June 18, 2008
Rep. Kenny Hulshof to Speak at Webster University's Holden Public Policy Forum
ST. LOUIS, June 18, 2008 – Kenny Hulshof, U.S. Rep. and candidate for Mo. Governor, will speak as part of the Webster University Holden Public Policy Forum’s Pizza and Politics speaker series, on Mon., June 23 at 1:30 p.m. in the Emerson Library Conference Room, 101 Edgar Rd., Webster Groves. The event is free and open to the public.
Pizza and Politics is a town-hall style meeting, moderated by Forum founder and former Mo. Gov. Bob Holden, where public policy makers, members of the community and students discuss the political process and key issues of the day. Hulshof will speak with students and members of the community about his campaign platform and his stand on key issues in the gubernatorial race. Topics to be covered range from lower taxes and rebuilding the state’s economy, to pro-life, second amendment rights, ethics reform, illegal immigration, health care, education, crime and agriculture.
Elected to Congress in 1996, Hulshof is serving his sixth term as the U.S. Representative serving the 25 counties in northeastern and central Missouri that make up the state’s Ninth Congressional District. From 1989 to 1996, Hulshof served as Special Prosecutor for the Missouri Attorney General’s Office. Certified as a Missouri Specialist Instructor in Criminal Law, Hulshof has lectured at law enforcement conferences and seminars and has instructed prosecutors across the country in trial advocacy and ethics. He earned an undergraduate degree in Agricultural Economics at the University of Missouri-Columbia and a law degree from the University of Mississippi.
The Holden Public Policy Forum at Webster University is a bi-partisan speaker series, created by former Mo. Gov. Rob Holden and Webster University to bring public policy leaders to St. Louis to discuss key national and international issues. For more information about the Holden Public Policy Forum, visit www.webster.edu/holdenppf.
With its home campus in St. Louis, Webster University (www.webster.edu) is a worldwide institution committed to delivering high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence. Founded in 1915, Webster offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs through five schools and colleges, and a global network of more than 100 campuses. Its 20,000-plus student population represents almost 150 nationalities. The University’s core values include excellence in teaching, joining theory and practice, small class sizes, and educating students to be lifelong independent learners, fully prepared to participate in an increasingly international society.
Since opening its first campus overseas in Geneva in 1978, Webster has become a recognized leader and innovator in global education, with an international presence that now includes campuses in London; Vienna; Amsterdam and Leiden, the Netherlands; Shanghai, Shenzhen and Chengdu, China; and Bangkok and Cha-am, Thailand. Webster also has educational partnerships with universities in Mexico and Japan.