Assignment Desks, Editors: The following events are for planning purposes. Listing does not indicate AP coverage. Scheduled events are subject to change. Contact numbers are not for publication.
Tuesday, Oct. 1:
HOUSTON — Legacy Community Health Services staff and uninsured Texans will be available to the media to discuss health insurance options available through the Affordable Care Act Marketplace. As a community health center, Legacy is able to assist with enrollment into the Marketplace as well as provide access to health care covered by the plans. 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Legacy Community Health Services, 1415 California St. Contact: Randall Ellis, 832-202-4722, firstname.lastname@example.org.
AUSTIN — Central Texas health care advocacy groups, elected officials, Austin city officials and uninsured community members hold a news conference to discuss open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace. 10 a.m. United Way for Greater Austin, 2000 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Contact: Christa Berry, 512-968-5840, email@example.com.
AUSTIN — The Texas Public Interest Research Group’s Education Fund releases report on how new technologically-enable practices — such as bikesharing, carsharing and transit apps — make it easier to reduce automotive use. 10 a.m. Contact: Sara Smith, 512-610-0085, 740-591-6928, firstname.lastname@example.org.
HOUSTON — Forum of Republican candidates for lieutenant governor. 6:30 p.m. Sosa Community Center, 1414 Wirt Road. Contact: email@example.com.
Wednesday, Oct. 2:
LUBBOCK — The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals hears oral arguments in two cases at the Texas Tech University School of Law. 9 a.m. Donald M. Hunt Courtroom, Texas Tech University School of Law, 1802 Hartford Ave. Contact: Kari Abitbol, 806-742-3990 ext. 249, firstname.lastname@example.org.
DALLAS — The Crow Collection of Asian Art unveils and dedicates its new Sculpture Garden. 12 p.m. Crow Collection of Asian Art, 2010 Flora St. RSVP to email@example.com by Friday, Sept. 27. Contact: Becky Mayad, 214-352-1881 office, 214-697-7745 cell, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, Oct. 3:
SAN ANTONIO — SACNAS, a society of scientists dedicated to fostering the success of Hispanic/Chicano and Native American scientists, opens four-day national conference. Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, 200 E. Market St. Contact: Sara Clarenbach, 831-425-1775, email@example.com. Conference website: http://sacnas.org/events/national-conf.
HALTOM CITY — State Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, holds news conference at which she is reportedly to announce her campaign for the Democratic nomination as governor. 3 p.m. Wiley G. Thomas Coliseum, 6108 Broadway Ave. RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org.
DALLAS — National Football Foundation inducts Dallas Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones into the NFF Leadership Hall. 6:30 p.m. red carpet, 7:30 p.m. program. Omni Dallas Hotel, 555 S. Lamar St. Contact: Phil Marwill, 917-579-4256, email@example.com; Tony Fay, 972-273-0794, tony@FaySawers.com.
HOUSTON — Forum of Republican candidates for lieutenant governor. 6:30 p.m. Grace Community Church 14505 Gulf Freeway (Interstate 45). Contact: Heidi Thiess, firstname.lastname@example.org.