Budget board director to speak at legislative conference
The director of the Texas Legislative Budget Board (LBB) is just one of many officials ready to help you prepare for the upcoming legislative session. Director Ursula Parks will offer her insights at the Biennial Legislative Communication Conference at The University of Texas at Austin on Oct. 13, which is quickly filling up.
Parks began her career with the LBB in 1993 and has worked in many capacities with the agency, including budget analyst, budget team manager, assistant director and deputy director. Parks has been directly involved in the development of budget and policy recommendations for numerous state agencies and institutions, with special interest in the area of public education finance. She is an expert not only in big-picture state fiscal policy but also in the details of developing state appropriations.
The conference, sponsored since 1998 by the LBJ School of Public Affairs and Strategic Partnerships, Inc., will offer fact-based predictions for the 2017 session. Hear about the issues statewide elected officials expect to champion. Get tips on working successfully with elected leaders in the Texas House of Representatives and Senate and network with your government friends.