Texas State Government

Texas 2030: Texas in a Changing World Economy

The implications of state and national policy changes in the areas of trade, immigration and border governance are the focus of “Texas 2030: Texas in a Changing World Economy,” a one-day symposium hosted by the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin on October 16. The event is free and open to the public. Registration is required.

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. 

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.