AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Texas Association of Health Underwriters (TAHU) will be hosting its 15th Annual Day at the Capitol on March 2, 2009 at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Austin. The event will provide agents the opportunity to network and discuss client issues with other agents and legislators.
Agents will attend a panel discussion featuring political blogger from InThePinkTaxas.com and editor of TexasMonthly.com, Eileen Smith. Other panelists include Dr. Jim Henson, producer of the Texas Politics Project, Harvey Kronberg the writer, editor and publisher of QuorumReport.com and Ross Ramsey, publisher of TexasWeekly.com. Panelists will be discussing the current political climate as it pertains to healthcare and be provided an update on what is happening at the Capitol.
"Agents will gather to talk about upcoming legislation, express their clients' concerns and have their voices heard by legislators," said TAHU President Ron Buffum. "To better serve the health insurance consumer, agents will keep themselves up-to-date on current issues affecting their clients and the industry as a whole."
Through this event TAHU hopes that the voices of Texas agents are heard and relayed to legislators. Attendees are encouraged to suggest initiatives for the 81st legislature and inform their representatives about what is happening in their districts.
TAHU's 15th Annual Day at the Capitol will be held Monday, March 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Austin. The event is open to TAHU and non-members.
Reservations are highly encouraged to be made by February 23, 2009, but the registration fee can be paid at the door. Continental breakfast and lunch will be served to attendees. Registration for the event is $100 prior to February 23 and after is $130. Those that wish to attend can find the registration form online at http://tahu.org/associations/1290/files/datc09reg.doc.
About the Texas Association of Health Underwriters
A state chapter of the National Association of Health Underwriters, TAHU is a professional organization of agents and insurance company representatives aiming " ... to inform and protect the consumer by enhancing the professional growth of its members." Since its founding in 1930, there are now over 200 state and local chapters of the NAHU servicing the insurance needs of millions of Americans. More information can be accessed at www.TAHU.org.
|SOURCE Texas Association of Health Underwriters|
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