Texas Tech University

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar Featured as Speaker for Energy Law Lecture Series

George Watson

October 24, 2018

Hegar will speak to students at the Texas Tech University School of Law.

Glenn Hegar
Glenn Hegar

WHAT: The Texas Tech University School of Law will host Glenn Hegar, Comptroller for the State of Texas, as part of its Energy Law Lecture Series.

WHEN: Noon Monday (Oct. 29)

WHERE: Lanier Auditorium, Texas Tech University School of Law, 3311 18th St.

EVENT: Glenn Hegar, Comptroller for the State of Texas, will be the featured speaker for the Texas Tech University School of Law's Energy Law Lecture Series. 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.

A live webcast of the lecture can be seen online.

Those attending the event are eligible for one hour of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit. Contact Sandy James at sandy.james@ttu.edu for details.

CONTACT: Ashley Langdon, assistant dean for alumni relations and communications, School of Law, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-7533 or ashley.langdon@ttu.edu