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Media Mention August 30, 2019

Austin forum addresses homelessness solutions

Panelists spoke on Thursday at the Public Forum on Homelessness in Austin at the LBJ School.

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Media Mention August 29, 2019

Mayor Adler hopes city will have action item on homelessness by mid-September

Hundreds of people lined up outside the LBJ School Auditorium on Aug. 29, 2019 for a public forum on homelessness. An issue placed in the forefront of Austinites when the city council recinded ordinances allowing homeless people to camp in public spaces.

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Media Mention August 29, 2019

Mayor Adler: City needs places that can be used as emergency housing for homeless

Nearly a thousand people eager to hear possible solutions to Austin's homeless issue came to the LBJ museum on Thursday. The forum included city stake holders like Mayor Steve Adler, Austin Police Chief Brian Manley, Bill Brice of the downtown Austin Alliance and Chris Harris of Homes Not Handcuffs.

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Media Mention August 29, 2019

Mayor expects homeless camping restrictions to be announced Friday

On Thursday, Mayor Adler spoke at a forum with other city leaders about solutions to homelessness in Austin.


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Media Mention August 20, 2019

Electricity as coercion: Is there a risk of strategic denial of service?

"Increasing interconnection of electricity systems both within and between countries has much promise to help support clean energy power systems of the future," argue Amy Myers Jaffe, LBJ Professor Joshua Busby, Sarang Shidore, a visiting scholar at the LBJ School at the University of Texas at Austin, and Morgan Bazilian, director of the Payne Institute and a professor of public policy at the Colorado School of Mines in this blog post for the Council on Foreign Relations. 

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Media Mention August 16, 2019

Opinion: Is a purple wave coming to Texas in 2020?

"Look past the presidential race and there are indications Texas is rapidly moving from red to purple politically. In just the past few weeks, three Republican congressmen in the crosshairs of Democrats have retired rather than face stiff challenges in 2020," Professor Paul Stekler argues in the Austin American-Statesman. 

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Media Mention August 15, 2019

Opinion: What starts in Texas cities can change the world

"From a policy perspective, Texas’s cities present a major challenge, but they also represent an incredible opportunity for innovation that could have an impact that resonates far beyond its borders," writes LBJ Professor Steven Pedigo. He outlines why cities in Texas are such a rich subject for policy research and explains the mission of the LBJ School's new initiative, the LBJ Urban Lab. 

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Media Mention August 13, 2019

America's little-known mission to dupport Al Qaeda's role in Libya

The rebellion in Libya was led by Islamist veterans of wars in the Middle East. Thus, the United States and its allies, not realizing it at the time, intervened to support a group of terrorists, writes LBJ Professor Alan Kuperman. 

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Media Mention August 5, 2019

3 Texas teens charged after 19-minute beat-down caught on camera in Waco-area juvenile prison

LBJ Senior Lecturer Michele Deitch is quoted in the Houston Chronicle on youth violence in a juvenile prison in Texas. 

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Media Mention July 28, 2019

The United States’ gas flare-up

LBJ Professor Joshua Busby and Morgan Bazilian, director of the Payne Institute and a professor of public policy at the Colorado School of Mines, outline why an environmental and economic problem that was on the decline is back with a vengeance.

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