Should the Texas Legislature accomplish only one thing during the 85th legislative session, which started Jan. 10, the body of elected officials is required to pass a balanced budget for the 2018-19 fiscal biennium. LBJ Professor Sherri Greenberg discusses how the 2017 session will play out.
Robert D. Auerbach, whose career spanned the legislative and executive branches of government as well as academic life in economics and public policy, died on January 20, 2017. He was 88 years old.Read more
Harry Middleton, former director of the LBJ Presidential Library, former speechwriter for President Lyndon B. Johnson, teacher, and author, died January 20, 2017, in Austin, Texas. He was 95 years old.Read more
LBJ Professor Abigail Aiken Appointed to Travis County Entity That Aims to Improve Health Care System
LBJ School professor Abigail Aiken has been appointed to the Central Health Board of Managers, a local public entity that provides the community’s uninsured, underinsured and low-income residents with access to high-quality, cost-effective health care.Read more
The U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative awarded LBJ Professor Varun Rai $1.25 million to examine the motivations and factors that influence the technology adoption process to help boost state solar strategies and solar adoption research.Read more