Get the latest update on Federal legislation and policies that impact the local economy. Congressman Ted Poe will speak about the Trade Promotion Authority law, Export-Import Bank, the Port of Houston and the current Human Trafficking bill.
Elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2004 to represent the Second Congressional District of Texas, Congressman Poe brings his no-nonsense style to Washington, DC. Prior to serving in Congress, Poe served for 22 years as a criminal court judge in Houston where he garnered national media attention for his innovative sentences - dubbed "Poetic Justice". Prior to that, he served for 8 years in the Harris County District Attorney's Office, where he became the chief felony prosecutor and never lost a jury trial.