, senior executive editor of Texas Monthly, share his perspective on the 81st Legislative Session.
Burka offers insights on Texas politics at his BurkaBlog website and helps determine Texas Monthly’s Best and Worst Legislators for 2009. He joined the staff of Texas Monthly one year after the magazine’s founding. A lifelong Texan, he was born in Galveston, graduated from Rice University with a B.A. in history, and received a J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law.
Representative Cohen will also give a brief overview of her legislative activities during the 81st session.