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Event Name:Tariffs Hurt the Heartland Town Hall
Event Date:1/24/2019
Event Time:3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Central
Location:Petroleum Club of Houston
1201 Louisiana St.
35th Floor
Houston, TX 77002

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Details:Please join PESA and Americans for Free Trade for a trade and tariffs town hall event.

The town hall is part of a bipartisan, nationwide, grassroots effort led by Americans for Free Trade called “Tariffs Hurt the Heartland.” This campaign is supported by 150+ of the country’s largest trade organizations, representing thousands of businesses, as well as agriculture producers, manufacturers, workers and consumers across the country. Learn more about the campaign at

The event will include a panel comprised of Houston-area small business owners, producers and manufacturers who will share stories about their aspirations to grow their business through expanded export opportunities, and the importance of trade to their community, as well as the State of Texas.

Panelists include:
  • Clay Hensley, President, Cal Tex Energy Resources
  • Tim Tarpley, Vice President, Government Affairs, PESA
  • Chris Kelley, Director of Federal Affairs, American Petroleum Institute
  • Melissa Stewart, Executive Director, Greater Houston Restaurant Association
  • Shane M. Williams, Manager, FTZ & Economic Development, Port of Houston

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