by James V. GelusoDaily Cougar Senior Staff
A series of meetings with area legislators will kick off Monday with a visit by State Rep. Garnet Coleman.
Coleman, a Democrat in his third House term, represents District 147, which includes the University of Houston campus. He sits on the House Appropriations and Public Health Committees.
The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. in the Melcher Board Room of the Athletic/Alumni Facility. The meeting is intended for faculty and campus leaders, but will be open to all students, faculty and staff.
Eight meetings are scheduled between now and March 19. Reps. Talmadge Heflin, Sylvester Turner, and Patty Gray, and Sens. Buster Brown, Rodney Ellis, and Mario Gallegos are planned participants.