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Media MentionMay 21, 2017

State of Texas: The threat of a special session

There’s just over a week to go in the legislative session. But state lawmakers learned that they may have to spend a little more time in Austin than they expected. On Wednesday, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick promised to push lawmakers toward a special session unless House members approve two controversial bills. LBJ Professor and former state representative Sherri Greenberg weighs in. 

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Media MentionMarch 30, 2017

North Carolina 'Bathroom Bill' Replacement Could Doom Similar Bills in Other States

North Carolina's replacement of a law prohibiting transgender people from using restrooms in accordance with their gender identity could be the death knell for similar restrictions still being considered in about a dozen other states. LBJ professor Sherri Greenberg weighs in. 

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Media MentionMarch 14, 2017

Examining Austin’s “smart city” bona fides

Austin’s reputation as one of the nation’s smartest cities went under the microscope Sunday, with policy and academic experts including LBJ Professor Sherri Greenberg examining the technology, educational, housing and transportation components – and the city’s shifting needs as it grows – that combine to make it a magnet for creatives.

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NewsMarch 13, 2017

LBJ School Students Gain Confidence, Land a Win at SXSW Dell PolicyHack

On Saturday evening as part of SXSW, five LBJ School students participated in the Dell PolicyHack, an interactive, competitive hack-a-thon that tasks teams to design solutions to policy challenges faced by entrepreneurs running growing businesses.

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NewsMarch 9, 2017

LBJ Faculty, Alumni, Students Participate in SXSW 2017

The ten days in March devoted to the annual SXSW Conference and Festivals are an exciting time to be in Austin. Find out how the LBJ School community, from faculty to students and alumni, are engaged at SXSW 2017.

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NewsMarch 9, 2017

LBJ Students Work with Austin Housing Authority on "Smart City" Project

Professor Sherri Greenberg's students tackle technology issues for real-world clients during a class project with real-world impact.

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Media MentionMarch 2, 2017

City leaders will vote on resolution condemning Trump’s travel ban

Austin city leaders want to send Washington D.C. lawmakers a message about where they stand on the issue. The City Council will vote on a resolution condemning the President’s immigration ban on Thursday. Sherri Greenberg provides insight into potential backlash. 

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Media MentionJanuary 31, 2017

Governor Greg Abbott to Deliver His State of the State Address Tuesday Morning

Sherri Greenberg weighs in on various agenda points to be covered by Governor Abbott in his State of the State Address.

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Media MentionJanuary 27, 2017

Abbott expands threat to cut funding to Travis County over ICE policy

Professor Sherri Greenberg comments on Governor Greg Abbott's threats to pull federal grant money from Travis County. 

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Media MentionJanuary 19, 2017

Texas Legislature deliberates bills

The 85th session of the Texas State Legislature will see the deliberation of more than 1,700 bills. LBJ School faculty member Sherri Greenberg talks about the likelihood that a bill will become a law.

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