Nexstar announced Wednesday that it will host a live Town Hall meeting with Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. CT.

The Herculean task was announced via news release.

“The one-hour, statewide Town Hall will air via live television broadcast exclusively on Nexstar stations KXAN-TV (NBC), KRBC-TV (NBC), KAMR-TV (NBC), KVEO-TV (NBC), KTSM-TV (NBC), KLBK-TV (CBS), KMID-TV (ABC), KSAN-TV (NBC), KTAL-TV (NBC), KETK-TV (NBC), KWKT-TV (FOX) and KFDX-TV (NBC), in addition to Dallas and Houston CW affiliates KIAH-TV and KDAF-TV.

Local viewers may also access a live-stream of the Town Hall online by visiting their local Nexstar station’s website.

The Town Hall will be moderated by leading local Texas news anchors Neal Barton of KETK-TV and Sally Hernandez of KXAN-TV, as well as political reporter Phil Prazan of KXAN-TV.

The Town Hall event will open with a ten minute question and answer session between Governor Abbott and the moderators, followed by approximately fifty minutes of questions from the live local audience.

Nexstar’s local Texas station operations in twelve markets will deliver extensive Town Hall coverage across the state while bringing more opportunities for voters to ask Governor Abbott questions about local matters that are impacting their communities.

Immediately following the Town Hall, a member of the Texas Democratic leadership will deliver a response to constituents.”

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