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9/26/05 : Washington

Cornyn To Tour Emergency Operations Centers InTyler, Houston, Beaumont

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, will be in Tyler, Houston and Beaumont and TODAY, September 26, 2005. Cornyn, who has received briefings and updates

at the state’s Emergency Operations Center in Austin over the past two days, will meet with local first responders, tour operations centers and receive

updated local briefings on each area’s current needs in order to more effectively continue assisting with federal coordination.

 

From 9-11 a.m., Cornyn will tour the TranStar Center EOC in Houston, meet with Judge Eckels and Mayor White for briefings, and join local leaders for

a press availability at 10 a.m.

 

From 12:20 to 1:50, he will visit the Beaumont EOC and staging area, Entergy Gulf States building. He will receive briefings on the local situation and

current needs, and meet with county and city officials.

 

From 3:00-4:30, he will tour the Tyler/Smith County EOC, East Texas Medical Center and meet with emergency management leaders.

 

Sen. Cornyn will be available for interviews at each location. Please contact John Drogin (202-494-8472) or Don Stewart (202-224-0704) for more information.

 

LOCATIONS:

 

HOUSTON

Houston TranStar Center

6922 Old Katy Road

Houston, Texas

 

BEAUMONT

Entergy Gulf States building

350 Pine St. (5th floor)

Beaumont, Texas

 

TYLER

East Texas Medical Center

Emergency Operations Center

325 S. Glenwood

Tyler, Texas

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