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3/15/2017
When: Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Where: Texas State Capitol
1100 Congress Ave.
House Member's Extension Lounge E2.1002
Austin, Texas  78701
United States


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 Bring the voice of psychology to the Capitol.

 

Join us for TPA's Legislative Day 

March 15, 2017

8 a.m. - 11 a.m.

 

 

The bills that come out of this legislative session will affect the future of the profession and practice of psychology in Texas. It is imperative that you, as a psychologist or a psychology student, meet with your legislators, share about your profession, and advocate for psychology. 

If they do not hear from you, they will listen to the professions and the individuals who they do hear from. 

 

Register today to join the Texas Psychological Association at the Capitol on Wednesday, March 15 for our first legislative day of the year. You will receive a full briefing and a packet of materials for your visits before your scheduled visits. 

 

Legislative Day Agenda

8 AM – 9 AM

Legislative Briefing
David White, TPA Executive Director

 

House Member's Extension Lounge E2.1002

9 AM – 11AM

Legislative Meetings

Attend meetings that you have prescheduled with your legislators. 

 

If you do not know who your legislators are, visit www.fyi.legis.state.tx.us/Home.aspx and simply enter in your address. 

 

TPA will be hosting two more legislative days this session, be sure to mark your calendar and join us on April 12 and May 5 as well. 

 

 

Special Recognition for Longtime TPA member and Veteran Advocate Dr. Walter Penk

 

A special recognition will be taking place on Wednesday, March 15 in honor of Dr. Walter Penk. Senator Donna Campbell (R) of New Braunfels is recognizing Dr. Penk for his faithful and tireless lifetime work with psychology and veterans.  Dr. Penk will be recognized in Senator Campbell's office (3E.4) at 10 a.m. on March 15. 

The presentation will be brief, so please schedule your visits with your legislators appropriately to join us in celebrating and honoring Dr. Penk.

 

 

 

Directions

 

If you’re going North on I35-

·       Take exit 234C, 6th-12th Sts

·       Stay on Frontage Road

·       Turn left onto 12th Street

·       Take a right on Trinity

·       Capitol Visitors Parking Garage will be on your left

 

If you’re going South on I35-

·       Take exit 234C

·       Take a right onto 12th Street

·       Take a right on Trinity

·       Capitol Visitors Parking Garage will be on your left

 

 

Parking

 

The closest and most convenient parking to the Capitol would be the Capitol Visitors Parking Garage at 1201 San Jacinto located between Trinity and San Jacinto Streets at 12th and 13th Streets. Parking is free for the first two hours and $1.00 for each half hour thereafter (maximum daily charge: $8.00). Metered spaces are available throughout the complex.

 

Capitol Complex Map (with parking garage location)

 

Navigating the Capitol

 

If you park at the Capitol Visitors Parking Garage you will have the closest access to the East Wing of the Capitol, located on the side, (NOT the front of the building). Once in, you will pass through security. Click here to view the maps of each level of the Capitol


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