Rep. Brady, Douglas Holtz-Eakin to discuss tax reform at Rice’s Baker Institute Oct. 18

MEDIA ADVISORY

David Ruth
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Jeff Falk
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Rep. Brady, Douglas Holtz-Eakin to discuss tax reform at Rice’s Baker Institute Oct. 18  

HOUSTON – (Oct. 10, 2017) – U.S. Rep. Kevin Brady, chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, and Douglas Holtz-Eakin, president of the American Action Forum, will discuss the importance of tax reform and its impact on the U.S. economy at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy Oct. 18.

Hosted by the Baker Institute’s Center for Public Finance, the one-hour event is open to the public and registration is $50. Attendance is free for members of the Baker Institute Roundtable.

Who: Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, and Douglas Holtz-Eakin, president of the American Action Forum.

John Diamond, the Edward A. and Hermena Hancock Kelly Fellow in Public Finance at the Baker Institute, will serve as moderator.

What: A discussion titled “Reforming the U.S. Tax Code.”

When: Wednesday, Oct. 18, at 9:30 a.m. (Breakfast and registration begins at 8:45.)

Where: Rice University, Baker Hall, Doré Commons, 6100 Main St.

The public must RSVP for the event at www.bakerinstitute.org/events/1905. A live webcast will be available at the event webpage.

Members of the news media who want to attend should RSVP to Jeff Falk, associate director of national media relations at Rice, at jfalk@rice.edu or 713-348-6775.

For a map of Rice University’s campus with parking information, go to www.rice.edu/maps. Media are advised to park in the Central Campus Garage.

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About Jeff Falk

Jeff Falk is associate director of national media relations in Rice University's Office of Public Affairs.