The show will go on for the 55th Annual Texas Legislative Conference held in New Braunfels this week May 6-7 at the McKenna Events Center. The event includes a Thursday evening reception honoring 2021 Texan of the Year Glenn Hegar and a half-day conference on Friday with a variety of timely topics.

The conference will kick off with an opening address by Commissioner George P. Bush. Panels cover the Social Impacts of Covid-19 with moderator Diane Rath of Alamo Area Council of Governments, State Budgeting & Texas’ Economic Resilience with moderator Robert Howden, Chairman of Texans for Economic Progress, and Grid or Gridlock - Snowmaggedon Part 2 moderated by Ross Ramsey, Executive Editor and Co-Founder of Texas Tribune. The Friday program will conclude with a luncheon and closing address by Speaker Joe Straus.

The Conference begins Thursday evening, May 6, with a reception honoring 2021 Texan of the Year Comptroller Hegar. The reception includes dinner and the presentation of the award.For more information visit