EnvironmentEnvironmental Policy

Environmental Policy

LBJ School faculty member Sheila Olmstead
Sheila Olmstead
Professor of Public Affairs

Special to the Austin American Statesman.

Niyanta Spelman (MPAff '94) is executive director of Rainforest Partnership. Based in Austin, Rainforest Partnership started in December 2007 and currently works in Ecuador and Peru, working with rain forest communities in making a sustainable income that allows them to protect their forests.

In preparation for the 83rd Texas Legislative Session, LBJ School students have compiled an in-depth preview of the major challenges facing state policymakers. The preview covers the following issues: budget, criminal justice, education, elections, healthcare, immigration, payday lending, the sunset advisory commission and water and energy.

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