Austin CityUP, the Housing Authority of the City of Austin, the City of Austin Neighborhood Housing and Community Development and the LBJ School of Public Affairs today announce that the Affordable Housing Solutions project team will serve as a mainstage keynote at Code for America Summit 2019 on May 31, 2019 at the Marriott City Center in Oakland, California. Code for America is a nonpartisan and nonprofit group that uses tech to make government services simpler and easier to access. The annual Code for America Summit is the premier event for public servants, advocates, entrepreneurs, technologists and volunteers to tackle some of government’s biggest challenges in the digital age.
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Application deadline: March 15 — find out what the LBJ School is like, how to apply, how to pay for it and more
The March 15 application deadline for the 2019-20 academic year at the LBJ School of Public Affairs is fast approaching. There is time to gather the materials to apply — here's an overview of the LBJ School's programs and application requirements.
The 86th Texas Legislature runs from Jan. 8 to May 27. While lawmakers, including LBJ School alumni, debate bills and bring policy to life, our students and faculty are working both behind the scenes and in front of the camera at the State Capitol. These LBJ School students, professors and researchers are delivering public testimony, informing politicians, reporting with the media and even interning in senators’ and representatives’ offices.
"In a swipe at the paid sick time ordinance San Antonio passed last year, Gov. Greg Abbott has backed a bill in the Texas Legislature that would bar local governments from stipulating what types of benefits employers must offer" — illustrating the ongoing push and pull over the limits of local control, said LBJ School Professor and former state representative Sherri Greenberg.
Two lawmakers — Reps. Briscoe Cain (R–Deer Park) and Kyle Biedermann (R–Fredericksburg) — are drafting legislation to apply $2.5 billion of Texas's $12.5 billion rainy day fund to finance a section of wall on the border of Mexico. Sherri Greenberg, a former Texas legislator and a professor at the University of Texas’ LBJ School of Public Affairs, called the proposal a long shot in a session focused on school finance and property tax reform.
LBJ School Professor and former state representative Sherri Greenberg discusses the ways in which laws are actually created and shaped throughout the legislative process.
The new United States Congress has an unprecedented number of female representatives. LBJ School Professor and former state representative Sherri Greenberg speaks to the impact.
With the Army’s New Futures Command in town, can the Texas capital still ‘keep it weird?’ Sherri Greenberg, a state representative for a decade and a clinical professor at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, says the city has changed from the '60s, '70s and '80s.
"Public Policy for Sustainable Metropolitan Development" was the theme of the 2018 Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) International Conference in Mexico City, Mexico. The LBJ School of Public Affairs and the Instituto Tecnólogico Autónomo de Méxic (ITAM) jointly organized the conference, which was held July 19–20, 2018.
As early voting begins for Texas' primary runoff, the challenge for candidates leads off with piquing enough interest for registered voters to convince them to head to the polls. Former State Rep. Sherri Greenberg, now a clinical professor at UT Austin's LBJ School of Public Affairs, argues it's up to the candidates themselves to compel voters of all types to the polls.
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