Ross Ramsey, executive editor and cofounder of the Texas Tribune, will speak on the Bryan campus of Blinn College at noon Thursday as part of Blinn’s Constitution Day commemorations.

According to a Blinn press release, Ramsey will present remarks and lead a discussion that addresses “interpreting the Constitution and the fact that different perspectives can [affect] policies related to redistricting, immigration, defense, foreign aid, voting rights, and freedom of speech.”

 The presentation will take place in Student Center Room F-120, and is free and open to the public. The Blinn event also includes voter registration opportunities and information on upcoming elections and candidates.

Before cofounding the Texas Tribune, Ramsey was editor and co-owner of Texas Weekly for 15 years and served as Associate Deputy Comptroller for Policy and Director of Communications with the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts. Prior to that, he reported for the Houston Chronicle from its Austin bureau and for the Dallas Times Herald.

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