Please join the LBJ School of Public Affairs for a special bilingual lecture featuring Argentinian Minister of Defense Agustín O. Rossi, who will discuss the role defense plays in Latin America. This event is free and open to the public but registration is required. The event will take place at the LBJ School of Public Affairs in Bass Lecture Hall at 12:15 PM on Sept. 17, 2014.
Researchers at the LBJ School have released a report that offers an in-depth analysis of the rollout of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in Texas. This report, which is part of a national effort, provides detailed background information on the history of the Affordable Care Act in Texas. In addition, it focuses on the impact of the ACA on Medicaid, CHIP, immigrant workers and the self-employed. “Enrolling in Health Insurance Through the Affordable Care Act: A Texas Case Study” is the product of a yearlong research project sponsored by the Fels Institute at the University of Pennsylvania and the Rockefeller Institute at SUNY Albany.
Johnie Jones graduated from the LBJ School in 2011 and was hired by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) where he works on strategic partnerships for the department. Recently profiled by The Pacific Standard in their "30 Thinkers Under 30" series, Johnie has distinguished himself as a rising leader in the federal agriculture policy arena. In this Q&A, followed by a video interview, Johnie discusses some of the greatest policy challenges currently facing our nation, as well as other activities taking place at USDA.