The Senate Select Committee on Mass Violence & Community Safety will hold a public hearing in Odessa on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 2:00 PM. https://capitol.texas.gov/tlodocs/86R/schedules/html/C5652019101714001.HTM Here is a fine chance for all West Texans who ever wished they could get to Austin for a hearing. This time the hearing comes to you! The hearing will be held at Odessa College - Deaderick Hall, Odessa, Texas. Facebook event notice here: https://www.facebook.com/events/2766391716920538/ - Arrive early, grab a GOA sticker and a front row seat - Public parking is available -College map: https://www.odessa.edu/current-students/map/ - Make sure you register when you arrive if you want to speak - It's ABSOLUTELY helpful to come even if you can only be there for a short time - The hearing may last many hours (depending on how many people want to speak) so it can still be valuable to come in the afternoon.