Hegar will discuss “Boom and Bust: Energy and the Texas Economy.”
Hegar was elected as the 36th Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts in November 2014. As the chief financial officer for the state and the world’s 10th-largest economy, he is dedicated to the agency’s constitutional duties of improving governmental customer service and transparency. Since election, Hegar has worked to improve Texas’ economic health by improving the tax system to foster a better environment for job creation and business expansion.
Prior to his election as comptroller, Hegar served in the Texas House of Representatives and Texas Senate, where he worked on a wide range of common-sense solutions to problems affecting Texans, such as public education, transportation, government transparency and more.
WHEN: Noon Monday (Oct. 29)
WHERE: Lanier Auditorium, Texas Tech University School of Law, 3311 18th St.