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For over thirteen years, the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Policy Orientation has been one of the nation’s top policy conferences, selling out each year while bringing together lawmakers, policy experts, and engaged citizens from across the political spectrum to discuss critical issues facing the Lone Star State and America. 

Policy Orientation 2016 will be held January 6-8 at the Hilton Austin. For more information and to register, please visit policyorientation.com.
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Wednesday, January 6 • 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Three Felonies a Day: How Everyday Behavior Affects Everyday People

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With the ever-growing breadth and depth of criminal law and administrative laws that carry criminal penalties, it is no surprise that the average American is estimated to unknowingly commit three or more felonies each day.vThis panel will highlight some of the successes TPPF has experienced in pushing back against overcriminalization and illustrate ground to be gained from further reform.


Moderators
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Greg Glod

Policy Analyst, Center for Effective Justice & Right on Crime, Texas Public Policy Foundation
Greg Glod is a Policy Analyst for Right on Crime as well as the Center for Effective Justice at the Texas Public Policy Foundation. | | Based in Austin, Texas, Glod is an attorney who began his legal career as a law clerk for the Honorable Judge Laura S. Kiessling on the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County, Maryland. He subsequently practiced at a litigation firm in Annapolis, Maryland before joining Right on Crime and the Texas Public Policy... Read More →

Speakers
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Doug Deason

President, Deason Capital Services, Deason Foundation
Doug has been the president of Deason Capital Services, LLC, the Deason family office, since 2009. DCS manages family assets including a large holding of Xerox Corporation shares; municipal bonds; a majority holding in FUNimation Entertainment and 1200 Media; a substantial holding in oil and gas operating company Foreland Resources, LLC; and a large holding in the global tax services firm Ryan, LLC. DCS also has investments in PE funds, debt... Read More →
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Shannon Edmonds

Director of Governmental Relations, Texas District and County Attorneys Association
Shannon Edmonds is the Director of Governmental Relations for the Texas District and County Attorneys Association (TDCAA), the largest statewide association of prosecutors in the nation.  Mr. Edmonds serves as a liaison between prosecutors and the Texas Legislature on criminal justice, juvenile justice, and government representation issues.  Upon the conclusion of each legislative session, he authors TDCAA’s popular Legislative... Read More →
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Representative Matt Krause

Texas House of Representatives
Matt was born in Tyler, TX, where his father was a youth pastor at Green Acres Baptist Church. He is a constitutional attorney, college professor of American history and government, and public speaker on America's Founding Fathers. He and his business partner also work with financial institutions, businesses, non-profits, and churches on ways to creatively reward and retain key employees and also putting in place transition plans for those... Read More →
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Bill Kuntz

Executive Director, Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
Bill Kuntz was appointed Executive Director of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) in September 1999.  The TDLR is the state’s umbrella occupational licensing agency, regulating many diverse occupations and industries such as electricians, elevators, boxing, and property tax professionals. Currently there are 25 programs, with over 683,000 licensees being regulated by the department. TDLR has been the recipient... Read More →


Wednesday January 6, 2016 1:30pm - 2:45pm
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